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NCS 2017- So far

Signing up to NCS, I had high hopes. It seemed like it would be a lot of fun, and it still does, in most ways. The first issue was my slow realisation that none of my friends, nor anyone in my year, was doing it at the same time as I was. 600 more words


Custom outsmart smugglers, intercept contraband products worth N334million

The porous nature of country’s boarder usually opens loopholes for craft smugglers to imports and exports contraband products to their desire destination.

In Lagos, Nigeria the Federal Operations Unit (FOU) of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Ikeja chapter disclosed to the general public that the agency intercepted contraband with a Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N334 million between April 1 and June 12 2017. 289 more words


Cor Blimey! A first chance to reflect on what the Mayhem might mean for youth work - Manchester June 14 and London, June 23

Given the shockwave created by the General Election result, the possible implications will now feed into the discussion at our forthcoming seminars, which will be one of the first opportunities to take a breath about what’s happening. 310 more words

Politics And Current Affairs

Neurocardiogenic Syncope

My first diagnosis was given to me in 2011 after a tilt table test (TTT), EKG, few open MRIs and a 30 day heart monitor. I have Neurocardiogenic Syncope (also weirdly known as “the common faint”). 180 more words

Chronic Illness

Scientists in India estimate movement of Antarctic plate

Sunderarajan Padmanabhan

New Delhi: Even as the Indian tectonic plate is constantly crawling northwards at about 2 to 3 centimetres per year, the Antarctic tectonic plate is spinning like a pinwheel. 360 more words

Why you should "Say 'No' to NCS"

I have today and tomorrow to completely teach myself how to write a french essay but of course I’m procrastinating. I thought this would be a good post as all I ever see are “Oh my god! 1,325 more words


A critical youth work study: The NCS as a neo-communitarian project

The National Citizen Service (NCS) is described as the UK Government’s flagship citizenship initiative. Since 2011, over 300,000 16- to 17-years-old have participated in the NCS, undertaking activities such as a residential work, team building, life skills and a social action project.  302 more words