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Coronavirus: 2021 WASSCE postpones exams indefinitely

The conduct of 2021 West African Senior School Certificate Examination, WASSCE, for school candidates has been postponed indefinitely due to the effects of Covid-19 pandemic.

39.8% of candidates pass as WAEC releases 2020 results

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) yesterday announced that 39.82 per cent made credits in five subjects, including Mathematics and English, in the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for private candidates 2020 (second series).

WAEC releases 2020 results for private candidates

The West African Examinations Council has announced the results of the 2020 second series West African Senior School Certificate Examination for private candidates.

WAEC confirms deadline for 2021 WASSCE registration

The West African Examinations Council, (WAEC) Nigeria, has confirmed that Jan. 29, 2021, is the deadline for the registration of this year’s West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for private candidates, 2021-First Series.

WAEC to bar students, deregister schools to curb exanimation malpractice

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has approved stringent sanctions against candidates, supervisors, and schools involved in examination malpractice.
The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, made the declaration on Thursday while deliberating on the strategies put in place with the election monitoring officers deployed from the Force Headquarters, Abuja, to assist and monitor the elections in Lagos State.

Lagos bye-elections: Police exempt WAEC officials, candidates from restriction order

The Lagos State Police Command has exempted the West African Examination Council officials and candidates involved in the ongoing West African Senior School Certificate Examination from the restriction of movement order due to the upcoming bye-elections.

WAEC reschedules exams for private candidates

“The West African Examinations Council (WAEC), Nigeria wishes to inform all registered candidates for WASSCE for Private Candidates, 2020-Second Series and the general public that there has been a change in timetable,” he said.

WAEC releases 2020 SSCE results Monday

The West African Examinations Council has said the results of the 2020 Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination would be released on Monday, November 2, 2020.
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Bauchi reopens primary, secondary schools

The Bauchi state government has ordered the reopening of primary and secondary schools across the state with conditions that the government said must be met before schools can operate.

41 Delta teachers demoted, barred from exams supervision over WASSCE malpractice

Sanctions have been visited on 41 teachers by Delta State government over examination malpractice perpetrated during the 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination, WASSCE.
The Minister of State, Education, Mr. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, said this while answering questions at the 52nd joint national briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 in Abuja.

Ministry: All virus-infected WASSCE candidates have recovered

The Ministry of Education announced on Monday, August 31, 2020 that all final year secondary school students who tested positive for COVID-19 have recovered.
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The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has set aside the requirements initially placed on applicants for the ongoing recruitments of police constables.

WASSCE begins under strict coronavirus safety protocols

The 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for school candidates on Monday commenced across the country under strict COVID-19 protocols.
Members of Parents Teachers Association, PTA, Grace High School, Gbagada, Lagos, have protested the school’s directives that students, who are preparing for the forthcoming West African Senior School Certificate Examination, WASSCE, lodge in hotels to meet up with the timing of the exam.

Parents protest as Lagos school asks WASSCE candidates to lodge in hotel

Members of Parents Teachers Association, PTA, Grace High School, Gbagada, Lagos, have protested the school’s directives that students, who are preparing for the forthcoming West African Senior School Certificate Examination, WASSCE, lodge in hotels to meet up with the timing of the exam.
Adegboyega Oyetola

WASSCE: Osun begs former N-Power teachers to resume

Osun State Government on Monday pleaded with former N-Power teachers handling Senior Secondary School Three classes before they were exited from the scheme, to return to schools for revision classes.

Lagos targets 1.5 million students for CBT empowerment

The Lagos State Government, in partnership with a software development company, has concluded plans to empower 1.5 million students in Computer-Based Test, CBT, preparation software in the state following several months’ lockdown of schools occasioned by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Edo guber: ADP asks court to disqualify APC candidate, running-mate

The Action Democratic Party (ADP) has filed a fresh suit at a Federal High Court in Benin, seeking the disqualification of Osagie Ize-Iyamu and Audu Abudu Ganiyu, governorship and deputy governorship candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming Edo State gubernatorial election
Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu

Edo guber: ADP files suit against Pastor Ize-Iyamu, running-mate, seeking their disqualification

The Action Democratic Party (ADP) has filed a fresh suit at a Federal High Court, Benin, seeking the disqualification of Osagie Ize-Iyamu and Audu Abudu Ganiyu, governorship and deputy governorship candidates of the the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming Edo State gubernatorial election
Lagos State Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo has warned parents against allowing their wards to patronize private tutorial centres during the period of schools closure.

Lagos directs JSS3 students to resume Monday

The Lagos State Government has directed Junior Secondary School (JSS) 3 students who are registered for National Examination Council (NECO) Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) to resume on Monday.
Aminu Bello Masari

Katsina to reopen schools August 10

Katsina State Government has said graduating students would resume on August 10 for the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination which is scheduled to start August 17.

WAEC releases 2020 WASSCE timetable

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has released the timetable for the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Edo to reopen schools on August 10

Edo State Government has said graduating pupils would resume effective August 10, a week before the commencement date of the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination.

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