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BREAKING; WAEC Releases MAY/JUNE 2022 WASSCE Results

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The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) have released the results of May/June 2022 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).

The school examination was taken by 1, 607, 985 school candidates in 20,221 schools nationwide and in three countries.

WAEC acting Head of Public Affairs, Mrs. Moyosoal Adesina said the Head of National Office (HNO), Mr. Patrick Areghan announced the release of results of May/June 2022 WASSCE on Monday, Yaba headquarters of the body.

Areghan said in May 2022 that out of 1.6million candidates, 800,055 are males, comprising (49.76%) while 800,724 are females, comprising (50.24%).

The HNO said the candidates were examined in 76 subjects, made up of 197 papers. About 30,000 practicing senior teachers, nominated by various Ministries of Education participated in the examination as supervisors.

The release of the 2022 WASSCE results will brighten the chances of candidates who applied for admission in 2022/2023 academic session into tertiary institutions

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JUST IN: NECO Releases 2022 SSCE Results

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The National Examination Council (NECO) has released the results of the 2022 Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) conducted nationwide in July.

NECO Registrar and Chief Executive Officer, Prof. Dantali Wushishi, while addressing newsmen in Minna, Niger State capital, on Thursday, said 1,209,703, candidates sat for the examination, with 60.74 per cent ( 727,864) having five credits and above including English Language and Mathematics.

It blacklisted 29 supervisors for allegee involvement in various malpractice offences during the just concluded examination.

He said compared to 2021 SSCE figure of 878,925 (71.64%) pass in English and Maths, there is a decrease of 10.9 per cent.

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KwaraPoly Staff Gets Approved New Minimum Wage

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The Kwara State Polytechnic (KWARAPOLY) Governing Council has approved the new minimum salary for its staffs as part of its welfare program.

The FidelinfoNews reports that following a due deliberation of the report of the Council Ad-hoc Committee on Minimum Wage, the council approved 90% CONPCASS / CONTEDISS for both Academic and Non Academic Staff of the institution, according to a statement made and signed by the Principal Assistant Registrar, Council Affairs, Mrs. Adewumi Bridget on behalf of the Registrar, Mr. Kolawole Sheye Akande.

Recall that in July the Kwara State Government signed 30,000 minimum wage agreement with tertiary institutions workers

According to the statement, the new minimum wage will be in place as of October 1, 2022.

Engr. Abdul Jimoh Muhammed, the institution’s rector, urged the staff in a chart to uphold their commitment to duty and loyalty in order to earn the pay they receive.

Abdul thanked the Governing Council’s Chairman, Hon. Yahaya Ahmed Yinusa, and his team for taking the petition into consideration and emphasized that the council’s approval of the new minimum wage is proof that it will undoubtedly leave an admirable legacy for its successors.

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JUST IN: FG Reverses Decision- Withdraws Order To Reopen Varsities

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The Federal Government, through the National Universities Commission, Monday afternoon, withdrew its circular which ordered vice-chancellors, pro-chancellors and governing councils to re-open federal universities.

The FidelinfoNews earlier reported that a circular tagged NUC/ES/138/Vol.64/135 was addressed to all vice-chancellors; pro-chancellors and chairmen of governing councils of federal universities ordering them to re-open universities.

But in another circular tagged NUC/ES/138/Vol.64/136, which was also signed by the Director, Finance and Account of the NUC, Sam Onazi, the commission withdrew the order.

Though it did not explain why. The letter tagged, “withdrawal of circular NUC/ES/138/Vol.64/135 dated September 23, 2022” partly read, “I have been directed to withdraw the NUC Circular Ref: NUC/ES/138/Vol.64/135, and dated September 23, 2022 on the above
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“Consequently, the said circular stands withdrawn. All pro-chancellors and chairmen of governing councils, as well as vice-chancellors of federal universities are to please note.

Further development and information would be communicated to all relevant stakeholders.

“Please accept the assurances of the Executive Secretary’s warmest regards”

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