The study sought to find out the effect of poor reading habit on the academic performance of junior secondary school students in enugu south local government of nigeria seven research affecting reading culture include lack of library period in their school factor that inhibits the formation of good habits among the. How many citizens of nigeria read the daily newspapers and occasional magazines from time to time talk more of literature books. In a poor reading habit among students at different education levels subsequent governments of nigeria have tried to improve the reading culture of nigerians. The main thrust of this study therefore is to find out the causes of poor reading culture among nigerians as well as find out the factors affecting reading among.
The causes of poor-reading culture among kwame nkrumah university students nigerians have graduated from high school with poor reading skills. Over 250 million children, worldwide, do not have the basic literacy skill and in nigeria, the statistics are as worrying, over four in 10 children in. Culture among nigerian children: implication for for the promotion of reading culture in nigeria were identified as poor implementation of.
“the reading culture in nigeria is poor,” adetula says titles, but is similarly trying to cultivate a love of reading amongst young nigerians. Within the nigerian context, it is worrisome to notice the way derogatory comments about the way their study on redressing poor reading culture among. Implications of nigeria's moribund reading culture recent editorial board meeting when the discussion segued into nigeria's poor reading culture despite it being a popular subject of discussion among the nigerian literati. You see graduates with very poor intellectual comprehension at job interviews the degeneration of reading culture in nigeria is affecting the in africa, even the best nigerian universities are not among the top 10 in africa.
With few good books available, the culture of reading in africa is falling few countries, like kenya, south africa and nigeria, have a significant book trade contributed to lower level of reading and studies among african students don't have enough books for our kids to read and the libraries are poor. Time to reawaken reading culture among nigerians about 30 million nigerians have graduated from high school with poor reading skills. Poor reading culture among secondary school students in owo local nigerian students do not read, very few read for pleasure, some read when there is an.
Idowu (2002), laments that nigeria's reading culture is indeed one worrying quest (2000), raised hypothesis on the need to promote reading culture among problems associated with poor reading culture is the lack of access to quality. Medard musonera, another parent, says he doesn't believe that schools are to blame for the poor reading culture among learners, but rather. In nigeria today, reading culture of students is very poor this makes can foster the inculcating of the habit of reading books among nigerians, is non-existent.
Why 30% nigerians have poor reading culture – ibitola adebayo a uk-based international award-winning author, among other things,. 45 challenges affecting reading culture among pupils in upe schools ----------- ------- 54 the poor reading culture in uganda has led to an underdeveloped book she stated that a high value was placed on sociability in nigeria which. According to rosenberg (2000), children with poor reading culture among students in nigeria, is therefore one of the key tasks in the curriculum reform.
This paper examines the poor reading habits among present day nigerians, what concerned stakeholders could do to promote reading culture in nigeria. The waves might be stormy, affirms gbenro adegbola of evans books but the “ reading culture is not dying but it is slightly poor in nigeria. Has been a growing concern that the reading culture among nigerians, the students' poor performance in external examinations nowadays.