NECO delists three schools over alleged mass cheating

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The National Examinations Council has said three schools in Katsina, Kebbi and Oyo states have been delisted for two years over their alleged involvement in mass cheating.

Acting Registrar of NECO, Mr Abubakar Gana, made this known in a report submitted on Tuesday to the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, on the mandate and achievements of the council between May 2018 and September 2019.

According to the report, the examination body recorded cases of examination malpractices such as collusion by supervisors, teachers and school administrators.

It described the situation as regrettable saying, those indicted who ought to be part of the army in fighting the scourge of examination malpractices.

NECO registrar called on the government to prioritise security of examinations and officials just as the Independent National Electoral Commission is provided with security during elections.

Gana said, “The Council successfully conducted the 2019 June/July SSCE with a total of 1,163,194 candidates registered for the examination.

“A total of 40,630 candidates were involved in the various forms of malpractice; 18 supervisors were blacklisted for poor supervision, aiding, abetting and connivance with candidates to perpetrate examination malpractice.

“Three schools, one each in Katsina, Kebbi and Oyo states, were de-recognised for two years for their involvement in collusion and mass cheating.”

He noted that NECO acquired 8,000 biometric verification machines before the conduct of its 2019 SSCE.

He stressed, however, that the council needed more biometric verification devices to serve its over 16,000 centres.

The registrar said the council had also tried to block financial leakages and increased prudence in the management of resources.

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Ibrahim Aliyu
6 days ago

That nice 


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Prince John
6 days ago

People children done fail


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Sorry for the corrupt practice of these schools, we should look for a better way to handle it.


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Maryam Yakubu
6 days ago

People childrten


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Maryam Yakubu
6 days ago

People childrten Thanks 


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Mbanefoh Caleb
6 days ago

It is not today they are all cheaters


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Nice one neco


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Henry
6 days ago

Great work for schools


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Examination malpractice 


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Kester Ekeh
6 days ago

That's a good one so that other states will learn a lesson.


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National examination council


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Iziegbe Adeolu
6 days ago

NECO registrar called on the government to prioritise security of examinations


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Paradise Tosan
6 days ago

Mass cheating 


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Ifiok Philip
6 days ago
Over alleged mass cheating
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Bamalli Habu
6 days ago

Good job 


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others schools will learn from them


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Erhiano Wizzy
6 days ago

Does school are to be shutdown I presume


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Jonah Sunday
6 days ago

Neco is gud delist dem


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Can Nigeria students really pass examinations without malpractice?it's not the fault of the students.The educational system is already corrupt from the beginning


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This exam malpractice is not a good thing atall.  


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