Owolabi Ajasa is a household name in the Nollywood Industry today. Almost all the lovers of the Yoruba Nollywood Industry would have come about his name in movies. (Photo Credit - Ken info) The movie producer who had his mandatory National Youth Service in Kogi State in 2018 is a graduate of Marketing from the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic in Abeokuta.
To an extent, for someone to succeed in the comedy industry, you'll agree that they need more talent than education. Well, I am happy to tell you that most of the popular comedians you see today are graduates. And as proof of graduation, these comedians have already gone for the National Youth Service Corps program.
'Akwa Ibom Ayaya' is an Ibibio language that simply means Akwa Ibom is beautiful. Located in the south-south region of Nigeria, Akwa Ibom is known for its architectural masterpiece and infrastructures. 21-Storey Dakada Towers, Uyo Photo Credit: Akwa Ibom State Government Apart from the state being blessed with crude oil, the government generates huge revenue from tourism because of their tourist attractions that are quite fascinating.
There have been calls by many Nigerians for the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to be scrapped. Some of the people clamouring for the scrapping of the program cite the high level of insecurity across the nation, others say that the program has remained a conduit for the embezzlement of tax payer’s fund.
Why The Nigerian Army Did The Right Thing To Sanction Officer Who Molested A Corps Member In Calabar
(Photo Credit: livetimes.ng) A video clip recently went viral, the video displayed a dehumanizing incident. An officer of the Nigerian Army was captured, in the video punishing a corps member, in Calabar, Cross River State. The female, National Youth Service, member was made to undergo severe punishment.
Taraba State is a state located in Northeast part of Nigeria. By the grace of God I am currently doing my National Youth Service in the state (In Takum local government area to be precise). In this article, I will like to reveal to you four Business opportunities that you can venture into if you are living in Taraba State or plan relocating to the state.
Following the kidnapping of several of their colleagues on their route to their orientation camp in Zamfara State's Tsafe Local Government Area, panic has gripped prospective corps members. Despite the fact that police confirmed the kidnapping of two potential corps members along the Sheme-Tsafe route in the state on Tuesday, witnesses stated about six more were missing.
Panic has set in among prospective corps members in Zamfara State following the recent abduction of some of their colleagues on their way to their orientation camp in Tsafe Local Government Area of the state. According to reports, the police has confirmed the abduction of two prospective corps members along the Sheme-Tsafe highway in the state, according to witnesses, about six others were missing from the incident that occurred on Tuesday.
Another Female Corp Member Dies: A female corps member, simply identified as Ijeoma has died in the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) camp in Katsina State, where the corps members for Borno State have their orientation camp. SaharaReporters gathered that the corps member, a pharmacist died due to lack of medical equipment that could have been used to resuscitate her when she fainted.
The National youth Service corps (NYSC) was founded on the 22nd of may 1973 by the administration of General Yakubu Gowon. NYSC was created as an avenue for Reconciliation, Reconstruction and Rebuilding of the Nation after the civil war of 6th July 1967 – 15th Jan 1970.
Image Credit: Wikipedia Members of the House of Representatives on Tuesday, resolved to investigate the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) over alleged inclusion of the advice for payment of ransoms to kidnappers into its pamphlets containing security tips to serving corps members. The said advice went viral on social media and turned a controversial issue with the NYSC authorities initially denying the insertion but later backtracked.
A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Wednesday, has ruled that former Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun was ineligible for national service. According to the court, she was not supposed to present herself for National Youth Service because under the 1979 Constitution, which was in force at the time of her graduation, she was not a Nigerian citizen either at the time of her graduation or when she turned 30.
Mrs Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, the wife of Ondo State Governor, promised youth corps members assigned to the state on Friday of an enabling environment for small and medium sized enterprises to thrive. At the end of the Skill Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development (SAED) of 2021, Batch A Stream 2 Orientation Course at the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Permanent Orientation Camp in Ikare-Akoko, Anyawu-Akeredolu given the guarantee.
Photo credit: Punch news The accounts of some corps members of 2021 Batch A, Streams 1 and 2 have been suspended by the National Youth Service Corps. The affected corps members had earlier sought for redeployment from other states over insecurity while a few others sought redeployment on health grounds.
Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has, on Thursday, announced immediate increment of the monthly allowance of National Youth Service Corps members serving in the state from N5,000 to N15,000. Governor Makinde made this known after commissioning Moniya-Ijaiye-Iseyin road which was officially commissioned by his guest, Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians to find those who are endangering the country's peace. The President made the remarks while welcoming members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) who paid him a courtesy visit at his country home in Daura, Katsina State, on Tuesday.
There are some family members that are actually God sent to our lives. This is the case of a young lady by the name Esther Oyekwe. She took to her Facebook page to celebrate her elder brother who took the sacrifice of training her through the University. She said that the elder brother left his admission at Madonna University just to ensure he gets money to train his younger siblings.
Many people out there always choose to catch cruise and make fun over serious issues which are usually shared by the government officials. Ever since the Director General of National Youth Service Corp said that Corp Members could be mobilized for war, the Twitter community has been in total uproar ever since this issue came up, some people have shared funny tweets, photos and videos concerning what the Director General of National Youth Service Corp said.
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.
Recall that the Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps(NYSC), Brig. General Shuaibu Ibrahim said that the corps members may be mobilized for war, which has caused controversies across the country. But the incumbent governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde has changed the narrative of the current controversial issues of the National Youth Service Corps(NYSC) on Thursday in Oyo State as he said that he will increase Corper's state monthly allowance from 5 thousand Naira to 15 thousand Naira.