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Thursday, 14 September 2017

NECO releases June/July 2017 results





The National Examinations Council on Thursday released the June / July 2017 Senior Secondary Schools Examination results.

The Council says out of the 1 ,051 ,472 who sat for the examinations , only 745 ,053 of the candidates got at least five credits including Mathematics and English Language .

The Registrar of the Council , Prof . Charles Uwakwe , while announcing the results at the headquarters in Minna, Niger State , said a total number of 50 ,586 candidates ( 4 .81 percent ) were involved in examination malpractices , representing a 0. 52 percent increment compared to 2016.

Uwakwe said the comparative analysis of candidates ’ performance in the examination for 2016 ( 69 .74 % ) and 2017 ( 70 .85 % ) shows that there is a 1 .11 percent improvement in the general performance of candidates.

According to him , out of the 1 ,055 ,988 candidates who registered for the examinations in Nigeria and other countries only 1 ,051 ,472 sat and only 745 ,053 ( 70 .85 percent ) got 5 credits and above including Mathematics and English Language.

We have 50 ,586 ( 4 .81 percent ) candidates involved in examination malpractice and this represents 0. 52 % increment compared with 2016 that had 43 ,905 cases ( 4 .29 % ).

“A total of 276 schools were involved in mass cheating in 34 states and 6 schools have been de - recognised with 23 supervisors blacklisted for aiding malpractice .”



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