Tag: National Association of Nigerian Students

Just In: Federal Govt hosting a meeting with ASUU leadership to resolve strike

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, will today (Thursday) met with the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities in a bid to end the over six months strike by the university lecturers. A statement Thursday and made available to NewsWireNGR by the Deputy Director of[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…]

Don’t Interfere In National Assembly Leadership, NANS Tells APC

by Deji Abiodun The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), has urged the All Progressives Congress (APC) to allow legislators to choose their leaders in a democratic manner. This was contained in a statement signed by NANS’ President, Tijani Usman, and made available to NAN in Abuja on Sunday. According[Read More…]

Pictured are (standing, from left) Jeffrey Friedman, Angelique Kidjo, Peter G. Schultz, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Dean Kamen, (seated, from left) Elon Musk, Janet Yellen, President Peter Salovey, Larry Kramer, and Gayatri Spivak. (Photo by Joy Bush)

NANS Condemns Campaign To Withdraw Okonjo-Iweala’s Yale Doctorate

by Zenith Oduah The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has condemned the call for the withdrawal of the Doctorate Degree conferred on the Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, by Yale University, U.S. A statement from NANS President, Mr Tijani Usman, in Abuja on Saturday urged the Yale University[Read More…]

‘A Democratic Coup’ NANS Slams Rabiu Kwankwaso For Removing The Portraits Of President Jonathan Before May 29

by Chukwu Obi The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) Zone B has condemned in strong terms what it described as the undemocratic behaviour of some Kano State Government officials accused of removing President Goodluck Jonathan’s portraits from government offices in the state. In a statement issued in Owerri, the[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…]

(Op-ED) For Endorsing Jonathan, Fmr President, Daniel Onjeh Writes “These NANS Leaders Are A Disgrace”

Many Nigerians could not believe the recent spectacle of the Yinka Gbadebo-led National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) passing a vote of confidence on Dame Patience Jonathan, wife of the President and President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan himself. Yinka Gbadebo and his fellow sycophants include some former presidents of the once[Read More…]

Nigerian Students Endorses Jonathan For 2nd Term, Confers On Him Nigeria Hero’s Award [Pictured]

The Leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, endorses President Jonathan for second term, decorates him Commander of Nigerian Students and confers on him Nigeria Hero’s Award- Present and past NANS President presenting plaque of Honour to President Jonathan after his investiture as GCNS today. Pictures show President[Read More…]

NANS Endorses President Jonathan For 2015 Re-election

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has passed a vote confidence on President Goodluck Jonathan asking him to declare for a re-election in the 2015 elections. The Student body also promised to vote massively for the President in the said election citing his unprecedented performance and his assiduous efforts[Read More…]