BREAKING: WAEC Finally Releases WASSCE 2023 Results, How to Check

BREAKING: WAEC Finally Releases WASSCE 2023 Results, How to Check

  • WAEC has released the results of the WASSCE examination conducted for private candidates in late 2023
  • A top WAEC official, Moyosola Adesina, discloed the release of the results on Tuesday night, February 13
  • reports that following this update, concerned candidates are urged to go and check their WAEC result journalist Ridwan Adeola Yusuf has over 9 years of experience covering basic and tertiary education in Nigeria and worldwide.

Yaba, Lagos state - The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has released the results of the 2023 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for private candidates across Nigeria.

This was disclosed in a statement shared on X (formerly Twitter). The release was signed by the acting head, public affairs, WAEC Nigeria, Moyosola Adesina, on Tuesday evening, February 13.

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According to her, only 46,267 out of the 80,904 candidates who sat for the examination (2023-second series) scored a minimum of five credits.

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She said this translates to 57.19% of candidates obtaining credit and above in a minimum of five subjects (with or without English Language and/or Mathematics).

She added that 35,830 candidates, representing 44.29%, obtained credit and above in a minimum of five subjects, including English Language and Mathematics. reports that since its establishment in 1952, WAEC has continued to be one of the biggest and most globally recognized exams in West Africa.

How to check WAEC result

WAEC asked candidates to visit and ascertain their status before checking the digital certificate platform (

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There, they can access the digital copies of your certificates.

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Earlier, reported that Prince Adesegun Ogungbayi, the board chairman of MIMS Educational Services, urged Nigerians to promote reading culture among young ones.

The educator noted that poor reading culture is responsible for examination malpractices in Nigeria, and a change in attitude will boost students' performance in examinations.


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Ridwan Adeola (Current Affairs Editor) Ridwan Adeola Yusuf is a Current Affairs Editor at and a certified journalist with over 9 years of experience. He edited Politics Nigeria's articles, was the Acting Editor of AllNews Nigeria and Fact-Checking Researcher (Africa Check). He received his HND in Mass Communication from The Polytechnic Ibadan. He received a Certificate of Achievement (Journalism Clinic’s Fix The Leak masterclass, 2021) and also completed Google News Initiative's Advance digital reporting curriculum. Contact him at

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