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Political office not replacement for national service – NYSC replies Adebayo Shittu
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Political office not replacement for national service – NYSC replies Adebayo Shittu

Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu. The Ministry of Communications was quoted as making a statement issued by Mrs Pauline Sule, deputy director<br /> The National Youth Service Corps has clarified the claims by the Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, that holding political office compensated for his refusal to participate in […]

Certificate Saga: Shittu admits non- participation in NYSC, insists he did not breach the law
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Certificate Saga: Shittu admits non- participation in NYSC, insists he did not breach the law

Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu. • PDP Seeks Minister’s Sack, Prosecution The Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu, has admitted that he did not participate in the mandatory one-year National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme after graduation from the University of Ife, now Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State. Reacting to […]

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Kemi Adeosun’s resignation, salute to honour, integrity – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the resignation of Mrs Kemi Adeosun as Minister of Finance and acceptance of same by President Muhammadu Buhari is an action of honour, strength, character and integrity. Mr Yekini Nabena, the APC acting National Publicity Secretary, said this in a statement made available to […]

PDP calls for immediate arrest, prosecution of Adeosun
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PDP calls for immediate arrest, prosecution of Adeosun

[FILE]Nigeria's Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun attends the 2018 Annual Meetings of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) in Abuja, Nigeria July 13, 2018. Picture taken July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde Nigeria opposition party, the People’s Democratic Party(PDP), has called for the immediate arrest and prosecution of the former minister of finance, […]

How I got my NYSC exemption certificate – Adeosun
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How I got my NYSC exemption certificate – Adeosun

Nigeria's new minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, smiles after taking an oath of office during a swearing-in ceremony in Abuja, Nigeria November 11, 2015. PHOTO: REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde Nigeria’s immediate past finance minister Kemi Adeosun has explained how she got a National Youth Service Corps exemption certificate believed to be fake. […]

Intrigues behind Adeosun’s fall
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Intrigues behind Adeosun’s fall

[FILE PHOTO] Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun. PHOTO: CNBC Africa After months of intrigues and politicking over her presentation of a fake National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) discharge certificate, everything came to a climax yesterday with the final resignation of Finance Minister, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, from the cabinet of […]

Surviving as a youth in Charley-Boy Republic!
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Surviving as a youth in Charley-Boy Republic!

Charly-Boy Charley-Boy, that Nigerian grandfather who feels he is still a boy used to run (and may still be running) a TV show with a Unique Selling Proposition: Everything is possible. A Charley-Boy Republic is thus a republic in which everything is possible and where everything also goes. (See Ik Muo; Nigeria: The Making […]

FCMB takes 1,000 corps members to entrepreneurship forum
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FCMB takes 1,000 corps members to entrepreneurship forum

First City Monument Bank (FCMB) has taken almost 1,000 members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Abuja, to a capacity building programme in demonstration of its commitment to the empowerment of youths, particularly, in entrepreneurship. The programme, tagged: “Youth Entrepreneurship and Empowerment Programme,” was scripted, in partnership with […]

Adeosun: Buhari may settle for clemency
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Adeosun: Buhari may settle for clemency

Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun • Only Convicts Get Presidential Pardon, Lawyers Insist</strong Today is the 50th day since the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) exemption certificate forgery allegation against Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun broke, and President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to act. But sources from Ogun, the embattled […]

How prospective NYSC members backlog hobbles youths
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How prospective NYSC members backlog hobbles youths

Corp members taking the oath of allegiance during their swearing-in ceremony As the issue of backlog of prospective corps members lingers, the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) is again held up for scrutiny. In this piece, Head, Education Desk, IYABO LAWAL, examines the causes, implications and solutions to backlogs of […]

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Buhari pledges to assist visually-impaired Corps Member

President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged to personally assist a visually-impaired National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member, Okenala Ahmed, currently deployed to Daura, Katsina State. The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, made this known in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday. The News Agency of […]

Miriam Abbas: Lone female graduate from Kwarbaba
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Miriam Abbas: Lone female graduate from Kwarbaba

Kwarbaba a settlement in Wurno Local Government Area (LGA) of Sokoto State. Photo/ GaniNigeria For Miriam Abbas, from Kwarbaba a settlement in Wurno Local Government Area (LGA) of Sokoto State, she remains till date the only University graduate from her town of over 5,000 human population. The 21 year-old-lady, fresh […]

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37 corps members involved in accident after orientation camp

Thirty-seven members of the National Youth Service Corps, (NYSC,) who completed their 3 weeks orientation camp in Ogun State, were on Monday involved in an accident shortly after leaving the camp. The corps members were heading to Sango Otta en route Ibadan-Lagos Expressway in a white coloured-coaster bus when the […]