Tag: neco

Chinedu OkaforMay 22, 2020

Sack of NECO Registrar provokes argument on ‘usefulness’ of examination body

It’s unfortunate how corruption always manages to find its way into every sector in Nigeria. Practically every tier of government ...

Bernard DayoOctober 10, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: UNILAG has set up a panel encouraging more students to speak out on #SexForGrades

Following the allegations of sex-for-grades against two of its lecturers, the management of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has set ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 28, 2018

The YNaija Cover – the 28th of November

Follow the links to read up the stories and analyses on YNaija: Just In: President Buhari reduces cost of UTME, ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 28, 2018

Just In: President Buhari reduces cost of UTME, SSCE, BECE forms

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, has reduced the cost of the forms for Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 14, 2017

NECO announces release of SSCE results, records 1% improvement

The National Examination Council (NECO)Thursday, in Minna announced the release of the 2017 June/July Senior School Certificate Examination results. The ...

ToluJuly 22, 2017

N31 million ransom for Igbonla six, $793.2 million illegal cash in banks | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

1.2 million – The National Examination Council (NECO) said out of the 7,410,030 candidates that sat for the Senior School ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 21, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 21st of July

Read all the full stories and analyses on YNaija: The idea of respect is alien to Kanu | OPC blasts ...

AzeezJuly 21, 2017

1.2 million candidates cheated in seven years – NECO

The National Examination Council (NECO) has said 1,283,485 candidates committed examination malpractice during the Senior School Certificate Examination from 2010 ...

AzeezJanuary 25, 2017

JAMB, WAEC, NECO, NABTEB harmonise examination timetable

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has reached an agreement with other examination bodies on a harmonised timetable. The ...

RoqeebahSeptember 18, 2016

So who do we praise for Ekiti students NECO exam success?

The recently released NECO examination results which proclaimed Ekiti state with the best result for 2016 with 96.31% success has ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 16, 2016

88.5% obtain 5 credits and above in NECO exams

88.51 per cent of students who sat for the 2016 June/July Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) obtained five credits and above, including ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 19, 2016

FG cancels common entrance interview test into unity schools

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, on Monday, announced the scrapping of interview test for National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) ...

Isime EseneSeptember 10, 2014

NECO releases results, candidates improve in Maths & English

by Isi Esene There has been a significant improvement in the performance of candidates in the just released June/July National ...

August 17, 2013

Opinion: Ibrahim Babangida – Eulogizing a colossus at 72

by Hassan Muhammad Jallo Your glorious image as an excellent God-fearing leader, father, peacemaker, diplomat and a living legend of ...

June 5, 2013

Opinion: How thirst for paper qualification underdeveloped Nigeria’s education sector

by Chukwuemerie Uduchukwu In a desperate mood to acquire a very good certificate or result….some candidates in collaboration with their ...

April 19, 2013

Expensive sh-t — and more, in today’s news roundup with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze Baba Suwe must have a lot of faith to still go back to the same judiciary which ...

April 13, 2013

Opinion: NECO and JAMB – Looking beyond the recommendations of the Oronsaye committee report

by Theophilus Ilevbare The implication is that our entire oil earnings for the year cannot pay the salaries and allowances ...

April 9, 2013

Don’t scrap JAMB examination: Non-academic Staff of Universities Union, others warn FG

by Isi Esene The report of the Steven Orosanye led committee on restructuring of the Federal Government Agencies and Parastatals ...

April 6, 2013

Keep us alive: NECO workers plead with FG to revoke scrapping examination body

by Rachel Ogbu The news that the federal government plans to scarp the National Examination Council, NECO has obviously not ...

April 4, 2013

Opinion: The end of NECO and JAMB exams – It’s not all rosy

by Ogunyemi Bukola NECO has not outlived its usefulness; it never had any in the first place. Apparently the Federal ...

April 4, 2013

Sentimental rubbish – and more, in today’s news roundup with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze One of the main benefits of the scrapping of JAMB and that other waste, NECO, is that ...

April 3, 2013

Good news? NECO and JAMB admission exams to go – FG

by Rachel Ogbu The National Examination Council, NECO and the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME are to be scrapped soon. Based ...

January 16, 2013

In pursuit of unrealistic expectations – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze A lot of schools, probably based on the prompting of eager parents, do a lot to encourage ...

December 14, 2012

“Don’t go into relationships, boys only want sex” – Sandra Anazor, NECO best candidate

by Akan Ido Sandra Anazor can only be described as a genius, the 18-year-old girl from Umuawulu in Awka South ...

September 29, 2012

#Forgery: Three NECO staff, others sentenced to 12 years in prison

by Stanley Azuakola The arm of the law caught up with nine persons including three National Examinations Council (NECO) staff, ...

July 15, 2012

“There is a need for a rethink” – Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is very displeased with Nigeria’s education system

by Adeniyi Abdul Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy,  Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has criticised the Nigerian educational system, ...

April 13, 2012

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Get out—NECO workers threaten to throw registrar out of office

by Lekan Olanrewaju The National Union of Non Academic Staff of Universities and Allied Institution (NASU) and National Examinations Council (NECO) chapter ...

April 6, 2012

YNaija Editorial: Yes, it’s time for someone to sue JAMB

Over the past few days, there has been ridicule and  laughter over a news report that some candidates for the ...

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