Service Year

How to Earn Extra Income as a Serving Corps Member

If you are not satisfied with the monthly income that is handed to you by the federal government, here is how to earn extra income as a serving Corps member.

It is no longer news that the monthly allowance allocated to corps members by the federal government and the stipends paid by the state government(in some states) is not enough especially for those who have financial obligations.

NYSC Members to Get Health Insurance in 2018 Budget

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.

Corper Slumps and Dies in Lagos

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.

UNILAG NYSC 2018 Batch ‘B’ Mobilization List

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:

Check Your Name Here

Jigawa State Government to Spend N270 Million on NYSC Lodges

Jigawa State Government on Wednesday said it has earmarked N270 million for the construction of NYSC lodges across the 27 local government areas of the state.
 
The state Governor, Alhaji Muhammad Badaru, disclosed this at the passing out parade of the Batch A 2018 youth corps members in Dutse.
 
Badaru, who was represented by the state’s Head of Service (HOS) Alhaji Muhammad Tahir, explained that it would cost the government N10 million to build a lodge for NYSC members in each of the 27 local government areas.
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Gombe State Governor urges NYSC members to accept postings in good faith idnabuk May 14, 2018
The Governor of Gombe State, Governor Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, has appealed to National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members posted to different parts of the state for their primary assignments to accept the postings in good faith.
 
He promised that the state government has put in place a reward system to honour deserving corps members who excelled at the end of the service year.
 
Dankwambo spoke through his Deputy, Charles Iliya, during the official closing ceremony of the 2018 Batch ‘A’ orientation course for corps members deplo

1,596 Corps Members Reject Serving in Adamawa Over Insecurity

About 1,596 corps members of the 2,126 posted to Adamawa state under the 2018 batch “A” for the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) scheme have rejected their postings to the state.
 
Mallam Abubakar Mohammed, the coordinator of NYSC in the state, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Yola on Wednesday, May 9.
 
The coordinator said that those that rejected their postings had sought redeployment to other states based on insecurity, marriage and health grounds.
 
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