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ASUU: NANS, Muslim students urge fed govt to comply with agreement

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has urged the Federal Government to comply with its agreement with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).

Niger govt releases N13m for treatment of ex-NANS’ president

The Niger State Government says it has released N13 million for the medical treatment of Mr Dauda Mohammed, a former President of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS).

Consult students in future before downing tools – NANS tells ASUU

We must be consulted in the future before the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) embarks on strikes, the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has warned.

NANS urges fed govt to channel recovered loots to education

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has called on the Federal Government to channel money recovered from looters to the education sector.

How private varsities forced JAMB to lower cut-off mark

Abysmally low student enrolment into private universities in the country has been identified as the major reason the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) recently lowered the minimum cut-off mark for Nigerian universities in the 2017/2018 academic session to 120.

Fed govt to decide on ASUU’s demands as union shuns meeting

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, who gave this indication in an interview with journalists on Tuesday, said the university lecturers had deliberated on the offers made to them by the government at a meeting on August 17.

ASUU strike: NANS hopeful of resolution

The National Association of Nigerian Students says it is looking forward to the resolution of the standoff between the Academic Staff Union of Universities and the Federal Government.

VCs, ASUU reject 120 cut-off mark for varsity admission

ASUU said the action, which it described as a “sad policy decision,” was in tandem “with the dream of the present government to destroy public universities in the country.”

Nigerian students reject varsity admission cut-off marks

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has rejected the cut-off points for admission into tertiary institutions, describing the reduction as a gross misplacement of priority and exercise in futility.

NANS hails Buhari’s return, calls for cabinet reshuffle

The National Association of Nigerian Students has expressed delight over the return of President Muhammadu Buhari to the country after a medical vacation in London.

ASUU strike: NANS questions N1bn national economic recovery, growth plan

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), has lamented that the strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) comes with attendant unprecedented and untold challenges and hardship to both the Students and their Parents.

Nigerian students urge fed govt to intervene in ASUU strike

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has called on the Federal Government to look into the plight of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to avert the indefinite strike.

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