Nigeria: Mass Exams Failure


More than half of the candidates who sat for the West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination failed to score up to five credits.
  • West Africa:  WAEC - 62 Percent Fail Nov/ Dec Exams

    Daily Trust, 21 December 2012

    A total of 262,651 candidates representing 62.3 percent of the 406,108 who sat for November/December 2012 West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) have ... read more »

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Students writing exams (file photo).

  • Nigeria:  2012 Education in Retrospect

    Vanguard, 27 December 2012

    AS we all get ready to pop champagne to celebrate a remarkable year and count down to 2013, we at Vanguard Learning bring you a collection of stories that made 2012 outstanding. read more »

  • Nigeria:  WAEC Witholds 47,289 WASSCE Results Over Malpractice

    Leadership, 21 December 2012

    A total of 47,289 of the 413,266 results of candidates who sat for the Nov/Dec. West African Senior School Certificate (WASSCE), had been withheld in connection with various cases ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Again, WAEC Records Mass Failure - 62.3 Percent Flunk Exams

    Daily Trust, 22 December 2012

    Two hundred and sixty two thousand, six hundred and fifty one candidates, representing 62.3 per cent of the 406,108 who sat for November/December 2012 West African Senior Secondary ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Plateau Education Standard Drops - Asup

    Vanguard, 22 December 2012

    The Academic Staff Association of Polytechnics, ASUP, has accused Plateau State government of overseeing the decay of the state's education sector through unpopular policies.ASUP ... read more »

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