All posts tagged: NYSC

6 Really Important Things Jobless People Do Everyday

Joblessness! That’s what a lot of us are battling with these days. We have succeeded in graduating after terrible four or more years in the university. Some of you may have been done with your National Youth Service; but if you are like me then it means that you are still waiting to be deployed. Either ways, most of us are looking for jobs. But as we do not have experiences yet, it might be hard to get a job; and even harder to get the type we want. Hence our predicament; joblessness. You know in this Nigeria, we tend to take offence when people call us Jobless, but, that’s really what we are; Job…less … We don’t have jobs. The first few weeks after graduation was rather

#StoriesThatTouch: Life is Egusi Soup Inside Ice Cream Container

As narrated to Stanley G. Jack, by Chijioke Onyemjoro Patrick Life is not always what it seems. While depending on your certificate/degree is sheer waste of your time, it is advisable for you to work hard and strive to add value, first to yourself and then to any organization within which you manage to find yourself in. After graduation from the University of Port Harcourt in 2009/2010 I served (National Youth Service Corps) in Osun state and passed out in October, 2011. I was unemployed for the whole of 2012. Then in 2013,

10 things to carry along when going to NYSC camp in Port Harcourt

If you have just received your call-up letter from your institution and you are being posted to Rivers state this post will come in very handy for you with the 10 most important things you need to carry along as you come for camp. Even if you are not posted to Rivers state, this post can still come in very handy. Below are the top 10 things you should have with you when you are going to NYSC camp in Port Harcourt.

Tips on how to survive as a Corper in Port Harcourt

So, you have recently been posted to Rivers state for your mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) program and you are wondering what to do when you get in and how you will survive in the garden city, or you have just left the Orientation camp and you have heard the stories of how expensive Pitakwa is and you are wondering how you will survive on your pittance of an allowance.