Prospective Corp Members

This categories is for graduating student of every CPI (corps producing institution)

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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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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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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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Fast and Ready posted Oct 18 '20 at 10:46 pm

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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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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Kopa posted Jun 15 '20 at 9:22 pm

As NYSC Registration closes tomorrow's at least according to plan (which still comes with alot of questions and issues)

Let us answer the first question
Is all Registration Errors worth correcting?
Ans: No, mistakes like kit size, date of graduation of primary school should not be taken with seriousness.

But there are mistakes that you don't want to be in your database, this are what we will be discussing and how to fix them, some of which might be an error prior to registration

First thing is to figure out whose mistake is it, JAMB, WAEC/NECO, OR YOUR INSTITUTION.

Below are some of those questions and the answers to them:

> How do I Correct Spelling Mistake in my Name

The following procedures are to be followed:

1. Login into your Dashboard using your username and password

2. Click on Apply for Name Correction: Fill the required fields

3. Click on Place Request to submit and wait for approval

NB: Please note that NYSC does not approve addition or removal of names. Contact your Institution to officially write NYSC for such request.

> How do I Correct Wrong Date of Birth

The following procedures are to be followed:

1. Get 19 or 20 digits WAEC verification pin from any First Bank branch

2. Login to your dashboard and click on the link to Date of Birth

3. Enter WAEC Verification PIN, select WAEC Type, Year of exam and enter your Examination Number; and

4. Click on Verify button

5. Click SUBMIT or CANCEL

> How do I Correct Wrong Course of Study

The following procedures are to be followed:

1. Login to your dashboard and click on the link for Correction of Course of Study;

2. Select Course of Study; and

3. Click SEND REQUEST

Note: This approval is strictly done by your Institution’s Student Affairs Officer (SAO).

> How do I Correct Wrong Class of Study Degree

The following procedures are to be followed:

1. Login to your dashboard and click on the link for Correction of Course of Study;

2. Select Class of Degree; and

3. Click SEND REQUEST

Note: This approval is strictly done by your Institution’s Student Affairs Officer (SAO).

> How do I Correct Wrong Qualification

The following procedures are to be followed:

1. Login to your dashboard and click on the link for Correction of Course of Study;

2. Select Qualification; and

3. Click SEND REQUEST

Note: This approval is strictly done by your Institution’s Student Affairs Officer (SAO).

Source: NYSC website
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Like we once said in this corpers house that there are gender issues during the closure of the last opening

Read more about that

This could be a sign that things have wanted to get started with NYSC gradually.

As the DG himself have to visit and submit is plans to PTF (Presidential Task Force) through the NCDC today.

Registration Extension

This usually registration spanning about 4 months now have been extended to end Tuesday 16th June 2020.

As a week was added to allow those who are yet to register or facing issues to get registered.
This will also give opportunity to those who want to correct anything on their dashboard from name arrangement to date of birth etc.

Stay up to date with NYSC information on our NYSC group on Telegram https://t.me/nyscgroup. Don't forget you can create a topic too on this online corperslodge for every Corp Members to see

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Questions have been coming in for a while that
What is the fate of those who are yet to complete their camping?
When is stream 2 Batch A going to be called up?
When is another mobilization taken place?

The Director-General of NYSC in this interview clarity some of that

Director General of the National Youth Service Corps, Ibrahim Shuaibu, has said that there are no plans to mobilise recent graduates in the country for the compulsory scheme due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

Shuaibu in an interview with Economic Confidential said only Batch A, Stream 1, who were asked to leave camp due to COVID-19 would be asked to complete orientation.

He said, “We don’t know when we are going to start mobilising our corps members. You know our training is also structured like that of the military and paramilitary. You can see that the Nigerian Navy recently suspended its training for its freshly recruited cadets.

“So, the moment the coast is clear, we are going to key into the way others will conduct their exercise, so that our corps members can be called back soonest.”

To some this might be a good news as they can continue whatever meanful thing thing they are doing while to others it is not as they have stopped things they are doing and expecting mobilization.

Whatever way you find yourself, you still need to be uptodate with mobilization, camping and other related new. and stay up-to-date

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Kopa posted Mar 9 '20 at 11:26 pm

If you are seen a NYSC Medical Certificate Online or Online Redeployment and Relocation and you are thinking,

Can I do Online redeployment?
Can I do Online medical report?
Or
Can I do Online medical fitness report?

The answer is simply, No can you be tested or treated online, just simply go to the hospital or government clinic to check. That might be the only time in your life to even know those details

The saddest is
Can I reduce my age to go to NYSC

Don't even if you can. NO there is so much out there than a change in location and camping for you life.

NYSC Replied with this

PCMs, BEWARE OF FRAUDSTERS POSING AS NYSC OFFICERS ASKING YOU TO PART WITH SOME MONEY FOR THE PURPOSE OF RELOCATION
As the 2020 Batch 'A" Stream One Corps Members travel across the length and breadth of the country in response to the clarion call to serve the Nation, it has become very imperative to release this caveat.

1, Relocation of Corps Members is done free of charge and on two major grounds namely: Marital and Health.
Marital is applicable only to female Corps Members that are genuinely married. However, the applicant must support her application with valid documents, such as: Marriage Certificate or Affidavit of Marriage, Newspaper Change of Name, a Letter indicating the husbands Place of Domicile.
Relocation on Health ground is 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.

2, Kindly note again that the National Youth Service Corps 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.

3, Be wary of criminals who masquerade as NYSC Officers promising you what they cannot offer in order to fleece you of your money.

4, The Director - General Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim DSS PhD MTRCN wishes you a resounding success as you proceed to render selfless service to the Nation.

Thank you.

MANAGEMENT

Thanks, have a great trip to all prospective corp members throughout your life, service year and to camp

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Fast and Ready posted Mar 6 '20 at 11:43 pm

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With over 3 year experience, we make sure the safety of everyone to the doorstep of their respective Orientation Camps group.

Starting from March 8th when callup letters is out, booking will kick start at;

  • University of Ibadan Gate
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Good day to everyone, as a prospective corp member PCM there are a number of things that are not compulsory or even necessary to take along food is one, and before we go deep into that there are numerous list of things that is often sent around for PCMs to take along.

But if you pick all this it will make your movement to camp more stressful. ALWAYS REMEMBER CAMP IS NOT YOUR LAST DISTINATION BUT A BEGIN OF A SHORT STAY. especially for those relocating you have to bring some of this things back when you can even buy some things there

Let us start by saying materials not accepted in camp

  • Sharp objects are not allowed in camp, forks, knife etc
  • Hard drugs are not accepted on camp ground
  • Medication are generally not accepted too, their is a clinic available for your use
  • Car, and automobile are not allowed, afterall it is a camp
  • Laptops are often not accepted too

Let us move to the second point of discussion, which food will NYSC give me;

This can be the worries of some PCM but often times there are standard Nigerian food that you will be feed with with a regular and more often Bread and Tea in the morning.

To address this better, a Timetable will be set for your feeding in which with a feeding ticket, you can be served this meal. Not to forget their is also local meal given to corp member which is often dependent on your state of camping.

To conclude on this, PCM are also involved in the preperation of their mean in which every Platoon will have their kikchen day and even a cooking competition.

Important Camp Document

Document are needed in NYSCcamp for the registration procedure during camp,
you are requested to bring to camp your

  • original statement of result,
  • Institution identity card and
  • 8 recent passport photographs.
  • Callup Letter
  • Green card

In addition, if you are a Medical Doctor, Pharmacist or an Optometrist you will be
expected to bring along original of your registration certificate with the Nigerian Medical Council, Pharmacist Board or
Optometrist Registration Council and evidence of completion of housemanship or internship.

Don't forget this is the fundamental documents and you can have excess copy to prevent exuberant prices that comes with camp. But Note every other things are secondary but does not make tell less important for a memorable camp experience.

Thanks

if you are yet to be in with the community of other corp member where you can ask you questions

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Good day to everyone, especially to foreign graduates. March 2 is here and just a few days to beginning of NYSC camping.

  • Remember verification of your documents start on Monday March 2 for Batch A, don't forget your location of the verification that your choose.

  • If you are yet to know the details of the NYSC verification center .

  • Also note to go to the designated secretariats on time don't forget you are yet to have call up number. Meaning you are yet to be a verified prospective corp members (PCM)

  • Also note to have enough photocopies of all the 5 documents you uploaded and if you have old passport or previous visa try and get them all ready and photocopied. Photocopies around NYSC secretariat can be very expensive.

  • Lastly, be preparing for the rigour of that day and most NYSC camping activities, it is a rigour exercise.

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Since Wednesday evening NYSC 2020 Batch A have been witnessing successful registration with all the four slot of state completely empty

NYSC Finally reply with a post on wrongly uploaded Thumbprint and this issue

"PUBLIC NOTICE
This is to inform 2020 Batch "A" Prospective Corps Members with wrongly uploaded Thumbprint and Passport Photographs during Online Registration to contact our States Secretariat before the commencement of the Orientation Course. No change of Passport Photographs after registration at the Orientation Camp.
Those who can't select State of Deployment should exercise patience, more slots will still be available.
Management."

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Continuation On Online Registration FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) series 5

Why ask prospective corps members to pay N2,786.24 just to print call-up letters?

The N2,786.24 is not just for printing call-up letters. It is for the entire package of online registration, which requires the deployment of IT hardware and software and personnel to orientation camps all over the country but which also gives those who subscribe to it the advantage of processing their registration online, saving time during registration at the orientation camps and allowing them to use their thumbprints to identify themselves in case they lose or are dispossessed of their call-up letters.

In the past, corps members who lose or are dispossessed of their call-up letters had to go through a cumbersome process of swearing affidavits, getting validation from their schools which takes time and may force them to enlist on another batch.

With online registration, those who are unfortunate to lose their letters can identify themselves with their fingerprints. So the N2,786.24 fee is for the entire process and package of benefits.

Is the initiative not extortionist and insensitive?

As explained above, the initiative was designed with all sense of fairness and sensitivity.

It is not extortionist, as extortion implies the use of open or subtle threat. No open or subtle threat is involved here. It is not compulsory and non-use of it carries no sanction. It is only for those who choose to exercise the option after doing their own cost-benefit analysis. NYSC is sensitive to the fact that not everyone needs or can afford this.

Both those who need and can afford it and those who don’t need it or can’t afford it are given options to choose from. The initiative is thus both fair and sensitive.

Why not maintain the status quo?

Contrary to claims, the status quo remains. NYSC has not
abolished the practice of prospective corps members going to their schools to pick call-up letters.

That is still allowed. What has happened is that an extra option has been introduced, which prospective corps members may choose or may not choose to exercise. Closing this new option will not necessarily be at zero cost to those who prefer the status quo, as prospective corps members have always been responsible for picking their call-up letters. But closing the option will be at the expense of those who will prefer it as this will rob them of their right to choose.

Source: NYSC website
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Reasons while Prospective Corps Members should choose to travel to far place

What is the fun of doing your National youth service year at your region or zone? Many will say because of security or access to home? But not all part of Nigeria is insecure and why do you need access to home, when you can explore and have friends, father mother elsewhere, people that cheers you and want you well.
I personally have access to travel to the far north for my national youth programme, then I was posted to Yobe State and it was a whole lot of experience, let me share with you reasons why you should travel;

  1. It gets you out of your comfort zone

Whether you travel independently or as part of an in a group, you’re stepping into a completely new world that may be well out of your comfort zone. Perhaps you’ve never traveled alone before or being around people other than your close family and friends makes you feel intimidated. This people will end up been your friends at camp. But once you take the plunge, you’ll probably be surprised at the transformation that takes place. Chances are you’ll find a confidence you never knew you had and be able to take on challenges you never would have tackled previously.

  1. It puts life in perspective

If you’ve grown up, a graduate at least in your 20's with all the comforts of the modern world and had the opportunity to go to school and even university, it’s easy to forget that this isn’t the case for everyone in the Country. Traveling to other part of the country, particularly those in the local areas, can be a big wake up call and put your own life in perspective. Things that you may take for granted, like having running hot water, modern appliances and the opportunity to study in the best universities and get a well-paid job at the end of it are not available to everyone, purely because of where they were born. You’ll probably come away with a new appreciation for everything you have and the opportunities that life throws your way.

  1. You’ll make friends from across the country

One of the best things about NYSC is undoubtedly the friendships, unity it fosters and connections you make with people from people from everywhere. You might be surprised at just how close you can come to people within a matter of hours if you’re thrown together by circumstance in a Local government, that is home to neither of you. Volunteer placements are a great way to establish firm friendships as you work towards a common goal, not only with other Corp members, but also the local community. The interactions you’ll have will provide an incredible local insight into cultural traditions which can only be experienced in those state camps, beliefs and way of life on a communal level – something that you just can’t experience on TV or in a text book.

  1. You’ll discover the world’s incredible cultural diversity

Even if you live in a multicultural society like Lagos or Abuja and there are people of all beliefs and cultures living in your city, this is only scratching the surface of what is out there. NYSC Travel is a great way to immerse yourself in the cultural diversity that exists in our world. From festivals to food which you will be served in camp, ceremonies, the mammi filled with cultural wears and carnival day, it’s mind blowing the unique ways,

  1. You might learn a new language (or three)

Whether it’s just a few words (usually the curses, and greetings) or you decide to go fluent, NYSC travel is the best way to learn a new language. Once you’re immersed in a new destination, you’ll be surprised at just how fast your language skills develop with everyday interactions. Even if you can only manage

  1. NYSC Travel opens your eyes.

If you’re open and willing, journey will lead you to an incredibly more well-rounded human being. And that’s really the goal, isn’t it?

  1. Traveling develops skills you didn’t know you had

Sometimes it’s only far from home that you realize you you’ve got skills you’ve never used. It’s scheme that brings them to the surface and makes you smile, satisfied to have reached the mountain top, or crossed a gorge or helped a villager clean up after a storm, like I experienced passing through Jos in snow, cross the Niger Bridge and the vast landscape of the North (sahel)

  1. NYSC travels bring out freedom in you and make you a better man

How will it sound that after NYSC you are still fully dependent on home for everything, you can still be monitored, this is not to be unruly or irresponsible. But NYSC travelling to a long distance will allow you to make your choices, your phone will usually be dead for some day, you have to be able to navigate your way around things. Is this not what makes you a man or woman?

  1. Travel helps you move forward

You have been within the four walls of the schools for so long, you may be in a job or have kids, or relationships, around NYSC travel can be a perfect way to move from some of these life stages into your next great adventure. A big trip won’t just ease your transition into the next stage of your life, it’ll give you a chance to reflect on where you’ve been, where you’re going, and where you want to end up.

  1. Travel is education

NYSC provides platform education about more of the country that’s absolutely impossible get in school. NYSC travel will teaches you more of economy, politics, history, geography, and sociology in an intense, hands-on way no class will. Fortunately, the travel will be paid for even though negligible(bicycle allowance)

  1. It looks great on your resume

Taking a NYSC Year or time out to a distant place gives you a unique story and experience, it will always looks good on a resume, and employers see it as a sign of maturity and experienced that will make you a better employee. Most understand that travel improves confidence and independent thinking, and they are secretly hoping that you’ll step into your new professional role having seen some of the world and (perhaps) having kicked the travel bug a little!

  1. Travel challenges you and shakes things up

During your journey you will stop, like I remember will did then and I took a bike to the atm at Kogi the man was not from my tribe and I have a little paranoia. You will choose to work on the road (and keep staring at the screen), you’ll have to find a new place to drink, and depending on your destination, finding food, or money like me then look for ATM could prove to be a sizeable challenge. Travel is full of moments of joy and challenges. Overcoming the challenges gives you some of the greatest joys of all.

Finally NYSC is a means for some maybe once a life to explore and Travel so if you are about to register or travel down to camp while not see it as dreams do come true. I remember I use to take a stroll every night, to explore every around me. When weather the people, you walk in the dark and ask for road, someone somewhere will even say "Corper",

Away from your father and people you should imagined it, daydreamed about it, envisioned it. Guess what? It can be done.

Here is another chance to register again, while not Abia if you are from Osun or Ekiti if you are from Kano.
or going to camp, while not accept your posting with good faith, don't let us influence it but rather have a great stories, the opportunity will can create for others should be in our hearts

Make you choices wisely as others are direct may feel your impact better, than just looking the state allowance, like we could all do.

Written by: Done
Posted on: @nyscmembers

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Good day to everyone,

Let us start with the fact to guide foreign graduate in their NYSC online registration and mobilization, if you are a Nigerian graduate you can learn from this too

Here are few facts;

  1. Upload your Original documents not photocopy, we will talk more on this document below,

  2. Do not create multiple accounts.

  3. Input your name correctly as it is on your certificate.

  4. You can register anywhere you are but you must thumbprint in Nigeria before going to camp.

  5. Contact Federal Ministry of Education Abuja, if your Institution of study has not been evaluated to obtain Evaluation Letter.

  6. Note that SSCE result uploaded must be equal or greater than four (4) years.

  7. If you are exempted from service, you are to collect your Exemption Certificate at NYSC NDHQ.

  8. Those excluded from service will print their Exclusion Letter on their dashboard Online.

  9. Go to camp with your Original documents as uploaded online including translated version of your certificate.

  10. Always get your information from the right source and not fake media outlet

DOCUMENTS NEEDED BY FOREIGN PCM

  • Foreign-trained prospective corps members should ensure that their Institutions are accredited. Where in doubt, it is their responsibility to approach Federal Ministry of Education for verification. The letter of verification must be uploaded during registration.

  • Foreign trained graduate should also note that the same marriage documents verification applies to them which is PCM uploading copies of their marriage Certificates, evidence of Change of name and their husbands’ place of domicile during registration.

  • Foreign Trained Corps Members should not send their credentials home after preliminary registration in the Camp until the credentials are physically verified by duly assigned officer(s) from National Youth Service Corps, National Directorate Headquarters Abuja.

  • Oxford Brookes, Professional Certificates, Correspondence Courses and Certificates through online courses are not acceptable

  • Scanned, online print out or photocopies of Credentials are not acceptable

  • Foreign graduates who are Exempted from Service must present all academic credentials and International Passport uploaded for physical verification at the Evaluation Division, Corps Mobilization Department, National youth Service Corps, National Directorate Headquarters, Abuja before Exemption Certificate is issued

  • Foreign graduates who are excluded from Service must also present all academic credentials and International Passport uploaded for physical verification at the Evaluation Division, Corps Mobilization Department, National Youth Service Corps, National Directorate Headquarters, Abuja before Exclusion Letter is printed

TRAVEL DOCUMENT

NIGERIAN INTERNATIONAL PASSPORT SHOWING CLEARLY:

Entry visa to the country of study First Departure Date from Nigeria Date of return to Nigeria after the period of study Date page of the passport Graduates with dual nationality are required to Upload Data pages of both International Passports and present the Passport for verification at the Camp (where more than one international Passports were used during the period of study, candidates should upload Data Pages of the International Passports
Residence Permit (for Graduates from Institutions located within West African Countries Only)

LOSS OF INTERNATIONAL PASSPORT

In the event of loss of international passport, a prospective Corps Member is expected to obtain the following:

Police and Immigration reports from the country where the Passport got missing

Sworn affidavit
Evidence of stay in country of study and a New International Passport

Personal Data page of the newly obtained International Passport must be uploaded

Certificates not written in English Language must be translated at the Embassy of the country of study or a University in Nigeria where the language is studied, before presentation to the NYSC.

Special Note
Holders of Diploma of Higher Education and Higher Certificate of Education are not qualified for mobilization. Therefore, they need not register Attestation Letter, Letter of completion of course To Whom It May Concern letter or any related document is not acceptable in lieu of Degree or HND Certificate, Please Statements of Results are also not acceptable in lieu of any certificate

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Good day to everyone, even so this category of PCM (prospective corp members) are not high.

But to enjoy the privilege that come with this PCM status, we need to talk about the requirements to qualify for this especially as a married PCM, this applies to female PCM.

Married female prospective corps members (whether locally or foreign-trained) is required to upload copies of their documents if they want aConcessional Posting based on Marital grounds are to upload the following documents;

i. Marriage Certificate
ii. Newspaper change of name
iii. Identity of Husband ( National
ID, International Passport or Driver's Licence )
iv. Evidence of Husband's State of Residence.
v. Letter from Employee/Utility bill.

Pregnant and Nursing Mother

The orientation camp is highly not ideal for pregnant and nursing mothers. Prospective corps members in this category are therefore to note that they will not be accommodated.

For full requirements about NYSC Registration check nyscmembers on Telegram, you can also create a post by clicking

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