Tag: nysc

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July 21, 2012

More, More! Senate Committee gets 56 requests for state creation

by Isi Esene The Deputy Senate President, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu has revealed that the Senate Committee on the review of ...

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July 18, 2012

Opinion: Who wants to sacrifice more NYSC members?

by Luke Onyekakeyah THE insistence by the Federal Government and the Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), ...

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July 11, 2012

Opinion: NYSC – Then, Now and Henceforth

by Chidi Amuta In a foiled state, institutions established to reaffirm national solidity and integration can at best be caricatures ...

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July 11, 2012

They’re safe: FG says insists youth ‘corpers’ must go to troubled states

by Isi Esene The victory achieved by prospective corps members posted to troubled states and allowed to redeploy to any ...

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July 7, 2012

You’re free to go, NYSC DG tells corps members

by Isi Esene National Youth Corps members posted to Kaduna  have been handed something that must feel like a get-out-of-jail-free-card ...

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July 5, 2012

SNAPSHOT: Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria steps out in NYSC gear

by Hauwa Gambo We hear the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria 2012, Isabella Ayuk, chose her one year of national ...

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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 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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June 14, 2012

SNAPSHOT: Burn, NYSC, burn

by Stanley Azuakola But why? Another batch of corps members passed out this week across the nation. A particular individual ...

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May 22, 2012

VP Sambo beefs GEJ: Last week’s news… with a pinch of salt

Senate releases ethical statement The Senate has been criticised for its support of the death sentences handed down to six ...

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May 19, 2012

Welcome the ghostbusters: New payroll system reveals N14billion paid to ghost workers

by Lekan Olanrewaju In a bit of an ironic twist – it has been revealed that the government, which recently faced ...

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May 17, 2012

Akintunde Oyebode: Much ado about Nothing (YNaija FrontPage)

Whoever expects the NYSC to foster national unity and integration needs to be sent to the Theatre at Terra; there’s ...

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May 15, 2012

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji: Now that government is broke… (YNaija FrontPage)

It might actually be a good thing that we are broke. If we will not willingly shed our weight as ...

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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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March 23, 2012

“To serve Nigeria is not by force!” NYSC parades fake ‘corpers’

by Lekan Olanrewaju Just days after the NYSC Director General issued a warning about dress codes, some members of the ...

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March 21, 2012

“Do not dress to kill!” – NYSC DG warns corps members on “indecent dressing”

by Lekan Olanrewaju The Director General of NYSC, Brig. Gen. Nnamdi Okore-Affia, has issued a statement in which he gives advice ...

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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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OluwapelumiNovember 26, 2011

#DiaryOfAnOtondo: Blurry days and hazy nights

Yomi Kazeem Nna mehn! This Abia NYSC camp thing is not a bed of roses. Being far away from civilisation, ...

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OluwapelumiNovember 21, 2011

#DiaryOfAnOtondo: Four days, one million questions

by Yomi Kazeem It’s four days into camp life and I have realised already that some things about NYSC would ...

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OluwapelumiNovember 17, 2011

Thoughts of a young Nigerian: Diary of an 'Otondo'

by Yomi Kazeem My NYSC story begins with hope. A hope  that after my graduation, I was going to be posted ...

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OluwapelumiOctober 1, 2011

Still on the matter: Digital Peers and #ProtectTheCorpers to host Twiter Town Hall meeting

 by Seyi Lawal Digital Peers International and The Future Project’s #ProtectTheCorpers continue the crusade for a reform in the mandatory ...

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OluwapelumiMay 2, 2011

Recap: Rubbin’ Minds #ProtectTheCorpers

by Nubi Kayode It was the May 1 edition, and the presenter, Adebola Williams, came into the studio a liitle ...

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