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UPDATED: Nigerian students won’t write 2020 WAEC – FG

The Federal Ministry of Education has said Nigerian secondary final year students will not be participating in the upcoming West African Examination Council (WAEC) examinations. The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, who disclosed this to State House Correspondents on Wednesday after the seventh weekly virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) …

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2020 UTME: JAMB reveals top 10 candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released a list of the best candidates in the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination ( UTME). Top on the list were two candidates from Anambra state with 365 and 363 scores respectively.   “They are 10 in number and if you notice, some of the …

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2020 Admission: JAMB sets 160 as cut-off mark for universities

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has set 160 as the minimum cut-off mark for universities across the country in the 2020 admission session.   JAMB’s registrar Ishaq Oloyede made the announcement on Tuesday June 16, after the 20th policy meeting on admissions to tertiary institutions. The cut-off mark for polytechnics was pegged at 120, …

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Buhari appoints Prof. Obioma as new NECO Registrar

Professor Godswill Obioma has been appointed as the new Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of the National Examinations Council (NECO) by President Buhari.   Prof. Obioma who was Ebonyi State Resident Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission, officially took over the affairs of the Council from the former Acting Registrar Mallam …

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Buhari sacks NECO Registrar, four other senior officials

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the sack of Prof Charles Uwakwe as the registrar and chief executive officer of the National Examinations Council (NECO).   The NECO registrar who has been suspended since 2018 following a probe of allegations of unsatisfactory conduct against him with one involving the mismanagement of N25 …

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