NYSC Allowance 2020: YaahooJournalist has obtained the updated full list of NYSC allowance for states in Nigeria.

YaahooJournalist understands that the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has reportedly approved a new monthly allowance for corps members.

Reports sighted on several online platforms, quoted the NYSC DG, Brig-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, to have confirmed the new approved NYSC allowance for corps members on Wednesday, January 8.

Though corp members are yet to affirm this as the January allowance has not been paid yet, we have, however, compiled a list of states and the amount the state governments pay corp members in various states in Nigeria.
Below is a list of NYSC allowance for all states in Nigeria

1. Abia state Pays ₦5,000
2. Adamawa (we don’t know yet, help us if you do)
3. Akwa Ibom state pays ₦4,900 monthly
4. Anambra state pays ₦8,300 monthly (it is paid in bulk and not really monthly)
5. Bauchi state pays ₦1,250 6. Bayelsa – ₦3,000 to those in capital and ₦5,000 to those in rural areas.
7. Benue (No information yet)
8. Borno – ₦5,000

9. Cross River – ₦5,000
10. Delta – ₦5,000.
11. Ebonyi (EBONYI used to pay ₦9750 monthly; however, payment stalled since February 2019)
12. Edo (No information yet) 13. Ekiti – ₦5,000
14. Enugu – pays ₦3,800 to those in villages and ₦1,000 to those serving in towns
15. Gombe (No information yet) 16. Imo – pays ₦2,000 17. Jigawa – pays ₦5,000
18. Kaduna – ₦3000
19. Kano pays a one-time sum of ₦15,000 which is approximately ₦1,200 per month
20. Katsina (No information)
21. Kebbi — ₦2,000 monthly
22. Kogi (No information)
23. Kwara – ₦25,000 monthly (paid to medical corp members)
24. Lagos – ₦15,000 and sometimes ₦10,000 to corp members in ministries, ₦5000 to those in LGAs and ₦20,000 to medical youth corp members.
25. Nasarawa – pays ₦5,000 monthly (₦30K paid in bulk after 6 months) 26. Niger – used to pay ₦6,000; according to reports but not anymore.
27. Ogun – Nil
28. Ondo – ₦75,000 monthly to medical corp members only
29. Osun – ₦5,000
30. Oyo – ₦3,800
31. Plateau (we have no information yet)
32. Rivers – ₦5,000 but the government of Governor Nyesom Wike has increased the NYSC allowance to ₦15,000
33. Sokoto – ₦5,000 to those in state government parastatals and ₦9,000 to those in state hospitals (please note that the payment is made in bulk at the end of the service year)
34. Taraba – ₦10,000 (we are not so sure about this anymore)
35. Yobe – ₦5,000 monthly for regular corp members while medical corp members earn 100,000 plus.
36. Zamfara – ₦3,000
37. FCT – Abuja doesn’t pay anything.

NOTE: Please, if you noticed something we missed or the amount paid has changed in the state you serve, kindly use the comment box to inform us.

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