2021 UTME mass failure: Who is to blame?

July 16, 2021 Blueprint 0

BENJAMIN SAMSON in this report takes a look at the views of stakeholders on the mass failure in this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and how to avoid re-occurrence. The controversy over the results of this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) conducted by Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) still rages. Many students who sat for the examination Read More

Maintaining academic standards in schools

May 24, 2021 Adewale Kupoluyi 0

Over the years, the nation’s educational system has come under focus in terms of maintaining, promoting, and protecting academic standards. This effort is given the desired attention because any educational institution that is bereft of necessary standards and quality can be said to have outlived its usefulness. This is the bone of contention of discussants while reviewing the state of Read More

Breaking: NECO releases 2020 SSCE external results, records reduction in malpractice… How to access your result

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has released the results of the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examinations (SSCE) for external candidates. According to a release signed by NECO’s Head, Information and Public Relations Division, Azeez Sani, Thursday, out of 41,459 candidates who registered for the examination, 39,503 were actually examined. Announcing the results, NECO registrar, Professor Obioma explained that 26,277 candidates obained Read More

Getting the best from our youths

April 26, 2021 Adewale Kupoluyi 0

Over the years, Nigerian youths have always been at the receiving end in terms of the blame game that they throw at them when national discourse is concerned. Examination malpractice, drug abuse, rape, restiveness, armed robbery, and fraud are the common offences our youths are accused of partaking in. In the last few days, some of these allegations against the Read More