West African Examination Council
President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the family, friends and associates of Dr. Simon Harry, who took office as Statistician-General of the Federation, seven months ago.
The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has explained that it withheld the results of 3,968 candidates in 2021 because of malpractice.
18 Jul 2021
No fewer than 1.6 million candidates are expected to participate in this year’s West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) scheduled to begin on Aug. 16.
27 Feb 2020
Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State has called on the West African Examination Council (WAEC) to intensify its war against ‘miracle centres’ in order to eradicate exam malpractice
17 Feb 2020
The controversial land suit involving West African Examination Council (WAEC) and others before a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja has been decided...
9 Apr 2019
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says there is no clash between its timetable and the West African Examination Council (WAEC) as being widely speculated and criticised. The JAMB Registrar, Prof. Is’haq Oloyede, said at an interactive session with Editors in Lagos on Tuesday, that there was no basis for such speculation because the…
30 Mar 2019
A student of Nigerian Air Force Secondary School, Ikeja, Lagos, Master Peter Seunara Arotiba, has been honoured with the West African Examination Council's (WAEC) International Excellence Awards for his outstanding performance in the 2018 May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). Arotiba received the honour alongside Miss Wilhermina Opoku and Miss Brago Sarpong Afrifa,…
15 Mar 2019
Adekunle Oluwafemi Abraham, who sued Kwara State governor-elect, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq over the authenticity of his West African Examination Council (WAEC) certificate, has alleged that unknown persons were threatening his life. Speaking yesterday in Ilorin, Abraham said he has been receiving threat text messages, pressure from communit y, religious leaders, as well as calls from friends…
25 Jan 2019
For over two decades, Nigeria’s educational scene has been plagued by examination malpractice. Despite the series of efforts by different examination bodies in the country to tame the scourge, it seems to be assuming new dimensions.
19 Oct 2018
The was the situation once upon a time. Education was Ekiti’s prime value and the acquisition of it was the supreme goal. The educated person was a respected, but the truly revered were the exceptionally brainy. At Christ’s School, the Oxford of Ekiti, the names of sterling academic achievers were etched in our memory’s hall…
15 Jul 2016
The West African Examination Council (WAEC) said yesterday that it would not adopt the computer-based test (CBT) in the conduct of its examination.