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I didn’t sign President Buhari’s Cambridge certificate – WAEC official

A West African Examinations Council official, Osidehinde Adewunmi, on Wednesday, denied signing the Cambridge University Moderated Examination certificates produced by President Muhammadu Buhari and tendered as exhibits before the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal in Abuja.

School gardener beats WAEC candidate to death

A SS3 student of Jubril Martins Memorial College, Iponri Lagos, Rafiu Adagun, has been beaten to death during the ongoing West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) by a gardener, Femi Aderounmu.
AbdulRahman AbdulRasaq

APC: Ignore message of Kwara governorship candidate’s withdrawal

Mr Abdulraheem Olawuyi, a member of the House of Representatives from Kwara, has advised supporters of All Progressives Congress (APC) to ignore a statement being circulated that Mr Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq, the APC governorship candidate, had withdrawn from the race.

Sani Takori: Poor governance responsible for collapse of education in Zamfara

A former member representing Gummi/Bukkuyum constituency at the federal house of representative, now the Gubernatorial candidate of Advanced people Democratic Alliance (APDA) in Zamfara state Hon Sani Takori has disclosed that poor governance was responsible for the collapse of education in the state.

WAEC releases private candidate exam result

Authority of West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, on Tuesday, announced the release of results for the first diet of its private candidate examination.
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

PDP: What WAEC gave Muhammadu Buhari was political certificate

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has described the presentation of attestation certificate and confirmation of school certificate result to President Muhammadu Buhari as a tragicomedy.
Buhari Certificate

In Pictures: Muhammadu Buhari receives attestation and confirmation of result from WAEC

President Muhammadu Buhari receives attestation and confirmation of result from West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) registrar in State House on 2nd Nov 2018.

WAEC vows to blacklist, publish names of exam malpractice culprits

The West Africa Examination Council has vowed to impose appropriate sanctions on the culprits of examination malpractice.

EFCC recovers N1.5 billion from looters in South South

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it has recovered cash of over N1.5 billion from people being investigated for alleged fraudulent practices in the South-South zone of the country.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Edo government, WAEC train teachers to improve learning

In order to improve the capacity and competence of teachers, Edo State Government said it has begun the training of teachers in the state.
Kayode Fayemi

Kayode Fayemi: Workers’ salary arrears will be paid in six months

The winner of the Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has said that he will pay the backlog of salaries owed civil servants in the state within the first six months of his return to office.

WAEC announces 49.98% pass rate In 2018 May/June exam

The West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) has announced a 49.98 percent pass rate in the number of candidates that obtained credits and above in minimum of five subjects and above including English Language and Mathematics.

Police arrest suspected operator of fake WAEC centre

The Police Command in Lagos State has arrested a 48-year-old man suspected to be the operator of a fake West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) examination centre in Igbogbo, Ikorodu.

Police arrest suspected operator of fake WAEC centre

The Police Command in Lagos State has arrested a 48-year-old man suspected to be the operator of a fake West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) examination centre in Igbogbo, Ikorodu.

14 missing Dapchi schoolgirls may miss SSCE

Against odds that may impede an early release of the 110 girls kidnapped by gunmen from the Government Girls Science and Technical College (GGSTC), Dapchi, Yobe State, there are indications that 13 of the identified students may miss the 2018 May/June West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).

President Buhari not doing enough in his anti-corruption war – Femi Falana

Activist lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, SAN, on Friday declared that President Muhammadu Buhari is not doing enough in his battle to rid the nation of corruption and recovers stolen wealth from looters.

The birth of North East Development Commission

News broke last week that President Muhammadu Buhari had assented to the North East Development Commission Bill passed by the National Assembly. I congratulate the Speaker of the House of Representatives and Senator Ali Ndume, who are the lead sponsors of the bill in the two chambers of National Assembly.

Improved teaching will curb examination malpractice – WAEC

Professionalising teaching will curb examination malpractice in Nigeria, according to Mr Jonathan Mbaakaa, Vice-Chairman, Board of the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC).

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Ekiti has invested N4.5 billion to boost school enrolment – governor

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has said the state government has invested a staggering sum of N4.5 billion to shore up school enrolment in the last 11 months he returned as the state chief executive.

NAPTIP warns youths against social media marriages

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has warned youths against engaging in social media and Internet marriages.
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Court remands butcher who ‘raped 25-year-old’

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Ogwashi-Uku: Obi Ifechukwude Okonjo legitimately installed – Royal family

The royal family of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State has insisted that the installation of the new Obi (King), Ifechukwude Chukwuka Okonjo was not done in error.
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My victory at tribunal, renewed hope for PDP, masses in Imo – Assemblyman

A member of Imo State House of Assembly, Mr Frank Ugboma, has described his recent victory at the Election Petitions Tribunal in Owerri, as renewed hope for his party and the common man in the state.