Bayelsa to shut down 250 substandard private schools
The Bayelsa State Government is set to close down over 250 substandard private primary and secondary schools in the state.
WAEC to be technology-driven in 2018, says Adenipekun
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) says it will sensitise and train its workforce on key areas of technology deployment to improve operations in 2018.
Foundation pays WAEC fees for 100 public school pupils in Ijesaland
A non-governmental organisation, Asiwaju Yinka Fasuyi Foundation (AYFF), has doled out cheques valued at N2,150,000, to parents and guardians of about 100 students from select public secondary schools across the six local governments in Ijesaland, Osun State, as West African Examination Council (WAEC) fees. Speaking after the presentation of the cheques and branded books, Founder…
WAEC to conduct exam for private candidates in January
The West African Examination Council (WAEC) is set to commence its new diet examination for private candidates in January 2018.
WAEC releases November/December private candidates’ WASSCE results
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has released the results of the November/December 2017 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for private candidates.
National Assembly proposes 10-year jail term for examination fraudsters
The National Assembly yesterday proposed a 10-year jail term to replace the law on examination malpractices, which stipulates a four-year jail term with an option of N100, 000 fine.
WAEC raises alarm over increased cases of exam malpractice
Dr. Iyi Uwadiae who raised the alarm at an interactive session with reporters in Lagos said the major challenge facing the body is examination malpractice, which he said has assumed a dangerous and criminal dimension.
Borno candidates score high in WAEC, NECO, despite schools closure
Candidates that sat for the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) and National Examination Council (NECO) examinations in public and private schools in Borno State scored 87.6 per cent in five subjects, including English and Mathematics.
Aregbesola warns governorship aspirants against falsifying data
In a statement by his Special Adviser on Communication and Strategy, Sola Fasure, he urged those seeking to succeed him to be fair and just and not spread falsehood and malign him in order to endear themselves to the electorate.
WAEC results as metaphor of collapsing education standards in Southwest
For some consecutive years, Nigeria’s Southwest states have stuck out like a sore thumb in the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WAEC) with their dismal performance.