A viral video shared by Sahara Reporters captured the moment a female Army officer allegedly humiliated a female Corp member at the 13th Brigade Headquarters in Calabar, Cross River State. The officer identified as Lieutenant Chika Viola Anene was seen pouring an unknown white substance on the kneeling Corp member, Ezeiruaku Ifeyinwa Fidelia after which she hit her with a bowl.
Ifeyinwa Fidelia, a serving Corp member who was dehumanised by a Female Military officer in Cross River State, has finally broken silence after she was advised to leave Cross River State for her safety. A few days ago, a female officer, Lt. Chika Viola Anele, was caught on camera punishing the Corp member over an alleged argument.
While growing up as a secondary school student, I was told that as a Corp member who is serving his/her fatherland, you are exempted from any unlawful punishment so long as your uniform is on and when I served as a Corp member some years ago, I saw the importance of being a serving corp member played out in my very eyes when someone who entered the vehicle we were in as corpers was answering a phone close to Military checkpoint, but when the Military men got to where our vehicle was, they decided to pardon the man because of the corp members they saw inside the vehicle.
The investigation is ongoing according to the military on the reasons a commissioned female officer, Lt. Chika Viola Anele would have dehumanized a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member, Ezeiruaku Ifeyinwa Fidelia who was serving at 13 Brigade Headquarters in Calabar, Cross River State. According to a report by the army, the Nigerian Army has vowed to sanction the female officer who assaulted a member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) publicly in Calabar, Cross River State capital and the Officer will be made to face a military panel that will determine her final judgments.
Every graduate who is below the age of thirty years is expected to serve their fatherland after graduating from a higher institution in Nigeria. During the service, every Corpers are expected to lay a good example and also make themselves relevant by contributing to the progress of the state one find his/herself.
National Youth Service Corps, NYSC is a program of the Federal Government of Nigeria that was established by Former Military Head of state, Yakubu Gowon. The fundamental aim of this laudable youth program was to rehabilitate, reconcile and reconstruct war-torned Nigeria after the civil war. The scheme took off in 1973 with a total of 2,364 Corp members from the six available universities as at that time.
A video which went viral last week had a Corper that was dehumanized, severely beaten and poured unknown substance by a female army personnel. A serving member of the ongoing National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) identified as Ezeiruaku Ifenyinwa Fidelia was severely punished by a female army officer in person of Lt. Chika Viola Anele last week in Calabar.
Why NYSC members should not be deployed to state facing insecurity after the abduction of corp members
It has now been reported how armed bandits have kidnapped members of NYSC who were travelling to their orientation camp in Tsafe LGA of Zamfara on Saturday. The police claim that 2 corps members were forcefully whisked away by the bandits, though some witnesses claim that 6 others were missing from the incident.
The Nigerian youth service corps NYSC has been in the news again recently for two reasons, one is the recent dehumanizing treatment meted out to a female Corp member by a female member of the armed forces . The other is a recent document making the rounds which can be found on the official website of The people's gazette through this link https://gazettengr.com/develop-personal-relationship-with-your-kidnappers-nysc-tells-corps-members/ ,wherein the service gave a piece of advice to Corp members on what to do and not do when they get kidnapped .
A prospective corp member (PCM) by the name of Rahmatu Yunusa, has given birth shortly after registering for the NYSC orientation course. The corp member who was heavily pregnant went to Bayelsa state to enroll in the 2021 orientation course, immediately after her registration she went into labor.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has warned Travellers to desist from traveling at night. The Sector commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Mr. Solomon Agure made this known in a statement in the State Capital. He emphasized that insecurity in the Country and the nature of the road has made it necessary for everyone to be wise.
A big congratulations to all Batch B stream1 2021 Corp members. As you all received your call up letters indicating the state of your deployment as it became official that 9,100 Prospective Corp members were deployed to North West Part of Nigeria, Where five (5) among the prospective Corp members were declared death due to ghastly motor accident that occurred on Wednesday night at the hour of 2am the Corp members consist of the indigenous people of Akwa- Ibom and Imo state, traveling from Akwa- Ibom state to Kastina state in order to serve their fatherland, source Daily Trust.
Reports reaching us from multiple sources confirmed that a part of the NYSC handbook advised Corp members travelling along high-risk roads to alert loved ones in order to have someone at hand to pay off the ransom that could be demanded by criminals. This tip was written clearly on page 56 of the 'Security Awareness And Education Handbook For Corp Members and Staff'.
Joe Igbokwe has come out to give his support for Kemi Adeosun, who was the former Minister of Finance from 2015 to 2018. She resigned as the Minister of Finance after an allegation was thrown at her for not having a National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) certificate.
LAFIA - THE NYSC Nasarawa State 2021 Batch C Stream I The three-week orientation course is scheduled to start on Wednesday this week. The exercise, which is scheduled to take place at the Magaji Dan Yamusa NYSC Keffi Permanent Orientation Camp, will also provide potential members of the Corp. the possibility of registering from the opening day to Sunday, October 24, 2021 at midnight.
News report from the PUNCH NEWSPAPER (Monday), has it that the management of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has warned all Corps members against embarking on unauthorized journeys, and advised that they they must obtain permission if it become compelling to travel. The PUNCH NEWSPAPER report that the Director-General of National Youth Service Corps, Brig.
The female National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) member Ifenyinwa Fidelia whose video is making the rounds on different social media platforms, has revealed her experience after been dehumanized by a female Nigerian Army. In a video clip shared on social media platform particularly Facebook by Oriretan Honour shows how the Brutalized Corp member expressed gratitude to God and Nigerians who showed her love during the event that happened to her.
A report from the state Government of Gombe state in the Northern part of Nigeria has revealed that at least 25 members of the National Youth Service Corps, also popularly called NYSC have tested positive for Covid-19. The report and statement which revealed this sensitive information were presented to the public by the Commissioner of Health, Dr. Habu Dahiru, who disclosed it on Saturday.
Ekiti state governor, John Olukayode Fayemi has recently aired his advice to the Nigerian President over the ongoing insecurity in the country. The governor has advised that the Nigerian President should turn existing campgrounds for the National Youth Service Corps into military training grounds where corp members can be trained for military duties.
Chinyere Ekwe, Akwa Ibom State coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps, advised Corp members to accept their posting in fate and do their best to add value at their places of assignments. The posting were done in agreement with the direction from government. Reportedly, about 95% of members were posted across the state into different schools.