• How I issued Buhari his WAEC certificate – Alex Ajayi

    How I issued Buhari his WAEC certificate – Alex Ajayi

    First graduate from Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State, and campaign director to the late Chief Obafemi Awolowo during the 1976 Presidential election, 86-year-old Alex Ajayi said he issued President Muhammadu Buhari, Sani Abacha and Ibrahim Babangida their WAEC certificates.

    Speaking with the newsmen, he recalled how his hard work as the Principal of Fiditi Grammar School, Oyo State, at age 26 in 1956, where he produced the first set of students in 1959, gave him a job in the West African Examinations […]

  • 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 […]

  • Pretty Girl Who Scored A1 All Through In WAEC Gets Scholarship Up To Ph.D Level

    Pretty Girl Who Scored A1 All Through In WAEC Gets Scholarship Up To Ph.D Level

    Beautiful Miss Faizal Abu bakar Sani, 17, a former student of Olumawu School, Abuja, is a focused young girl. When she was writing her West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination, few months ago, little did she know that the examination would earn her a scholarship to study any course of her choice in any university in the world of her choosing.

    As fortune smiles on her, Faizal’s scholarship as stated by Kano State Government, where she hails from, will know no […]

  • N676m debt: Niger government, NECO, WAEC agree on settlement

    N676m debt: Niger government, NECO, WAEC agree on settlement

    It was gathered that the Niger State government, the National Examination Council NECO and the West African Examination Council, WAEC have agreed on the modalities for the payment of examination fees which made it impossible for candidates of the state that sat for the last public examinations organised by the examination bodies from accessing their results NECO AND WAEC recently released the Senior Schools Certificate Examinations results they conducted between May and July this year but the websites were shut […]

  • SHOCKING: WAEC reveals cheating students forget ‘expo’ in answer booklets

    SHOCKING: WAEC reveals cheating students forget ‘expo’ in answer booklets

    The West African Examination Council, WAEC, has revealed that some cheating students in a hurry to submit their answer booklets to invigilators during exams often forget their expo (materials used for examination malpractice).

    The Public Relations Officer of the exams body, Demianus Ojijeogu, told Our Correspondent that the council is currently fighting hard to bring the rate of malpractice during the exam to the barest minimum.

    He said, “We encounter malpractice during the examination and during marking. Some leave the expo in […]

  • 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 […]

  • Kano state gov offers scholarship to female student who had A1 in all her 9 registered WAEC subjects … Photos

    Kano state gov offers scholarship to female student who had A1 in all her 9 registered WAEC subjects … Photos

    Kano state governor, Umar Ganduje, on Saturday offered automatic scholarship to an indigene of the state, Fa’iza Sani Abubakar, for her excellent performance in the just released Senior Secondary School WAEC examinations.

    Fa’iza, who hails from Bakin Zuwo in Kano, scored distinctions (A 1), in all 9 subjects she sat for, at Olumawu College, Wuse 2, Abuja. Governor Ganduje explained that the scholarship is meant to cover her undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate degrees, at any university of her choice across […]

  • WAEC blacklists 4 Rivers schools for exams malpractice

    WAEC blacklists 4 Rivers schools for exams malpractice

    Four schools in Rivers state have been blacklisted by WAEC for their involvement in Examination malpractice.

    According the WAEC Zonal Coordinator in Rivers State, Humphrey Ubaka, who refused to disclose the names of the affected schools said, “Some are private while others are public Schools. That means the schools have been de-listed and their recognition withdrawn as WAEC Centres”.

    Henceforth, Candidates of the West African Examination Council, WAEC, caught engaging in Examination Malpractice will be barred from taking examination for two years […]

  • WAEC Sanctions 60 Private & Public Schools Over Exam Malpractices In Lagos

    WAEC Sanctions 60 Private & Public Schools Over Exam Malpractices In Lagos

    At least 60 public and private secondary schools in Lagos State have been sanctioned for their involvement in examination malpractices at the Senior School Certificate Examination, SSCE, held in the last one year.

    This came barely few days after West Africa Examination Council, WAEC, approved cancellation of entire result of any candidate found guilty of examination malpractice at its 61st meeting of the Nigeria Examinations Committee, NEC.

    Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr. Oluranti Adebule, who also oversee activities of the state […]