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Finally 19th of January is close, NYSC 2020 Batch B must go, and the people asking for senate list it will then be their turn. let us go over the basics thing you need to take along again


  1. Prepare Your Mind: First and foremost, you need to prepare your mind that you are no more in your PPA with a lot of choices. Like you know life in the camp is regimented even though the rest of your orientation is the enjoy but parade stress part. Note that there wouldn't be preference in your training as you should be more prepared to brush up your former drill

  2. Itemize All Your Needs Using A Scale of Preference (very important ones first):


I. Very Important Ones


a. NCDC Covid 19 test result


b. Report slip


c. Passport photographs (10 copies, white background, Surplus is better than inadequacy)


d. Call-Up Letter (Do Not laminate it please)


e. PPA letter


f. Face mask (It is still pandemic period, even if you will be given have some with you)


g. A Clear Bag file (To house the above items)
NB: Get 5 photocopies each of items A,B,D and E above and also go with their Original copies also.


II. Important Ones (For your Convenience)


a. Stationeries; pen, Stapler, pin, gum, permanent marker (these will save you the stress of ‘borrow-me’ please)


b. Two or three white T-shirts and shorts (You will be given two sets but you may not like the quality and size)


c. Two or three pairs of socks and white rubber tennis shoes (for rainy days)


d. Plastic bucket (You can buy it in the camp but it will be more expensive)


e. Toiletries Essentials-(Toothbrush & Toothpaste, Bath soap & Sponge, Detergent, Toilet Paper, Towel, slippers, detol).


f. Bed sheet, pillow case, wrapper, one or two pairs of casual wear for Sundays and burn fire night, Cardigan (not compulsory)


g. Mosquito Net (not compulsory)


h. Handkerchiefs (very important especially for those that sweat)


i. Waist bag (very very important for housing your phones,
ID Cards, Handkerchief, biros, etc)


j. Small-sized Torchlight/Rechargeable lamp (small one please) and Sunglasses (If you are posted to the North)


k. Your ATM card(s)


l. food flask, cup, spoon, water bottle for water during parade.


m. Basic drug like Panadol, Paracetamol, malaria drug,flagyl, pain relief drug and/other basis drugs.


n. Padlocks and key


o. Ladies could add any other few conveniences. I believe you understand me.


p. Money! Money! Money! Hold good cash please 15k to 20k depending on how you spend.


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Hello everyone it been a while, I have written here, If you are yet to read the post I wrote on


Let jump right into it,


NYSC Relocation/Redeployment

How it works and everything about it


Relocation is like a product/service of NYSC(National Youth Service Corps), and you must know this service of the scheme is very regulated and most importantly FREE


Before we diver into who can get relocated and on what basis, let us talk about the things itself


NYSC Redeployment or Relocation like the name says it is the act of changing your state code and deployment.
Every graduating student or prospective corps members are given the opportunity to choice 4 state in which NYSC will later put or better word post/deploy you into 1.


This 1 state to have it changed is what is called NYSC Relocation or Redeployment and it can be done several times, for genuine reason though.


Noted everything I will be saying here are the norms and some peoples cases might have differ this norms.


How is the process carried out


With the full computerisation of the operations of NYSC, relocation exercise is done online.


This start during the online registration exercise, in which the platform provides opportunities for married women and people with life-threatening ailments not only to indicate their status but also upload their evidence and get automatically posted to their spouses’ places of domicile or health facilities respectively.


We are already answering the next question


But let us continue on this first, corps members are given the opportunity to apply for relocation on marital or health grounds while in the orientation camps. Relocation is done electronically and filled manually especially in place with automatic redeployment(We will further get into that)


Can I get relocated/redeployed after camp?


After the camp relocation is still possible for any corps members who meet the criteria(we will discuss that soon). But such relocations are carried out three (3) months after the orientation course. The corps members must apply online and the State Coordinators appropriately recommend online too before the relocations are effected.


Can I redeploy anytime I want


No, (short answer) NYSC policy stop relocations or redeployment (6) months into the service year


Let move to the criteria that qualify you for relocation


Relocation happens on 2 (two) major grounds namely: Marital and Health.
But there is a third sweet spot like I call it, Insecurity
This sweet spot is available for corpers posted to Yobe, Bornu, Adamawa. It might sound odd but Bornu is the best of the three.
You pick Bornu from the onset and you don't end too far north but may Katsina, Jigawa or Kano for your camping.


The other two(2) criteria involves valid documents,
Marital
such as:


  • Marriage Certificate or Affidavit of Marriage,
  • Newspaper Change of Name,
  • A Letter indicating the husbands Place of Domicile.

Which must have been uploaded online during registration and verified in camp,
Health
for health grounds documents upload is likewise required including your doctor licence number, details of the aliment and proof.
This is only applicable to only those with life threatening ailments. The applicant must support his/her request with his/her Medical History and be ready to appear before a Medical Panel for an interview that will either validate or invalidate the request as the case may be.


How it looks like(Sample of NYSC redeployment letter)


All the above said is to get something like this ????????
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2020 Relocation Terms
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In conclusion


Like I said in the beginning National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Scheme does not charge money for relocation which is the right of every qualified Corps Member, neither does it charge money for deployment, posting or any of the services it renders, nor as an agent. So be careful of those who make themselves one


Thanks for reading through, you can give a thumbs up, if you are educated more about NYSC scheme even if just a little, comment using the reply button on the menu option. Create your topics, share your experience.


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Fast and Ready posted Dec 20 '20 at 5:34 am

On our platforms we have discussed almost all camp activities from , to expectations and reality of NYSC camp.


Today we want to highlight four major NYSC camp hacks to getting a good PPA with screenshot of those doing them


The hacks we will be discussing here, are applicable for everyone, as one of the way getting good PPA that we can't ignore is via connection.


Let us start this by saying two of the four segment of the scheme is orientation course, and place of primary assignment (PPA).


You get a place of primary assignment (PPA) after the three weeks in camp in a posting letter, while some will redeploy to another state.


But before this day of posting, what is I can tell you how anyone can influence this result so that we will not just fall in sadness like many do after seen the local government and villages.


A- Be outstanding with parade:


Everyone is forced to join parade, and I wish everybody can get the better but it is far from the reality. Therefore you need to put on your A game, and be outstanding with your performance not necessarily in the whole camp, but at least in the platoon.


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B- Be a platoon leader


Like the word of that says leaders will be the chief servant. If you think the idea of been a platoon leader is glamorous, read that again, you are literally serving others and protecting their interests.
But this service come with a reward of getting a good PPA and local government when you will not regret serving others for one year


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C- Be a volunteer


Volunteering is another hack in the toolkit to getting a good PPA with electricity and good network
Things you can volunteer for include; Man O War, OBS(Orientation Broadcasting Service), Medical team, Kitchen team, Religion leader, Quarter guard, Band.


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Note that not some of this volunteering need some level of interest extra work and maybe experience. Been outstanding in this will set you to been retained in the state capital, even as some can come back to camp to assist out batches.
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D- Mr Macho or Madam Macho


Lastly, you can compete for things, in camp if you have the physic you can win and be sure recognition for Mr and Miss Marcho
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In conclusion
You should be see the pattern now, if you don't have someone to influence your posting or a first class degree in university and you don't want to be sleeping around as a lady which sometimes do not work.


The hack here is recognisable service. During my time in camp, the guy that draw a portrait of the state coordinator have access to know where it is been redeployed to before others, while us we are still struggling to check portal, he is sure of where to go.


But why?


Outstanding service, we must know this is a human scheme and you want to make your name recognisable in this 3 wks to impress people that matter.


Don't mind my use of words, you must not have the mind of impressing actually. That is why some people go through this hack and still doesn't work for them, You get


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This important information goes to some of the NYSC 2020 Batch A, you can check it out for them too as screenshot is also below;


"All 2020 Batch "A" Corps Members who have been scheduled to return to the Orientation Camps on 13th of December, 2020 are to register for their COVID-19 Test on the NCDC website via their dashboard. This should be done before going to camp


The 2020 Batch "A" Corps Members are to resume their Orientation Course on the 13th of December, 2020. The selected Corps Members will be able to print their Resumption Letter from their dashboard. They are to report on scheduled date "


This is the NYSC screenshot below;
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Source: NYSC media


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Terms & Definitions


Allowee:- Allowance paid every month from the Government. All Corpers nationwide receive N33,000 from the federal government. In most states, corpers also receive a state allowee (amount can vary from state to state).
AI:- Area Inspector. Official in change of corp members in a given area. Same as LGI
Book of Life:- It is a real, huge book signed in camp by all corpers.
CD:- Community Development by an individual, couple or group. Also called CDS.
CD card:- An official NYSC card you attach a passport pic to, that is signed by your LGI at the end of your Cd day.
Clearance:- AN activity you must to do every month end to show that you are still alive and present. You also submit a letter from your employer to get paid.
CLO:- Corps Liaison Officer. The “head corper” of your Local Government Area
Ghost Corper:- A corper that does everything (including collect money), but nobody has ever seen them.
HSE:- Health Safety Environment. A course available in NYSC.
LG:- Local Government. You’ll meet your CD group here once a week.
LGI:- Local Government Inspector. The official rep in your LG. Same as AI(see definition above).
LGA:- Local Government Area.
Mami Market:- A collection of shops in camp where corpers can find everything they need from bukka to tailors and cobblers. Some camps even have shawarma and arcade games. Call it the chillaxing spot for corpers, camp officials and soldiers.
NIM:- National Institute of Management. A course available in NYSC.
NYSC:- National Youth Service Corps……..that’s what you’re doing!.
OBS:- Orientation Broadcasting Station. It is the station inside the orientation camp to give information to pple inside the camp and to make the camp more lively too.
Otondo:- Friendly word for new Corper but some say it actually means Mumu.
PCM:- Prospective Corp Members. Recent graduates who are just about to start NYSC.
Platoon:- In camp corpers are split into groups called platoons.
Platoon Commander:- A corper placed in charge of a Platoon.
PMP:- Project Management Professional. A course available in NYSC.
POP:- (Passing Out Parade) the end of your NYSC year. (Best day everrrrr!!!)
Posting Letter:- This letter tells you where you have originally been posted.
PPA:- Place of Primary Assignment.
PV:- Payment Voucher.
RSM:- An RSM serves as a general overseer to all the platoons. Platoon commandants report directly to RSM while RSM reports directly to captain.
SAED:- Skill Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development. A program set up by government to provide skills to corpers enabling them to start businesses after service.
“You are wrong”:- Used in camp by soldiers if you’re in the wrong place or doing the wrong thing.
ZI:- Zonal Inspector. Person in change of corp members in a given zone.


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Finally 21st of November is here, NYSC 2020 Batch A must start going back to camp, let us go over the basics thing you need to take along again


  1. Prepare Your Mind: First and foremost, you need to prepare your mind that you are no more in your PPA with a lot of choices. Like you know life in the camp is regimented even though the rest of your orientation is the enjoy but parade stress part. Note that there wouldn't be preference in your training as you should be more prepared to brush up your former drill

  2. Itemize All Your Needs Using A Scale of Preference (very important ones first):

  1. Very Important Ones

a. NCDC Covid 19 test result

b. Report slip

c. Passport photographs (10 copies, white background, Surplus is better than inadequacy)

d. Call-Up Letter (Do Not laminate it please)

e. PPA letter

f. A Clear Bag file (To house the above items)NB: Get 5 photocopies each of items A,B,D and E above and also go with their Original copies also.

  1. Important Ones (For your Convenience)

    a. Stationeries; pen, Stapler, pin, gum, permanent marker (these will save you the stress of ‘borrow-me’ please)b. Two or three white T-shirts and shorts (You will be given two sets but you may not like the quality and size)c. Two or three pairs of socks and white rubber tennis shoes (for rainy days)d. Plastic bucket (You can buy it in the camp but it will be more expensive)e. Toiletries Essentials-(Toothbrush & Toothpaste, Bath soap & Sponge, Detergent, Toilet Paper, Towel, slippers, detol).f. Bed sheet, pillow case, wrapper, one or two pairs of casual wear for Sundays and burn fire night, Cardigan (not compulsory)g. Mosquito Net (not compulsory)h. Handkerchiefs (very important especially for those that sweat)i. Waist bag (very very important for housing your phones,ID Cards, Handkerchief, biros, etc)j. Small-sized Torchlight/Rechargeable lamp (small one please) and Sunglasses (If you are posted to the North)k. Your ATM card(s)l. food flask, cup, spoon, water bottle for water during parade.m. Basic drug like Panadol, Paracetamol, malaria drug,flagyl, pain relief drug and/other basis drugs.n. Padlocks and keyo. Ladies could add any other few conveniences. I believe you understand me.p. Money! Money! Money! Hold good cash please 15k to 20k depending on how you spend.


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Fast and Ready posted Nov 15 '20 at 7:08 pm

This are things to pay attention to, even as you go through the course of your orientation camp


NYSC Orientation Camp is a once in a life opportunity . its a time you really meet different kind of individuals most especially for the butty children and those who went to private university. You will meet , live and learn from strangers. At the end of the day, our experiences might be different but having a fore-knowledge of what to expect will reduce your “camp-shock.” For some this would be a 3 weeks to remember . Try to prepare well as much as you can for the 3 weeks of camp life:


NUMBER 1: HAVE ENOUGH CASH FOR SPENDING.
Yes o . everything in camp is about money . You pay to charge phones , pay to wash , some pay to eat (mammi). pay to even use clean toilets. So just try o and have enough cash. But having experienced being broke (you might not get an ATM to withdraw money), I’ll say please bring pocket money…
But also learn to budget. Don’t spend extravagantly… Be very frugal in your spending. Don’t buy everything you see… Also don’t allow camp photographers take pictures of you randomly- of course unless it is part of
your plan. Be kind to others but also ensure you are not careless with your spending.


NUMBER 2: THE TOILETS & BATHROOMS
These is another aspect to prepare for. Most camps if not all do not have good toilets and bathrooms. Some people have to bath outside , some in
the bush and like i said in number 1 if you have money you could pay around to use a clean one . Just do not expect to see a good one . Some
people have to wake up as early as 3 am to have their bath.


NUMBER 3: SECURITY
Security should be your watch word right from the first minute you step into camp till after you step out of camp. You don’t know the kind of human beings you would mix up with. Just try as much as possible to have
a kind of safe lock for your bags. Most importantly you don’t have to show off or flaunt what you have then you are calling the petty thieves to come collect what they want. Note that nothing is too small to be stolen o!. Be very careful with your belongings…
For example, don’t leave your phone or purse on your bed and turn away for a minute. Don’t get me wrong, the camp is pretty safe. But some cases of theft were reported in my hostel as well as others. There are no locks on hostel doors so everyone including non-corpers (e.g. women who hawk goods) have access to these hostels. So, ensure you up your skills in keeping your things safe.


NUMBER 4 :KITCHEN FOOD
I never ate camp food for once ,i only used my kitchen card to collect bread once. It all depends on you, Some corpers are ‘allergic’ to eating from camp kitchen so they end up spending a huge part of their pocket- money in ‘Mami market.’ The government paid loads to ensure you have three square meal per day. Don’t miss the opportunity to use your meal ticket. Okay, they don’t cook the best meal. But trust me, it is not that bad. You can complement what the kitchen provide with fruits from Mammi
market.


NUMBER 5 : BE SOCIAL
Make friends , no one is an island . Camp is an opportunity for you to make friends .Camp life is pretty stressful. Being around the right people or having the right people around you will help you stay sane. But don’t be too desperate about making friends that you land in the wrong company.
Try to have fun… and relax. Don’t complain too much. Moaning and depressing murmurings will leave you exhausted. Avoid depressing conversations if possible.


NUMBER 6 : EXPECT THE WORST
Do not get to camp expecting everything to be as you planned or have been told. Things change . So the best advice i can give you is just to expect the worst.


NUMBER 7: MAMMY MARKET
Almighty Mammy market is the happening place in camp. It is the spot where things are sold on camp. And yes, things are very expensive there.
The traders/retailers there blame the inflation in the market on camp officials. They say they were charged mercilessly for their rented space. So corpers bear the burden. To avoid being exploited in this market, try as much as you can to come with all the things you need . The traders know that you don’t have any other choice than o buy it there. In mammy is where you have different canteens and restaurants and bars. Some Corpers resume their early in the morning and close with them at night sef .lol. It's just the happening place in camp .There is no camp without mammy
market.


NUMBER 8: RELIGIOUS ACTIVITIES
In every camp there are various worship groups but the only recognized ones by the NYSC officials are the NCCF (National christian Corpers fellowship) and MCAN (Muslim corpers association of Nigeria) . There are also
Winners christian fellowship , Catholic fellowship , Believers world and even deeper life fellowship. Actually due to the various activities in camp one may even not attend there religious activities but that’s no excuse o.There are also other activities competing for attention. Not to forget how tiring waking up early for all those activities can be. But try to maintain a healthy time for devotion. Attend the (NCCF), Catholic or Muslim fellowship where applicable… Don’t neglect your faith. Fellowship with brethren revitalizes.


NUMBER 9: BE ACTIVE
Do not just go to camp and warm he bench or beds ,participate in events
and activities in your various platoons where possible. There game teams like football , volleyball etc. for both male and female. There are also other competitions like miss nysc, other beauty pageants, Mr macho , Mr nysc, drama presentations , talent hunts and much more .
Try as much as you can to be active on camp… Volunteer to serve in the different groups- Nigeria red cross, OBS, man o’ war, etc. When in your platoon, also try as much as you can to participate in the group activities.
All the team dynamics is part of the learning process. Active participation is not necessarily to get cheap recognition… Or massage your ego. It is just that there is no need to tiptoe through camp… You won’t have the experience twice.
Some of the seminars are annoying or a time-waster but try as much as you can not to stay idle…listen up anyway. Maximize all learning avenues. ( I was not ultra-active but I did try to at least participate in some
activities).


NUMBER 10: FINALLY,
Congratulations on reading all the tips i have written above. I hope you’ve gained something . Well finally just go to camp open-minded to camp , I’ll advise that you take your time to actually allow yourself experience the uniqueness of the place you are posted to and the people you’ll meet as well. Try not to judge everyone and everything at first contact.
No amount of experience-sharing can replace your own unique experience
while on camp. So don’t box yourself in. Go to orientation camp and rock
the phase!! DON’T FORGET TO READ THE HAND-BOOKS YOU’LL BE
GIVEN DURING REGISTRATION. As irrelevant as the small booklets might
look, reading them will save you a lot of headache .


Bonus: Learn from the challenges you’ll face. Embrace camp life with a
thankful heart. Stay positive even when it seems you have no reason to.
Glad you are ready so read the following for more info and help.


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Kopa posted Nov 14 '20 at 11:48 pm

To all the NYSC 2020 Batch B 1A learning and singing this every morning, here is the full lyrics and song, download the mp3 below


NYSC ANTHEM


Youths obey the clarion call
Let us lift our nation high
Under the sun or in the rain
With dedication and selflessness
Nigeria is ours, Nigeria we serve.


Members, take the great salute
Put the Nation first in all
With service and humility
NYSC for the noble youths
Make Nigeria a great nation.


Far and near we come to serve
And to build our fatherland
With oneness and loyalty
NYSC for unity
Hail Nigeria, our great nation.


Download: Full NYSC Anthem and Lyrics.mp3
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Greetings to everyone


As Orientation Camp draws closer, the official handler keep answering important basic questions of prospectives let us dissect into some recently answered ones and we end with the screenshot of NYSC important notice to all PCM


Don't forget that NYSC has tried alot to answer alot of questions already and if you still need answers to any questions of clarification check or Check FAQ series 2 as your questions will most likely have been answered there, let us start;


Tips of guide PCMs as Orientation Course commences on the 10th of November, 2020


1. You are to strictly adhere to date of reporting on your Callup letter.
2. The name on your Callup letter must correspond to your Statement of Result.
3. You are to take note of camp address.
4. You are to come with Facemask and always wear it.
5. Automobiles are not allowed in camp.
6. Foreign trained graduates should come with original documents they uploaded online.
7. Ensure you report to camp with the NCDC registration slip you printed.
8. You will not be allowed to enter camp before 10th of November.
9. You are to come with items specified in the Callup letter and Addendum.
10. COVID-19 Safety Protocols will be observed in the Camps.


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Questions: Good evening Sir. All my credentials bears my full name Eze Benedict Chukwudi, exception of my WAESC certificate that bears Eze Benedict without my native name Chukwudi. I was advised to swear an affidavid of which i had done. Sir, with this, am i good to go?


Answer: You have no problem once you are with a sworn court affidavit.
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Important information for every prospective corp members should notice and read on their dashboard is an explanation to number 8 above. Which is stated on everyone dashboard about assigning of date to every PCM for reporting to camp


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Kopa posted Nov 1 '20 at 10:27 pm

Let us discuss about 2020 Batch A resumption back to camp that is circulated to be Saturday 21st November 2020


If you seen the timetable circulating check it in which have not nullified by several evidence and confirmation not to be true, you can check all that out on the platform too. I have 4 thought on this and below is a screenshot


My thought on this


1. NYSC through the DG have said that this corpers are still coming back to camp, but for them to come back this way, when Covid 19 still have few cases and death toll in Nigeria is a misnormal.
2. NYSC already splitted this batch (2020 Batch B) into 2 meaning everyone of them is not going at ones to now say they will accommodate all Batch A will be unachievable for those camp size.
3. And remember that Covid 19 restriction are still in place to allow such to happen because they are yet to finish their camp will definitely violate the social distance rule in the camp.
4. My final thoughts is if this is to even be true, how then we camp look like a place or different batches will just not be ideal for such experience.


We will still be expecting more details from NYSC official
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Greeting to everyone


Let us continue from where we have stopped, I mean the . NYSC has continued their laudable effort in assisting prospective member and it will reduce fake and fraud experts.


Let us have all the new faq, permit me to call them series 2 FAQ pls if you have not read one click the link above to read it, as they have easy and break down every common confusion for 2020 Batch B;


FAQ 1
Question: Why is my portal showing "sorry! you are not in this stream. You will be notified when to print your call-up letter
Answer: Do not worry about this, it will be changed soon to your stream when you have been deployed.


FAQ 2
Question: I was previously mobilized for Batch 'A' Stream 1 but I was unable to go, will I still be posted to the same state or not?
Answer: You are in a new Batch and will be deployed according to NYSC policy. Reprint your Call-up Letter when you are notified to do so


FAQ 3
Question: We have already printed our green card with Batch 'A'. Are we going to reprint another one or not?
Answer: Yes, Re-print your Corps Member's Personal Details(Green Card) when you are notified to do so, it will be updated to your current Batch


FAQ 4
Question: I got a Medical Certificate of Fitness before the lockdown, can it still be accepted at the Orientation Camp?
Answer: No, if the date on the Medical Cerficate of fitness is more than three (3) months, you have to get another one.


FAQ 5
Question: Can I use my medical certificate to apply for relocation on health grounds
Answer: No, your Medical Certificate of fitness shows you are fit for the Orientation Course. You have to get Medical Report from a Government or Military Hospital if you want to be relocated on health grounds


FAQ 6
Question: Would the Orientaion Camp carry full capacity as before in line with Covid-19 protocols
Answer: The Orientation Camp capacities have been reduced with Covid-19 protocols, also the Batches will be divided into Streams


FAQ 7
Question: What are the requirement of things to bring to camp?
Answer: What you are to bring to Orientataion Camps is contained in an Addendum that you will print together with NYSC Call-up Letter


FAQ 8
Question: Inline with Covid-19 guidelines would there be need to perform Covid test prior to camping?
Answer: All PCMs will be tested for coronavirus before they register in the camp, all NYSC camp officials and mammy market operators will also be tested, details will be communicated in due course.


FAQ 9
Question: When is someone awaiting re-mobilization likely going to be demobilized?
Answer: The NYSC portal will be open for re-mobilization after the end of the Orientation Course for the current Batch (during the last Stream).


FAQ 10
Question: What if I was mobilized during 2020 Batch 'A', and am above thirty (30) years old currently because of the pandemic, will I serve or be exempted?
Answer: You are mobilized based on your age on the day you graduated not your current age.


FAQ 11
Question: I was told laminated Statement of Result won't be accepted at camp. How true is this?
Answer: It is better not to laminate your Statement of Result to enable easy verification. However, if you have already laminated your documents, they will be accepted.


FAQ 12
Question: What about foreign graduates that did pre-camp verification but their dashboard is still showing "You have not been evaluated yet"?
Answer: The ease is usually because you are yet to upload some documents, look carefully on your dashboard to see the reason given by Evaluation Officiers and do the needful, afterwards, send an email with your details to (corpsmob@nysc.gov.ng)


This are all the questions taken by the NYSC officers for 2020 NYSC Batch B PCMs as they release more we will continue this series, note you can stay update on the go by joining our Channel by CLICKING HERE or search 'nyscmembers' on telegram


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Someone asked a question on on Telegram, I will like us to address is

"Someone pls tell us how to change our dob @our dashboard"

Let us start by saying this
You cannot change your date of birth once you are mobilized. Let us explain this further;


There shall be no correction of Date of Birth on Certificate of National Service (CNS) after the completion of National Service.


Accordingly, you are strongly advised to utilize the link provided on your dashboard for Date of Birth correction during your Online Registration.


Also, note that NYSC will not entertain any request for Date of Birth correction once you have been deployed and commenced your Service year.


With the timing of applications well said let us see the procedure of how to correct it


Procedure to apply for correction of date of birth


1. Get 19 or 20 digits WAEC Verification Pin from any First Bank branch.


2. Login to your Dashboard with your Username and Password.


3. Click on the Date of Birth link.
Enter WAEC Verification Pin, select WAEC Type, Year of Exam and enter your Examination Number.


4. Click on Verify button
Click SUBMIT or CANCEL.


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This is a transcribe of all NYSC FAQ so far to date of writing this, let us simply title this series A


Let me start by saying, I am impressed by NYSC information handler, ever since the announcement of orientation camp for 10th November 2020, they been releasing graphic design of questions and answers. That is great especially knowing that NYSC has not been responsive in the past.


Now, incase you don't know, you can ask your questions in the comments section or of any of their social media and it has higher likelihood of getting an answer unlike before.


I also believe this will reduce fake new and like I always believed reduce blog spread them, I am always of the opinion of more forum where this answers can be retiritated and locally spread than channels with no sources. If you want to join NYSC Group


That said let us start the work of the day, each day have been getting about 3 frequently asked questions answered in such format
NYSC 2020 Batch B FAQ


FAQ 1


Question: What NYSC Batch is starting 10th November, 2020?
Answer: The Batch starting on 10th November, 2020 is 2020 Batch "B" Service Year. This replaces 2020 Batch 'A' Stream II


FAQ 2


Question: What streams are in the 2020 Batch 'B' Service Year?
Answer: 2020 Batch 'B' Stream I A
2020 Batch 'B' Stream I B
2020 Batch 'B' Stream ll


FAQ 3


Question: How do I know which Stream I belong to?
Answer: Keep checking your dashboard on the NYSC Portal


FAQ 4


Questions: When can I print my call-up letter?
Answer: You will be notified through your dashboard on the NYSC Portal.


FAQ 5


Questions: Are the 2020 Batch 'A' Stream l Corps Members coming back to the orientation camp?
Answer: Yes. You will be notified after 2020 Batch 'B' Stream l B


FAQ 6


Questions: How many days are we spending at orientation camps?
Answer: Three (3) weeks


FAQ 7


Questions: Will the NYSC portal be reopened for registration for the next Batch?
Answer: No. All registration for 2020 Batch 'B' has closed for now to enable the NYSC clear the backlog


FAQ 8


Questions: Can someone apply for correction of date of birth or can it be changed in the camp
Answer: You can only apply for correction of date of birth through your dashboard during online registration (check the NYSC website for more details). However, after registration in the orientation camp, you cannot change your date of birth


FAQ 9


Question: Can I apply for name correction on my dashboard?
Answer: Yes.
Click on "Apply for Change of Name" link on your dashboard.
i. Spelling Errors
ii. Re-arrangement
iii. Addition
iv. Removal
Kindly note that your Student Affairs Officer will see the request for addition and removal of name, process and forward to NYSC for further action.


This is where this series of Frequently Asked Questions for 2020 Batch B ends for now don't forget you can stay up-to-date on information on our platform by searching "nyscmembers" on Telegram


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Many don't pay attention to the words they sign infact so don't see it and was signed by them.


Let us go over the NYSC Oath we all made with our fatherland, as we look at it carefully


Let us start by saying NYSC Oath is the document signed by every prospective corp members or graduate at the orientation camp in front of the chief justice of each state


Note, that is why it is called swearing in, often, we only T&C and I agree or like politicians just say the words without a reminder of this life long oath to the people and our dear nation Nigerian


In pursuance of our Aspiration to build a United, Peaceful, Prosperous, Hate-free, Egalitarian Society and a great Nation and of our motto “Service and Humility”.


I ..First name.., ..Middle name... ...Last name...
Member of the National Youth Service Corps 20..


Hereby pledge to follow at all the times the leadership of those in Authority irrespective of their social and educational background and in particular,


I shall:
(a) At all times and in all places think, act, regard myself and speak first as a Nigerian, before anything else;


(b) Be proud of the fatherland, appreciate and cherish the culture, the tradition, arts and language of the nation;


(c) Be prepared to serve honestly, faithfully and if need be, pay the supreme sacrifice for the fatherland;
my comment {what is the supreme sacrifice can this includes going to war for our nation}


(d) Be well-informed about the history, geography, economy and the resources of Nigeria;


(e) Regard fellow Nigerians as my brothers and sisters and myself as my brother’s keeper;


(f) Have a healthy attitude to work and play. I shall not only be ready to work in any part of the country to which I am deployed, but also genuinely identify myself with the problems and aspirations of the people of the area in which I work;


(g) Tackle difficulties and challenges in a disciplined and self-reliant manner, constitutionally pursuing grievances and properly channeling such for redress;


(h) See myself as a leader who must give effective leadership by my transparent, honest and selfless service;


(i) Detest and shun bribery and all forms of corruption and nepotism;


(j) Be courteous and polite to all and sundry;


(k) Be obedient without being slavish;
my comment {can this include forcing corper members for INEC work}


(l) Always remember the motto and strive continuously to live up to the ideals of the National Youth Service Corps during and after my service year.


So help me God:
AMEN
SWORN TO BEFORE THE CHIEF JUDGE OF ....... STATE OF NIGERIA AT THE NATIONAL YOUTH SERVICE
CORPS ORIENTATION
CAMP ................
...... STATE
THIS ........... DAY OF
..Month... 20..


(Chief Judge of ...... State)


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It is a pity so many fake unfounded new are all flying around social media, all in the need for traffic and get money from advert placement.


This is not necessarily, before you go on reading more let me say this new update which is not really new might not meet alot happy or excited, but don't because of hear good things be feed your mind with fake news.


Remobilization 2020


NYSC for the 2nd time for a stream, allow remobilization since about 2days ago. Let us talk a little about this remobilization, what is it about.


Remobilization
Remobilization is another form of mobilization required only from corps members who have been mobilized in a previous NYSC batch, and have been dully registered in NYSC camp, but later decamped, expelled or own their own, absconded from service.


This is entire different from revalidation


Remobilization is another chance to fully the compulsory clarion call, let us note that abscondment can make sure Corp member declared wanted by the scheme.


Conclusion


We have answered who can apply for remobilization, let us finally talk about what you need to go back to NYSC;


  1. Know your details especially if you have left for a while;i. Call-up Numberii. State code numberiii. Email you used to register

can I register
Que: If I couldn't remember any of the above details
Ans: Yes, and No.
Yes, because it is important to leave this stage and move on, it can comeback and bite if not careful can bite you.
No because you need the information from the previous registration to submit on portal.nysc.org.ng for remobilization.


NYSC may currently look like a time waster but don't let us forget, the economy, education and organisation all over the world are not heading as planned too.


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To All Serving Corps:
Please ensure you enrol in atleast one of the on-going professional courses with any Certified Chartered Institute around.

As our school courses are mainly academic, these courses broaden your knowledge and understanding in the professional field especially to those that may likely work in an organization where the knowledge is a requirement and it is a plus for you to have the certification.

For those in sciences and other areas of study needs management studies, and for those in management and other areas too needs computer knowledge vice versa.

For most of us with less work experience, these courses are expected from us and will serve as a big tweak to our resumes.
As a graduate, taking three of these courses can earn you as much as nine (9) certifications which would definately differentiate you from someone who hasn't. The more courses you take, the lesser the price per course!

This is the best time to participate as you have lesswork load upon your shoulders.
Also after your service year, you may not be opportuned to have the time and all it takes to enrol.
As a Corps member, the courses are relatively cheap compared to the price of working class. Have a successful service year!

NASIR, Mubaak
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Like we started this series, because our data as Corp members matters and we must know how it is been used.

Especially since in the past it has been missed used by our loved schemes before

Now this

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First thing the came to mind is to read carefully, because in this digital age, we are not reading anymore nor taking our time to understand or ask questions but only want to tick "I agree" and move on

My Thoughts

  • .... Research, Statistics and Promotional activities

Is NYSC now Facebook or Google, and why promotions for a data I must give you, even Facebook and Google is optional.

  • And why should there third party processors have access to my data, can't it all be managed in house?

  • And my last thought is, nice that they gives access to withdraw consent of data, but why? (don't forget this data includes Serving corp members and Ex corp members)

Maybe because they want to start selling the data or running promotions with it
Why I am asking this, like I said earlier is that many will not see this and will not be able to withdraw there data usage, because I am sure this usage warning is not for NYSC normal mobilization and the likes usage, if so they will not have been giving out withdrawal form

In conclusion

At the moment, if you click do not agree, you will be logged out and if you log in, you will be re asked again. No form whatever. It makes me think;
Is it by force?
Why should anyone especially ex corp members want to accept this?
Is NYSC looking for other sources of revenue?

DON'T ACT AS IF YOU DON'T CARE, THAT WILL BE A GREAT IGNORANCE AS OUR DATA USAGE IS IMPORTANT AND THE NEW CURRENCY THIS AFFECT SERVING AND ALL THE EX CORP MEMBERS

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Let us start discussing an important series, that many don't bother about.

NYSC and my Data

In this introduction, I will show you a sample of missed use of corpers data with the management. We are in an ICT era where our digital print, records and information is very powerful and important. Can you just imagine how much NYSC know about you as a registered corp member

Datapoint on;

  • Your next of kin details,
  • fingerprints,
  • blood group,
  • health condition
  • and even academic records.

Imagine all that exposed to the wrong hand. That is a whole lot of data point on each graduate in the country to be sincere that is so much.

In this series, we want to know what is done by the scheme. like you must know NYSC ICT does not operate the collection of data alone, as they partner and work with alot of companies specifically about 4 (four) of them with Sidmach the lead of them, if you not read our report of this

Example of such data misuse

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In the sample above, not only was the name right but the mobile number even the state of deployment, even as though this CM is a relocated member, this is only one but several sample some who have the corp members first and last name even with state code number.

Question
then simply question how much do this perpetrators know?
Definitively so much if not even corp member data

In conclusion

Out of numerous of such target scam, i am sure some will fall victim, even as data usage has not started been take so serious in our country. Stay tune on our channel even as we look into what laws are guiding NYSC on this and many more interesting things.

Stay Safe

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Kopa posted Sep 15 '20 at 12:18 am

Since the establishment of NYSC in May 1973, the scheme has only be completely disrupted once.

This post will not go deep into the education sector and how it has been affected or will recover.
Let us start by saying. This present disruption has we all know is not intentional and infact some countries has declared second lockdown which for us we don't hope for such

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In this post we hightlight three major fears and what corp member or prospective corp member can do;

Let us see the massive effect of NYSC paused calendar;

  • No calendar; This calendar year has been quite unpredictable in many if not every sector, as even the tertiary education sector that feed the scheme as been paused

What you can do; If you are a corp member this is a good avenue to up your digital skills with the time and money coming in, the right education that you couldn't get in school should be the target. Moreover as the world after NYSC is more competitive than ever before now. You need to really stand out

  • Gap of batch and Vacancy; The time wasted already by the pandemic will create vacancy that will never be filled or regulated till another 2 years cycle. This will affect the amount of pressure on the scheme

What you can do; If you are a prospective corp member this might be a time not to go to NYSC so that you can have a better experience of the scheme, the worse is for some nearby batches who are not finding things to do already. The workforce vacancy will be more, and alot of pressure to measure up will be mounted. This will not allow adequate timing as NYSC might want to go for 2 (two) more round if given the opportunity

  • Election; This is my last fear to mention a few of the present condition of NYSC like I started with, I sincerely hope this will not worsting, NYSC has always been a game against time. With Nigeria not having enough corp member in service i hope there wouldn't be pressure on corp member during any coming election. With Nigeria depending on them for electioneering process

What you can do; I will not give my last advise of waiting to the next year, because that concern more of PCM, but election is corpers responsibility. One thing i will say is always been able to measure the cost of the experience and be careful. As the offer for electoral officiers might be more juicy especially to entice more working force. Note it will still be your choice and choose well

Note: All what is written here are only my thought, observation and opinion and it is written so that you will read and evaluate it. Let us meet and here what you think on our group on Telegram

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Today let us see what the NYSC Act says about calling up of members?

Who can be called up?

And failure to accept the national calling?

Any person who fails to report for service in the service corps as directed in the Call-up Letter and/or refuses to make himself available for service in the service corps shall be prosecuted in line with the provisions of Section 13 sub-section 19(a)and (b) of the NYSC Act, Cap. N84, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004

Also, any person who is not eligible to participate in the service corps or has been duly issued with a Certificate of National Service or Certificate of Exemption but so participates or attempts to so participate shall be prosecuted in line with Section 13 sub-section 2(a) and (b) of the NYSC Act, Cap, N84, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004

Source: NYSC website

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corper ade posted Sep 3 '20 at 10:14 pm

When will NYSC Resume?; Answered, even with screenshot

The national youth scheme NYSC management has been holding on the opinion that they are waiting to receive approval/go ahead from the presidential task force (PTF) to begin resumption of its activities.

Even as some workplaces have started resuming the chain of command are already giving the nodding of NYSC full activities soon.

As you may know this activities we begin with the continuous of the orientation course, which was suspended in which the relocated members have been told to resume to their new state camp.

See the screenshot below from the Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on New Media

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This Year National Youth Service Corps Members (NYSC) has been but experienced a great disrupt in the way it has ever been done.

What scheme having the longest registration ever for a stream. Spanning from February to Now

The question is now will this continue or stop?

Today let us see three(3) possible scenarios that can happen

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  1. Another unpronounced One week extension. I this might likely happen because NYSC activities are yet to obviously be resuming anytime soon

  2. Put an end to the registration: what is the essence of registration if people are no longer using it, I think with the number of new registration and no new institutional mobilization the registration should come to an end for good.

  3. Lack of updates: this likewise should not surprise anyone as by September. It can still be there for registration to end a day prior without actually really closing it.

In conclusion, all this suggestions above are based on my opinion and experience with the scheme in the past. Neither of the prediction might occur and feel free to say what you think about this lact of activities on

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corper ade posted Aug 22 '20 at 11:26 pm

Getting Access to NYSC Loan is gone through the NYSC secretariat by a non governmental organisation called NYSC foundation

We will talk more about this foundation below in a recent reference by NYSC.

Let us talk more on NYSC Loan

As a Corp member you aremust have created an NYSC separate bank accounts. Meaning getting access to loan can also be through commercial banks just that this might be scare and some of this kind of loans are collateral free

The main channel for NYSC loans is officially through NYSC Foundation.

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Let us see a little about the foundation

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A non-governmental organization, NYSC Foundation has called on Nigerian youths to brace up and embrace leadership roles for greater societal impact.

The foundation also indicated its readiness to partner with government to ensuring the training and retraining for key leadership positions.

In a statement in Abuja, the Executive Secretary, NYSC Foundation, Barr. Ventim Bako, said NYSC Foundation which he described as a non-profit organisation founded in 1999 by ex-corps members in collaboration with the management of NYSC Scheme supports graduate to be self independent and reliant.

He said, “On this special occasion of 2020 International Youth Day themed “Youth Engagement for Global Action”, it affords the NYSC foundation the gratifying opportunity to celebrate with the youth all over the world and to charge them to stand up and be counted.

“It highlights the importance and value of young people’s contributions and draws lessons on how their representation and engagement in formal institutional politics and governance can be significantly enhanced. This underscores that meaningful youth engagement ensures that young people are equal and valuable partners, not only beneficiaries.

“As an alumni and umbrella body that unifies all ex-corps and serving corps members, the interest and representation of the youth comes first and it’s our ultimate priority. In view of this foregoing, the Foundation is planning to launch a project tagged “Youth First” which is expected to put the youth at the fore front and give young people a place at the table.

“The Foundation want to use this opportunity to commend the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development for approving the N75 billion Youth Investment Fund. This is a welcome development and the first of its kind. We congratulate the Hon. Minister for achieving this great feat. This Foundation is very much willing to partner with the Ministry in the implementation of this Scheme and would appreciate the inclusion of the Foundation as one of the participating bodies for the Youth Investment Fund.

“NYSC Foundation also want to use this occasion to appeal to the Federal Government of Nigeria to consider reopening of NYSC Orientation camps for new corps members for proper training and national orientation before deploying them to places of primary assignment but provided all the protocols on covid-19 are put in place by the NYSC Management.”
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Greetings to all corp members,

Let us start this by answering a simple question of
What to do if I don't like my new relocated state?

The answer for is simple, you don't go for registration or documentation in the new state

This said let us continue with those who like there NYSC relocated state

The confirmation for this registration and documentation can be marked by the inclusion of your name in the book of life

Which requirements includes;

  1. Relocation Approval Letter
  2. Photocopy of call up letter
  3. Photocopy of statement of result (Degree/HND)
  4. Passport photograph
  5. Foreign graduate are to also present photographs of physical verification clearance

Note that you will be ask to follow Covid 19 protocol other things needed are included in the image below;
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Application letters/ cover letters

Ideally, application letters should be no more than 1.5 page in length. When organizing your application letter, adjust marginal spacing on the top and bottom of the page so the margins will appear equal to one another when the letter is sent in the mail. For additional spacing adjustments, modify the lines between the date and name in the section containing the address of your potential employer.

Contact Information

Provide your street address. Create a new line beginning with the name of your city followed by a comma. State names can be written out fully or you can use abbreviations instead. Stay consistent with your choice throughout the entirety of the letter, do not switch back and forth from spelling out state names to using abbreviations. Provide your email address in a new line. In the following line give your phone number with the area code first. Double space and fill in the current date. Double space again and write the name of your recipient ideally beginning with "Ms." or "Mr." if you know the gender of the recipient followed by his or her first name, middle initial, and last name. Create a new line detailing the recipient's title. In the next line write the name of the company. Complete this section by formatting the address of the company how you formatted your address previously.

Opening

Enter a salutation to greet your recipient by writing "Dear Mr. or Ms." then fill in their last name followed by a colon. In a new line write what position the letter pertains to, providing the location of the position and the name of the company the position is with. In the opening paragraph explain your reasons for professional and personal interest in the position and the company. Include details of referrals to the position or describe where you found the position listed. Write about educational degrees held and your college graduation date or dates.

Main Body

In the midsection of the application letter explain your level of experience in the field. Give strong examples of your professional skills in action by describing demonstrative situations that required the application or utilization of your most desirable skills. Before you submit the letter, write out a list of these examples. Withhold some of the top examples for inclusion in follow up letters if applicable.

Closing

Choose a closing style that is reflective of your personality. Convey an active tone and show initiative by politely stating a date that you intend to follow up with the potential employer regarding your status in the application process. If you decide to select a passive tone instead, simply request that the potential employer contact you if he requires more details or information. Thank your reader for his time and consideration. Double space and complete the application letter by writing "Sincerely" followed by a comma. Double space again and type your name. Type the word "Enclosure" as a new line and sign your name in the blank space between the word "Sincerely" and your typed name.

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Kopa posted Aug 4 '20 at 9:31 pm

NYSC Revolution video

When Corp member saw Special Announcement they might be happy, and thinking something very positive But this;

A video posted 7 hours earlier have make NYSC (National Youth Service Corp) to officially comment, this could even led to a more popularity

The video was posted by a corp member name Sanusi Emmanuel Abiodun which was a serving corp member in Imo state as stated by him and must have been confirmed the scheme post

Early comment might for NYSC to disassociate herself from the video which calls for a revolution of things

This is the Sanusi Emmanuel Abiodun video that make NYSC to be Afraid wait and watch the video

Some have said this action is as a result of NYSC Batch A been half baked in camp.
But I see it as when you have a lot of free time, you just have to do something plus it looks planned and organised toward the sowore campaign.

Whatever you think about the video let us talk on Telegram, (a secure platform) search or click @nyscgroup to join others or just drop your comment below

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With NYSC fully running, Government 33k Allawee is not enough, with COVID 19 no extra was now coming in from PPA and there is even nothing to do. That is while we compile what you can do or plan/train for into your service year.

Alot of PPA will/might not even pay corpers after resumption as they will want to settle themselves or main staffs first. so this business can be of help as they require no full time, little money and no certificate

Here comes the question, How to generate extra cash as a corp member?

10 CORPERS SIDE HUSTLE BUSINESS DURING SERVICE YEAR

1. Online Tutoring

This is one of the easiest businesses you can start, Even during this pandemic . You can first start it on WhatsApp, Facebook then extend it to a webinar. There may be a bit competitive in some locality and where that exists, you must try to show some level of expertise. Many parents will be more willing to pay for children home tutoring especially with the WAEC date set.

2. Social Media Manager

Covid 19 has lead alot of business to start embarrassing digital presence and solution for their daily operation, therefore lies a huge opportunity in this space. For corpers, you don't really need to take any class for this as many of it you will figure it out and you can easy learn on the job. This may include copywriting, ad setup and content creation

3. Personal Branding/Influencer

Just like the second point just that this can take a long time before you start making money from it, but on the long run worth it and it is something you can do during your service year, by exploring area, vloging about your travels. Blogging about your new environment and many more

4. Electronic Repairs

During this pandemic the use of internet enabled devices has surged up, as NYSC 2020 batch A corp member, this is a skills that you can use to make some extra money among other corpers, CDS group and even among the hosting community

5. Game TV or life fitness centre

Another way to make some extra bulks in a fun way is to setup a TV station in your area, especially if it is World Cup era. If not alot of people watch weekend games regular league and champions league. (Don't forget to tell your audience to come with their nose mask, if you are planning this). And if you are the game type, you can open a game and fit centre. There are different games you can start like; PS station, table tennis, weight lift, chess game in addition to personal fitness exercise room. This is usually lucrative if you are posted to the city for your primary assignment.

6. Blogging

We talked a little about this early but it is alot on its own and can even include other online business like affiliate marketing apart from ad revenue. This is what you can do in your spare time or at leisure, in as much as there is availability of internet connection and you have your own laptop or phone.

7. Freelancing

This include doing simple digital task for someone else or company all online. As a corp member looking to make extra cash, this is a good area of focus. Has you can be paid in dollars by during this task which usually involves your skills. Platform that offer this include upwork, fiverr, freelancer and even some Nigerian Site

8. Graphic Design

We are now going slightly technical, this skills can be forced to make you money every time, you can design for your PPA. If you are so creative you can even draw your boss and he/she will pay if he/she values art work. But most importantly you can make money from teaching others in your CDS or if you are serving in a school your pupil, or you can design certificate and many more for CDS groups.

9. SEO expert

Like i said we are going a bit technical but you know the more your skills is hard to find the more the pay, so another side hustle for corp member especially with pandemic and increase in small business website is to consult for business to make their keyword searchable and ranking well.

10. Web/App Developer

Lastly but to be honest if your PPA is a good school some parent can pay you more than your entire 12 month allowance to teach their kids this skill. You can also build a project for your PPA or LGA in which when the value is so felt you will surly be rewarded financially or otherwise

Other Business as corp member incudes;

  • Hairstylist

  • Beads knitting and selling

  • Cloth designing and tailoring

  • Shoe making

  • Cooking/Baking

  • Shoe making/deodorant

  • Nose mask making

This businesses here will best suit female corp member but I have male corp member making money as hairstylist and especially shoe making

  • Trading

Trade is also another common business for NYSC corp member. I just the not include on the main list because the pandemic have make a lot of corper at their home. But most corp members posted to North buy product there and send to east for selling.

WHAT YOU NEED FOR SUCCESS

There are some factors that will likely affect your overall success in any of the above business idea. These factors include;
• The locality/state where you are posted for NYSC
• Your business orientation
• Passion
• Dedication
• Hard work
• Capital
• Skills

So, try as much as to factor in these factors when thinking of business to do during NYSC. As I have already said, you don’t to wait until you pass out from NYSC before you start up a business. That one year NYSC period is the best time to start a side hustle and small. As a corp member you are favored as you will receive a lot of support from the community

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As part of any organization, association, community or family their are some basic culture and value are communicated to all the member in an Anthem, so also the Nigerian National Scheme NYSC

Here are some basics things fundamentally expected for all Nigeria university to know about NYSC

Basic Terms and Explanation

Allowee:- Allowance paid every month from the Government. All Corpers nationwide receive N19,800 from the federal government. In most states, corpers also receive a state allowee (amount can vary from state to state).
AI:- Area Inspector. Official in change of corp members in a given area. Same as LGI
Book of Life:- It is a real, huge book signed in camp by all corpers.
CD:- Community Development by an individual, couple or group. Also called CDS.
Clearance:- AN activity you must to do every month end to show that you are still alive and present. You also submit a letter from your employer to get paid.
CLO:- Corps Liaison Officer. The “head corper” of your Local Government Area
Ghost Corper:- A corper that does everything (including collect money), but nobody has ever seen them.
LG:- Local Government. You’ll meet your CD group here once a week.
LGI:- Local Government Inspector. The official rep in your LG. Same as AI(see definition above).
LGA:- Local Government Area.
Mami Market:- A collection of shops in camp where corpers can find everything they need from bukka to tailors and cobblers. Some camps even have shawarma and arcade games. Call it the chillaxing spot for corpers, camp officials and soldiers.
NYSC:- National Youth Service Corps……..that’s what you’re doing!.
OBS:- Orientation Broadcasting Station. It is the station inside the orientation camp to give information to pple inside the camp and to make the camp more lively too.
Otondo:- Friendly word for new Corper but some say it actually means Mumu.
PCM:- Prospective Corp Members. Recent graduates who are just about to start NYSC.
Platoon:- In camp corpers are split into groups called platoons.
Platoon Commander:- A corper placed in charge of a Platoon.
POP:- (Passing Out Parade) the end of your NYSC year. (Best day everrrrr!!!)
Posting Letter:- This letter tells you where you have originally been posted.
PPA:- Place of Primary Assignment.
PV:- Payment Voucher.
RSM:- An RSM serves as a general overseer to all the platoons. Platoon commandants report directly to RSM while RSM reports directly to captain.
SAED:- Skill Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development. A program set up by government to provide skills to corpers enabling them to start businesses after service.
“You are wrong”:- Used in camp by soldiers if you’re in the wrong place or doing the wrong thing.
ZI:- Zonal Inspector. Person in change of corp members in a given zone.

NYSC FULL ANTHEM STANZAS LYRICS

The audio of this full NYSC stanza is attached below you can follow the lyrics through

Stanza 1
Youths obey the clarion call
Let us lift our nation high
Under the sun or in the rain
With dedication and selflessness
Nigeria is ours, Nigeria we serve.

Stanza 2
Members, take the great salute
Put the Nation first in all
With service and humility
NYSC for the noble youths
Make Nigeria a great nation.

Stanza 3
Far and near we come to serve
And to build our fatherland
With oneness and loyalty
NYSC for unity
Hail Nigeria, our great nation.

Full Stanza of NYSC Anthem corperslodge.com.mp3

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