NECO revises timetable, begins 2020 SSCE Febuary 8
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
WAEC releases 2020 results
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has released the results of the 2020 Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE). WAEC's head of national office, Patrick Areghan, said a total of 1,549,740 registered for the examination. Areghan said 1,338, 348 representing 86.99 per cent obtained credit and above in a minimum of any five subjects –…
PTF raises concern over recent case of infection amongst some students sitting for the SSCE
The Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 (PTF) has said that the recent case of infection amongst some students sitting for the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations calls for more vigilance by the education sector and all Nigerians .
NECO debunks postponement of 2020 BECE, SSCE
The National Examinations Council (NECO) says it has not postponed the 2020 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) and Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) due to the prevailing situation in the Country.
Coronavirus: Anambra government starts teaching of SS3 students on radio
The Anambra State Government on Wednesday said it had started the teaching of eight subjects on the radio to help SS-3 students prepare for their Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE).
Buhari reduces cost of forms for JAMB, NECO
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reduction in the cost of forms for the Joint Admissions Matriculation's Board's Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (JAMB UTME), National Examination Council's Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (NECO SSCE) and the Basic Education Certificate Examination. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, announced this on Wednesday during the Federal Executive Council…
NECO adjusts 2018 SSCE date
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…
NECO: A home-grown exam body’s scorecard
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…
Niger stops payment of SSCE fees for non-indigenes
Niger State government yesterday said it has stopped paying the Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) fees for candidates who are non- indigenes of the state. It,however, announced the payment of N300 million to offset part of the N950 million debt owed the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) and other examination bodies. State Commissioner for Education,…
NECO releases June/July SSCE results with 70.85% success rate
The National Examinations Council (NECO) has released the results of the 2017 June/July Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE).The Council says no fewer than 745,053 out of the 1,051,472 candidates that sat for this year’s June/July Senior School Certificate Examination ....
NECO releases Nov/Dec 2016 SSCE results
The National Examinations Council (NECO) has released the results of the November/December 2016 Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) conducted for private candidates.