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NANS suspends its June 12 nationwide protest

The National Association of Nigerian Students NANS has announced the suspension of its planned June 12 protest. In a statement released today June 11, the President of NANS, Sunday Asefon, said the planned protest was aimed at decrying the insecurity in the country and the repeated abduction of students from schools …

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Reps drop plan to scrap NYSC

Plans to scrap the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) have been dropped by the House of Representatives.  Recall that a bill sponsored by lawmaker, Awaji-Inombek Abiante which proposed scrapping of the NYSC had drawn mixed reaction after it scaled a second reading.  Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Youth, Yemi …

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Spray naira notes and go to jail- CBN tells Nigerians

Worried by the rate at which Nigerians ‘mutilate, deface, squeeze and even spray and sell’ the naira notes during memorable occasions such as weddings and funerals, the Central Bank of Nigeria CBN has again warned that anyone caught doing such act will be arrested and sent to jail. An Assistant …

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