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Students Day: ASESI advocates better learning environment

In commemoration of this year’s international Students Day, the African Students Education Support Initiative (ASESI) has called on African leaders to invest more in creating modern academic environment for students.
Chinonso Obasi, Executive Director, ASESI

ASESI: Number of out-of-school children in Nigeria alarming

The African Students Education Support Initiative (ASESI), an NGO, has described as alarming, 13.2 million out-of-school children reported to be in Nigeria.

Protest: NANS offers to offset reparation for KUST students

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has undertaken to offset penalty charges for the students of Kano State University of Science and Technology (KUST), Wudil.

Strike: NANS to withdraw support for ASUU

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), has promised not to support the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), on its industrial action, if not properly consulted.

NANS factions reconcile, hold unity convention in May

The two factions of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), have agreed to put their differences aside and hold a unity convention in the interest of Nigerian students.

ASUP strike: NANS gives PolyUnwana management 24hrs ultimatum

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has given the management of Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic Unwana (PolyUnwana), Ebonyi State, 24 hours ultimatum to resolve the strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP).

2018 Convention: NANS to set up conciliatory committee

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has resolved to constitute a reconciliatory committee with a view to uniting the students’ body ahead if its 2018 national convention.

NANS urges immediate rescue of Dapchi schoolgirls

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), has condemned the recent abduction of school girls from Government Science Technical School, Dapchi, Yobe.

NANS commends Minister Ibe Kachikwu over petroleum summit

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has commended Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, the Minister of State for Petroleum, over Nigeria’s hosting of the International Petroleum Summit (NIPS).

NANS urges President Buhari to forget 2019, step up security

The National Association of Nigerian Students has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to forget about the 2019 General elections and step up security in order to stop the incessant killings by herdsmen across the country.

NANS sets up taskforce on petrol prices, sales

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has set up a monitoring team on petrol pricing, distribution and sales, its President, Mr Chinonso Obasi, has said.

NANS consoles family of dead UNIUYO student

The National Association of Nigerian Students has condoled with the family of Mr Elvis Magam, a 300 level student of the University of Uyo (UniUyo), Akwa-Ibom State who died at the association’s Zone B convention.

ASUP may call off strike next week – official

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, may call off its 10-day old strike next week, an official has said.

NANS neutral in Anambra guber election – Chinonso Obasi

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) says it is not backing any candidate in the Anambra governorship election scheduled for Nov. 18.

PTI, NANS agree on tuition fee reduction

The National Association of Nigeria Students (NANS) has resolved the stand-off between it and the management of the Petroleum Training Institute (PTI), Effurun, Delta over tuition fee increase.

NANS gives PTI 24hrs ultimatum to reverse tuition fee increase

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has issued a 24-hour ultimatum to the management, Petroleum Training Institute (PTI), Effurun, Delta State, to reverse increase in tuition fee in the school.

Ex-Governor Sullivan Chime wants cancellation of Enugu local govt election

A former governor of Enugu State, Sullivan Chime, has called for the cancellation and rescheduling of the Saturday local government election in the state.

NANS hails peaceful conduct of local council elections in Enugu

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has commended the Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC) for organizing peaceful Local Government Elections in Enugu State, in spite of attempt to derail the exercise.

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