Breaking News: NECO releases 2019 results

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From Mathew Jwantu, Minna

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has released the November/ December Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) results.

The results show 33,576 candidates, representing 48.68% of 70,140 registered candidates scoring credits in both English and Mathematics.

This is 13.8% drop from 2018, NECO Acting Registrar, Abubakar Mohammed Gana said in a press statement on Thursday.

According to Gana, 50,057 candidates representing 72.57% scored five credits and above irrespective of English and Mathematics.

Examination malpractices increased from 12,084 in 2018 to 17,004 in 2019, he said.

Comprehensive monitoring in his words caused a decline in the number of candidates who got five credits and above.

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