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NSS launches insurance scheme, personnel to pay GHc15 monthly

The National Service Scheme (NSS) has launched an insurance package for all national service personnel. The launch, which was held at the premises of the scheme’s headquarters, had NSS Board Members and National Service Personnel Association executives and other stakeholders in attendance. This compulsory insurance package spearheaded by various insurance companies, is expected to pay claims to service personnel who ...

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Over 70 being investigated for NSS fraud

At least 79 people are being investigated by police for suspected fraud in the payment of national service personnel allowances. The National Service Secretariat (NSS), in a statement, noted that about 8,000 National Service personnel have had their allowances withheld over the suspected fraud. The payment of service allowances for September and October are noted to have delayed because of processes ...

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NSS group threatens to picket at Flagstaff House over delayed allowances

A group calling itself Concerned National Service Personnel Association of Ghana, has threatened to picket the Flagstaff House next week Monday, if the government fails to pay them their allowances. According to its Convener, William Agbodo, the government has failed to pay service personnel two months into their service, a situation that is negatively affecting its members. He has therefore ...

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NSS boss impressed by ‘bumper harvest’ on farms

The acting Executive Director of National Service Scheme (NSS), Mustapha Ussif, has expressed his delight with the yield on the Scheme’s farms at Dawhwenya. The visit by the head of the NSS on Tuesday, was to support and supervise personnel at the farms as they begin the harvest of the 250 acres of maize farm. Speaking to the media, Mr. Ussif said ...

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NSS prepares personnel for job market

The National Service Scheme has organized a two-day capacity building workshop for personnel of the scheme. NSS which has replicated the workshop across the country in the last two weeks had partnership from the United Wealth. At the recent workshop held on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 and Thursday, the Deputy Executive Director at the NSS in charge of Finance and ...

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Registration for 2017 national service persons extended

The National Service Scheme (NSS) has extended the period of registration for service personnel to Thursday, August 31, 2017. It said the extension is to enable service personnel who have not been able to complete their biometric registration to do so “to avoid being locked out.” A statement issued and signed the acting Executive Director of the Scheme, Ussif Mustapha ...

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NSS launches nationwide capacity building workshop

The Deputy Executive Director of the National Service Scheme, Gifty Oware-Aboagye, on Wednesday launched a 2-day Capacity Building Workshop for prospective service personnel. The nationwide workshop which has so far been conducted in 5 regions helps train the personnel on how to comport themselves during service. Addressing the media in the Central Region, she said, the workshop was as a result ...

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NSS personnel to undergo military training – Nitiwul

Mr Dominic Nitiwul, Minister of Defence has revealed that 10,000 national service personnel would be selected to embark on six months of military training as part of their national service next year. According to him, officials of the National Service Scheme (NSS) have already written to the military to inform them about the exercise. Mr Nitiwul made the revelation when ...

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Soldiers allegedly assault personnel as NSS registration turns chaotic

The registration process for this year’s national service personnel turned chaotic when some military personnel moved in to maintain order. The presence of the military was necessitated by a long disorganized queue of prospective personnel. Some prospective service personnel told Citi News’ Caleb Kudah that the military in an attempt to maintain order assaulted them by using belts and sticks ...

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Group commits to ensuring lasting peace in Nanung

A group calling itself Strategic Initiative for Peace Building (SIPEB), has initiated moves to ensure lasting peace in Nanung. The group is made up of students from Nanung who are studying outside the Nanung traditional area in the various institutions across the country. SIPEB bemoaned the negative effects of the violence in Nanung traditional area, and how those of them from ...

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