200-level student goes for NYSC, arrested with fake certificate in Zamfara

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) authorities have arrested a 200-level journalism student of a university in Benin Republic and handed over to the Department of State Services. NEWS FLAKES NG learnt that the student identified as Rose joined other corps members deployed to Zamfara State for Batch C Stream 1 orientation course which ended on Monday November 26 with a fake certificate she obtained from another university in Benin Republic. While reacting to the development, NYSC Director-General, Brig-Gen Shuaibu Ibrahim stated that the student was nabbed after her institution alerted them after she posted her photographs in NYSC uniform in the Zamfara camp. The NYSC DG said: “On Friday, [Read]

NYSC Arrests 95 Corps Members With Fake Certificates

  The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), says it has arrested over 95 corps members for presenting fake certificates during mobilization exercise. The Director-General of the Corps, Brigadier-General Shuaibu Ibrahim disclosed this during the 2019 Batch “C” pre-mobilization workshop held in Minna, the Niger state capital. He says sixty-five of the culprits are from Nigerian universities while thirty were from universities abroad. The DG says the increasing rate of certificate forgery from universities in the country necessitated the workshop, which among other things aims to discuss how to proffer a permanent solution to the challenge. Also at the event, the Deputy Governor of Niger State, Ahmed Ketso assures the corps [Read]

NYSC Approves White Hijab For Corps Members

  ABUJA – The National Youth Service Corps has said that it will allow female corps members, who are Muslims, to use white, shoulder-length hijabs for religious purposes. This was made known in a document released to newsmen on Monday in Abuja. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the NYSC also added that only three types of dressing used for different occasions would be acceptable for corps members. The document reads, “The modes of dressing for corps members are classified into three categories, which are used for different occasions. One, within the camp during the orientation programme, their normal attire, except otherwise directed, consists of a pair of white shorts with [Read]

NYSC Hands Over 65 ‘Fake Graduates’ To Police

ABUJA – The National Youth Service Corps has handed over 65 fake graduates apprehended during Batch B Stream 2 orientation course to the police for further investigation and possible prosecution. The organisation said the corps members were apprehended across the 37 camps for allegedly presenting fake certificates during registration. It said this was discovered by verification officers in some of the camps during registration. The NYSC disclosed this in a document obtained by The Nation at the scheme’s headquarters in Abuja. According to the document, three of the corps members claimed to have graduated from Istop University, Cotonou in Benin Republic, a claim the scheme said was false. Some of [Read]

MAPOLY Calls For Calm As Graduates Lament Delay in NYSC Mobilization

ABEOKUTA – Management of the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta has appealed to the 2017/2018 HND graduates of the institution to exercise patience over the delay in their mobilisation for the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme. The students who gained admission into the polytechnic in November 2016, were expected to complete their programme by November 2018 and be mobilised for the NYSC scheme. They were however said to be affected by the crises that engulfed the polytechnic when former Gov Ibikunle Amosun upgraded it to a university and relocated the polytechnic to Ipokia. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Lecturers of the polytechnic had refused their planned relocation to Ipokia, thereby [Read]

[PHOTOS] Alaafin Of Oyo’s Wife Spotted In NYSC Uniform As She Serves Her Country

Olori Ajoke Adeyemi, who is one of the wives of the Alaafin of Oyo, is currently doing her compulsory one year National Youth Service after successfully graduating from a tertiary institution. The queen shared a photo of herself fully clad in her NYSC uniform with the caption: Nigeria we serve “Alihamdulilahi for the journey so far.. #corperunusual.” she wrote. Her followers congratulated her with one referring to her as “kopa olori.” [Read]

Fake Corps members jump-over fences during screening

ABUJA – Director General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, has revealed how some fake corps members jumped through the fence when they discovered that they were about to be exposed during screening at the recent orientation exercise. Ibrahim addressing media personnel, including editors, bureau chiefs of several media organisations at a parley in Abuja, Thursday, on steps taken to address the issue of enrolment of unqualified persons for mobilization by some corps producing institutions said the scheme under his watch will never mobilise unqualified Nigerians. He said though, NYSC is not an educational regulating body but the Act empowers it not to mobilise unqualified Nigerians. According [Read]

First Class Graduate Who Wrote Jamb Six Times Dies After Completing NYSC Programme

Simon Godwin Idoko, the young man, who graduated with First Class degree in Pure and Applied Chemistry from the Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto State is dead. It was gathered that Idoko died on Monday at the age of 29 few days after completing his National Youth Service Corps, NYSC. Idoko was attached to the Godfrey Okoye University, Enugu State, where he served as his Place of Primary Assignment (PPA) in the Chemistry Department as graduate assistant. The real cause of his death is still sketchy at the moment but sources said his burial is ongoing in his country home, Udaburu Owukpa in Ogbadibo LGA of Benue State. Speaking on the [Read]

[PHOTOS] NYSC Boss, Shuaibu, Others Grieve As Body Of Channels TV Reporter is Laid To Rest

NYSC Director-General, Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, inspects the remains of a corps member, Precious Owolabi, before it was removed from the National Hospital Abuja, on Tuesday. Owolabi died of gunshot injuries he sustained during Monday’s violent confrontation between the Police and the Shi’ites. [READ ALSO]  Channels TV Reporter Shot During Shiites Protest is Dead NYSC members carry the remains of their colleague, Mr. Precious Owolabi, who was killed on Monday during a violent confrontation between Police and the Shi’ites. His body left the the National Hospital, Abuja on Tuesday. NAN image [Read]

NYSC Announces 25th July 2019 As 2018 Batch B Stream 2 POP

It was learned that the passing out parade for NYSC 2018 Batch ‘B’ Stream 2 corps members has been fixed to Thursday, 25th July 2019. Below is the official message from the NYSC management: I am delighted to inform you that the Director-General has approved the Passing-Out of the 2018 Batch ‘B’ Stream II corps members to be on Thursday, 25th July 2019. Please note that the Winding-up/Passing-Out activities should be low-key. Accordingly, below is the programme of activities. Tuesday, 23rd July, 2019- Release of Passing-Out corps members by Employers. Wednesday, 24th July 2019- Signing of final clearance by Zonal Inspectors. Administration of Questionnaire (Form 48) on 30% of the [Read]

NOUN Graduates To Participate In NYSC, Attend Law School [READ MORE]

  Students of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) can now heave a sigh of relief as President Muhammadu Buhari assents to the National Open University Amendment Act 2018. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Special Adviser to the President on National Assembly Matters, Senator Ita Enang, disclosed this to State House correspondents on Friday in Abuja. He said, “President Buhari has also assented to National Open University Amendment Act, which allows the National Open University to operate as all other universities, having the same power and functions and the same administrative structures.” Before the presidential assent, graduates of the institution have decried the alleged discrimination to participate in [Read]

TRAGEDY: Malaria kills Corps member, one month to passing out – READ MORE

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Daniel, a graduate of the Ignatius Ajuru University Of Education Portharcourt, Rivers State, died yesterday owing to Malaria illness. He was meant to finish his service by next month. May his soul rest in peace . . READ MORE 247 LATEST BREAKING NEWS AND MANY MORE HOT GISTS ON: www.newsflakes.com.ng [Read]

Another Buhari’s minister involved in NYSC scandal, risks jail term

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that another minister serving in President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet has been found to have skipped the mandatory national youth service scheme, an offence that may see him lose his position and earn him jail term. The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, failed to participate in the NYSC scheme despite graduating from the then University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU) at age 25, our source can authoritatively report. The revelation about Mr. Shittu, who is currently angling to become Oyo State governor, is coming to light about a week after Kemi Adeosun was compelled to step down from her post as Nigeria’s finance minister [Read]

FINALLY! Meet Abdulaziz, the journalist who exposed Adeosun’s Fake NYSC Certificate (SEE PHOTOS)

  NEWS FLAKES NG brings to you, Abdulaziz Abdulaziz, the Premiumtimes journalist whose investigation led to Kemi Adeosun’s resignation as the Minister of Finance yesterday. Abdulaziz worked with Leadership newspaper as the Regional editor before he joined Premiumtimes as an associate editor. Abdulaziz revealed that it took him six months to investigate ‘Adeosun’s Fake NYSC Certificate ‘ According to him, “Six-month-old investigation. 69 days after the major lead. Here we are! It’s not me. It’s @PremiumTimesng. It isn’t for me. It’s for ethical journalism. It’s for #Nigeria”. He also noted that there are Senators who exploited Adeosun to fleece the Nation. “Remember: There are guys at the National Assembly who [Read]

Davido heads to Boston for his US tour just days after registering for NYSC in Lagos

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Nigerian popstar, Davido will clearly not be spending the mandated 3 weeks in camp for his NYSC programme as he just touched down in Boston ahead of his sold out ‘Locked Up’ concert held earlier yesternight. Davido made headlines a few weeks ago when he went to camp to register for the scheme and was back at the camp yesterday for the swearing in ceremony. Now he’s currently in the United State to begin his tour. See image of uploaded tweet below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES: [Read]