The National Examination Council, on Thursday, released the results for June/July 2017 Senior School Certificate Examination.
Registrar of the council, Prof. Charles Uwakwe, announced this in Minna, Niger state.
1,055,988 candidates registered while 1,051,472 sat for the examination.
Breaking it down, he said: “745,053 or 70.85% have 5 credits and above including English language and mathematics.
“This represents 1.11% improvement in candidates’ performance compared with 2016.
“947,850 or 90.14% candidates have 5 credits and above irrespective of English and mathematics.”
“This represents 1.63% improvement compared with last year’s result.
“903,690 candidates have credit and above in English while 849335 candidates have credit and above in mathematics,” he added.