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National service postpones 2017/2018 registration

Registration of service personnel for the 2017/2018 service year has been postponed from Monday 17th July 2017 to Monday, July 24th July, 2017. A statement from the secretariat on Thursday said the postponement was to afford the stakeholders ample time to prepare for the process. “All prospective national service personnel and the general public are to note that the new period ...

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We expect bumper harvest at Dahwenya farm – NSS boss

The Acting Executive Director of the National Service Scheme, Mustapha Ussif, on Thursday met with workers on the Scheme’s Dahwenya Farm in the Greater Accra Region.   He went to the farm together with some officials of the National Service Secretariat, including the Ag. Deputy Executive in charge of Finance and Administration Ms. Gifty Oware-Aboagye, the head of Human Resource, ...

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Don’t engage ‘goro boys’ for postings – NSS personnel warned

The National Service Secretariat (NSS) has cautioned prospective national service personnel to desist from engaging middlemen or agents in the course of registering to undertake the mandatory one year service. According to the NSS, it will not bear responsibility for persons who are lured by these agents who extort monies from gullible service personnel with the pretense of getting them ...

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Dr Kpessa Whyte donates to BECE candidates

Dr Michael Kpessa Whyte, former Executive Director, National Service Scheme, has presented educational items to candidates of this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the Shai-Osudoku District. The items which were presented to the Shai-Osudoku District Education Directorate to be distributed to beneficiary schools, included compiled booklets of past BECE questions, reading materials for lower primary, science and mathematics ...

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NSS case: AG prays for more time to file defense

The Attorney General has prayed an Accra High Court for more time to file its defence in a case involving a dismissed district director of the National Service Scheme. (NSS) Madam Afua Abam from the AG’s office said they needed more time to go through the the writ so as to respond. The district director, on May 5, filed an ...

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NSS Boss inspects projects at Nungua, Papao farms

The Ag. Executive Director of the National Service Scheme, Mustapha Ussif, on Thursday, May 11, 2017, paid a working visit to Nungua and Papao farms of the Scheme, to inspect the delivery of over 15,000 day-old chicks and Guinea fowls. The 15,000 birds made up of both broilers and layers, were inspected by Hon. Mustapha Ussif together with the Ag. Deputy ...

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E/R NSS personnel join fight against galamsey

Personnel of the National Service Association in the Eastern Region, today [Friday], joined the campaign to stop galamsey in the country. As part of their Annual Delegates Conference ongoing in the Eastern Region, personnel of the Association from all the 10 regions on Friday morning marched through the principal streets of Koforidua with placards  speaking against the canker, and raising ...

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NSS releases pin codes for 2017 national service registration

The National Service Scheme has released 134,980 pin Codes for prospective national service personnel for the 2017/2018 service year. A statement issued by the scheme on Friday, April 8, 2017 said prospective national service personnel; final year students of accredited tertiary institutions can visit the NSS website www.nss.gov.gh to obtain their unique NSS enrollment PIN codes using their school index ...

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GHs559 NSS increment approved, takes effect in April

The National Service Scheme (NSS), has finally approved an increment of allowances for service personnel from GHs 350 to GHs 559. It said the increment takes effect from April 1, 2017. The scheme had debunked various reports of an approval of the amount few weeks ago. The erstwhile National Democratic Congress (NDC) government had announced an increment of the service ...

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We’ve not increased service allowance – NSS

The National Service Secretariat (NSS) has denied reports circulating in a section of the media that it has increased allowance for service personnel by about 80 cedis. Reports widely circulated on social media on Friday, March 24, 2017 suggested that the secretariat had effected an allowance increase from GHs350 to GHs430. According to the secretariat, it is still engaging parliament ...

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