Thursday, March 29, 2012

Nigerian Students Record 90% Failure Rate In NECO

Ninety per cent of candidates who sat for the 2011 November/December Senior School Certificate Examinations of the National Examination Council, NECO, failed the examination.

This disclosure was made by the Registrar, Prof. Promise Okpala, while announcing the release of the NECO results at a press briefing in Minna on Wednesday.
According to him, only 10 per cent out of the 110,724 candidates that sat for the examinations scored credit and above in the core subjects including English Language and Mathematics.

Credit passes in these two subjects are required for university admission in the country.

You may which to know that this is the fifth year that NECO SSCE candidates would churn out a woeful performance.


  1. Just 90 % of d student when 100 % teachers can not even pass d exams themselves

  2. 'You may *which*' to know... I thought it should be You may *wish* to know... I'm not even sure the writer of this article can pass NECO. God help the future of Nigeria

  3. Even d neco officers can dey pass d exams

  4. anonymous. . . . . Even the writer of this article *can* pass neco. . . . Lol lmao