Mass failure recorded as WAEC release results

The West Africa Examination Council, WAEC has released its May/June 2014 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) results, recording mass failure in Mathematics and English Language.

Announcing the results, Monday, at WAEC office, Yaba, the Head of National Office, WAEC, Mr. Charles Eguridu said: “A total of 529,425 candidates, representing 31.28%, obtained credits in five (5) subjects and above, including English Language and Mathematics.”

He noted that when compared to the 2012 and 2013 May/June WASSCE diets, there was marginal decline in the performance of candidates as 38: 81 per cent was recorded in 2012 and 36.57 per cent in 2013.

Eguridu who disclosed that the results of 145,795 candidates, representing 8.61%, are being withheld in connection with various types of examination malpractice said, “The cases are being investigated and the reports of the investigations will be presented in November to the Nigeria Examinations Committee (NEC).”

According to him, out of 1,692,435 candidates that sat for the examination, 791,227 candidates, representing 46.75%, obtained 6 credits and above, just as a total of 982,472 candidates representing 58.05%, obtained 5 credits and above.

In addition, he stated that 1,148,262 candidates, representing 67.84 %, obtained credits and above in 4 subjects, while 1,293,389 candidates, representing 76.42%, obtained credits and above in 3 subjects.


  1. Caleb Gbenga Adenuga11 August 2014 at 21:03

    Don't mind dem Na every year d der own Mass failure.

  2. Ojo Valentine Shakede12 August 2014 at 09:52

    why dem no go fail self wey dem dey drink beer and codeine pass their senior brothers. na only God know where dis country dey go.

  3. Today students are not ready to learn, it's only Facebook they know.

  4. Am so happy today because my withheld waec result has been release and also upgraded with the help of Mr Benson from the waec office, when i initially checked my result, my 9 papers was held i was so confused and friend of mine who Mr Benson helped last year directed me to him and he gave me his word that he will help me and ask me to send him my full name and my center number, this morning when i called him, he told me that i can go and check my result and wow i just checked now and all my papers are well ok and release. God be with you sir and bless you, if you need help from Mr Benson, call him now via his number 07054764955


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