Students drop threat as ASUU begins one-month warning strike

February 15, 2022 Editor 0

University teachers in Nigeria are to commence a four-week strike starting on Monday, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has said. The union announced this as part of its resolutions at the end of its National Executive Council (NEC) meeting in Lagos Monday morning. “… NEC resolved to embark on a four-week roll-over total and comprehensive strike action beginning from Monday 14th Read More

NANS to FG: Don’t go ahead with fuel subsidies removal plans

January 21, 2022 Bayo Agboola 0

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Friday cautioned the federal government against going ahead with its plans to remove subsidies on petrol. NANS made the call in a statement jointly signed by the Zone D Coordinator, Comrade Fiyinfoluwa Tegbe, and Public Relations Officer (PRO), Comrade Emmanuel Esiegbe, in Ibadan. According to the association, the planned removal of subsidies Read More

Count us out of planned tuition fees hike protest, ABU students tell NANS

January 20, 2022 Moh Bello Habib 0

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) ABU chapter in coalition with the Students Representative Council (SRC) of the university has dissociated itself from the planned protest by the national body of the association over recent increase in students’ charges by the university Senate. Addressing a press conference at the NANS secretariat in ABU Zaria, Wednesday, chairman of the ABU Read More

NANS lauds IGP, urges operatives to secure Okorocha, Nwosu

January 16, 2022 Blueprint 0

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has commended the Inspector General of Police (IGP) for conducting immediate investigation into what it termed the “unlawful kidnap and attack of Comrade Uche Nwosu,” a former gubernatorial candidate in the 2019 election, and son-in-law to the former governor of Imo state, Owelle Rochas Okorocha. President of NANS, Comrade Chuks Okafor, gave the Read More

FCT: NANS commends minister over appointment of SA youth designate

November 29, 2021 Donald Iorchir 0

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has commended Minister of FCT, Muhammad Bello, for giving youth opportunity to be senior member of his cabinet. The NAN president, Comrade Sunday Adebayo in a letter to the minister and made available to Blueprint, applauded the minister saying that, “We wish to show our appreciation to the honorable Minister of FCT for Read More

Honour galore as Buni’s aide bags NANS award of excellence

October 30, 2021 Yusuf A Yusuf 0

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Friday Conferred an award of Exellence on the special adviser to Governor Mai Mala Buni on Political and Legislative matters, Alhaji Aji Yarima Bularafa (Mal Terab of Gujba Emirates). The NANS leadership under the office of its deputy Senate President, Comrade Usman Adamu Nagwaza, and other top National officers of the Association Read More

Breaking: Police confirm kidnap of electoral scribe in Nasarawa

August 25, 2021 Mohammed Yangida, Lafia 0

The Nasarawa state police command, Wednesday, confirmed the abduction of the Secretary of Nasarawa State Independent Electoral Commission (NASIEC) Barr. Muhammed Abubakar Opu by unknown gunmen. The Police Public Relations Officer in the, ASP Ramhan Nansel, confirmed this in a statement made available to Blueprint in Lafia. He said the yet-to-be identified gunmen numbering about five stormed the house of Read More

NANS gives Sanwo-Olu 3 days to meet demands over killing of ex-LASU activist

August 24, 2021 Blueprint 0

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has issued a three-day ultimatum to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to meet a five-point demand which includes setting up a panel of inquiry to probe the death of Nurudeen Alowonle, popularly known as Omomeewa, the student activist at the Lagos State University, Ojo, who was killed last week. The five-point demand was contained in Read More