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.
I had just finished Nysc, and I was at the Iyana-Ipaja camp to pick up my certificate and celebrate my freedom from bondage. I remember getting a call from one of my closest friends – he was still doing Nysc, and he had called to ask how I was feeling. I told him I was […]
NYSC CDS is another opportunity for corpers to gather together and display the full range of their behaviour. We made a list of the types of people you’ll find there. Which one have you come across? More importantly, which one are you? 1. Those who came to slay. Of course they don’t dress like this. […]
Remember how they always pray that you will go from labour to favour? We have discovered how your NYSC khaki can make this happen. Grab a seat and learn at our feet. 1. People will be more disposed to help you. The mindset is that you left your place of comfort to come to a […]
What a great time to be alive; NYSC allowance has increased from N19800 to N33,000. After several years of begging and grovelling, the government has finally listened to us. Now, corps members will be eager to serve their fatherland, and those who are yet to serve will become eager to do so — or so […]
NYSC is that mandatory scheme where all fresh graduates are slaves to the government. And for every corps member, getting posted to a place of primary assignment is the dreaded moment of truth. The beating heart when you check your dashboard, the shock when you finally see where you’ll spend the next ten months, the […]
Find out everything that happens on the last day of camp.
7:15 AM Today is my last Friday in this camp. Waking up, it is no different from the other Fridays I have spent here. But it feels different, and when the soldiers come banging at the door, my friend F. says that very soon, all this gra-gra will end. I can’t wait for it to […]
5:36 AM Let me tell you, the day after the inter-platoon drill is when everybody’s morale finally goes downhill. Why? Well, when you have done the main thing for which you have been practicing for days, what else remains? What else but to think about going home? My first thought when I wake up is, […]
6:00 AM NYSC camp ends in 5 days. Today is the inter-platoon drills competition. I wake up feeling a little excited. Days and days of marching, and finally we get to showcase what we have learned. All the right wheel, left wheel, slow march, breaking into quick march. I can’t wait. But first, I have […]
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