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NECO Scraps Use Of Scratch Cards, Announces New System

The National Examination Council (NECO) has scrapped the use of scratch cards, for the conduct of its Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE). Chairman of the NECO board, Abubakar Saddiq, confirmed this on Friday during the commissioning of the equipment and unveiling of 20 Toyota Hilux Vans purchased by the agency, in Minna, Niger State. Saddiq disclosed that they have procured 8,000 biometric machines, for registration of candidates during the conduct of its examinations. “In the last people have to buy scratch cards in order to register for NECO examination. That is out. No more scratch cards. People (will) register online and they (will) be given a code and they will [Read]

BREAKING: Court Nullifies Adeleke’s Candidacy for Osun Guber Polls over Certificate Scandal

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that Justice Oathman Musa of an Abuja High Court sitting in Bwari Area Council of Abuja on Tuesday Nullified the nomination of Senator Ademola Adeleke as candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the September 2018 Governorship Election in Osun State. Adeleke, who represents Osun West Senatorial District at the National Assembly was the PDP’s candidate in the 2018 governorship election in Osun state. Two Chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Wahab Raheem and Adam Habeeb, had in 2018 barely few days to the governorship election in Osun State had dragged Adeleke to court, accusing him of [Read]

2019: I Can’t Wait For Presidential Debate, Says Atiku [READ MORE]

  The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar says he cannot wait for the 2019 presidential debate. Atiku said this on Friday after his running mate took on four other vice presidential candidates at the vice presidential debate put together by Nigeria Elections Debate Group (NEDG) and the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON). He also commended Obi for “laying out our vision to get Nigeria working again”. See tweets below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG: Other candidates who were present at the debate include Ganiyu Galadima of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Khadijah Abdullahi-Iya of Alliance For New Nigeria (ANN), Professor Yemi Osinbajo [Read]

Buhari Reduces Costs of UTME, NECO Forms – READ MORE

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reduction in the cost of forms for the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), National Examinations Council (NECO), Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) and the Basic Education Certificate Examination. Adamu Adamu, Minister of Education, announced the decision during the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting on Wednesday. According to Tolu Ogunlesi, the Head of Digital Communications for President Buhari, on his Twitter handle, @toluogunlesi, who shared the news, the reduction will take effect from January 2019. He tweeted, “President Buhari has approved the reduction in the cost of Forms for JAMB UTME, NECO SSCE and [Read]

BREAKING: NECO announces new dates for Nov/Dec SSCE, shifts Exercise – READ MORE

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the National Examinations Council (NECO) on Wednesday, announced that its November/December 2018 Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) earlier scheduled to commence on November 15, has been shifted to November 19. This was contained in a statement signed by the Acting Registrar, Abubakar Gana and made available to newsmen in Abuja. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Candidates are hereby requested to download the new examination timetable on the NECO website: www.mynecoexams.com and the e-mail used for the registration. “Please note that this information supersedes the earlier media publication on the commencement date for the examination date,” the [Read]

NPS Registers 35 Prison Inmates for NECO Exam in Ogun – READ MORE

The Nigerian Prisons Service NPS, Ogun State Command has registered 35 inmates drawn from three of the six prisons in the state for 2018 National Examination Council (NECO). NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the inmates who are registered to sit for subjects in Arts, Sciences and Commercials are 8 from Ilaro Prison, 5 from Ijebu Ode Prison while 22 are from Old Abeokuta Prison Ibara. It is heart warming to note that this registration is the maiden one after the recent NECO approval of Old Abeokuta Prison Ibara as the centre for the state Command. The approval is made possible through unrelenting efforts of the welfare officer of the Old [Read]

BREAKING: Police File Charges Against Senator Adeleke over Examination Malpractice, as President Buhari intervenes

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that few hours after news of confirmation of his certificate by West African Examination Council, WAEC emerged, the Nigeria Police force has filed charges of examination malpractice, impersonation and criminal conspiracy against the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the coming Saturday’s election in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke. The police filed the charges at the Federal High Court in Abuja. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that speaking to journalists in Abuja today Police spokesperson, Jimoh Moshood, said that investigations revealed that Senator Adeleke and his brother Sikiru Adeleke registered and sat for the National Examination [Read]

NECO releases June/July SSCE results for 2018

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that National Examinations Council (NECO) has released the June /July 2018 senior secondary school certificate examinations (SSCE) with 71 percent of the candidates making five credits and above including English Language and Mathematics. [Read]