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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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WAEC Sanction 30 Schools In Lagos For Exam Malpractices

  The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has sanctioned 30 secondary schools in Lagos State over alleged involvement in examination malpractices at the May/June 2015 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE). Meanwhile, the Lagos State Government has concluded plans to shut any private school operating illegally in the state, saying “of the 11, 000 private schools in…

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WAEC Releases Nov/Dec Exams Results, Withholds 28, 768

The West African Examination Council (WAEC), yesterday 17th December, released the result of the November/December 2015 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for private candidates.   According to Head of National Office (HNO) of the body, Mr.Olutise Isaac Adenipekun, 113,573 candidates obtained five credit passes. In addition, 146, 253 candidates obtained credit passes and…

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SSCE: Only 38.65% Of WAEC Candidates Pass, Results Of 13 States Withheld

616, 370 candidates, representing 38.65% out of 1,593,442 that took the May/June 2015 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) conducted by the West African Examination Council (WAEC) obtained five credits and above with English and Mathematics included, the examination body announced at its Yaba, Lagos headquarters. Students could get details of their results at the website…

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