By OBAJI AKPET
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has moved to protect corps members currently working under perceived unsafe conditions at various health facilities across Nigeria.
MICHAEL OLANREWAJU, Ilorin
Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State stated that the National Youth Service Corps is a leading impetus in the war against the deadly Coronavirus, COVID-19 in the country.
The ongoing orientation exercise of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, scheme has been suspended by the Federal Government.
PAULETTE ORJIME- Abuja
Nigeria Inter-Religious Council has appealed for attitudinal change that would encourage peaceful co-existence among Nigerians, irrespective of religious persuasion, as that would serve as a catalyst for the socio-economic development of the country.
DIRECTOR-General (DG) National Youth Service Corps, Brig. Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim has said the scheme is hoping to receive directives from the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed on when to begin the payment of the new minimum wage of N30, 000 to corps members.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has disclosed that the scheme apprehended about 95 fake students from one of the Nigerian universities and West African universities with fake documents during the last batch of corps members.
The Director General of the National Youth Service Corps, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, has disclosed that since inception, a total of 4.6 million Nigerians have so far participated in the scheme.