Registration for SSCE ends June 25 – NECO

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has said the June 25 deadline for the registration of the 2021 Senior School Certificate Examination, (SSCE) for internal candidates remains sacrosanct. A statement issued on Wednesday by the examination body and signed by its head of information and public relations division, Azeez Sani, urged relevant stakeholders including states’ education ministries, school owners and managers, among others, to ensure strict compliance. The statement reads in part: “The National Examinations Council (NECO) will not extend the registration period for the 2021 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE)…

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‘Our Registrar, Prof Obioma, died of heart failure, not killed’ – NECO

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has refuted claims that its Registrar, Godswill Obioma, was assassinated. NECO, in a statement issued by its Director of Human Resources, Abdul Mustapha, yesterday, said Obioma died of a brief illness. According to the statement, Mustapha stated that the son of the deceased had informed the management of the agency that his father was not assassinated but died in his sleep as a result of heart failure. The statement was signed by Godswill Obioma the second, and addressed to the Council’s Director of Human Resources.…

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NECO announces commencement of examinations nationwide

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has directed the commencement of the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination in all states across the country.  The Council’s Head of Information and Public Relations, Azeez Sani, in a statement issued yesterday, said the examinations are expected to commence on November 9.  “The National Examinations Council wishes to inform candidates, schools and other stakeholders of the resumption of the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination in all states and the FCT from Monday, November 9, 2020. The Council was constrained to postpone the examinations indefinitely on…

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