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Medical Graduates Will Now Obtain Practicing Licences Before Participating In NYSC

Medical Graduates Will Now Obtain Practicing Licences Before Participating In NYSC

The Federal Government has taken a decision to stop the inclusion of medical graduates in the National Youth Service Corps until they have been certified as medical doctors and obtain practice licence from the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN). This move is to remove quackery and unprofessionalism in the medical practice. This followed complaints over the level of quackery displayed by ... »

Enugu NYSC Camp Activities Put On Hold Following Death Of Female Corps Member

Enugu NYSC Camp Activities Put On Hold Following Death Of Female Corps Member

Report reaching us has it that the Batch B NYSC 2015 orientation camp activities in Enugu State has been put on hold following the death of a female corps member. According to information the lady was met lifeless on her bed this morning. Sources said that the lady came late to camp due to her dead mother’s funeral and was refused registration but was later allowed to register. The cause of ... »

27 Corps Members In Akwa Ibom State Sanctioned

27 Corps Members In Akwa Ibom State Sanctioned

The Akwa Ibom State coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Mrs Ngozi Chukwuka, has disclosed that seven corps members in the 2014 batch ‘C’ are to repeat while 20 got extension of their service year. Chukwuka made this known during the passing out ceremony in Uyo on Thursday in Uyo. She said that the seven corps members had absconded from service and would have to repeat before re... »

9 NYSC Members Honoured in Anambra for Outstanding Performance

9 NYSC Members Honoured in Anambra for Outstanding Performance

The Anambra state Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Mrs Robinca Odigwe, said that nine corps members were respected for their extraordinary group improvement administration amid the going out function of 2014 Batch C members. She said that 10 others had disciplinary cases running from truancy to different negations of the procurements of the NYSC bye-laws. Talking at the func... »

New NYSC certificate has members’ photographs to prevent fraud

New NYSC certificate has members’ photographs to prevent fraud

A new certificate of national service with the passport photographs will be issued to members of the National Youth Service Corps from the 15th of November, 2015. The NYSC Director-General, Johnson Olawumi, said this while unveiling the certificate in Abuja. Represented by Aliu Daura, NYSC’s Director of Certification, Olawumi said the new certificates were designed with the photographs of corp mem... »

NYSC members tackle drug abuse on Lagos streets

NYSC members tackle drug abuse on Lagos streets

Some members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Lagos have taken drugs abuse education to the streets of Nigeria’s economic capital. The corps members who belong to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Community Development Service (CDS) group organized a sensitization rally about the dangers of prohibited drugs. According to a The Nation report, the corps members move... »

NYSC Corps Member Donates Toilet to Community in Kwara State

NYSC Corps Member Donates Toilet to Community in Kwara State

A member of the NYSC and also a MDGs Development Knowledge Facilitator, Orji John Uche (KW/14B/2210) has donated a toilet and reconstructed and equipped a Health clinic, NYSC Corps Members Lodge, a Zebra-crossing Lane(the first of it’s Kind in the whole of Baruten L.G.A). Other donations include educational books and maps, water-tap buckets, hand-sanitizer, sign-post among other community de... »

Participation in NYSC will soon be fully optional — Reports

Participation in NYSC will soon be fully optional — Reports

Nigerian graduates will soon be given the option to participate in the now compulsory one-year National Youth Service scheme or shun it entirely, reports say. According to The Guardian which quoted a press release issued on Wednesday by the special adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the Director-General General of the National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) Brigadier-General... »