State Coordinator, Zainab Isah, confirmed the incident to newsmen yesterday in Lafia. She said Garuba, a 2017 Batch A corps member is serving at the Nasarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK) “He was shot by unknown gunmen late December when he visited his family in Utonkon village in Ado local government area.” The official, who said Garuba was shot in the knee and arm but survived and recuperating, added that corps member’s younger brother did not survive the attack. She noted that the incident was unknown to the NYSC till some days ago when Garuba solicited support on social media. She explained that after investigation, the NYSC found that the corps member did not report what happened to him because he travelled out of the state without permission.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Orientation Course for the Stream Two 2017 Batch ‘B’ Service year will commence next week in 14 States of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. According to a release from the NYSC Directorate Headquarters, registration of the prospective corps members will commence on Tuesday, 16th January, 2018 and end mid night Wednesday, 17th January, 2018. The Swearing-in ceremony is to take place on Thursday, 19th January,2018.The 14 States scheduled to host the Orientation exercise include, Abia, Bauchi, Benue,Delta, Enugu, Kaduna and Katsina. Others are Plateau, Lagos, Osun, Oyo, Rivers and Zamfara States as well as the Federal Capital Territory. Corps members deployed to States that are not hosting the exercise will have their O
The management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has said its 2017 Batch B, stream 2 Corps members will begin their orientation course on Tuesday, 16th January 2018 This information was contained on the recently updated NYSC Mobilization Time-Table For 2017 Batch B corps members. The management of the scheme has made it known that the orientation course would be held between Tuesday 16th January 2018, to Monday 5th February 2018. See the full and complete NYSC Mobilization Time-Table For 2017 Batch B corps members as posted on the NYSC official portal below; 1. Briefing/Sensitization of Final year students/prospective corps Members. 12th Oct – 10th Nov 2017 2. Display of list of all approved programmes for institutions on NYSC portal for cross checking and feedback.
The director general of the national youth service corp (NYSC), brig. General Sulieman Kazaure has called on all state governments to show more commitment to the welfare of corp members, by ensuring the prompt upgrade of orientation camp facilities. Kazaure made the call in Ekiti state during his visit to the Ise Emure Ekiti orientation camp as part of his nationwide tour of orientation camps across the country. The NYSC boss, who expressed satisfaction with the level of some facilities at the camp, said the federal government plans to increase the monthly allowance of corps members from the present nineteen thousand eight hundred naira.
A National Youth Service Corps member serving in Benue State (names withheld), suspected to be infected with Monkey pox, has been quarantined at Benue State University Teaching Hospital (BSUTH), Makurdi. The state’s Commissioner for Health and Human Services, Dr. (Mrs.) Cecilia Ojabo, who disclosed this yesterday in Makurdi, the Benue State capital, said that the corps member was suspected to have contracted the disease after having sex with a girl from Gboko who was earlier diagnosed positive with the ailment. She said the corps member, who is on his national primary assignment in the state, had revealed to have had a relationship with the girl. Ojabo said: “When we learnt of the case of the Monkey pox in Gboko, we swiftly moved and confirmed the lady at BSUTH Infections
A Nigerian man, Mathew Chukwu Nolly (pictured) have said that based on the biblical injunction any lady wearing NYSC khaki trouser has committed a detestable offence before God. He posted this on a Facebook page. “A woman must not put on men’s clothing, and a man must not wear women ’s clothing. Anyone who does this is detestable in the sight of the LORD your God.” Deu 22:5 Based on the biblical injunction , any lady/woman,girl wearing NYSC khaki trouser has committed a detestable offence before God. Prove it otherwise if you can”
The management of the National Youth Service Corps, has announced the demise of its Director of Corps Mobilization, Chief Frank Ekpunobi. The scheme mourns the Director, describing him as a great asset to the scheme. A condolence message on the service’s Facebook page reads… ”With deep sense of loss, the Director General National Youth Service Corps, Brigadier General Suleiman Zakari Kazaure, Management and the entire NYSC Family regret to announce the transition of Chief Frank Ekpunobi FNIM, who until his demise on Friday, 3rd November 2017 was the Director, Corps Mobilization, National Youth Service Corps, National Directorate Headquarters, Abuja. ”Chief Frank Ekpunobi was a great asset to the scheme and will be remembered for his sense of diligence, discipline, commitment an
The governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose, has asked the Federal Government to increase the monthly allowance of Corps members in the country from N19, 800 to N50, 000. He made the appeal in Ise Ekiti during the closing ceremony of the orientation course of the 2017 batch “A” stream 2. Represented by Lanre Ogunsuyi, his Commissioner for Information, Youths and Sports; Fayose said: “Nigerians must collectively join me to mandate the federal government to increase the allowance from N19, 800 to N50, 000. “On our part, the Ekiti government will provide all the necessary support for the Corps members to make their service year memorable in the state. Meanwhile, the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) State Coordinator, Ukagha Eze, charged the corps members to see themselves as