Tag "NYSC"

Series (Non-Fiction) 25 Comments

The NYSC Diaries (Entry 7)

After the show I put on for Officer Yusuf and the camp commandant, I was something of the camp’s new rave. In a few hours after that display, I was

Series (Non-Fiction) 14 Comments

The NYSC Diaries

For me, the news of the state I’d been posted to for the National Youth Service Corps, otherwise known as Now Your Suffering Continues, left me with mixed feelings. Confusion,

James' Journal 6 Comments

IBK’s JOURNAL: Camp Stories 2

August 4 So camp has eased up. I would rather still be at home playing my Nintendo switch, and it hurts more because a game I have wanted to play

James' Journal 8 Comments

IBK’s JOURNAL: Camp Stories

July 30 Hey gays and gworls! Let me start off by saying NYSC is a scam and the orientation camp is the scam within the scam. It’s a scam inception.

Our Stories 17 Comments

JEWEL IN THE SAVANNAH (An NYSC Experience)

A beep on my phone momentarily distracted me from the movie I was watching with my aunt in the living room. I picked up the phone and read the message

Series (Non-Fiction) 74 Comments

Kiss And Tell (Entry 2)

The National Youth Service Corps is a period of serving one’s fatherland. Corpers are usually exhorted to be industrious in this service, making sure to be very dedicated in all

Our Stories 80 Comments

The Boy I Never Had

It was February 2013. I’d just graduated from a university in South-Eastern Nigeria. No lectures, studies or exams to worry about – that felt like bliss to me. There was