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  • Newspaper

    Exams malpractices increase by 40 % - survey

    Nigeria

    Press

    Abimbola Akosile - This Day

    A report on examination malpractice rating of states and the six geo-political zones, conducted by Exam Ethics Project, has revealed an increase of 40 percent in the practice between 2003 and 2004, against a corresponding increase of 276 percent between 1999 and 2004.

  • Newspaper

    Ondo clamps down on exam cheats in public schools

    Nigeria

    Press

    Dayo Johnson - Vanguard

    Lawmakers in Ondo State have approved a jail term of between three and four years or a fine for principals who engage in examination malpractices in public schools. Any candidate who leaves an examination hall with intent to cheat or secure any unfair advantage for himself risk to pay a fine and/or three years imprisonment.

  • Newspaper

    Why accreditation is necessary

    Nigeria

    Press

    Tayo Ajakaye - This Day

    The president of the Computer Professionals Registration Council has given further insights as to why it is necessary to accredit members and operators in the sector. The president will put an end to the proliferation of all sorts of sub-standard computer schools in order to set a higher standard of erudition and professionalism. This will make it possible to begin to export manpower to other countries.

  • Newspaper

    Nigeria's audit system encourages corruption

    Nigeria

    Press

    Anas Galadima - Daily Trust

    The World Bank Country Director in Nigeria has said that Nigeria's audit system has so many weaknesses that it can encourage corruption and financial mismanagement. He pointed out that there is a need to re-draft the country's audit laws, which were made in 1966.

  • Newspaper

    Varsity Expels 2 Exam Cheats

    Nigeria

    Press

    - This Day

    Two students of the Gombe State University have been expelled for examination malpractice. Vice Chancellor of the University approved the immediate expulsion of the students for inviting two unknown persons to sit on their behalf, in English and Mathematics papers.

  • Newspaper

    Exam leakage: WAEC in redemption battle

    Nigeria

    Press

    - This Day

    The news of examination leakages has rocked the West African Examination Council. The leaked papers have forced the council to cancel and reschedule the papers. Both staff and auxiliary workers are now under probe. The leakage occurred despite various measures to eliminate cheating. The council has designed a website and introduced the embossment of passport photographs on certificates to avoid impersonation of candidates.

  • Newspaper

    Exam fraud: five million results cancelled in nine years

    Nigeria

    Press

    Juliana Taiwo - This Day

    The Exam Ethics Project (EEP), an NGO fighting against examination malpractices, has in the last few years released figures either as profit made from examination malpractice business or those (students, invigilators etc) sacked for engaging in examination malpractice.

  • Newspaper

    Top Nigerian politicians on trial

    Nigeria

    Press

    - BBC News

    Nigeria's former education minister and six others have gone on trial charged with corruption. The former minister is accused of paying a $400,000 bribe to parliament to ensure the passing of an inflated budget for his department.

  • Newspaper

    Kogi begins verification of teachers' certificates

    Nigeria

    Press

    Ayodele Oluwole - Vanguard

    Kogi State Primary Education Board (SPEB) has commenced the verification of primary school teachers' certificates in the state in the effort to sanitize and raise the standard of teaching in primary schools across the state.

  • Newspaper

    Exam fraud: poly expels 23, suspends 78

    Nigeria

    Press

    Ademola Adeyemo - This Day

    No fewer than 23 students of the Polytechnic Ibadan were expelled for exam malpractices while 78 others have been suspended in what the institution authority described as a continuous cleansing exercise.

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