Friday, 19 January 2018

The National Commission for Mass Literacy, Adult Education and Non-Formal Education (NMEC), says it has developed an operational plan for a “National Mass Literacy Programme’’ proposed to reach no fewer than 10 million Nigerians.

As the two major Unions in the University system continue their Industrial actions, the Federal Government has been called upon to show more commitment to the education sector.

This, according to the Chairman, University Of Ibadan Chapter of the Senior Association Of Nigerian Universities, Comrade Wale Akinremi and A Former Labour Leader, Honourable Ibrahim Bolomope, is necessary to end the incessant strikes paralysing activities in the Nation’s ivory towers.

The duo said this while featuring on the BCOS TV Live discussion programme, “A.M120” on Wednesday, September 13, 2017.

Comrade Akinremi, similarly enjoined Government to make teaching and research in Nigeria’s Tertiary Institutes to be in the line with global standard by creating enabling an environment for learning in the educational institutions.

SSANU Chairman stated that the Striking Unions were forced to embark on the present industrial actions to press home their demands which, according to him, will benefit all stakeholders.   


The Registrar and Chief Executive, Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB), Professor Ishaq Oloyede says the Board has created the Central Admissions Processing System (CAPS) to monitor 2017/2018 admissions.