DG visits general Gowon and seeks support for the NYSC trust fund. This is one of the many great steps he has taken upon resuming office.
A University of Ilorin (Kwara State) graduate of Medicine and Surgery, Dr. Kolawole Toba Gabriel has received President's National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) honors for his service to the country while serving as a corps member.
The award ceremony took place at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on February 11th, 2021.
Dr. Kolawole served in Adamawa German Medical Centre, Yola, Adamawa State during his service year where he initiated a personal CDS Project to reduce infant mortality in Yola, Adamawa State
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.
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.