NECO 2015 Results: Only 16% Passed Maths, English


The National Examination Council, NECO, has announced only 16 per cent of nearly a million students had credits in English and Mathematics in the June/July 2015 results.

The NECO Registrar, Abdulrashid Garba, revealed this while confirming the release of exams results on Thursday at body’s national headquarters in Minna, Niger State.

Despite the poor result, Garba admitted an improved performance in contrast with the previous year, adding that 68.56 per cent of candidates got more than five credits this year.

He said the 2015 result was an improvement from 2014 when 52.29 got above five credits and noted that a candidate population of 969,491sat for the examination out of the 969,991 registered.



    The examination body’s registrar also revealed that 0.11 per cent cases of malpractice were recorded and that the results of candidates involved have been cancelled.

    “The 2015 examinations result was released within 60 days after the final paper. This shows a great success achieved by the council.

    “Lists of schools which were involved in examination malpractice have been blacklisted and the results of students who wrote in such centres have been cancelled,” he said.

    Garba advised candidates who participated in the two-month long examination to access their results on the website of NECO.

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