June 29, 2022

In this article, we talk about the current nysc allowance for all states in Nigeria 2022. In this article, you will all information regarding National Youth Service Corps allowance in all States in Nigeria.

Current NYSC allowance For All Nigerian States 2022 [UPDATED]

Below are what you will read on this page;

  • What are NYSC allowance or salaries?
  • Which states pay the most in NYSC?
  • How much does NYSC pay its employees?
  • What is NYSC monthly allowance? What are the new NYSC perks?
  • How much does Lagos pay its Corpers?

The Federal Government of Nigeria currently pays #33,000 for each National Youth Services Corps member nationwide.

Once they find out their placement status, each corps member wants to know if the state government in that particular state pay additional money in addition to the federal government monthly stipend.

And if so, how much do they pay?

In Nigeria, not every state pays NYSC allowance. The states that pay the corps have different amounts to pay, and those amounts change over time.

The states with the highest paying for NYSC are often considered the best states for NYSC. This was because almost every member of the Corpers will be interested in the salary and want to server there.

It is important to note that before a corps member can be paid by the state government, they must be fully ready serve in the public service.

Corps members working in private organizations can also only be paid by their employers if there is a payment agreement.

With that in mind, this guide will help you if you want to know the current NYSC allowance for all states in Nigeria.

Your first monthly salary will be paid to you at the orientation camp.

You should expect to receive a 12 month salary starting with orientation camp.

Approval is subject to weekly attendance at the community development service (CDS) and monthly CDS meetings with biometric verification at the beginning of the month.

At the end of each month or the beginning of the following month, your salary will be deposited into your bank account. However, the December bonus will be paid to you before December 25th.

If holiday falls at the end of the month, the government may pay before the holiday.

Your last monthly fee will be paid in the eleventh month.

NYSC allowance for all states in Nigeria

Below is a list of current NYSC allowance for all states in Nigeria in 2022

Abia State


The current NYSC allowance for the state of Abia is unknown. This may be because the State government does not currently pay NYSC allowance for employees working in the state. This means that Corpers will only receive salary from the federal government only.

Adamawa State


The Adamawa State Government will pay a NYSC allowance of #20,000 to NYSC Corps members deployed in the state during POP.

Akwa Ibom State


The current NYSC Akwa Ibom State Allowance is #5000, paid monthly by the Akwa Ibom State government to corps members stationed in their state.

Anambra State

Anambra is one of the highest paying states in Nigeria. The current NYSC allowance for the state of Anambra is #8000 for those serving in cities and #8500 for those serving in rural areas.

Bauchi State


The current NYSC allowance for Bauchi is unknown. This may be because the State government does not currently pay NYSC benefits for Corpers working in the state.

Bayelsa State


The current NYSC allowance for the state of Bayelsa is #3,000 for city Corpers and #5,000 for Corpers whose PPA is near the water.

Benue State

The current NYSC allowance for Benue State is unknown. This may be because the State government does not currently pay NYSC allowance for corps members working in the state.

Borno State

The current NYSC allowance for Borno state is #5000.

Cross-River State

The current NYSC allowance for Cross River State is unknown. This may be because the State government does not currently pay NYSC allowance for corps members working in the state.

Delta State

The current NYSC Delta State allowance is #5,000, paid monthly by the Delta State Government.

Ebonyi State

The Ebonyi State Government pays their Ebonyi State-based NYSC Corps members 75 9,757. These payments were short-lived, starting in October 2018 and ending in February 2019. Since then, they have not paid for a single building.

Edo State

The current NYSC allowance for Edo State is unknown. This may be because the State government does not currently pay NYSC allowance for corps members working in the state.

Ekiti State

The current NYSC allowance for Ekiti is unknown. This may be because the State government does not currently pay NYSC allowance for corps members working in the state.

Enugu State

The current NYSC allowance for Enugu State is #1000 for corpers working in cities and #3500 for corpers working in rural areas of Enugu State. This NYSC allowance is paid monthly to corps members working in the State of Enugu.

Gombe State

The current NYSC allowance for Gombe is unknown. This may be because the State government does not currently pay NYSC allowance for corps members working in the state.

IMO State

The current NYSC allowance for the State of Imo is unknown. This may be because the State government does not currently pay NYSC allowance for corps members working in the state.

Jigawa State

The current NYSC allowance for Jigawa is #5000

Kaduna State

The current NYSC allowance for Kaduna is unknown. This may be because the state government does not currently pay NYSC allowance for corps members working in the state.

Kano State

The NYSC Kano allowance is currently unknown. This may be because the US government does not currently pay NYSC allowance for corps members working in the state.

Katsina State

The current NYSC allowance for Katsina State is #4000

Kebbi State

The current NYSC allowance for Kebbi State is #2000, paid monthly to state government employees.

Kogi State

NYSC Kogi’s allowance is currently unknown. This may be because the State government does not currently pay NYSC allowance for corps members working in the state.

Kwara State

The current NYSC allowance for Kwara is unknown. This may be because the State government does not currently pay NYSC allowance for corps members working in the state.

Lagos State

Lagos loves to stand out and inspire by doing things differently. Unlike other Nigerian states, this state has politics. The state offers this benefit to the first 100 Lucky Corps members to enroll in the NYSC program. #15,000 per month for certain lucky members who work in public schools and #10,000 per month for those who work in the State Secretariat. However, to be considered for this promotion, you must be one of the lucky first 100 people. Once you receive your letter from PPA, hurry to the secretariat of Alausa, Ministry of Special Tasks to get your number as this is a first come, first served seat.

Although Lagos State does not pay this amount to all corps members, it only applies to the first 100 corps members, unlike Anambra state, which pays all corps members.

Nasarawa State

The current NYSC allowance for the state of Nasarawa is #5,000, paid monthly by the state government to employees.

Niger State

The current NYSC allowance for Niger is unknown. This may be because the state government does not currently pay NYSC allowance for corps members working in the state.

Ogun State

The current NYSC allowance for Ogun is unknown. This may be because the state government does not currently pay NYSC benefits for corpers serving in the state.

Ondo State

The current NYSC allowance for Ondo State is unknown. This may be because the state government does not currently pay NYSC allowance for corps members working in the state.

Osun State

The current NYSC allowance for the state of Oyo is #5000.

Oyo State

The current NYSC allowance for the state of Oyo is #4,000 and is paid periodically by the government of the state of Oyo to corps members serving in the state.

Plateau State

The current NYSC clearance for Plateau State is unknown. This may be because the state government does not currently pay NYSC allowance for Corps members working in the state.

River State

The current NYSC allowance for Rivers State is unknown. This may be because the State government does not currently pay NYSC allowance for corps members working in the state.

Sokoto State

The current NYSC allowance for the State of Sokoto is #4000. You will receive this money in your year of service. The total amount will be added and transferred to your account.

Taraba State

The current NYSC allowance for Taraba is #6000. This NYSC allowance is paid to employees working in public institutions.

Yobe State

The current NYSC allowance for Kaduna is unknown. This may be because the state government does not currently pay NYSC allowance for Corpers serving in the state.

Zamfara State

The current NYSC allowance for Zamfara is #5000. It is paid monthly to corps members working in the state.

FCT Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria, Abuja, does not provide benefits to members of the NYSC Corpers.

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