Wednesday, February 8, 2023

West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE)

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
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 24, 2021

SS1, SS2 students banned from taking WAEC, NECO, NABTEB

The Federal Ministry of Education says SS1 and SS2 students taking final year exams become unruly in schools and distract other students.

September 20, 2021

Candidates affected by IPOB sit-at-home order to rewrite WASSCE: FG

The federal ministry of education says modalities are in place for candidates who missed the exams to rewrite it.

Secondary school-student
September 7, 2021

Lagos govt releases school resumption schedule for 2021/2022 session

The Lagos government has announced resumption guidelines for the 2021/2022 academic session for public and private schools.

May 6, 2021

Despite mass failure fears, 2020 WAEC results better than previous years

“We didn’t ask the examiners to mark the candidates up in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. WAEC, as an examining body, cannot lower its standards,” Mr Ojijeogu asserted.

Students writing WAEC
April 12, 2021

WAEC: Anambra schools to use IP cameras to prevent exam malpractice

Prof Omenugha noted that private schools in the state were also directed to instal IP cameras in their examination halls.

Anambra Willie Obiano (Credit: Twitter)
February 16, 2021

‘More females obtained five credits including English, Maths than males in 2020 WASSCE’

“Of this number, 12,040, representing 49.16 percent, are male candidates while 12,451 others representing 50.84 percent are female candidates.”

Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu
January 27, 2021

Edo private schools owners seek palliatives, tax waivers

Peoples Gazette in November reported how COVID-19 bit hard on private school teachers.

Edo governor Godwin Obaseki
September 26, 2020

2020 WAEC: Police arrest 12 for allegedly selling questions, answers online

Invigilators, supervisors and other school functionaries were amongst those expected to face charges, officials said.

Students writing WAEC