WAEC approves new examination for private candidates

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) on Thursday said it had approved the commencement of an additional diet in its examination for the private candidates every year. The council’s Registrar, Dr Iyi Uwadiae announced the approval at a news conference in Lagos. Uwadiae said the move was in connection with the growing concerns among stakeholders……

Unqualified teachers bane of poor students’ performance in WAEC, NECO says Don

Prof. Stephen Onah, the Chief Executive Officer, National Mathematical Centre (NMC), has blamed dismal performance of students in WAEC and NECO examinations in successive years on unqualified teachers in Mathematics. Onah said in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja that school proprietors draft non-professional teachers into teaching senior……

Why students fail maths in WAEC, NECO – Prof. Onah

The Chief Executive Officer at the National Mathematical Centre (NMC), Prof. Stephen Onah, has blamed dismal performance of students in WAEC and NECO examinations in successive years on unqualified teachers in Mathematics. Onah said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja. He said that school proprietors draft…

WAEC approves new examination for private candidates

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has approved the commencement of an additional diet in its examination for private candidates. WAEC Registrar, Dr Iyi Uwadiae, confirmed this at a news conference in Lagos on Thursday. Uwadiae explained that this was to remedy the issue of perceived discrimination or denial of equal opportunity to private candidates….

Internally Displaced Persons Writes WAEC Exams In Maiduguri

Isa Gusau, Maiduguri: Following Governor Kashim Shettima’s directive, two hundred and fifty internally displaced persons have began writing this year’s West African Examination Council’s (WAEC) graduation exams for secondary school students in preparation for entry into Universities and other tertiary schools, our correspondent reports. It was the first time IDP’S are writing the WAEC since…

WAEC office gutted by fire in Kaduna

The West African Examinations Council, WAEC, lost 10 computers holding vital records and information about all schools in the zone following an inferno that gutted part of its office in Kaduna on Tuesday morning. The Zonal Coordinator of WAEC in Kaduna, Fedelis Gaiya, said that the fire which occurred at about 9.50a.m. probably started from…

Senator Andy Uba faces O’Level forgery scandal as WAEC allegedly disowns result

The Senator representing Anambra South, Andy Uba, is currently at the centre of a certificate forgery scandal. This follows allegations that he forged his secondary school leaving certificate and confirmation of result dated November 13, 2013, which he presented to British authorities. Sahara Reporters claims to have obtained a copy of the letter from the…

Reno Omokri Reveals Goodluck Jonathan’s WAEC Result

Former aide to the former president Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri has taken to his social media page to share with Nigerians the past leader’s West African Examination Council, WAEC, result. The move comes following a probe conducted into the credibility of claims made by Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye, who claimed to have graduated from……

Minister wants WAEC to review registration fee downward

The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has urged the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) to review its registration fee and process to give equal opportunities to secondary school leavers. Adamu made the call on Monday in Abuja when he received WAEC’s Governing Council, led by the Chairperson, Dr Evelyn Kandakai. According to him, many……

WAEC to release results 60 days after exams

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has announced that the results of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), will now be released 60 days after the exams. The Head of National Office, WAEC in Nigeria, Olu Adenipekun, stated this during the Council’s 65th anniversary celebration, which began on Thursday in Lagos. He said…