The Federal Government on Wednesday says this year’s Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations for SSS3 pupils organised by the National Examination Council will start October 5 and end November 18.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Director, Press and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Education, Ben Goong.
In the statement titled, ‘FG Rolls Out Schedule For National Examination’, the ministry also said the National Business and Technical Examination Board examination would commence effective September 21 through October 15.
“Registration for NECO (SSCE) which is ongoing will end on the 10th of September 2020 and there shall be no extension for registration whatsoever,” the statement noted.
An Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court sitting in Isabo has sentenced a 27-year -old man, Ayinde Semiu, to 10 years imprisonment for breaking into two shops and stealing foodstuff worth N77,850.
The Magistrate, Mrs I.O Abudu, on Wednesday, sentenced the convict after he had earlier pleaded guilty to a six-count charge of burglary and stealing.
The Prosecutor, Inspector Abolade Bukola, had earlier told the court that the defendant committed the offences at 2.30 am at Elegant area of Abeokuta.
Bukola told the court that the defendant who was a two-time convict of stealing also burgled two shops and stole foodstuff and cash belonging to Mrs Koleosho Mariam and Mrs Aremu Omolara.
The prosecutor said the defendant was caught in the act by a resident of the community who sighted him while stealing the items.