THE National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB) has released the results of its May/June 2018 National Business Certificate/National Technical Certificate examinations.
Announcing the result, its Registrar, Professor Ifeoma Isiugo-Abanihe, said a total of 55,480 candidates registered for certificate examinations in 1,458 centres; however, 54,752 candidates sat for the examinations representing 98.69 per cent of the total enrollment.
Prof. Ifeoma said out of the 54,752 candidates that sat for the examinations, 32,697 candidates scored 5 credits and above including English Language and Mathematics representing 59.72 per cent of the candidates that sat for the NBC/NTC examinations while 45,721 candidates have 5 credits and above with or without English Language and Mathematics representing 83.51 per cent of the candidates that sat for the same examinations.
“Comparatively, this performance is a slight improvement over the previous year’s NBC/NTC examinations where 33,712 candidates had five credits and above including English and Mathematics.
“Also 842 candidates were involved in examination malpractice representing 1.54 per cent of the total number of candidates. Three states- Bayelsa, Borno and Edo did not record cases of examination malpractice,” she stated.