• Passing out of Corps members will not affect Edo election – INEC

    Passing out of Corps members will not affect Edo election – INEC

    It was gathered that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the passing out of two batches of members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) will not affect the conduct of governorship election.

    Mr Nick Dazang, INEC’s Deputy Director in charge of Publicity and Voter Education disclosed this in an interview on Saturday in Abuja.

    Dazang said the anxiety that the passing out of NYSC members would affect the election rescheduled for Sept. 28 was out of place.

    He said […]

  • Edo guber: APC plotting to replace corps members with loyalists – PDP

    Edo guber: APC plotting to replace corps members with loyalists – PDP

    The Edo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that the All Progressives Congress plans to substitute members of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) trained for the Edo governorship election with members of the party.

    In a press statement signed by the publicity secretary, Mr Chris Nehikhare, the PDP restated its position that the postponement of the governorship election which would have held yesterday, was in line with the party’s devious plan, pointing out that rescheduling the […]

  • Corps members are ready for Edo election – NYSC

    Corps members are ready for Edo election – NYSC

    The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has insisted that Corps members involved in the Edo state governorship election are prepared to deliver a credible electoral process.

    In a statement signed by the Corps’ Director of Press and Public Relations, Abosede Aderibigbe, the Director General, Brigadier General Sulaiman Kazaure stated that the scheme is committed to the entrenchment of a credible electoral system.

    Brigadier General Kazaure warned politicians to play by the rules and avoid any attempt to distract the Corps members from […]

  • Corps members giggle at the sight of an elderly camp official wearing NYSC kit … Photo

    Corps members giggle at the sight of an elderly camp official wearing NYSC kit … Photo

    Corps members at Wamako Orientation camp in Sokoto, are pictured laughing at the sight of an elderly camp official wearing the white NYSC alternative kits.

    Corps members at Wamako Orientation camp in Sokoto, are pictured laughing at the sight of an elderly camp official wearing the white NYSC alternative

  • NYSC deploys 1215 female corps members to Rivers

    NYSC deploys 1215 female corps members to Rivers

    The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) on Wednesday said that 1,215 female graduates were deployed to Rivers for the 2016 Batch ‘A’ Stream 2 national service programme.

    Mrs Ngozi Nwatarali, NYSC State Coordinator in Rivers, disclosed this during the swearing-in ceremony of the Batch ‘A’ Stream 2 corps members at the Orientation Camp, Nonwa-Gbam, Tai Local Government Area.

    “As at the close of registration yesterday, a total of 2,160 corps members were registered.

    “This figure has 945 males and 1,215 as females,” she […]

  • 18 Corps Members to repeat service in Oyo state

    18 Corps Members to repeat service in Oyo state

    No fewer than 18 out of the 4,034 2015 batch A Corps members who served in Oyo state would repeat their service year due to evasion of service continuously for three months.

    Mr Stephen Bankole, NYSC Director of Information in Oyo state, made the disclosure on Thursday in Ibadan in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

    He said that extensions of service were given to no fewer than seven corps members, ranging from one week to four months.

    “Extension occurs […]

  • NYSC denies reports of reducing corps members allowance

    NYSC denies reports of reducing corps members allowance

    According to reports, the management of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Tuesday denied social media reports of a 25 percent reduction in corps members allowance.

    The NYSC in a statement issued by the Director of Press and Public Relations of the Scheme, Abosede Aderibigbe said the statement is false, mischievous and a figment of the writer’s imagination

    The statement reads in parts, “The attention of the NYSC Management has been drawn to a statement being circulated in the Social Media about […]