The National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) has commence online registration of Corps member.
Liveschoolnews.com.ng grapevine gathered that the online registration of corps members commences today, 21st August, 2014.
Director General of the scheme, Brigadier General Johnson Bamidele Olawunmi, made this know to our grapevine.
Addressing Batch B corps members at the NYSC orientation camp in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara State, Brigadier General Olawunmi said the next batch of corps members will not have to go to their respective institutions to collect Call Up letters. He said instead, prospective corps members would go to the NYSC portal and down load their Call Up letters.
“Corp members will no longer have to go to their institutions to collect call Up letters. He or she can register online from anywhere in the world and our portal will be ready by today. We are committed to ensuring that the scheme is fully digitized so that it can meet international standards,” he said.
On the involvement of corps members in the 2015 elections, the NYSC boss said they will take active part in the process.
“No corps member should involve him/ herself in any act of misconduct and if anyone is caught receiving gratification from politicians, just to manipulate or give someone advantage, that person will not be spared. All necessary measures will be taken to guarantee your safety and security and you must be ready to face the challenges,” he said.
Speaking earlier, the state coordinator of the scheme, Mrs Ruth Bakka, said they have registered 1,740 corps members for the exercise in the state.
All Prospective Corps Members are required to register online at the NYSC portal, www.nysc.org.ng or portal.nysc.gov.ng or go to www.nysc.gov.ng to link the portal. Please note that information on accredited registration centres nationwide is available on the home page www.nysc.org.ng.
*.All graduates from Nigerian Universities, Polytechnics/Monotechnics and those affiliated to them (whether full-time or part-time) are expected to carry out their biometric-enabled online registration using their Matriculation Numbers and JAMB Registration Numbers.
Also, those for Revalidation (i.e. prospective corps members who were mobilized earlier but for one reason or the other could not report for the orientation course) must equally register online.
*.All prospective corps members are to register online. Those who wish to get their Call-up numbers by SMS/email and subsequently print their Call-up letters online are to pay the sum of Four Thousand Naira (₦4,000.00) using any Bank’s Automated Teller Machine (ATM) Cards or the PIN Vending option from any bank in Nigeria.
*.The feature allows them to print and reprint their call-up letters online in case of loss of call-up letters and also facilitates accelerated camp processing at the Orientation camps.
*.However, those who wish to collect their call-up letters from their Institution need not pay the Four Thousand Naira (₦4,000.00) after the online registration.
Meanwhile, members of the public should know that with effect from 2015 Batch ‘A’ all prospective Corps members have to print their Call-up letters online.
*.The online registration for NYSC 2014 Batch ‘C’ service will commence on the 20th August 2014 and end on 12th October 2014.
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