Wednesday, May 22, 2019

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    NANS, P-PESPI: Why Nigeria should take advantage of OPL 245

NANS, P-PESPI: Why Nigeria should take advantage of OPL 245

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) and Partners for Petroleum and Energy Sector Prosperity Initiative (P-PESPI) say the court cases regarding the OPL 245 deal is an “embarrassment” to the presidency.In a joint statement on Tuesday, the two bodies said they support Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation and minister of justice, in his opinion that the court charges be [...]

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    NANS kicks against low budget for education, threatens to occupy national assembly

NANS kicks against low budget for education, threatens to occupy national assembly

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has called on members of the national assembly to increase the budgetary allocation for education in the 2018 appropriation bill.The union made the call at the end of its 74th pre-convention and senate meeting which held in Minna, Niger state, last week.They lamented the poor state of education in the country — a [...]

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    NANS leader arrested for ‘murder, robbery’

NANS leader arrested for ‘murder, robbery’

Perewari Benjamin, the leader of the National Association of Nigerian Students in Bayelsa, has been arrested by the police on charges of both murder and robbery. [...]

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    Budget 2018: With education at 7%, Buhari takes us back to 2004

Budget 2018: With education at 7%, Buhari takes us back to 2004

“Lend me your ears, that I may bury my words in them, but more importantly your heart, that I may inscribe my thoughts on its walls, that we may safely transform our nation and put the departed to rest. For their sake, do not turn on the deaf ears as I play from this drum of observation and intellect. For [...]

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    NANS rejects new JAMB cut-off marks

NANS rejects new JAMB cut-off marks

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has condemned the recent downward review of cut-off marks for admission into tertiary institutions. [...]

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    Reshuffle your cabinet, NANS tells Buhari

Reshuffle your cabinet, NANS tells Buhari

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently reshuffle the cabinet to save the nation's ailing economy.In a statement issued on Sunday, Chinonso Obasi, NANS president, said the association welcomed the president “with a deep sense of patriotism” from his medical vacation in the UK.Buhari returned to the country on Saturday after leaving on [...]

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    NANS president: Pray for Buhari, don’t wish him dead

NANS president: Pray for Buhari, don’t wish him dead

Chinonso Obasi, president of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), wants Nigerians to pray for President Muhammadu Buhari rather than wish him dead.In a statement, Obasi said he had contacted some officials in the presidency and he is optimistic that the president would return soon.He appealed to Nigerians to rally round the president.“My conversation with the presidency yesterday in [...]

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    Lai: We will do what no other government has ever done

Lai: We will do what no other government has ever done

Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, says the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari will handle the economy better than previous governments.Mohammed said this on Tuesday when the leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) paid him a courtesy visit in Abuja.Mohammed said the federal government is delivering on its election promises and that only "a few vocal minority are [...]

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    NANS declares three days prayer for Buhari

NANS declares three days prayer for Buhari

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has declared three days of prayers for “the quick recovery and early return” of President Muhammadu Buhari.In a statement on Monday, Chinonso Obasi, president of the association, appealed to Nigerian students within and outside the country to partake in the exercise scheduled for Wednesday.Obasi said the return of Buhari would serve as a [...]

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    NANS gives MTN, DSTV 48-hour ultimatum to leave Nigeria

NANS gives MTN, DSTV 48-hour ultimatum to leave Nigeria

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has given 48 hours ultimatum to all South African companies in Nigeria to relocate over the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa.The students gave the ultimatum at a peaceful demonstration at some South African companies in Abuja on Thursday.During the march the students carried a banner, which read: ‘NANS Against Xenophobic Attacks [...]

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    NANS threatens to seal Bayelsa govt house

NANS threatens to seal Bayelsa govt house

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) Zone B has given the Bayelsa state government a seven-day ultimatum to meet the demands of university lecturers in order to avoid sealing government house in the state.Lecturers in the state-owned Niger Delta University (NDU) have been on strike for over two months over the non-payment of five months salaries and the inability [...]

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    29-year-old ‘IBB’ becomes NANS president

29-year-old ‘IBB’ becomes NANS president

Chinonso Obasi, a 29-year-old graduate student of Ebonyi State University better known as IBB, has emerged president of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS).Obasi became the 31st president of the association in an election held in Gombe state on Tuesday.He was la‎ter received by the governor of Gombe state in a brief ceremony.Obasi was born on April 27, 1987 [...]

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    40-year-old NANS president ‘expelled for fraud’

40-year-old NANS president ‘expelled for fraud’

The National Joint Campus Committee (NJCC) has dissolved the executive body of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) led by 40-year-old Tijani Sheu, after finding him guilty of fraud and impersonation.According to Yakubu Abdullai, chairman, and Magnus Okosisi, secretary of NJCC, the legislative arm of NANS, the decision was arrived at after extensive deliberation on the state of NANS.The body [...]

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