The National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB), has announced the release of the result of the 2018 November/December NBC/NTC Examination. The release of the results was announced in Benin by the Registrar/Chief Executive of NABTEB, Prof. (Mrs) Ifeoma Isiugo-Abanihe.
According to her, a total of 45,307 candidates enrolled for the examinations in 1,773 centres across the country. 40,848 of the figures registered for Ordinary Level Craft Certificate examinations while 4,459 enrolled for Master Craft or Advanced Level Certificate examinations.
In terms of performance, 29,274 candidates obtained five credits and above including English Language and Mathematics representing 72.79 percent while 36,867 candidates representing 91.67 percent obtained five credits and above with or without English Language and Mathematics.
She noted that out of the 8,191 candidates that sat for trade examinations, 3,898 (47.59 per cent) were certified at Ordinary Level while out of the 3,679 candidates that sat for the trade examinations at Advanced Level 2,215(60.21 per cent) were certified.
Out of the 44,603 candidates that took the exam, 625 of them were involved in examination malpractice. Some of the centres that were involved in exam malpractice have also been blacklisted.
She called on on the National and State Houses of Assemblies to legislate on the establishment of more modern, well-equipped technical colleges in all the local government areas across the country.