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MasterCard Foundation Partners EDC to Train and Create 200,000 Jobs

In bridging unemployment gap among the youth, Mastercard Foundation in collaboration with Enterprise Development Centre (EDC), since last year has commenced training of Nigerian youths with a view to creating a minimum of 200,000 jobs in the next five years. The director, Enterprise Development Centre (EDC), Pan-Atlantic University Mr. Peter Bamkole, who revealed this on…

India To Partner NYSC On Capacity Building For Corps Members

The Republic of India has stated its readiness to offer capacity building training for Corps Members. It also said it would strengthen its cooperation with Nigeria on youth empowerment. The Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Abhay Thakur disclosed this on Thursday when he paid a courtesy visit to the NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim…

6th Edition: Unity Bank Corpreneurship Challenge Produces 30 More Winners

A total of thirty members of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, have won cash prizes and business grants totaling N10 million in the 6th edition of the expanded Unity Bank flagship business plan competition known as Corpreneurship Challenge. Unity Bank is currently in 10 states of the federation where three winners each emerged from…

NYSC Refutes Report of COVID-19 Positive Corps Members in Camps

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) on Wednesday says there is no COVID-19 positive Corps member in any of its Orientation Camps nationwide. The NYSC Director, Press and Public Relations, Adenike Adeyemi who made the clarification in a statement in Abuja described reports making rounds as misleading. She said, “Attention of the NYSC Management have…

Unity Bank Commits Over N30m To Empower NYSC Members

Nigerian lender, Unity Bank Plc has committed over N30 million to empower National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members through the Bank’s flagship Youth entrepreneurship development initiative known as Unity Bank Corpreneurship Challenge. The sum includes N4 million won by beneficiaries on four separate editions across four states and N10 million won by beneficiaries across the…

VBank Dazzles Lagos Corp Members With Gifts And Cash Prizes

It was a beautiful climax last Sunday when fifteen corp members at the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) orientation camp in Lagos, won N150,000 in cash prizes, while others received loads of consolation gifts. Dayo Osborne, Gbenga Benedict, Olamide Ojedele, and Joseph Eweje were some of the winners of the N20,000 cash prize category and…

Such A Dangerous Time To Be A Student

By Olutayo Irantiola Growing up in this country some years ago was full of fun and pleasant memories; from your classmates, to your teachers, the school authority, and everyone around. It was a grand community wherein all the misdemeanor of children were corrected by neighbours and children still plead not to be reported to their…

COVID-19: 731 NYSC Batch B Members Test Positive – PTF

As the Nigeria currently battles an increase in the number of daily cases of coronavirus amidst a second wave of the pandemic, the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has revealed that 731 members of Batch B National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) have tested positive for COVID-19. Chairman of the PTF, Boss Mustapha disclosed this…