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Get approval before using corps members’ uniform in movies — NYSC tells filmmakers

Nigeria Filmmakers have been asked to always seek proper approval from the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) management before using corps members’ uniform in their movies. Mr Christian Oru, NYSC Assistant Director of Legal Services, said this during a meeting between National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) and creative industry stakeholders in Lagos. Oru […]

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President Buhari approves compulsory health insurance for corps members

President Buhari has approved the enrolment of members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in the National Health Insurance Scheme. The Director-General of NYSC, Brigadier-General Shuaibu Ibrahim, during a media parley today, November 9. “I wish to use this opportunity to again express our gratitude to the security agencies and other stakeholders for their support. Furthermore, […]

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Replace striking doctors with corps members- Health Minister, Osagie Ehanire, instructs hospitals

The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, has directed the Chief Medical Directors and Managing Directors of the Federal tertiary hospitals to immediately replace striking resident doctors in their hospitals with consultants and doctors on the National Youth Service Corps. Resident doctors in Nigeria commenced an indefinite strike on Monday, September 7 over the Federal government’s failure […]

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Corps member slumps and dies in Rivers State

A corps member, Atiye Florence Aduke reportedly slumped and died following an incident which occurred in her apartment at Abua Odual LGA in Rivers state where she was serving. The member of 2019 Batch C, Stream 2 of the youth program who slumped and hit her head against a wall in her house on Wednesday […]

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POP: Corps members to collect certificates at LGAs

Qualified Batch “B” Stream 1 corps members who will be passing out on Thursday May 28, have been directed to collect their National Service certificates at the Local Government level. In a statement released on Monday May 25, corps members were told that NYSC Officers have been mobilised for the distribution and shall do so […]

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Corps member, brother die in an auto crash… more

A corps member, Comrade Sanni Saliu, lost his life in a fatal accident on Thursday along the Ajaokuta-Lokoja expressway, Kogi State. The graduate of the Kogi State Polytechnic was on his way from Umuahia, Abia State, alongside his brother, when a trailer rammed into their car, killing them instantly.

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Corps member dies in her sleep in Akwa Ibom orientation camp

A corps member serving in Akwa Ibom state reportedly died in her sleep at the NYSC Orientation Camp in Ikot Itie Udung, on Sunday March 15. Mrs Queen Uba Eziuche, a Batch B member with call up number: NYSC/ISU/2020/0562, reportedly went to sleep after the regular morning exercise and she didn’t wake up. The state […]

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Corps member drowns, days to passing out

Oluwafemi Mark, a corps member posted to Nembe-Bassambiri, Bayelsa State, has died after drowning during a beach party with his colleagues at a beach in the town. The incident happened on the 22nd of February, 2020, exactly 11 days to the NYSC passing out parade.