• Consider the plights of students, NANS begs ASUU

    Consider the plights of students, NANS begs ASUU

    It was gathered that the National Association of Nigeria Students (NANS) has called on the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), to consider the plight of students and shelve their industrial action.

    In a press statement on Friday in Abuja, NANS President, Comrade Chinonso Obasi said that it is obvious that times are hard owing to the general economic down turn in the country.

    “To send students home in the name of strike action would not only worsen the harsh social and […]

  • NANS commend JAMB on three-year validity decision

    NANS commend JAMB on three-year validity decision

    Mr Tajudeen Habeeb, the Chairman of Kwara Chapter of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), has lauded JAMB for its decision on the three-year validity of its examination results.

    Habeeba said in Ilorin on Tuesday that this would afford students the opportunity to save cost and time for writing another examination for which they had no certainty of passing.

    “The proposed three-year validity of JAMB examination results due to be passed by the legislature is indeed a right decision at the right […]

  • NANS condemns DSS invasion of judges’ residences

    NANS condemns DSS invasion of judges’ residences

    According to reports, the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), has joined some other Nigerians to condemn the Weekend’s invasion and subsequent arrests of Federal Judges by personnel of the Department of State Services, DSS, saying it does not paint the image of the country in good light.

    NANS in a statement by its President, Comrade Chinedu Obasi (aka IBB), said “It is at best an overreach on another arm of government. This is regarded as a clear case of arbitrariness […]

  • Edo Guber: NANS Caution Students Against Political Violence, Thuggery

    Edo Guber: NANS Caution Students Against Political Violence, Thuggery

    National Association of Nigeria Students (NANS), on Thursday has caution students not to allow themselves to used be as political thugs in the Saturday Governorship election in Edo State.

    He said gone are the days where students who constitutes majority of youths in the Country are used by politicians to perpetrate electoral violence.

    The newly elected President of the Student body Comrade Haruna Kadiri who spoke with Journalists also urged Edo Students to vote for candidates with with a clear cut agenda […]

  • NANS gives FG ultimatum to stop post-UTME screening fee

    NANS gives FG ultimatum to stop post-UTME screening fee

    The National Association of Nigerian Students has rejected the introduction of the admission screening fee of N2,500 by the Federal Government through the Ministry of Education.

    Gbenga Ayenuro, the NANS Vice President, said this in a statement made available to newsmen in Akure, the Ondo State capital, on Friday.

    The statement said: “NANS, which has been, and will always be, at the forefront of any and every kind of exploitation of Nigerian students in any guise was relieved by the recent ban […]

  • NANS rejects N2,500 Post-UTME screening fee

    NANS rejects N2,500 Post-UTME screening fee

    According to reports, the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has rejected kicked the introduction of the admission screening fee of N2,500 by the Federal Government through the Ministry of Education.

    Mr Gbenga Ayenuro, the NANS Vice President, said this in a statement made available to newsmen in Akure on Friday.NANS, which has been, and will always be, at the forefront of any and every kind of exploitation of Nigerian students in any guise was relieved by the recent ban on […]

  • Kogi Governor,  Bello Yahaya given 7 days ultimatum to reopen State University – NANS

    Kogi Governor, Bello Yahaya given 7 days ultimatum to reopen State University – NANS

    The National Association of Nigeria Students (NANS) on Saturday gave seven days ultimatum to Gov. Mr Yahaya Bello of Kogi State to unconditional reopen the state university in Anyigba.

    A statement signed by the National President of NANS, Mr Tijani Shehu, made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja, stated that the ultimatum would take effect from July 4.

    It said that the association called on the governor to immediately address their requests bothering on the state’s economy, welfare […]

  • NANS insists reinstatement of 13 sacked VCs, gives minister 14-day ultimatum

    NANS insists reinstatement of 13 sacked VCs, gives minister 14-day ultimatum

    The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has given the education minister, Mallam Adamu Adamu, a 14-day ultimatum to recall the 13 Vice Chancellors who were wrongfully sacked by the federal government in February.

    National president of NANS, Comrade Tijani Usman Shehu, in a letter to the minister dated April 27, 2016, explained that the ultimatum became necessary following the failure of the minister to take advantage of the window of opportunities provided by Nigerian students to resolve the issue amicably.

    In […]

  • NANS cautions UNILAG against banning student unionism and decries oath taking

    NANS cautions UNILAG against banning student unionism and decries oath taking

    Words of admonition have greeted the decision of authorities of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) to administer a re-absorption oath on students of the institution before they are allowed to resume academic activities, as well as banning of student unionism.

    Apart from the administration of the re-absorption oath, parents of students are also mandated to endorse an indemnity form in which they are to attest that their children and wards would be of good behaviour and conduct throughout their stay in […]

  • University of Ibadan shut indefinitely over NANS protest

    University of Ibadan shut indefinitely over NANS protest

    The University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State, has been shut indefinitely. This followed a two-day protest by the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), seeking the reinstatement of a rusticated 500 Level student of Petroleum Engineering, Tunji Ekpeti Michael.

    Students left their hostels as early as 7am, singing solidarity songs and mobilising their colleagues to shut down vehicular movement within the campus.

    They also used the opportunity to protest the lack of power and water among other needs on campus. The protesters […]

  • NANS demands N50M compensation, gives police 48hrs to arrest officers who beat up student

    NANS demands N50M compensation, gives police 48hrs to arrest officers who beat up student

    The Ogun state chapter of the National Association of Nigerian Students, Joint Campus Committee, NANS/JCC has given the State Police Command a 48-hour ultimatum to arrest and prosecute two of its officers, who are accused of brutalizing a student in Abeokuta, the state capital.

    The group also demanded that a compensation of N50million should be paid to the victim, Mr. Taiwo Peter and a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, be signed between the State Police Commissioner and the leadership of the Union […]