• Buhari’s economic policies not yielding results – Bakare

    Buhari’s economic policies not yielding results – Bakare

    Senior Pastor of the Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to change his economic policies, which he said have failed to yield the desired results in the past 18 months of his administration.

    He, however, acknowledged that the present government inherited an economy in dire straits due to revenue unaccounted for, in the preceding oil boom era, with reported massive looting through oil subsidies and diverted defence budgets.

    Bakare, who was a guest lecturer at the 14th […]

  • Niger Government stops payment of NECO, WAEC fees over poor results

    Niger Government stops payment of NECO, WAEC fees over poor results

    According to reports, the Niger State government says it will stop paying the examination fees of students in public schools owing to the sustained mass failure recorded in both WAEC and NECO examinations.

    The state governor, Abubakar Bello disclosed this while inspecting renovation works at the Justice Idris Legbo Government Secondary School, Kutigi on Monday.

    “As it is now, majority of the students are not coming out with good results at the end of both SSCE examinations.

    “Instead of throwing away N800 million […]

  • WAEC releases seized results of Bayelsa students

    WAEC releases seized results of Bayelsa students

    It was gathered that the Bayelsa State Government says the West African Examinations Council has finally released the results of the May/June examinations for students in all public schools in the state.

    The State Commissioner for Education, Mr. Makson Fefegha, said the results were posted online since last Saturday, a Government House statement said on Monday.

    According to him, the release of the results followed the government’s fulfillment of an agreement it reached with WAEC, including the payment of money owed the […]

  • Edo election: Collation of results begins Thursday – REC

    Edo election: Collation of results begins Thursday – REC

    The Resident Electoral Commissioner for Edo, Mr Sam Olumekun, says collation of results for the governorship election in the state would commence on Thursday.

    Olumekun disclosed this in Benin on Wednesday after a closed-door meeting with a National Commissioner and two Resident Electoral Commissioners at 11.20 p.m.

    He, however, did not give reasons for the shift in date for the exercise.

    The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) learnt that the decision to commence the collation on Thursday could be traced to the late […]

  • NECO/WAEC withholds Niger state results

    NECO/WAEC withholds Niger state results

    According to reports, the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) and National Examination Council (NECO) have refused to release the 2016 SSCE results of candidates in public secondary schools in Niger state due to the non-payment of examination fees by the state government.

    It was gathered that the Niger state government is owing both examination bodies to the tune of N700 million.

    Investigation shows that WAEC is being owned over N400 million while NECO is being owned over N200 million.

    WAEC released its results […]

  • Kano government reaches deal with WAEC, NECO over withheld results

    Kano government reaches deal with WAEC, NECO over withheld results

    According to reports, the Kano State Government has reached agreement with the Governing Boards of WAEC and NECO to release the withheld results of students of public schools in the state, this week.

    A statement by the Deputy Director, Public Relations Department of the state Ministry of Education, Hajiya Hadiza Habib, appealed to both parents and students to remain calm and law abiding.

    It said the government was not unaware of their anxiety to access the SSCE results of their respective wards.

    It […]

  • Ekiti leads in NECO SSCE results for 2016

    Ekiti leads in NECO SSCE results for 2016

    It was gathered that the National Examination Council on Friday released the results of the Senior School Certificate Examination it conducted in and outside the country between June and July this year, with Ekiti State having the best performance with 96.48 per cent, followed by Katsina State with 72.59 per cent.

    Since the assumption of office of Governor Ayodele Fayose, Ekiti State, has been witnessing steady improvement in the education sector, with the State coming from 26 per cent performance in […]

  • NECO releases June/July WASSCE results

    NECO releases June/July WASSCE results

    According to reports, the National Examination Council (NECO) on Friday released the 2016 June/July Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) results with 88.51 per cent of the candidates obtaining five credits pass and above in English Language and Mathematics.

    Announcing the release of the results at the body’s headquarter in Minna, the NECO Registrar, Prof. Charles Uwakwe, said there is a one per cent increase in the general performance of candidates this year compared with 2015.

    He said 905,011 or 88.51 per cent […]

  • Electrocuted girl made excellent results in WASSCE – Father

    Electrocuted girl made excellent results in WASSCE – Father

    Deborah Faleke, electrocuted by a fallen high- tension at Fagbenro Street, Alakuko, Lagos State on May 21, had two distinctions and six credits in the just released West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) results.

    Pastor Ademola Faleke, the father of the deceased, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday that Deborah performed excellently well and her result was one of the best in her school.

    NAN reports that tragedy struck on Fagbenro Street, after a high-tension wire fell on […]

  • I will not hide behind Manchester United’s recent poor results – Jose Mourinho insists

    I will not hide behind Manchester United’s recent poor results – Jose Mourinho insists

    Jose Mourinho insists he will not be hiding behind Manchester United’s poor results in the past three seasons and wants to be challenging for silverware from the start.

    The Old Trafford side have had to settle for seventh, fourth and fifth spot respectively in the Premier League over the past three campaigns, having last won the title under Alex Ferguson in 2012-2013.

    Mourinho feels merely improving on last term’s results is not enough for a club of United’s stature, though, and is […]