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27 Nov 2020
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State says the state government has concluded plan to pay the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) examination fees for students in public schools in the state.
17 Nov 2020
As an organisation saddled with conducting national exams for our teeming teenagers, one finds it odd that so many things as little as they seem are not in place. This is against the background
10 Nov 2020
West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has postponed the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for private candidates in Nigeria.
6 Nov 2020
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has apologised to Ekiti State government over delay in release of the 2020 results of public schools’ candidates.
5 Nov 2020
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) on Thursday wrote to the Ekiti State government to apologise over for the delay in the release of the 2020 results of its candidates.
4 Nov 2020
The Cross River State government, yesterday, pleaded with the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) not to relocate to its zonal office in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State following destruction and looting of its Calabar office by hoodlums.
3 Nov 2020
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has released the 2020 Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) results, with 1.06 per cent improvement in the performance of candidates who made five subjects and above, including Mathematics and English Language.
2 Nov 2020
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 –…
13 Sep 2020
As the 2020 WAEC exams began, candidates could only envisage what will be different this time around. But as most of them stepped into the exam hall that morning...
10 Sep 2020
The West African Senior School Certificate Examination is ongoing. The stakes are high, so are the hopes of the students sitting for the exams. However, Head, Education Desk, IYABO LAWAL writes that the combined statistics of the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS) between 2014 and 2018 may not reflect how students will perform amid the…
1 Sep 2020
Students who tested positive for COVID-19 during the ongoing 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination have returned to classes after treatment and discharge.
30 Aug 2020
Bauchi State Commissioner of Education, Dr. Aliyu Tilde has said that names of over 200 students have been fraudulently expunged and substituted with ineligible candidates...


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