Posts tagged as: National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS)

We cannot be bought or comprised AGAIN- NANS denies proposed meeting with Jonathan

National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS)

The President of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Comrade Ali wali has denied knowledge of any planned meeting between President Goodluck Jonathan and the leadership of the students body, saying “there is no way NANS will meet with Mr President without my knowledge.” Comrade Wali was reacting on Tuesday to a report in a […]

2015: Why We Rejected Jonathan’s Endorsement For President – Students’ Leaders

National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS)

Zonal leaders of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) have rejected the endorsement of President Goodluck Jonathan for a new term, by the association’s national leader. NANS president, Yinka Gbadebo had last Thursday, endorsed President Jonathan to run for another term in office. The president who led the national executive members of the association […]

LATEST ON ASUP/COEASU STRIKE: You need know what National Assembly asked ASUP to do…A MUST READ

What it will take to end the strike

According to a member who is representing the Kauru Federal Constituency in the National Assembly, Representative Simon Arabo, who disclosed to Faith, our correspondent, that the National Assembly has been doing its own bit in order to ensure that the federal government and the teachers reach some kind of agreement which will see that the […]

#EKITIDECIDES: ‘Fayemi is a face of democracy in Nigeria’ – says Jonathan’s aide

Ekiti State Goveror, John Kayode Fayemi

Senior Special Assistant to President Goodluck Jonathan on youth and student matters, Comrade Jude Imagwe, yesterday called on politicians to emulate Governor Kayode Fayemi of the Ekiti State. The aide said by accepting the results of the last Saturday’s governorship election, Governor Fayemi won himself a place in the country’s history. Speaking at the inauguration […]

ASUP, COEASU Strike Update: Students Take To Gani’s Park

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Hundreds of university, polytechnic and College of Education students Monday, continued their protest against the ongoing strike by Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) and College of Education Academic Staff Union (COEASU) at Gani Park in Ojota, Lagos, southwest Nigeria. The protest was led by National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) Zone D, Coordinator, Com. […]

ASUU strike: Parents shun FG order, refuse to release wards for resumption


CULLED FROM THE SUN NESPAPER Heeding to an advice by the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASSU), parents yesterday refused to release their wards to resume lectures after spending five months at home. The Federal Government had last Thursday given the lecturers December 4 deadline to return or be sacked. However, the Federal Government […]

ASUU STRIKE: NANS plans framework to solve impasse

ASUU Strike

CULLED FROM NIGERIAN TRIBUNE National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has assured that the outcome of the ongoing efforts with other education stakeholders and policy makers in the country will soon bring a lasting framework to solve the lingering strike action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in the nation’s universities. […]

Why Iyayi made ill-fated trip


The name Festus Iyayi symbolizes struggle for academic freedom, democratization of our educational system, national development and socialism. He was the President of Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU) in the 1980s and in 1987, under his leadership, the Babangida administration banned ASUU, terminated the employment of Prof. Iyayi from University of Benin and subsequently […]

ASUU Strike: NANS Passes Vote Of No Confidence On Jonathan


The leadership of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has passed a vote of no confidence on President Goodluck Jonathan for lacking the political will to revamp the education sector. NANS, in a statement signed its national president, Prince Miaphen, said most worrisome and infuriating was his administration’s failure to implement the 2009 agreement reached […]

ASUU strike: Facts of the matter


For many, this is not the best of times for President Goodluck Jonathan. The challenges, facing the nation under his leadership are undoubtedly enormous. Even the confidence of the optimist would fail him when faced with the complexity of problems, confronting the nation. But as the president grapples with the headache of leadership, one area […]

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