Wednesday, October 5, 2022

West African Examinations Council (WAEC)

August 15, 2022

Kebbi settled over N456 million WAEC fees: Commissioner

The Kebbi State government has approved the payment of the remaining balance of more than N456 million to the West African Examinations Council (WAEC).

Governor Abubakar Bagudu
June 29, 2022

WAEC sets up 85 centre for WASSCE coordination, marking

The council noted that the high number of the centres is to maintain release of candidates’ results 45 days after the last paper is taken.

May 14, 2022

WAEC cautions invigilators over examination misconduct

WAEC enjoined secondary principals to ensure on invigilators with proven integrity are recommended for assignments.

April 16, 2022

WASSCE, UTME dates not clashing: Official

Stakeholders and parents worry that a clash might endanger the performance of candidates in both examinations.

Patrick Areghan
February 15, 2022

2022 WASSCE: WAEC cancels ‘No NIN, No Exam’ policy

“Following the recent challenge posed by the NIMC portal, candidates are free to write the examination without…their NIN.”

Nigerians at NIMC centers
February 8, 2022

Bill to bar secondary school leavers like Buhari from becoming president passes second reading

Sponsored by lawmaker Adewunmi Onanuga, the bill seeks to increase the educational qualification for elective positions in Nigeria.

President Muhammadu Buhari
November 22, 2021

WAEC increases exam fees to N18,000, releases 2021 WASSCE results

WAEC has instructed “all school principals to collect N18,000 per candidate for registration.”

September 15, 2021

With his $2 million bribe, Gbajabiamila slams IPOB, Yoruba Nation as economic terrorists

The House Speaker said IPOB and Yoruba Nation activists have become increasingly unreasonable and unwelcoming of dissent, therefore “are no different from Boko Haram and ISWAP.”

August 27, 2021

Exam Malpractice: We didn’t create ‘Miracle Centres’, says WAEC

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) says it will do everything possible to stop special centres, also known as ‘Miracle Centres’ candidates use.

Secondary school-student
August 10, 2021

WAEC says no NIN, no registration for 2022 WASSCE

The development is said to be in line with the federal government’s policy as directed by the federal ministry of education.

Patrick Areghan