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30 Oct
Northern states’ governments are indebted to the National Examinations Council NECO to the tune of N 2.8 billion, Prof. Dantani Wushishi,
27 Jan 2021
Conceding to requests by its external candidates for more time to complete their registration formalities, the National Examinations Council (NECO) has announced a new date for commencement
17 Nov 2020
The National Examinations Council (NECO) has released the 2020 national common entrance examination results, pegging the cut off marks at 142.
25 Mar 2020
The National Examinations Council (NECO) has postponed the 2020 National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) into unity colleges earlier scheduled
15 Feb 2020
Ekiti State Government has denied padding the West African Examination Council (WAEC) fees for Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) students in the state’s public schools.
16 Nov 2019
The National Examinations Council (NECO) has approved the dismissal of 70 of its workers over certificate forgery, asking them to immediately quit work.
11 Apr 2019
The National Examinations Council (NECO) has postponed the 2019 National Common Entrance Examination into unity schools to April 27...
4 Feb 2019
A suggestion that there should be a uniform examination for final year university students nationwide to address fallen standards does not deserve any further debate because it is flashy. No doubt, the need for the enhancement of the capability of universities in Nigeria to produce good quality graduates has been widely acknowledged among the various…
15 Nov 2018
The National Examinations Council (NECO) yesterday announced a change in date of its November/December 2018 Senior Secondary Certificate Examinations (SSCE). The test, earlier scheduled for November 15, now holds on the 19th of this month. The adjustment was contained in a statement issued by its Acting Registrar, Mr. Abubakar Gana, in Abuja. The body regrets…
19 Apr 2018
The Federal Government established National Examinations Council (NECO) in April 1999. This was in response to public outcry against the ever-increasing problems associated with the conduct of public examinations in the country. Although it was established in 1999, its enabling Act was passed and signed into law in 2002. NECO today is the only home-grown…
19 Apr 2018
As the National Examinations Council (NECO) successfully conducted the 2018 National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE), last Saturday, in which about 26,000 pupils participated in Lagos, an examiner has lamented poor shading skills of Optical Mark Recognition (OMR) sheet by candidates. The examination is for primary six pupils nationwide seeking admission into Junior Secondary School (JSS…
28 Feb 2017
Before NECO came on stream to break the monopoly of its main competitor, the candidates would have had to wait for another year before getting the chance to write the GCE.

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