The National Union of Ghana Students(NUGS), as the mother union of the over 12 million Ghanaian students, turned 51 years this year, 2017.
The Volta Regional Bloc of the National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) has noted with utter dismay, a publication by one Adwoa Gyasiwaa Agyeman of the Multimedia group which appeared on www.adomonline.com on Wednesday 13th September, 2017 with the caption “School heads in Volta region sabotaging free SHS”.
On the 22nd June, 2017, the Minister of Education, Dr. Mathew Opoku Prempeh(MP) announced that Abraham Attah of "Beast of no nation" fame had been appointed the Ambassador for the Yet to be introduced Free Senior High School Education programme towards enabling many deprived students in embarking on their Second cycle education.
An Accra High Court on 11th day of April 2017 presided over by Justice (Mrs) Naa Adoley Azu J has granted an interlocutory injection application brought before it by Mr. Luqman Abubakari to restrain Mr. Julian M. Cobbinah and some other nine (9) persons from holding themselves as National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) executives.
The President of the Volta Regional Bloc of NUGS, Mr Divine Kporha has decried the rising cases of suicide among students especially those in the country's tertiary institutions.