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September, 2017

  • 24 September

    NANS President Commends JAMB For Remitting N5bn To FG

        Chinonso Obasi, president, National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, has commended the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board for remitting N5billion to the Federal Government. Obasi made the commendation in a statement in Abuja on Sunday. He hailed Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, JAMB Registrar and urged other Federal Government agencies …

  • 19 September

    NANS Commends FG, ASUU For Calling Off Strike

    The national association of Nigerian students, NANS, on Tuesday commended the federal government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, for reaching an amicable agreement leading to the suspension of the strike. ASUU suspended its five weeks old strike following a closed door meeting with the federal government’s delegation. Biodun …

  • 9 September

    NANS Urges ASUU To Accept FG’s Offer

    The National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, has appealed to the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, to accept the offer made by the federal government and to call off the ongoing strike. Bestman Okereafor, the spokesman of NANS, made the appeal in a statement issued in Enugu on Saturday. …

  • 5 September

    Two Factions Of NANS Fight Over ASUU Strike

      Two factions of the National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, have engaged each other in a street fight over the ongoing strike action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities. The fight happened in Abuja on Tuesday. One of the factions is demanding an end to the strike while …

August, 2017

  • 26 August

    NANS Frowns At JAMB’s Controversial Cut-Off Mark

    The National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, has threatened to call for the scrapping of Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), if it failed to reverse the low cut-off marks for admission into tertiary institutions. Bestman Okereafor, NANS public relations officer, made this known in a statement made available to …

  • 24 August

    NANS Criticises JAMB’s New Cut-off Marks

    The National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, has condemned the recent downward review of cut-off marks for admission into tertiary institutions. The President of NANS, Chinonso Obasi in a statement on Thursday in Abuja, said that such downward review of cut-off marks would encourage indolence among candidates. The Joint Admissions …

July, 2017

  • 25 July

    NANS President ‘Hopeful’ Following Phone Conversation With Buhari

      Chinonso Obasi, president of the tertiary students’ body, the National Association of Nigerian Students, NAN, has said he is hopeful President Muhammadu Buhari would return soon following their “phone conversation at about 2:17pm” on Monday. Obasi in a press release obtained by Newsbreak.ng said he “realized that Nigerians need more …

June, 2017

  • 28 June

    NANS Rejects Hike In Universities’ Tuition Fees

    The National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, will resist plans by some tertiary institutions to increase tuition fees, its President, Chinonso Obasi has said. Obasi, in a statement he issued on Wednesday in Abuja, said that NANS had received the report that no fewer than 38 tertiary institutions had concluded …

April, 2017

  • 7 April

    NANS Lauds Release Of Detained Unilag Students

      The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Thursday, lauded the release from the Kirikiri Prisons of 13 students of the University of Lagos, Unilag. The students body said the decision by Magistrate P. E. Nwaka to free the affected students averted a planned unrest that would have taken place …

March, 2017

  • 13 March

    NANS Urges Buhari To Subsidise Education

    The National Association of Nigerian Students in Abuja on Sunday canvassed the introduction of subsidy in education sector to check insurgency and rising crime in the country. NANS also advised President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently seek ways of establishing special courts on anti-corruption matters, saying the delay in prosecution of …

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