Monday, 4th December 2023


13 Nov
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has announced that it will migrate its WASSCE for Private Candidates Examination Diets from paper and pencil tests to Computer Based Examination (CBE).
19 Oct
Niger State Government, yesterday, said it had paid over N205 million examination fees of the Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) to West African Examinations Council (WAEC), which was owed by the previous administrations.
12 Oct
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has disassociated itself from a social media report claiming that Abia State has been rated as the best-performing state in Nigeria's WASSCE for School Candidates, 2023. WAEC spokesperson Moyosola Adesina, in a statement on Thursday, said that the publication is "far from the truth" and that the council does…
3 Oct
West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has appointed Dr. Amos Josiah Dangut as new Head of Nigeria National Office. 
8 Aug
Citng malpractice, West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has withheld results of about 262,803 out of the 1,613,733 candidates that sat for the 2023 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).
7 Aug
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has released the results for the 2023 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for school candidates. The Head of WAEC's Nigeria Office (HNO), Patrick Areghan, made this announcement in Lagos on Monday. Areghan said that among the 1,613,733 candidates who participated in the examination, the results of 262,803…
5 Aug
An official of the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC), Mr. Fasasi Sarafa, yesterday, appeared before the Ogun Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abeokuta, to present the certified true copy of Governor Dapo Abiodun's WAEC certificate.
27 Jul
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has refuted allegations that it was involved in unethical activities to collaborate with influential individuals in election cases in court. Reports on social media alleged that a top WAEC director at its headquarters in Lagos State received huge sums of money to conceal and manipulate academic records on the…
13 Jul
A Group in Lagos State, Eko United Group, yesterday, gave West African Examination Council (WAEC) 48 hours ultimatum to produce Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s result or face litigation.
7 Jul
The ban recently announced by the Federal Government on underage children from participating in the National Common Entrance Examination conducted by the National Examination Council (NECO) for admission into unity colleges nationwide is reasonably well-intended. It is important to protect children from psychological damage that may ensue when they are unduly rushed through schools by…
29 Jun
The campaign organisation of the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olajide Adediran, has described as falsehood the insinuation that West African Examination Council ..
9 Jun
No fewer than 20 school officials, allegedly aiding and abetting examination malpractice, have been arrested by the West African Examination Council (WAEC) in its ongoing West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for school candidates.


Kaduna State Governor Uba Sani has ordered an immediate investigation into the killing of many villagers following miss target airstrike by the Nigerian Army on Sunday, December 3, 2023.
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  The New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) has alerted the public to antics of some expelled members of the party trying to discredit its national leader and presidential candidate, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, and Kano State governor, Abba Kabir Yusuf. In a statement on Monday by Ladipo Johnson, on behalf of the NNPP National Working…
19 mins ago
At least 57 people were killed and many more were feared trapped under debris following landslides and flooding triggered by heavy rainfall in northern Tanzania, the president and officials said on Monday. Torrential downpours at the weekend washed away vehicles and brought down buildings in the hillside town of Katesh, some 300 kilometres (186 miles)…
23 mins ago
In a bid to establish a Regional Electricity Market (REM) within the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the ECOWAS Parliament has unanimously approved three draft Community Acts.
25 mins ago
Nepal said Monday that six citizens had been killed while serving as mercenaries in the Russian army and another had been captured in Ukraine, confirming that Nepalis are fighting for Moscow. Kathmandu urged Moscow to stop the use of Nepali mercenaries and send any men serving back home. Nepal's foreign ministry said it had received…
32 mins ago
The Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Mr Abubakar Bichi, has disabused the minds of Nigerians over the controversy surrounding the notion of padding the budget.
35 mins ago
Israeli and Palestinian representatives at the United Nations on Monday traded accusations of "genocide" over the war raging in Gaza, with both sides demanding an international response. Israel's war against Hamas was repeatedly mentioned during an event at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva ahead of the 75th anniversary of the Convention on the…
49 mins ago
As part of the efforts to decongest the Correctional Centres, the Federal Government has settled N52m fines and compensation for 399 inmates at various centres across Kaduna State. Dr Ado Saleh, Comptroller of Correctional Service, Kaduna State, disclosed this during the Inauguration of the initiative at Zaria on Monday. Saleh said, “We are here to…
49 mins ago
Academic activities were on Monday grounded at the University of Calabar, following the students’ protest against the 100 per cent hike in the institution’s tuition fees.
55 mins ago
Gov. Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State presented a 2024 budget of N207.8 billion to the House of Assembly on Monday. The budget is made up of N87.25 billion or 42 per cent for recurrent expenditure, and N120.5 billion or 58 per cent for capital expenditure. The first budget in his second tenure, Yahaya tagged the…