This Is Not Fair –Nigerian Lady Cries Out After NYSC Denies Her Certificate For Studying Abroad

A Nigerian lady, identified as Gloria Adjei has cried out after she was allegedly denied her National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) discharge certificate following her completion of the mandatory one-year scheme. Gloria took to her Instagram page on Thursday to narrate her ordeal as 2018 Batch C Stream 1 corps members passed out of the... Continue Reading →


Why I Returned For My NYSC – Louis Ebodaghe, 60yr Old Nigerian Man Based In The US Reveals

60-year-old Louis Ebodaghe, who returned to Nigeria last year from the United States of America to participate in the National Youth Service Corps scheme, talks about his experiences, challenges and the way forward for the programme What motivated you to return to Nigeria for the national youth service? For a long time, I had wanted... Continue Reading →

Nigerian Government Launches Hunt For ‘Corpers’ Who Absconded With Over N22 Million Loans

“We give as much as between N300,000 and N400,000 depending on the business proposals. From the records, we have over 75 corps members that have defaulted and we are pursuing them.” The National Youth Service Corps Foundation is searching for about 75 corps members who took between N300,000 and N400,000 loans to start small businesses... Continue Reading →

Insecurity: 9mobile offers toll-free emergency lines to NYSC

A telecommunication multinational, 9mobile, on Monday said it would provide toll-free emergency lines to the National Youth Service Corps to assist corps members who may be in distressed situation. The company stated that the provision of the lines to the NYSC and security agencies was part of its Corporate Social Responsibility. The 9mobile Executive Director... Continue Reading →

Corps members caught with forged certificate will face arrest, prosecution —Nasarawa NYSC

The management of the National Youth Service Corps, Nasarawa State has said it would not spare any corps member, who comes to the state with forged certificates. The NYSC coordinator, Mrs. Ramatu Sanda added that anyone caught would be arrested, handed over to the police and prosecuted accordingly without any compromise. Sanda handed out the... Continue Reading →

Unemployment: CBN promises seven-year loans for corpers

The Central Bank of Nigeria has said it will offer loans to National Youth Service Corps members to start small and medium scale enterprises, which they will repay in seven years. The CBN Governor, Dr Godwin Emefiele, who stated this in Abuja while receiving the NYSC Director-General, Brig. Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, in his office, noted... Continue Reading →

Obiano feeds NYSC members with N10m

The Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano,  on Thursday donated  N10m to supplement the  feeding of corps members deployed in the state for a three-week orientation course. The governor made the donation while declaring open the 2019 orientation ceremony of  2,200 Batch ‘B’ corps members at the Umunya orientation camp  in the Oyi Local Government... Continue Reading →

NYSC gives update on Batch B stream II registration

The management of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, on Wednesday, gave updates to prospective 2019 batch B stream ll corps members. The scheme also announced deadline for online registration of prospective 2019 batch B, stream ll corps members, PCMs. The registration exercise, which commenced on Wednesday, 19th June 2019, will end on Wednesday, 17th... Continue Reading →

NYSC ’ll communicate to corps members on N30,000 allowance — DG

The National Youth Service Corps has promised to communicate to corps members whenever the payment of the new allowance of N30,000 begins. The NYSC Director-General, Brig Gen Shuaibu Ibrahim, stated this during the NYSC Freedom of Information Desk Officers’ Workshop held in Abuja. The DG on Friday noted that the scheme had grappled with challenges... Continue Reading →

NYSC to include Date of Birth on discharge certificates, gives reason

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) says it has decided to henceforth include the date of birth of corps members on the certificate of national service as a measure to guard against age falsification. In a statement, the NYSC Director-General, Brig Shuaibu Ibrahim, stated that the scheme observed that some tertiary institutions were guilty of... Continue Reading →

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