The Punch reports that out of the 1,041,536 candidates who sat for the examinations, only 742,455 of the candidates got at least five credits, including Mathematics and English Language. A statement signed by the acting Registrar of the Council, Abubakar Gana, states that a total number of 20,181 candidates were involved in examination malpractices less than that of 2017.

According to reports, the results were announced at the NECO headquarters in Minna, Niger state, by Prof. Charles Uwakwe, the registrar of the council. Uwakwe stated that 745,053 candidates (representing 70.85 per cent ) out of the total 1,051,472 who sat for the exams, got at least 5 credits, including in the core subjects of Mathematics and English Language.

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