Tag Archives: WAEC

COVID-19: Kogi Schools To Reopen From September 14

The Kogi State Government has said that schools at all levels would reopen on September 14, after evaluating the situation and recording no new cases of COVID-19. Recall that schools, which where earlier closed to stop the spread of the ravaging pandemic. Wemi Jones, the state’s Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology on Tuesday, announced that the…

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Lagos Schools Resume August 3, Restaurants To Operate Eat-In Services At 50% Capacity

The Lagos State Government has announced that restaurants in the state will be reopened at 50 per cent capacity from August 14. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu made this known on Saturday, August 1, in an address where he gave updates on the efforts of the state governments on Covid-19 crisis. He noted that restaurants and other public…

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Federal Government Halts Reopening Of Schools, Suspends WAEC Examinations

The Federal Government has halted its earlier plans to reopen schools amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, disclosed this while speaking with journalists at the end of the Federal Executive Meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday. Adamu said that Nigerian schools will not reopen any time soon until it was safe…

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You Don’t Need WAEC To Become President In Nigeria – Festus Keyamo

The director strategic communications of President Muhammadu Buhari, 2019 presidential campaign, (Official spokesperson), Festus Keyamo, SAN, Monday said that one does not need a WAEC certificate to become President in Nigeria. Reeling out his reasons for saying so, Festus said that Section 318 of the 1999 Constitution defines “School Certificate or its equivalent” to mean…

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WAEC Reschedules English Language Exam To September 29

West African Examinations Council has postponed the English Language paper earlier scheduled to hold on Saturday, will hold September 22. WAEC revealed this on their Twitter handle, when a candidate wanted confirmation of the postponement of the paper. The examination body tweeted: “English Language papers will be written on September 29, 2018. Please, go to…

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UNILAG Denies Boy Who Made straight A’s With A Score Of 332 In JAMB Admission

15 year old David Okorogheye who made straight A’s in his WAEC and had 332 in JAMB has been denied admission into the University of Lagos (UNILAG). David Okoroghene who made 9As in the just released WAEC result has been denied admission into the University of Lagos to study medicine due to his young age. However, it…

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WAEC Releases May/June 2016 Results, Records 53% Pass, Withholds 9%

  The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) on Friday released the results for the 2016 May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). The examinations body announced that a total of 137,295 results, representing 8.89% of the candidates who took the examinations were withheld. According to Olu Adenipekun, Head, Nigeria National Office, the results were withheld…

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Point System In Circulation Not Criteria For Admission – JAMB

  The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says the point system copied from its website as criteria for admission into tertiary institutions in the country and currently circulating was a mere illustration. This is contained in a statement by the board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin and made available to the News…

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WAEC Allegedly Demands For N1.85m From NGO To Process List Of 2015 Outstanding Students

  Yesterday, news broke out that the West African Examination Council (WAEC) allegedly demanded for N1, 850, 000 from a Non-governmental organization (NGO)to process the list of best outstanding students for 2014/2015 May/June Senior Secondary School Examination. In a letter dated 8th December 2015, written to WAEC, the NGO Edubox, signed by Mr. Sanusi Tosin…

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