Tag: corpers

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SponsorDecember 6, 2017

Youth Corps members come Alive for 5Alive

One certain thing about the new 5Alive variants is that both are consumers’ favourite and this was clearly demonstrated when ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 20, 2017

Opinion: 5 popular myths about NYSC camp

by Chris Izuchukwu Okafor You’ve probably read a lot of thrills and feels, exclusively online, about the NYSC orientation camp- ...

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Ayomide EkerinMay 24, 2017

Who NYSC epp?

  Corper Shun! The first time I heard those two words, I really wanted to know what they meant. I ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 19, 2017

The Thread: The upsides and downsides of NYSC posting

Call-up letters for the Batch A stream of Youth corpers have been released and are a cause for much rejoicing, yea? ...

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ItunuoluwaMay 18, 2017

How to survive the 3-week NYSC orientation camp

by Itunuoluwa Adebo So the Batch A NYSC call-up letters are out!. You’re probably feeling a weird mix of excitement, ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 6, 2016

Just In: Late Ifedolapo Oladepo had untreated kidney infection – NYSC

A report conducted by the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) on the death of Ifedolapo Oladepo, a corps member of ...

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Isime EseneDecember 3, 2016

#NYSCAbuse: Time to bid farewell to NYSC death camps

by Usman Alabi True to the NYSC anthem, it was the clarion call they answered to, it was not convenient ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 4, 2016

T.J Benson: Donga [Nigerian Voices]

Nobody stays in at night. In Donga at night time you are either young and wild or old and dying. ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 4, 2016

Francis Nwafor: Victory story [Nigerian Voices]

It was 12:55am and I was just about going to bed after finishing the proposal my boss asked me to ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 13, 2014

Why ‘corpers’ now have to pay N4,000 to get call-up letters – NYSC

by Isi Esene The National Youth Service Corps has defended its newly introduced policy which requires prospective corps members to ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 11, 2014

NYSC has launched an app for corpers (LOOK, DETAILS)

by Kolapo Olapoju The management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has launched an app for youth corps members. ...

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February 6, 2014

NYSC members almost stripped as Anambra community bans trousers for women

by ‘Jola Sotubo A group of surprised female members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) were almost stripped in ...

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January 29, 2014

‘Blood will flow…’: Cultists issue death threats to youth ‘corpers’ in Kogi (See Photos)

by Oge Okonkwo The compulsory one year youth corp program which all school leavers under the age of 30 must ...

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January 8, 2014

Okey Ikechukwu: Those who call 1914 a mistake are mixing things up badly

by Okey Ikechukwu No one cried foul over Awo’s politics in the South West before he engineered Zik’s ouster using ...

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September 27, 2013

BUSTED: 8 fake youth ‘corpers’ arrested and sent to prison

by Oge Okonkwo The law finally caught up with eight persons who were reportedly posing as members of the National Youth ...

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August 6, 2013

Terrible: Jealous boyfriend set 2 female ‘corpers’ ablaze in Rivers

by Oge Okonkwo Two female National Youth Service Corps members, Amarachi Okey Winifred, a Batch C corps member and her friend, a fresh batch ...

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July 7, 2013

Police intensify search for kidnapped NYSC corps members

by Rachel Ogbu Police are still searing for the three corps members who were abducted from their lodge in Ogonokom, ...

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July 6, 2013

How kidnappers invaded our lodge like commandos and abducted our colleagues – Corps member

Before now, Abual/Odua Local Government Area of Rivers State was hardly in the news. The area has of recent been ...

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October 19, 2012

4 NYSC members die in Cross River

by Isi Esene Nkereke Ibangha, the Cross River State coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has disclosed that ...

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September 13, 2012

Extortion: NYSC DG accuses inspectors of “unwholesome practices”

by Akan Ido The director general of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC),  Brig-Gen. Nnamdi Okore-Affia yesterday blamed the perceived ...

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July 5, 2012

At last: NYSC bows to Reps, to re-post ‘corpers’ sent to troubled states

by Hauwa Gambo The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has given in and and will now be re-posting those 14, ...

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July 5, 2012

At last: NYSC bows to Reps, to repost ‘corpers’ sent to troubled states

by Hauwa Gambo The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has given in and and will now be re-posting those 14, ...

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July 5, 2012

Stop fretting, you guys are safe – FG tells corps members

by Hauwa Gambo Worried that you might not be safe in any of those volatile states where bombs have been ...

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July 4, 2012

“No service in Boko Haram states”: Lagos NYSC members protest

Apparently, the last has not been heard of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) saga. The Batch B NYSC members ...

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July 2, 2012

No dying for Nigeria? Corps members refuse to go North

by Tolu Orekoya The rise in violence in Nigerian northern states have sent non-residents fleeing from the region, as bombings ...

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May 15, 2012

Respite Cometh! Minister of youth says ‘corpers’ will be paid this week

by Hauwa Gambo The Minister of Youth, Bolaji Abdullahi, who arrived the country from an official assignment abroad yesterday has ...

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May 12, 2012

#OccupyNYSC: No pay? It’s not just corpers says NYSC Deputy Director of Public Relations

by Tolu Orekoya @segzee01: FG pay us our allowee and scrap dis none sense NYSC #OccupyNYSC Pay Us our allowee #OccupyNYSC @rmajayi: I can’t ...

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OluwapelumiDecember 2, 2011

#DiaryOfAnOtondo: “All we are saying…!”

by Yomi Kazeem   It doesn’t feel out of place to clear my throat and begin this entry with an ...

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