Brigade commander hails NYSC on unity, development

April 7, 2022 Blueprint 0

The Commander 32 Artillery Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Akure, Brigadier General M Adamu, has lauded the contributions of the NYSC to National unity and development. He made the remark when he received the Director-General, Major General Shuaibu Ibrahim, who paid him a courtesy visit.  Adamu, who noted that the Scheme was a veritable platform for instilling the spirit of Read More

NYSC swears in 1,198 corps members for Yobe

March 25, 2022 Yusuf A. Yusuf 0

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Friday swore in a total of 1,198 corps members for the 2022 Batch ‘A’ stream II orientation course in Yobe state. The oath was administered by the state Chief Judge who was represented by Justice Karimatu Bulama Yusuf. In his address, the director-general of the NYSC, Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, represented by the state coordinator, Read More

NYSC partners TStv, set to launch internet protocol TV

March 25, 2022 John Oba 0

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has indicated interest on collaboration with an indigenous satellite television outfit, TStv, for the smooth take-off of its Internet Protocol Television. NYSC Director-General, Major General Shuaibu Ibrahim disclosed this, Thursday, when he paid a courtesy visit to the TStv headquarters at Idu Industrial Layout, Abuja. Ibrahim, who was led on a guided tour of Read More

NYSC swears in 1,198 corps members in Yobe

March 24, 2022 Yusuf A Yusuf 0

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Wednesday swore in a total of 1,198 corps members for the 2022 Batch ‘A’ Stream II orientation course. The oath was administered by the Yobe state Chief Judge, represented by Justice Karimatu Bulama Yusuf. In his address, the director-general of NYSC, Major General Shuaibu Ibrahim, represented by the state coordinator, Yobe, Mrs Hafsat Yerima, Read More

We’re committed to corps members’ welfare – NYSC

March 11, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Thursday, assured its commitment to address the challenges facing the scheme and corps members in Anambra state. The Chairman, NYSC Governing Board, Hajia Fatima Balla Abubakar, disclosed this at the state permanent orientation camp at Mbaukwu/Umuawulu, Awka South local government area after​ inspecting the various facilities of the scheme in the state. Abubakar, represented Read More

NYSC swears in 1558 corps members in Anambra

March 2, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu Awka 0

The National Youth Social Corps (NYSC), Anambra state, Tuesday, swore-in a total of 1558 corps members for Batch A, stream 1 orientation exercise in the State. The state coordinator, NYSC, Mrs Yetunde Baderinwa, disclosed this in a speech at the swearing-in ceremony held at the state NYSC permanent orientation camp, Mbaukwu-Umuawulu, Awka South local government area. Baderinwa, whose speech was Read More

NYSC swears in 1, 507 new 2022 Batch ‘A’ corps members in Nasarawa

March 1, 2022 John D. Wada 0

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Tuesday swore in 1, 507 corpsmembers of the 2022 Batch ‘A’ Stream I set, deployed to Nasarawa statefor national service. Director General of the NYSC, Major Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, who spokeduring the swearing-in ceremony at the Magaji Dan-Tamusa NYSCPermanent Orientation Camp in Keffi local government area of thestate, congratulated the corps members for successfully Read More

NYSC DG lauds NCDC for support

February 17, 2022 Blueprint 0

The Director-General, National Youth Service Corps, Major General Shuaibu Ibrahim, has commended Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) for its support for the Scheme which resulted to the re-opening of orientation camps across the country after the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic in the country. The NYSC Chief Executive gave this commendation when he paid a courtesy visit to the NCDC Read More

NYSC DG harps on protection of Corps data

February 11, 2022 John Oba 0

The director-general, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, has assured the public that the scheme “is not letting down its guard as it has continued to evolve and enhance control measures, including those that are technology driven in its mobilisation.” Gen. Ibrahim disclosed this in his welcome address at the opening ceremony of the 2022 Batch ‘A’ pre-mobilisation Read More

Ibrahim and NYSC’s model of excellence

January 31, 2022 Toby Prince 0

Nigeria is truly a great country on the African continent. We are blessed in multiple dimensions. The natural gold treasures, buried beneath our alluvia soils; fertile farmlands and resourseful forests have made us an enviable nation in the face of others on the continent. And to ice the cake, God Almighty has bestowed Nigeria with the best brains in virtually Read More

NYSC Trust Fund Bill: NGO hails Buhari, NASS synergy on youth devt

January 28, 2022 Samson Benjamin 0

A non-governmental organisation (NGO), Empowerment for Unemployed Youths Initiative, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for his efforts at ensuring youth development in the country. The NGO’s executive director, Mr. Richard Audu, who gave the commendation Friday at a news conference in Abuja, also thumbed up the National Assembly for considering the NYSC Trust Fund Bill for second reading. He said Read More

NYSC DG unveils mega printing press, drums support for trust fund

January 24, 2022 Editorial IV 0

NYSC Director-General, Major General Shuaibu lbrahim, on Friday unveiled the NYSC Mega Printing Press in Kaduna. According to the DG, the project which was conceived almost a decade ago is an attestation of the commitment of NYSC Management to the functionality of the six Mega-Printing Presses, as approved by the Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Read More

Sofiyat: Raising the bar of military traditions

January 14, 2022 Editorial III 0

…Female officer violated extant military laws – Army … Laws discriminatory – Women group …Military should’ve promoted the love story – Omokri ‘…Nigeria not under military dictatorship’ Although Private Hannah Sofiyat Akinlabi, the female soldier who was detained for accepting a marriage proposal from a male member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Kwara state simply identified as Read More

Appraising Ibrahim and the reward for hard work

January 10, 2022 Amos Akintunde 0

“The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.” Vince Lombardi. The above quote aptly describes the exploits of Major General Shuiabu Ibrahim, the director-general of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). A lot might Read More

NYSC DG’s promotion to Maj. – Gen excites staff

January 7, 2022 John Oba 0

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) staff has celebrated the Director General, Major General Shuiabu Ibrahim on his recent promotion by the Nigeria Army. The celebration took place at the NYSC headquarters on Thursday in Abuja. Welcoming dignitaries, the Director ICT and Information of the NYSC, Mrs Chris Ubah said the DG has succeeded in reshaping the Scheme to enviable Read More

Pictures: Jubilation galore as corps members, NYSC staff welcome DG with new rank

January 4, 2022 Editor 0

It was festival of a sort at the National Directorate and headquarters of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) popularly known as Yakubu Gowon House, Maitama as members of staff trooped out en mass to welcome Director General (DG), Major General Shuaibu Ibrahim, after he was newly decorated with a new rank. The staff comprising directors, deputy directors, assistant directors Read More

Reps commended over NYSC Trust Fund Bill

December 21, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency (CESJET), has commended the House of Representatives over the bill on the National Youth Service Corps Trust Fund which recently scaled first reading. Speaking at a press conference in Abuja, Tuesday, Executive Secretary, Comrade Ikpa Isaac, said the House of Representatives Committee on NYSC, led by Akinfolarin Mayowa, displayed courage and proved Read More

Being gainfully employed while serving is against the NYSC Act – DG

December 15, 2021 Blueprint 0

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members were Wednesday warned against schooling or being gainfully employed while still undergoing the compulsory one year national service, as this is an infringement on the NYSC Act. This is even as Corps Producing Institutions (CPIs) have also been warned against delay mobilisation of qualified graduates for national service upon graduation, saying doing such Read More

Breaking: Keep off NYSC facilities if you are not vaccinated, DG warns corp members

December 13, 2021 Editor 0

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has warned that only candidates with valid vaccination profile would be allowed into the camps for programme. The NYSC authorities also warned those yet to carry out the exercise to keep off its facilities nationwide. NYSC Director General, Brig. Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, who disclosed this on Monday, also added that the the observation of the Read More

Corp members tasked on teamwork, patriotism

November 29, 2021 John Oba 0

National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members have been urged to utilise the opportunity of the three- week orientation course to cultivate long-lasting relationship, teamwork and also promote the unity and integration of the country. Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, gave this advice Monday during a nationwide virtual address to the 2021 Batch ‘C’ Stream Two Prospective Corp Members and Camp Read More

Orientation: NYSC DG warns prospective corps members against fake COVID-19 documents

November 23, 2021 Editor 0

Prospective corps members for the 2021 Batch ‘C’ Stream Two Orientation Course have been warned against coming to camp with fake COVID-19 document for registration. NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, handed down the warning during a live webinar jointly hosted by the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in preparation for the 2021 Read More

Ondo NYSC worried over misrepresentation of statement – Management

November 19, 2021 John Oba 0

The management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Ondo state, has raised concern over a story in the social media accredited to the state coordinator, Mrs Victoria Nnenna Ani, that suggested that corps members are drug addicts. The management in a statement Thursday refuted the story saying no such statement was made by the state coordinator before, during, or Read More

NYSC inducts, trains anti-corruption state officers

November 19, 2021 John Oba 0

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has inducted and commenced training for members of the newly appointed NYSC Anti-Corruption and Transparency Unit (ANTU) sub-units for area officers as well as state and FCT secretariats. Addressing the officers Thursday during the induction ceremony in Abuja, the director general, Brigadier General Shuiabu Ibrahim, said the inauguration was a follow-up to the induction Read More