Adult education in Nigeria certainly has a number of features that distinguish it from the education of children and young people. The student in adulthood has a different attitude toward learning. Adult education in Nigeria is associated primarily with the immediate need for knowledge.
The field of adult education is going through a major transition in response to the new economy and the demands and interests of learners in the new economy in the 21st century making it necessary to study the problems and prospects of adult education in Nigeria.
1.2 STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM. A lot of problem is bedeviling adult education in Nigeria despite numerous prospect which include inadequate funding, failures of the UBE act to give adequate recognition to Adult and Non-FormalEducation as a key sector of basic education etc.
Nov 04, 2011 · INNOVATIONS IN ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAMS IN NIGERIA. To meet the challenges presented by the above dimensions in adult education in the country, innovative programmes have been put in place such as: 1. BASIC LITERACY PROGRAMME: This is a one-month programme organized and financed by some Local Government Councils in some states of the .