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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]

ENTERTAINMENT GIST: Why I registered for NYSC – Davido

Popular singer, Davido has revealed why he registered for the one-year mandatory National Youth Service Corps, NYSC. Recall that social media was recently abuzz with reactions after the ‘OBO’ crooner shared photos of himself in NYSC uniform after his registration at the Lagos NYSC camp on Tuesday. NEWS FLAKES gathers that the popular artiste again on Thursday caused a stir at the Iyana-Ipaja orientation camp as he drove his white Mercedes Benz GLE 450 marked POLICE PF 413SPY into the camp. The ‘OBO’ crooner, upon signing his oath of allegiance form, told newsmen at the NYSC camp that he registered for the scheme due to his strong passion for NYSC. [Read]

GIST: Davido shares lovely photos of him in NYSC kits, as he registers for 2018 Orientation Exercise

John Izabi,  Ace singer and celebrity, Adeleke David Adedeji (DAVIDO) aka OBO, yesterday Tuesday August 28 shared lovely and surprising photos of him in the National Youth Service Scheme (NYSC) kits as he registered for the 2018 Orientation Exercise.  NEWS FLAKES NG Entertainment Desk gathers that the award – winning highly rated Nigerian star act’s NYSC registration number is LA/18B/6389 as the “Nwa Baby” and “Fall” croner registers for the 2018 Batch ‘B’ Stream 2 Orientation Course at the Lagos NYSC Camp, Iyana Ipaja, Agege. This development has however attracted widespread interesting reactions and comments from his large number of fans cut across the Nigeria and indeed beyond with some [Read]

TRAGEDY: Bus carrying 37 NYSC members crashes in Ogun

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that a vehicle conveying 37 members of the National Youths Service Corps ( NYSC ) has crashed on Monday at the Danco filling station corridor of the Lagos – Ibadan expressway, leaving 19 of them with grave injuries. The Youths Corps members were going to Sango Otta, Ogun State, shortly after passing out from their three weeks drills and exercise at the Ogun State NYSC Orientation Camp, Sagamu, when the accident occurred  around 3:16pm. The Corps members were travelling in unmarked Coaster bus after their orientation camp which ended on Monday. In a release by the Route Commander, Florence Okpe, Public Education Officer of the Ogun [Read]

BREAKING: NYSC disowns Kemi Adeosun’s exemption ‘certificate’

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) has disowned the purported exemption certificate in possession of the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun. The NYSC was reacting to the exclusive story published by PREMIUM TIMES at on Saturday detailing how Mrs Adeosun skipped the mandatory national service and forged an exemption certificate of the service to cover for it. The story has generated outrage from Nigerians who asked the minister to resign from her post or be fired by President Muhammadu Buhari. Details published by this newspaper on Monday show that the certificate is among the set of documents [Read]

SHOCKING: Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun allegedly skips NYSC, forges certificate

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Nigeria’s Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun, did not participate in the mandatory one-year national youth service scheme. Instead, she forged an exemption certificate many years after graduation, PREMIUM TIMES can authoritatively report. The year-long service, organised by the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC), is compulsory for all Nigerians who graduate from universities or equivalent institutions at less than 30 years of age. In addition to being a requirement for government and private sector jobs in Nigeria, the enabling law prescribes punishment for anyone who absconds from the scheme or forges its certificates. Eligible Nigerians who skipped the service [Read]

Police arrest, dismiss alleged killer of NYSC member, Angela Igwetu in Abuja

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Police Command in the FCT has arrested and dismissed a policeman who allegedly killed an NYSC member, Angela Igwetu, in Abuja. Igwetu, who was allegedly shot in the early hours of Wednesday around Ceddi Plaza by a police officer, was rushed to the Garki Hospital where she died. The Commissioner of Polic, Mr Sadiq Bello, disclosed this while addressing newsmen on the incident on Friday in Abuja. Bello said that necessary disciplinary procedures had been concluded. “He ( suspect) has been dismissed from the force and arraigned before a court of competent jurisdiction and he is currently on remand awaiting trail,” he said. “It [Read]