WAEC defends N250,000 fine for exam malpractice
Despite the penalty measures put in place by the West African Examination Council (WAEC) to curb examination malpractice in the country, more schools are still engaging in the act.
NGO pays WAEC fees for Abia indigenes
A non-governmental organization, Unubiko Foundation, has paid the 2020 West African Examination Council (WAEC) fees for eligible students of the Atan-Abam community
Woman, 40, in court over alleged theft of WAEC result
Rose Okeke, 40, who allegedly stole the original copy of a candidate’s result from the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) office appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Thursday.
Katsina state government spends N208m on payment of WAEC fees —Commissioner
The Katsina State Government has spent over N208 million on the payment of WAEC examination fees for 21,589 candidates in 2019.
Exam malpractice as festering gangrene in Nigerian schools
Over the years, academic excellence in Nigeria has become synonymous with examination malpractice. The country has to face the huge task of making cheating in exams unattractive. However, academic fraud is trumping scholarly honesty, writes Head, Education Desk, IYABO LAWAL
Teacher docked for allegedly aiding student write WAEC
A 40- year-old teacher, Charles Adetunji, on Thursday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly aiding a student to write her West Africa Senior School Certificate Examinations (WAEC).
Principal allegedly defiles teenage twin sisters, impregnates one
A doctor at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, Alabi Oyedeji, yesterday, told an Ikeja Special Offences Court, that twin sisters (names withheld), aged 17, were allegedly defiled by their school principal, Samson Adeyemo over a period of two years.
NASU issues strike notice to WAEC, may begin action October 14
Industrial crisis looms in the Nigeria Office of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) as Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions...
No going back on migration to digital examination, says WAEC registrar
Outing registrar of the West African Examination Council (WAEC), Dr Iyi Uwadiae has disclosed that there is no going back on the body’s full migration into digital administration of its examinations.