Today's Headlines: Corps Member Dehumanized By Soldier Reacts, Buhari Speaks On Nigeria's Energy Plan
Photo Credit: Google Corps Member Dehumanized My Soldier Reacts Photo Credit: SaharaReporters A serving corps member of the National Youth Service Corps, Ezeiruaku Ifeyinwa Fidelia, brutalised by a female commissioned army officer, Lieutenant Chika Viola Anele, after an alleged argument between the duo, said she has not recovered from the incident.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Is a program that is organized by the Federal Government of Nigeria for graduates to serve their country. During their service period, the federal government allocated allowance for each and every corps member. Image credit: Facebook, NYSC The federal government pays every corps members the sum of N33,000 every month.
Two prospective members of the National Youth Service Corps from Benue State and two others have been kidnapped in Zamfara State. Source: Punch Newspaper The four victims were reportedly abducted on Tuesday at the Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara State. They were identified as Joseph Aondona, Sedoo Gundu, Jennifer Awashima and one Sechivir.
The next batch of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) are about to enter the orientation camp this Month. Below are some of the the 30 Important Terms that NYSC frequently used in running its scheme that every corps member should know before going to the NYSC Orientation Camp.
The University of Abuja (UNIABUJA) medical students mark their graduation in style. This set of medical students celebrate their graduation after spending at least six years studying medicine and surgery. It was indeed a day of joy for these former medical students. Medical school is stressful, especially in our settings where you have to attend lectures.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) was established in 1973 to promote the spirit of brotherhood and oneness among Nigerian youths. With the current economic, employment and security situations of Nigeria, it is important to reform the program. The needed reform is the type that should help to reduce unemployment and improve security in Nigeria.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) was created by General Yakubu Gowon, the military head of state at the time, to bridge ethnic and religious divisions in Nigeria and to foster the spirit of Nigerian nationalism. But in recent times, we have seen how corps members have been disregarded and exposed to unnecessary risk.
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.
Relationship expert, Blessing Okoro, has taken to her Instagram handle to share old memories of how she looked during her national youth service days and this has gotten her fans reacting on the video and photos sharing platform. In Nigeria, it is mandatory for all graduates of tertiary institutions to serve their father's land for a period of one year as they are usually posted to states outside where they domicile or attend their higher education program.
House of Representatives, Tuesday, resolved to investigate the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC over alleged insertion of the advice for Payment of ransom to kidnappers into its pamphlets containing security tips to serving corps members. SaharaReporters reported how the matter went viral especially on social media and turned a controversial issue with the NYSC authorities initially denying the insertion but later backtracked.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has approved that all married Corp members, pregnant and nursing mothers not deployed to their husbands’ places of residence are allowed to proceed to the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) camps within their spouses’ states of residence.
Photo Credit: nysc.gov.ng When General Yakubu Gowon established the National Youth Service Corps on the 22nd day of May 1973, he believed it would serve as an avenue to reunite, reconcile, reconstruct, and rebuild the nation after the civil war that nearly divided Nigeria. The former military head of state found it necessary to promote peace, unity, and progress to all the regions in Nigeria.
Senator Shehu Sani has turned to his official Twitter page to react to the kidnapping of Joseph Aondana and Jenifer Iorliam in Zamfara State, who are now in the hands of bandits. Senator Shehu Sani has stated that the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) should be held responsible for the occurrence because the corpers were sent to the area by the NYSC.
Few days ago, Ezeriuaku Ifenyinwa Fidelia, a serving member of the National Youth Service Corps was punished by a female soldier. According to Pulse, the lady said the soldier bath her with sand and water because of small chops. In her words she says, "This thing started the day we went to Eburutu for drilling competition, I was among those ushering people in.
It came as a surprise to many when the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC denied that it didn't advise corp members in its security pamphlet to pay kidnappers on the occasion that they are Kidnapped. Although, the advise was boldly written in page 56 of the pamphlet but NYSC still managed to deny it.
The Central Bank Of Nigeria (CBN) has established the Tertiary Institutions Entrepreneurship Scheme (TIES), in collaboration with polytechnics and universities to harness the potential of graduate entrepreneurs in Nigeria. The purpose of TIES is to enhance access to finance to these graduates and undergraduates of institutions with innovative entrepreneurial and technological ideas.
A serving member of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Ezeiruaku Ifenyinwa Fidelia, has narrated how Lt. Chika Viola Anele, mixed sand with water and poured the mixture on her following an argument over small chops. Fidelia said that the military officer embarrassed her by saying that she was a pig who had not washed her dirty bra for three months, noting that she was called all sort of names.
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.
The National Youth Service Corps in Plateau has prolonged the service year of ten corps members and remobilized two others for absconding and absenteeism during their year of service. Caroline Embu, the NYSC State Coordinator in Plateau, announced on Thursday in Jos during the official passing out ceremony for the 2020 Batch B Stream 1 of the scheme.
The National Youth Service Corps on Friday told service members and prospective corps members to be disciplined and commit to following the organization's rules because the NYSC does not go on strike. The organization urged members of the body to be agents of change and work to dispel the myth of the COVID-19 vaccination, adding that during the recent strike by the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors, "NYSC corps personnel was working ".