Tag: NANS

NANS Presidency leads delegation to meet with Sheikh Gumi

The leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has met with Islamic cleric, Sheikh Gumi. This was contained in a press release by NANS President, Sunday Asefon on Monday. According to the statement, NANS met with the Islamic cleric to discuss the constant kidnapping of Nigerian students by[Read More…]

NANS plans to protest at UNILAG, YABATECH over Students Union

The National Association of Nigerian Students South-West Zone (NANS Zone D) is set to halt activities at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) and Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH) following the refusal of the institutions to reinstate their Students’ Union. According to a statement issued by its Deputy Coordinator in the[Read More…]

Just In: NANS pulls out of June 12 protest

The National Association of Nigerian Students has suspended its planned June 12 nationwide protest. The student union President, Sunday Asefon, disclosed the suspension in a statement on Friday morning titled ‘NANS Suspends June 12 Protest Over Concerns About Safety Of Protesters And Fear Of Possible Hijack By Politicians – Comrade[Read More…]

NANS says students will begin mass protests if ASUU resumes strike

The National Association of Nigerian Students says its members would embark on a mass protest should the Academic Staff Union of Universities resume its just suspended strike. NANS President, Sunday Asefon, stated this in an interview with The PUNCH on Thursday. He said it is “embarrassing and ridiculous for ASUU to threaten[Read More…]

Do not “hesitate to arrest and prosecute”- NANS wants Police to arrests #EndSARS Protesters

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has called on the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to arrest those disturbing the peace of the society in the name of End SARS protest. Nigerians across the country are protesting against the dubious activities being carried out by the agents of[Read More…]

NANS President Disassociates Group From Vote of Confidence Passes On Speaker Dogara

By Wayo Umar The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has disassociated itself from the recent so-called vote of Confidence on the Speaker of House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara by four (4) Coordinators of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS). In a statement issued in Abuja by[Read More…]

NANS, Civil Society Set For Mass Protest Against Buhari Over Saraki

A coalition of civil society organisations under the aegis of Heritage Centre and the National Association of Nigerian Students have threatened to lead mass protests to foreign embassies in Abuja to protest alleged political vendetta against Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, but gave no date for it. They were reacting[Read More…]

Nigerian Students Disappointed With Buhari For Failing To Keep To Campaign Promises

The National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, has accused President Buhari of not fulfilling his ‘100 days in office’ promises which he made during his campaign. In a letter tagged “Let the change be realistic, not a mantra” signed by NANS Vice President on National Affairs, Comrade Timileyin Gbenga Ayenuro,[Read More…]

University Of Abuja Students Lockout FCT Minister, Bala Mohammed

by Musa Abdullahi Students of the University of Abuja under the aegis, FCT National Association of Nigeria Students, NANS, yesterday locked out the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, Senator Bala Mohammed and other government officials over the refusal of the administration to purchase for them a School[Read More…]

NANS Warns Students To Steer Clear Of Anti- Buhari Protest

The national leadership of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has warned students of tertiary institutions in the country to steer clear of a planned Anti-Buhari rally in Abuja during the week.A statement issued by its chairman, National joint Campus Committee, Yerima Abdullahi on Tuesday said information reaching the association[Read More…]