The Federal Government has made provisions for corps members to be covered by the health insurance in the 2018 budget. Corpers don’t need to rely on the doctors in camp. Any youth corper will be entitled to go to any hospital in the location in the local government that is covered by health insurance.
This will be implemented from the one percent of consolidated revenue fund to be dedicated to health, as stipulated by the National Health Act.
Samuel Onu, a graduate of Abia State University, currently serving in Lagos State, slumped and died a day after he complained of having headache.
According to report, he was healthy as at the time he left for work. The of his death is still unknown.
Onu was a graduate of Abia State University. However, some of his friends have taken to their social media handles to mourn him. One of his friends disclosed that on Tuesday night, May 15, late Onu complained of having headache but gave up the ghost when he was rushed to the hospital.
The Students’ Affairs Division of the University of Lagos (UNIALAG) has released the list of graduates/prospective corps members (PCM) for the 2018 National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Batch ‘B’ Mobilization Exercise.
UNILAG prospective corps members can now verify their personal data and send complaints (if any).
All graduates/prospective corps members (PCM) are advised to confirm their inclusion and details from the link below:
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has increased transport and local allowances of corps members during orientation programmes.
A statement by Director Press and Publications department of the scheme, Mrs Adenike Adeyemi said 2018 Batch ‘A’ corps members have lauded the increase when the Director General of the NYSC, Brigadier General Suleiman Kazaure visited the Ebonyi State Orientation Camp.
Corps members transport allowance has been increased from N1,500 to N1,800 while the local allowance is now N1,400 against the earlier N1,000.