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Life in Medicine NYSC

My NYSC Leadership Experience: Serving as the CDS President

If anybody tells you that leadership is all fancy titles and smiles, don’t believe them. They don’t know what they are saying.

I look at myself and the person I see is almost unrecognisable to me. It is evident that I have grown in the past year. I have grown in diverse ways and I am thankful for this.

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Housemanship Life in Medicine NYSC

Between Housemanship and NYSC: Bridging The Earning Gap

NYSC is about the least earning phase in the life of most Nigerian doctors. The drop in earnings by nearly a half ushers most young doctors into a daze that they are seldom prepared for. The desire to make ends meets often force some into canvassing for high-paying states and institutions or working multiple jobs.

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Culture and Travel Life in Medicine NYSC

Eating My First Bowl of Amala and other things Returning To The West Has Brought Me

When I informed my family and friends that I was posted to Ondo State for my National Youth Service, after spending the last year in Ile-Ife, Osun State most were of the opinion that I held some kind of bond to the Southwestern part of Nigeria.

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Life in Medicine NYSC

Behind the Lens: A story of Papa

Papa lives in Southern Nigeria. Even though there are tales of its sojourn in the South-South region of Nigeria, it appears that Papa makes its home in South-West Nigeria – these people are more acquainted with Papa’s escapades.

I first heard and came into contact with Papa in November, when I was sent to the NYSC Orientation Camp, Ikare-Akoko, Ondo state.