2020 Batch B: NYSC Hints On Measures For Orientation Camps

The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, on Thursday, disclosed that there will be strict adherence with COVID-19 measures at orientation camps. The 2020 Batch B Stream one Orientation Course will commence nationwide November 10. The Director General of NYSC, Brig. Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, in his statement noted that the guidelines put in place by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) will be observed.

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BREAKING: Federal Government Reopens NYSC Camps Nov 10

The Federal Government has approved the reopening of all camps where the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) orientation exercises hold on November 10, 2020. Sunday Dare, the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, made this known in a tweet on Thursday.   In his Tweeter Handle, he wrote, “The Resumption of the NYSC Orientation Camp for prospective Youth Corpers has been approved and opens on November 10th 2020. Full COVID-19 Protocols will be enforced.”

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Davido finally reveals why he registered for NYSC

Nigerian music superstar, Davido, is currently making headlines after he registered for the National Youth Service Corps. The move not only surprised a lot of people, it also was very pleasing to many others especially those who may be serving in the same NYSC camp as the Nwa Baby crooner. Following the buzz surrounding the video of Davido in NYSC uniform, the award winning singer has finally revealed why he registered for the one-year mandatory National Youth Service Corps. The OBO crooner, after signing his oath of allegiance form, revealed to newsmen at the NYSC camp that he registered due to his strong passion for the scheme. He went on to promise that he would adhere to the rules and regulations. “As a young age Nigerian, I would not want to miss the opportunity to be part of the service year. I registered for the scheme due to my strong passion for NYSC,” he said. The singer had caused quite a ruckus when he arrived at the camp in Lagos, where he would be serving. He shared a photo of the reaction of corp members excited to see him

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Outrage as policeman kills NYSC female member in Abuja

The Nigeria Police Force continues to drag its name into the mud due to the conduct of its personnel Daily, Nigerians are killed by trigger-happy policemen who cut short the life of innocent citizens at will – A recent case in the Federal Capital Territory has sparked outrage in the Nigerian online community A policeman has allegedly shot dead a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member serving in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The deceased, Linda Angela Igwetu, was billed to pass out of the NYSC programme on Thursday, July 5, after a compulsory one-year service in the nation’s capital. The late Corps member who was 23, served at Outsource Global Company in Mabushi and was said to have gone out with her friends, as part of celebration for the completion of her year service. The incident has sparked massive outrage on social media as some Nigerians have reiterated their calls for the scrapping of the NYSC. Throwing more light on the incident after inquiring from the family, the convener of the #EndSARS #ReformPoliceNG on Twitter, Segun Awosanya tweeted: “She finished at work late at 11 p.m (Tuesday) and joined a few friends for a hangout before their passing out parade scheduled for Thursday (today). “They left for home around 3 a.m (Wednesday) and was shot at shortly after the checkpoint near Ceddi Plaza by a police officer, identified as Benjamin Peters. “The bullet hit Angela on her side, by the midriff, and she began losing blood in the open roof vehicle. “She was rushed to the Garki Hospital but they would not treat her until they saw a police report, despite the fact that the police officers were present. While the deliberation was ongoing, Angela bled to death.” Awosanya said the case was taken to the Federal Secretariat police station and his group was awaiting the police report on the incident. He said they had written a petition to the police commissioner and the Force headquarters in Abuja[…]

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