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WAEC POSTPONES 2021 MAY/JUNE EXAMS NEW DATE FIXED

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WAEC POSTPONES 2021 MAY/JUNE EXAMS NEW DATE FIXED

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC postponed the 2021 May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) in Nigeria to August 2021.
This was confirmed by WAEC’s spokesman, Demianus Ojijeogu, in a statement on Friday.

WAEC POSTPONES 2021 MAY/JUNE EXAMS NEW DATE FIXED

According to Ojijeogu, the exams earlier scheduled for May/June, will now hold between August 16 and September 30.
The exam body denied media reports that the 2021 WASSCE in Nigeria has been postponed. But informed, “schools, candidates and the general public that the exam will hold from August 16 to September 30, 2021.”

“We wish to categorically state that the head of the national office was quoted out of context,” Ojijeogu said.

Aregan said the “effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are still very much felt in the education sector. The academic calendar has been distorted. It will, therefore, not be possible to have the examination in May/June this year.

“A convenient International Timetable for the conduct of the examination will soon be released.

WAEC POSTPONES 2021 MAY/JUNE EXAMS NEW DATE FIXED

“The arrangement is in line with the current academic calendar and was done in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Education.”

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UNIVERSITY OF UYO LOSES ACCREDITATION FOR MEDICINE AND SURGERY

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Medical students of the Univeristy of Uyo UNIVERSITY OF UYO LOSES ACCREDITATION FOR MEDICINE AND SURGERY

UNIVERSITY OF UYO LOSES ACCREDITATION FOR MEDICINE AND SURGERY

have gone online to lament after the institution lost accreditation for medicine and surgery.

 

Students who say they have been in school for 8 years, for a course that should be completed in 6 years, took to social media to express their heartbreak after the National Universities Commission denied accreditation status to Uniuyo’s medicine and surgery programme.

 

A student who spoke to LIB on the condition of anonymity explained the implication of this for medical students.

 

The student said: “Students will be unable to write professional exams, hence cannot graduate.

UNIVERSITY OF UYO LOSES ACCREDITATION FOR MEDICINE AND SURGERY

 

“They’ll remain students. However, they will not be [able] to progress from level to level due to not writing professional exams. This is a stagnation for students pending when the accreditation is restored.”

 

Students say they have reached out to their lecturers but haven’t received any concrete information.

 

At the moment, Uniuyo medical students say they are uncertain about what the future holds for them and are not sure what the next move is.

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GOVERNOR UMAHI TO COMMISSION MEDICAL UNIVERSITY IN EBONYI PHOTOS

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Governor Umahi To Commission Medical University In Ebonyi (Photos)

GOVERNOR UMAHI TO COMMISSION MEDICAL UNIVERSITY IN EBONYI

By Wisdom Nwedene, Abakaliki

Governor David Nweze Umahi of Ebonyi State is set to commission World Class Medical University.

 

Speaking with IGBERE TV correspondent, the Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr Francis Nwaze said the gigantic project when completed will put an end to medical tourism outside Nigeria by many Nigerians.

Mr Nwaze who said the World Class University which will be commissioned in few weeks will equally attract foreigners to Ebonyi State.

According to him, “This is the result of having a committed, focused and dedicated Governor whose interest is for the betterment of his subordinates.”

He said : “This is where we are; a medical university that will end foreign medical adventure by Nigerians and attract foreigners to our own Ebonyi State.”

“The David Nweze Umahi’s Medical University is no longer a dream but a reality that will be made manifest in just a few weeks. This is the result of having a committed, focused and dedicated Governor whose interest is for the betterment of his subordinates.”

“Governor David Nweze Umahi has written his name in the sand of time.”

IGBERE TV gathered that the World Class Medical University when completed will treat renal malfunctions, perform kidney transplant, etc.

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NECO RELEASES 2020 RESULT FOR EXTERNAL CANDIDATES

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National Examinations Council (NECO) has released results NECO RELEASES 2020 RESULT FOR EXTERNAL CANDIDATES

NECO RELEASES 2020 RESULT FOR EXTERNAL CANDIDATES

of the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination for External Candidates.

 

Announcing the results at the Council Headquarters in Minna on Thursday May 6, NECO’s Registrar/Chief Executive, Godswill Obioma disclosed that a total of 41,459 candidates registered for the examination, while 39,503 sat for it.

 

In a statement issued by Head, Information and Public Relations Division of NECO, Azeez Sani in Abuja, the registrar explained that a total of 26,277 candidates obained five credits and above including English Language and Mathematics while 34,014 candidates also obtained five credits and above irrespective of English Language and Mathematics.

NECO RELEASES 2020 RESULT FOR EXTERNAL CANDIDATES

 

The Registrar who reiterated the Council’s zero tolerance for examination malpractice, noted that appropriate standards and excellence were maintained right from the planning stage to the release of results.

 

Obioma disclosed that 6,465 cases of examination malpractice were recorded in the 2020 SSCE External as against 17,004 cases in 2019.

 

He noted that the reduction in the level of malpractice was as a result of deepened monitoring of the examination by members of the Governing Board, Management and Senior Staff of the Council.

 

Obioma also revealed that the results of 256,000 candidates who missed some papers during the 2020 SSCE (Internal) due to the #EndSARS protests in some states and who sat for those papers during the 2020 SSCE (External) are being released alongside external candidates.

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