• President Buhari orders NYSC to mobilise all prospective corps members

    President Buhari orders NYSC to mobilise all prospective corps members

    According to reports, the Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brigadier-General Sulaiman Zakari Kazaure, has said that despite the inadequate budgetary allocation, which has stalled the agency’s operation in the past few months, President Muhammadu Buhari had given the marching order to the agency to mobilise all qualified prospective corps members for the 2016 Batch ‘’B’’ service year.

    In all, the NYSC boss said that over 170,000 corps members will be mobilised this month, while the remaining 86,000 members […]

  • Group Sues NYSC Over ‘illegal’ Fees Collection From Prospective Corps Members

    Group Sues NYSC Over ‘illegal’ Fees Collection From Prospective Corps Members

    A non governmental organisation, Citizens Advocacy Initiative for Accountability Leadership (CAIFAL) has sued the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) at the federal high court, Lagos for charging a mandatory N3000 call-up letter fee from prospective youth corps members, contrary to its enabling law.

    The group said officials of the Corps, in connivance with a private company, Sidmach Technologies Limited, charged N3000 fee to prospective corps members to print out their call-up letters before they are mobilised for the mandatory national youth […]