THE Vice Chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN ), Professor Vincent Ado Tenebe has listed the achievements and successes accomplished during his tenure.Speaking at a briefing in Abuja recently, Tenebe stressed that one of his greatest achievements this year was the accreditation of NOUN's programmes by the National Universities Commission (NUC).He explained that NOUN has become the first single-mode Open Distance Learning (ODL) institution to go through NUC's accreditation. He revealed that the University scored 97 per cent as overall performances in its academic programmes. Tenebe also announced that the ongoing e-examination which began on May 31 and is taking place in all the university's 47 study centres across the country, including special Study Centres for the Prisons, Air Force, Military, Navy, Immigration and the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, will last till July 15.The Vice Chancellor noted that NOUN, at its 7th matriculation ceremony in February this year, admitted 13,794 students nationwide, raising its total number of registered students to over 132,000. He affirmed that no other institution had so far achieved this feat. He reiterated NOUN's commitment to increasing its enrolment figure to 500,000 by the next academic session.Also at the briefing, Tenebe announced that NOUN has been granted the right of anchoring and coordinating the planning of the 7th Pan Commonwealth Forum, scheduled to take place between November 18 and 23, 2013. The Chief host will be the Federal Ministry of Education.He also announced that the first Public Lecture organized by the institution in honour of the retiring Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Dahiru Musdapher will hold next Tuesday in Abuja. Click here to read full news..