National Association of Nigerian Students
Fuel hike : NANS dissociates self from planned protest in southwest
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has dissociated itself from the planned protest by the alleged SouthWest Zone D chapter of the association over the recent hike in fuel pump price and electricity tariff. Mr Azeez Adeyemi, the National Public Relations Officer of NANS, disclosed this in a statement in Abeokuta on Sunday. According…
Journalists hail Shaibu as exemplary leader, bridge builder
The Correspondents’ Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Edo State Council has lauded Deputy Governor Philip Shaibu for his service to humanity as he attains 50.
FUOYE: NANS urges Fayemi to set up judicial panel of enquiry
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has called on the Ekiti State government to immediately constitute a judicial panel of enquiry to investigate the killings of two students of the Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE)c during last Tuesday’s protest.
NANS shuts MTN Headquarters in Kaduna over killing of 118 Nigerians
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Thursday closed the Kaduna office of South African Telecommunication giant, MTN, over xenophobic attacks and killings of 118 Nigerians in the last two years. NANS’ Director, Travels and Exchange, Mr Dominic Philip, explained in Kaduna that the step was necessary to curb further attacks, looting, destruction and…
Russia expects Nigerians to apply for scholarship, says attaché
The Embassy of Russia in Nigeria has urged Nigerians to explore opportunity through application for the ongoing Russian Government Scholarship programme, to improve themselves educationally. Press Attaché of the Embassy, Mr. Ivan Lydkin, made the call on Wednesday in Abuja while addressing the team of National Association of Nigerian Students executive. He described the scholarship…
Over one million students may not vote as ASUU strike persists
More than one million students of federal and state universities across the country may not vote during the forthcoming general elections due to the lingering strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).
NANS denies N150m bribery allegations from presidency
The leadership of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has distance itself from the purported allegations by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) claiming it received N150 million from the presidency. The students Union body disclosed this in a statement signed by Mr Adeyemi Amoo, it’s National Public Relations Officer (PRO), and made available…
Elections: Group moves to curb thuggery among students
Student leaders in Enugu State, led by the Special Assistant to Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi on Student Affairs, Chidi Ilogebe, have initiated a tour of 24 tertiary institutions in the state to discourage electoral violence and thuggery among students. The campus to campus tour tagged “Students: Assets not thugs”, would enable the group sensitise students on…
NANS threatens to shut down customs over foodstuffs meant for IDPs
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has threatened to shut down Customs Command in Ikeja, Lagos if food stuffs meant for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) are not released. “NANS will be considering occupying the customs office on Monday, Nov. 26, to demand justice for our Diaspora Zone,’’ NANS National Public Relations Officer, Mr Bestman…
‘Nigerian students have become globally less competitive’
While noting that the country’s culture of learning is inappropriate to what is obtainable across the world, he said university teachers in the country lack the needed resources to teach the students.