Nigeria Ranked Number One in World Examination Malpractice Index

Nigeria occupies the number one position in the world’s examination malpractice index, according to the Director General of the National Orientation Agency (NOA), Mr. Mike Omeri.

Omeri says that the malpractice situation in the country has led to the production of half baked graduates and collapse of the education sector.

He said this while speaking at the launch of campaign to raise integrity standard in the nation’s educational system organized by the NOA in collaboration with Exam Ethics Marshals International in Lokoja.

According to him, report on examination malpractice in the country contains very disturbing information as it puts the average annual examination malpractice index at 12 per cent.

“In May/June school certificate examination conducted by NECO, a total of 615, 010 cases of malpractice were recorded while 439,529 were recorded in the 2011 examination. The phenomenon has graduated into a highly complex and organized crime perpetuated by private and community owned schools,” he said.

Earlier, the Chief Executive Secretary of the National University Commission, Prof. Julius Okogie, said handwork, value and integrity have been eroded in the nation’s educational system, lamenting that emphasis is being placed on paper qualification instead of productivity.

Prof. Okogie, who was represented by Prof.  Nancy Abey, blamed parents and teachers for the trend. Governor Idris Wada in speech assured that he would work hard to eliminate examination malpractice in Kogi State, but pointed out that it requires concerted efforts from all stakeholders.

-DailyTrust

18 COMMENTS

  1. Before blamin d parents and teachers he shud howard and blame heads of governments in Nigeria bcos they are extremely corrupt. Shame on NOA and our short sighted leaders.

  2. We are also the number 1 fuck fuck people in the world. We are also the number 1 corrupt people. We are the number 1 thief. We are the number 1 with woman wit big nyash. We are the number 1 wit man wit long prik. We are the number 1 wit woman wit big brest. We are the number 1 wit plenty mosque but no fear of God. We are the numba 1 wit plenty church but no fear of God. We are the number 1 wit every tin negative

  3. d only remedy 4 dis nigeria outragious trend is good Government.d main reason bhind dis so call corruptn,malpractice,illegalities in our nation is competition 4 survival,everybody wants 2 survive. employment

  4. Indeed, the person that wrote that is a fool for believing the whites. The US themselves never write about their ranking as number 1 in the world for wickedness, extortion and deceivers. Am proud to be naija. I don’t care who reads these.

  5. Iwant NOA to change their mind for blaming parent and teacher, their officials must to blame and also government becouse their are NO. 1 that offering malpractice in Nigeria by curruption and government neglet our educational sector, this is the fact that lead our student to malpractice. The solution is to say no to curruption and governmen reheblate the educational sector.

  6. Mr Director General, NOA, mr mike omeri…. U are not ashamed of urself. U have the enfrontery to tell the whole world that ur own country is d number one in exam malpractice, idiot…fool… That is y USA does not accept Nigeria degrees graduate for Masters.. What a shame?? If i am d president of this country, i will SACK u from work. Bushman…

  7. i was dissapointed when i typed 100 best university in africa.this gave me the reason y many nigerians fly abroad for a safe and standard education.i hereby announce this to my dear brilliant nigerians.FOR HELP ON HOW TO GAIN ADMISSION IN GHANA CALL BOBBYALURA EDUCATIONAL CENTRE,ACCRA ON +233542434395.make a choice to take a chance or u wil remain in dis dirty system.spending 10yrs at home looling for admission in ur own country wil b an old story.thanks

  8. Mr Mike Omeri and other stakeholders in the educ sector should know Nigerians can’t be tricked; because the exams malpractice index is a major indicator of our corrupt societal values in government, and the followership which is rather responsible for the collapse in the educ system.

  9. D blame of exam malpractises shd not be shifted on some particular sets of people, it spans across d govt, some parents and some teachers but there is hope for our generation.

  10. Is actually worrisome because the economic impact of this menace is inevitable.Solutions should be the next option rather than pointing finger on one or two people, almost everybody is involved in this crime.

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