A member of the House of Representatives has said that NYSC should be replaced with a mandatory one-year military service. E shock you too, abi? Na so we hear am. So, who gave this piece of advice to the FG? His name is Zakariya Dauda Nyampa. Where did he come from? Who form him? Who […]
There’s a new document from NYSC. And from what we gathered, it looks like Batch A, Stream 1 corps members might be called back soon.
NYSC Passing Out Parade (POP) is a moment every corps member waits for. It is that final day when your one year of service officially ends and you are handed your certificate. For this post, I spoke to some corps members about their one year of NYSC — the joys, the moments, and what comes […]
One thing: Corpers serving in 2020 are definitely ballers.
How to get that good good PPA.
How does it feel to finally have your freedom after 12 years of serving Nigeria? This post tells it all.
A lot of people seem to think corps members have it all rosy. This is not always the case.
Since COVID-19 hit Nigeria, a lot of corps members have been affected. Some were sent back home without completing the orientation camp, and those already serving were asked to stay at home. In this post, we spoke to 6 corps members in different states on how they are surviving this Coronavirus period. Hamdalat, Corper in […]
Community Development Service (CDS) is a major part of the NYSC programme. NYSC began in 1973, as a means of raising “a class of patriotic, morally and physically disciplined Nigerian youths who graduated from universities and polytechnics to undertake the National service.” Yes, you guessed right. I didn’t write that; I took it from the […]
Thinking of how to make money during NYSC? Honestly, we can relate. We understand how the money struggles can be, especially now that things are quite tight and money finishes quickly. That’s why we collated this list of side hustles you can do to get extra coins in your NYSC year. 1. Freelancing. There are […]
The full meaning of SAED is Skill Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development. It is an important part of the NYSC orientation activities. The government understands that there are a lot of unemployed youths, and that with each graduation, this number rises. Hence, the role of SAED as a means to equip youth with skills that will […]
Please don’t fall asleep. We all know that was what you did during SAED lectures in NYSC camp. This is a list of all the things that will annoy you about SAED in NYSC camp. 1. When they blow the bugle just after breakfast and you have to go back to the parade ground. Shebi […]
This is a small update about NYSC allowance for the month of April. It is what we have been able to find out after asking questions. If you are a corps member, then you must have seen this on your dashboard. And it’s quite natural to be worried. We all know how things can go […]
Teaching as a corps member can be fun. Holiday, mid-term breaks and all. But what about the annoying parts? How come nobody thinks of that? This post is for every corps member who has been frustrated by teaching in their NYSC year. 1. The struggle of waking up early. Dear God, why am I waking […]
NYSC redeployment is a thing. People who don’t like their posting can apply to be redeployed to another state. Other conditions for being redeployed include marriage, insecurity, and health conditions, among others. More often than not, a lot of corps members redeploy. This list is for people who chose the redeployment option. 1. You, thinking […]
We asked corpers to tell us how they spend their NYSC allowance. The answers are mindblowing.
People say a lot of things about NYSC camp, many of which are wrong. This has caused a lot of bad feelings about the NYSC orientation camp and many prospective corps members are discouraged about the camp experience. This post will help you correct some of those wrong things. 1. “NYSC camp is boring.” Look, […]
Self-isolation is upon us, and whether we like it or not, we have to adhere. As corps members, circumstances might be a bit different, and that’s why we brought you this to-do list that is specifically tailored to your life as a corps member. 1. Cook good food and enjoy your life. Look ehn, there […]
Corpers reaction to CDS being shut down because of Corona virus.
An NYSC Diary listicle about the kinds of people you’ll find in an NYSC group chat
If you survived uni without the love of your life, chances are everyone is expecting you to end NYSC with love. We’ll tell you how to find love during NYSC.
NYSC is that one year of your life that you willingly dash to the government. And while it can be fun, it can also be a very scary thing too. A new environment, new places, new method of living, all for three weeks. This list details all the panic that comes when you receive your […]
NYSC camp is the ghetto. But you know what’s even more ghetto? Having to survive NYSC camp. We asked 11 corpers how they survived NYSC camp.
Here's a rabbit hole of stories to lose yourself in: