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Corp members serving in Taraba state accuse camp officials of extortion

Corp members serving in Taraba state have accused their camp officials of extortion. One of the serving corp members who reached out to LIB said the state camp officials are demanding they pay N4,000 for medical certificates which they already have. Read the allegation as sent in by one of …

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NYSC PERSONAL COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROJECT BY CORPER FRANCIS O. OGUAJU

The NYSC Personal Community Development Project was carried out by Corper Francis O. Oguaju with state code no: KN/17B/2515. The project was carried out in Zara community, Kumbotso LGA, Kano State. The above corps member (Francis O. Oguaju) who provided dumpster and also sensitize members of the community on waste …

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35 prisoners to sit for NECO exams in Jos

The Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) has said that 35 inmates of the Jos prison will participate in the 2018 Nov/Dec Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) of the National Examination Council (NECO).   DSP Luka Ayedoo, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Plateau Command of NPS made this known in …

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Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu sues NYSC, says ”I wasn’t invited for youth service”

Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu, has instituted a lawsuit against the National Youth Service Commission, NYSC, saying he was never invited for service after he graduated from the Obafemi Awolowo University OAU in 1978.   Shittu who was screened out of the APC governorship primaries in Oyo state last month …

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Mushin LG Corp members styles in sport competition

As part of the activities of the National Youth Service Corp’s (NYSC) objectives of promoting peaceful relationship, national integration and development, the youth on thursday at National   Stadium Surulere Lagos engaged in sport activities of different broad categories of sprint, middle distance, relay race,chess, football among others, to give …

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WAEC to name & shame candidates, staff and invigilators involved in exam malpractice

The West African Examination Council, WAEC, has vowed to publish names of students, staff, and invigilators involved in examination malpractice. The examination body made this known yesterday as they decried the rate of examination malpractice among students. In a statement by WAEC’s head, Public Affairs, Mr Demianus Ojijeogu, the decision to publish …

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Longest serving principal in Nigeria dies at 87

Reverend Father Angus Frase, who was the longest serving teacher and missionary in Nigeria, is dead. He was aged 87. Frase died after a brief illness at Princess Royal Hospital,  arnborough, United Kingdom, where he was receiving treatment. In a statement released by Fr. Jude Ortese, Chancellor of the Catholic …

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Lagos State University fires three ‘sex-for-marks’ lecturers

The Lagos State University (LASU) has sacked three of its senior lecturers over alleged sexual misconduct. In a statement released on Tuesday, Ademola Adekoya, the university’s spokesperson, said their dismissal was approved by the governing council of the university at its 119th statutory meeting on October 4. The affected lecturers …

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Sad! Corps member dies just 4-weeks to the end of his service in Anambra State

A serving NYSC member  in Anambra State, Ubara Happiness Oghenevinyeze has died in an auto crash barely one month to the end of his service . The deceased, who was the president of the Anglican Corpers Fellowship of Nigeria, Anambra State Chapter, died in an auto crash, on Sunday, September, 30, 2018, …

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Nobel Prize for Physics won by a woman for first time in 55 years

The 2018 Nobel Prize for Physics has been awarded to a woman for the first time in 55 years.   Donna Strickland, from Canada, is only the third woman in history to win the award, along with Marie Curie, who won in 1903, and Maria Goeppert-Mayer, who was awarded the …

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