NEC Finally Cancels WAEC 2016 Withheld Results for Exam Malpractice

NEC Cancels 2016 WAEC SSCE Withheld Results.


The Nigeria Examinations Committee (NEC), at its 62nd general meeting held in Lagos, cancelled all the results of candidates involved in examination malpractices during the 2016 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).

According to a communique issued by the exam body, the committee approved that the entire results of candidates involved in proven cases, which attract Cancellation of Entire Results (CER) be cancelled, while subject results of those involved in proven cases which attract Cancellation of Subject Results (CSR), be similarly cancelled.

The Committee said further that some candidates would  also suffer other sanctions such as barring them from sitting for the Council’s examinations for a certain number of years while some schools will be derecognised, while their Principals reported to the Ministry of Education for disciplinary action while erring Supervisors will be blacklisted.

The decisions of the Committee will be implemented without delay and the affected candidates will be duly informed by the Council.

It will be recalled that WAEC withheld result of 137,295 candidates that wrote the 2016 May-June examination.

If you are among those had their results withheld, click on the link below to re-check your WAEC result incase if you are cleared;


  1. My gce 2016 is been withheld, wat can I do abegi ooooooo January 23, 2017
    • NC_Admin January 24, 2017

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