NATIONAL COMMANDANT ELECTED AS CHAIRMAN, NYCN

The National Commandant, Amb. Dickson A. O. Akoh was elected as the Chairman of the Board of Trustee of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) which was held on the 23rd-26th of May 2013 at the Aminu Isah Kontagorah Complex, Makurdi, Benue State on the occasion of the Unity Congress. The National Commandant was also given the service of Excellence Award by the Honorable Minister of Youth Development, Hon. Inuwa Abdul-kadir Esq.

PEACE CORPS unveils 15th year anniversary logo

On the 11th of May 2013, PCN unveiled its logo for its 15th Year Anniversary/Founder’s Day Celebration.. The event also marked the inauguration of the Peace Corps band, amply named the Ambassador’s Band and was held at the PCN headquarters, Gwarimpa, Abuja.

Get the anniversary report here

Court Declares Victory for Peace Corps – (10th Oct. 2011)

Court voids proscription of Peace Corps by Police. A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has voided the proscription of the Peace Corps of Nigeria by the Nigeria Police saying that the act is null and void.

The Peace Corps of Nigeria had earlier dragged the Nigeria Police , the Attorney General of the Federation, (AGF) and Minister of Justice and the National Security Adviser to the president to court challenging its proscription.

—-Establishment of PCN in Federal Unity Colleges – (27th June, 2011)—-

Ministry-of-EducationThe Federal Ministry of Education has granted Approval to the Peace Corps of Nigeria to establish activities in Schools and all 114 Unity Schools in the Federation. The Ministry’s approval allows any FUC principal who requires this service to consider and apply for the deployment of PCN Officers to support the general maintenance of discipline as well as motivate students towards the attainment of high moral and ethical codes.