The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC scheme should be extended to two years with core military training to combat insecurity faced in the country.
Governor of Taraba state, Darius Ishaku, stated this in an interview with newsmen.
Ishaku stressed that the NYSC scheme should include one year for compulsory military training and the other year for the social works to enable graduates well equipped with self-defence techniques to keep them safe in the face of insecurity.
He however tasked the security agencies to leave no stone unturned in bringing all the perpetrators of evil and their collaborators to book.
Nigerians have been charged to stop paying cash at all Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS passports offices in order to reduce corruption in the system.
NIS Comptroller-General, Muhammed Babandede, gave the charge at the commissioning of a live public chatroom and the resuscitation of servicom, a call centre that was gutted by fire in Abuja in early January.
Babandede who said cash dealings in the passports process have been a major driver of corruption among undisciplined personnel, revealed that the agency has brought in a number of innovations including e-business for passport process to be done online.
She therefore called on members of the public to take advantage of having a real-time engagement with the government through the electronic facilities put in place by the service.
The Nigerian Air Force has cautioned Nigerians seeking admissions into its College of Nursing, NAFCON, to be wary of fraudsters.
The Director of public relations and information, NAF headquarters, air commodore Edward Gabkwet, disclosed to newsmen in Abuja that the warning following a fake and fraudulent admission notification currently circulating on various social media platforms.
Gabkwet expressed dismay that in spite of repeated warnings by the NAF, some members of the public still fall prey to the unwholesome and nefarious activities of fraudsters who swindle them of their hard-earned money for admissions that does not exist.
He, therefore, advised members of the public to disregard any advert placement circulating in the social media on admission into NAFCON, assuring that the service was making frantic efforts to track and identify such fraudsters and bring them to justice.