NYSC Will Not Be Scrapped —- Minister Sunday Dare

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare has said that the Federal Government remains committed to sustaining the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) programme. The Minister’s reaction follows calls for the programme to be scrapped. But Dare, who made the remark in a tweet shared on Wednesday morning, praised the NYSC for its […]

Here Is Why NYSC Might Be Scrapped Soon

A bill seeking discontinuation of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme has on Monday reached second reading in the House of Representatives. The bill was sponsored by the lawmaker representing Andoni/Opobo/Nkoro Federal Constituency in Rivers State, Mr. Awaji-Inombek Abiante. Gistongist gathered that, Abiante, in the explanatory memorandum of the proposal, listed various reasons the […]

Settlement Of Bandits: NYSC Speaks On Corp Members Stipend

NYSC Has Spoken On Using Corps Members’ February Stipend To Settle Bandits   Gistongist reports that the management of the National Youth Service Corps has advised the general public to disregard the news that the February stipend for corps members has been expended on the settlement of bandits.   Describing it as fake news emanating […]

Graduate Takes To Street To Beg For Job Following Service

A lady donning the uniform of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has taken to the streets to seek for assistance in her job hunt. She posted a picture of herself holding a cardboard with inscription announcing the end of her service, her qualification and availability for work. Identified as Rachel Atinuke on twitter, she […]

NYSC Camps That Fails To Comply With Covid-19 Protocol Will Be Closed Down – Sunday Dare

The Federal Government says it will close any National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Orientation Camp where the state government does not comply with all the COVID-19 protocols. The Minister of Youths and Sports, Mr. Sunday Dare, who made the disclosure at the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 national briefing in Abuja said that over 700 corps […]

Lady Claims Man Hacked To Death By Corper Raped Her

Effiong Laurel Scott, a Nigerian woman, has claimed to have been raped by a man who was hacked to death by a member of the NYSC in Akwa Ibom. A youth corper identified as Princess Pascaline Odume was arrested by the police on Sunday, January 10, for allegedly killing a man known as Japhet Akwaowo. […]

NYSC Deny Claims Of Rise In Covid19 Cases In Camp

The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has denied speculations that the number of positive cases of Covid19 are rising in camp. The Director, Press and Public Relations, NYSC, Adenike Adeyemi, refuted the claims stating that those with covid19 have been sent home.   The statement read, “The attention of the management has been drawn to […]

NYSC Deny Corps Member Tested Positive For COVID-19

The National Youth Service Corps has denied claims that some corps members tested positive for COVID – 19. A statement issued on Monday evening by the NYSC Director of Press and Public Relations, Adenike Adeyemi, entitled: ‘Re: Coronavirus in NYSC camps’, assured the public that the 37 camps of the scheme were safe, as COVID […]

Corp Members Test Positive To Covid19 In NYSC Camp

The NYSC Coordinator in Kano State, Hajiya Aisha Tata, says two new corps members out of the 826 posted to the state have tested positive for COVID-19. The coordinator said this on Monday while briefing newsmen after the swearing-in of the 2020 Batch ‘B’ Stream A corps members. She said the corps members were tested […]

Hoodlums Ransack NYSC Camp Steal Beds

Hoodlums in the satellite town of Kubwa, outside Abuja, are currently looting the NYSC camp, and can be seen stealing beds. They began carting away mattresses, motorcycles and other households items since past 8.00a.m, reports in the area suggest. The items are not believed to be part of the Coalition Against Covid (CACOVID) foodstuff that […]