Are you a prospective NYSC corp member? And you are probably thinking about what you need and what not you need to take along to the Orientation camp. Well, worry no more as this post covers and reveals all you need to know about NYSC and its orientation exercise.

The NYSC Orientation exercise is a three-weeks program set up to:

(a) to give the corps members a better understanding of the objectives of the NYSC scheme and enable them to internalize its ideals.

(b) To familiarize corps members with their new environment in their political, cultural, social and economic setting.

(c) To instil discipline in the youths; and

(d) To imbue in them the spirit of collective responsibility.

Thus: It means you would be needing some important items to be equipped. It is advised you create a hand list of them for easy purchase. Below are the basic items and some other necessaries for the orientations course.

Basic items:

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Democracy Day: ‘Dont Wish Us Dead; You Will Still Need Us as Mentors’– Obasanjo.

Olusegun Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Sunday in a conference, also attended by Aminu Tambuwwal of Sokoto state ane the Minister of Aviation (Osita Chidoka), pleaded with the nation’s youth not to wish the elders in the country “dead”, saying they will surely need them as “mentors” and “advisers” in their sojourn.

He stated categorically that his greatest fear about the Nigeria of today is about the “anger and frustration of the youths”. He likened the situation to a time bomb illustrating that if the situation is not well managed, it could lead to a “youth explosion.”

Nigerian youths are not getting help from anywhere lately and Continue reading


keffi%20r%201Health, they say, is wealth and obviously a cleaner environment keeps unwanted diseases away. Moreover, Richard Rogers (a British Architect) once said that ‘the only way forward, if we are going to improve the quality of the environment, is to get everybody involved’. This notion had propelled the Corp members in the Environmental protection and sanitation CDS group in Keffi local government of nasarawa state on 11th March, 2016 to stage an organized rally within the community to sensitise the dwellers, travelers and indigenes of their host community, keffi.

The rally came at a time when the trending haemoragic viral infection, lassa fever, claimed the life of a fellow Corp member and medical doctor (Kelechi Ogboji) who served in Continue reading