The Nigeria Senate has rejected a bill sponsored by Senator Emmanuel Bwacha (Taraba-South) seeking to amend the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Act to allow corps members modify the NYSC uniform to conform with their religious beliefs.
If the bill had been passed, it would have allowed corps members to wear skirt, hijab, among others to suit their faith.
The management of National Youth Service Corps - NYSC has released the mobilization timetable for 2018 Batch A Prospective Corps Members (PCMs)
According to the timetable, Online registration for NYSC 2018 Batch A commences from March 26th to April 8th, 2018.
Printing of call-up letter will take place from 12th to 15th April, 2018 while orientation camp date is yet to be announced.
See full timetable below:
An International Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Mercy Corps, has reiterated its commitment towards youth mentorship across the country.
The Director for Nigeria's Mercy Corps, Darius Radcliffe, disclosed this today during a courtesy call on NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Suleiman Kazaure in his office.
Radcliffe said the aim of Mercy Corps is to alleviate the suffering of teenagers and youths, who are victims of societal abuse such as child molestation, rape and other types of assault.
Towards increasing the scope of youth empowerment and job creation among graduate youths, a firm, General Electric, has proposed to train Corps Members in different vocational skills.
It also reiterated its commitment to the development of Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development (SAED) programme of NYSC Scheme, aimed at job creation among Corps Members.
Corps Members have been advised to embrace loan opportunities to finance their businesses and become wealth creators through the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).
The Director-General, Brigadier General Sulaiman Kazaure, stated this today at Oyo State Orientation Camp in Iseyin, while addressing the 2017 Batch 'B' Stream Two Corps Members deployed to Ogun, Kwara and Oyo States but dislodged to Iseyin camp for their Orientation.
Update Feb 28th:
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Management has successful deployed 2017 Batch B stream 1 Corps Members to all States of the Federation for their service year and NYSC 2017 Batch B Stream 2 orientation camp course is scheduled to commence on January 16th, 2018.
The Management of National Youth Service Corps - NYSC has published the orientation camp date for 2017 NYSC Batch B Stream 2 Prospective Corps Members.
According to the updated timetable for NYSC 2017 Batch B PCM, the orientation camp course is set to commence from January 16th, 2018 to 5th February 2018.
Printing of call-up letters will be a week preceeding that.
In a formal closing ceremony, the National Youth Service Corps - NYSC 2017 Batch B Stream 1 Corps Members have concluded their orientation camp activities today in all States of the Federation and FCT.
The orientation camp course which marked the beginning of the service year started on November 21 with registration activities and swearing-in ceremony on 23rd November, 2017
The management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has while appreciating stakeholders of the scheme for their commitment and contribution solicits more support to make it better.
In a statement released by the NYSC it says:
"The NYSC Management wishes to appreciate the support of various stakeholders towards the successful discharge of the Scheme's mandate, especially with regards to the ongoing 2017 Batch 'B' (Stream One) Orientation Course.
The Director-General of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brigadier General Sulaiman Kazaure has urged corps members to leave indelible footprints in their host communities by providing socio-infrastructural facilities that would ameliorate the sufferings of their host communities.
The Nigerian Navy has released list of shortlisted candidates qualified to write the aptitude test for 2017 Direct Short Service Course - DSSC 25.
Scheduled to hold in 8 centres across the nation on 2 December 2017 at 0730 (7:30am), applicants for the Nigerian Navy recruitment exercise in 2017 can check for their names of the list published on the official recruitment portal institution.
National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Orientation Camp Course for the NYSC 2017 Batch B stream 1 Prospective Corps Members (PCMs) is slated to commence on November 21 nationwide according to NYSC Management.
The information follows the registration excercise for PCMs which started on Oct 24 as indicated in the 2017 batch B time table.
Printing of call-up letters as stipulated by the time table will start on November 17th.
NYSC 2016 Batch B Stream 1 & 2 Passing out date
While the NYSC 2017 batch B stream 1 and 2 Prospective Corps Members (PCMs) are anticipating the date for their online registration and subsequently, date for their orientation camp and commencement of service year, NYSC 2017 batch B service year cannot commence when the current NYSC 2016 batch B stream 1 and 2 are still serving.
NYSC announces camp date for 2017 Batch A stream 2 PCMs
The NYSC management has announced the commencement of orientation camp course for 2017 Batch A stream 2 Prospective Corps Members from Wednesday, 26th July, 2017 to Tuesday, 15th August, 2017.
Printing of call-up letters for 2017 Batch A stream 2 PCMs commences on the evening of Friday, 21st July, 2017.
The highlight of the camping activities as published by NYSC is as follows:
Latest official information for NYSC 2017 BATCH A Stream 2 PCMs
The NYSC Management today made a public statement as regard the 2017 BATCH A Stream 2 PCM orientation course.
The statement reads: