NAPS is umbrella body for all Polytechnics, Monotechnics, Colleges of Technology and other Allied Institution awarding National and higher national diploma across the six geopolitical zones of the federation and Diaspora.

This association which is the second largest student movement in  Africa continent, , with the conglomeration of all SUG president as senator, forming the senate assembly with over 2.1 million armless battalion Nigerian students membership strength, has been in the vanguard of campaign for equity, justice and good governance, free and qualitative education for over two decades.

The contribution of our noble association in bringing about our nascent democracy cannot be over emphasized. NAPS is an affiliate of the International Students’ Union (ISU), All African Students’ Union (AASU), west African student union (WASU), National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) and has a CONSULTATIVE working relationship with UNESCO, UNICEF and ECOWAS.