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NECO Results: Data Shows Zamfara Has A Trend Of Failing Maths, English

The 2017 November/December results released on Tuesday by the National Examinations Council (NECO) has established that students from Zamfara State always fail the most in English and Mathematics subjects. The Registrar/Chief Executive of NECO, Prof. Charles Uwakwe, who announced the results at the council’s headquarters in Minna, said the early release was to enable candidates who needed the result for admission for the 2017/2018 academic session.‎ “It will please the general public to know that this is the first time…

The Year Nigeria Almost Disappeared

It is time to confess my sins. All my adult life, I have never feared for the continued existence of Nigeria as much as I did in 2017. Anybody who knows me very well knows where I stand: I believe in one, united Nigeria. It is not that I am an incurable optimist or that I am the most patriotic Nigerian alive. It is just that after assessing all the issues that so easily bog us down, I have always come to the conclusion that we do not have irreconcilable differences that should inevitably lead to divorce. I have always…