NECO reschedules 2020 SSCE external exams

The National Examinations Council (NECO) on Tuesday announced a new date for commencement of its 2020 Senior Schools Certificate Examinations, SSCE (external). NECO spokesman, Azeez Sani, in an issued statement, said the Board has moved the examination scheduled to commence on February 1, 2021 to Monday, February 8, 2021 and end on Wednesday, March 10, 2021.  According to him, “The examination which was earlier scheduled to commence on Monday, 1st February, 2021 and end on Wednesday, 3rd March, 2021 will now start on Monday, 8th February, 2021 and end on…

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NECO releases 2020 October/November SSCE results

The National Examinations Council, (NECO), has released the results of its 2020 Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSCE) examination it conducted throughout the country between October and November, 2020. NECO Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of NECO, Prof. Godswill Obioma announced the results yesterday, in Abuja. This was revealed by the NECO Registrar and Chief Executive, Professor Godswill Obioma, while speaking at the NECO headquarters in Minna, Niger State.Obioma said that 1,102,041 candidates passed at credit and above level. The result, according to Obioma, showed that 894,101 candidates out of the…

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#EndSARS: NECO postpones 2020 SSCE exams indefinitely

Ø  Schools to re-open in Ibadan today The National Examinations Council (NECO) on Sunday, October 25, 2020, announced the indefinite postponement of the ongoing Senior Secondary Certificate Examinations (SSCE). The disclosure was made in a press statement that was issued by NECO’s Head of Information and Public Relations Division, Azeez Sani yesterday. This is coming barely 2 days after the examination body had put on hold all her 2020 school certificate activities due to the curfew and closure of schools in some parts of the country. Sani, in his statement, said…

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NECO suspends SSCE examinations, orders staff to return home

Following the deterioration of the security situation in the country occasioned by the #EndSARS protests, the National Examination Council (NECO) has stopped the conduct of the Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE).  It was learnt that the decision to stop the conduct of the examination followed the declaration of 24-hour curfew by some state governors, especially those of Lagos, Ogun, Edo and Imo, where the #EndSARS protest had assumed destructive dimensions. The examination body had conducted the Economics paper test on Tuesday, while the Physics practical paper took place yesterday without…

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NECO releases 2020 exams timetable

The National Examinations Council has released the date and guidelines for the conduct of its 2020 examinations. This was disclosed in a statement made on Tuesday by NECO Registrar/Chief Executive Officer, Professor Godswill Obioma, stating that the examinations will start on October 5 and end on November 18, 2020. During a press conference at the Council’s Headquarters in Minna, the Niger State capital, Obioma noted that the exam body has scheduled the BECE for Wednesday 11th and Thursday 12th November 2020. The statement reads below: “NECO SSCE will take place…

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