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.
Recall, that it was reported how the Governor of Ekiti State, Governor Kayode Fayemi, advised the president to recruit members of the national Youth service corps into the Nigerian military to tackle the increasing insecurity in the country. He called on the president to turn the NYSC camps into security Training grounds to recruit graduates to join the military, to help the military fight Boko Haram and others.
It may be recalled that about a month ago, the internet was swashed with the video footage and news of a serving female youth corps member, Ezeiruaku Ifeyinwa Fidelis, being maltreated by another female, Chuka Viola Anele, who was a Lieutenant of the Nigerian soldier.
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 Executive Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to recruit willing and able members of the National Youth service Corp into the Nigerian Army to help tackle insecurity. He noted that the step was necessary and a cheaper way to get the minimum 200,000 security personnel needed by the Nigerian Army to boost its fighting power against insecurity.
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.
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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 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.
Photos Credit: Google Bandits Abduct Corps Members In Zamfara There is panic among corps members in Zamfara State following the abduction of some of their colleagues on their way to their orientation camp in Tsafe local government area of the state. Photos Credit: Leadership News Police confirmed the abduction of two of them along the Sheme-Tsafe highway in the state, but witnesses said about six others were missing since Tuesday.
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.
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Senator Shehu Sani is of the opinion that the management of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, should be held responsible for the abduction of two corpers in Zamfara state, NaijaCover Reports. From The Information Gathered By NaijaCover, Iorliam Jennifer Awashima, pictured below, and one of her colleagues were on their way to the NYSC camp in Kebbi State for the 2021 Batch C Stream One orientation course when they were abducted alongside other passengers in a commercial bus.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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FG mortgaging Nigeria’s future – Sen Yaroe Senator Binos Yaroe of Adamawa South District has condemned Federal Government’s plan to take another loan. He said that by its excessive borrowing, the Federal Government is mortgaging the future of Nigerians. Yaroe who spoke to newsmen at his residence in Yola, said efforts by him and other senators of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to stop the decision failed.
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 ".