Recent reports have shown that students in
Nigeria are now being offered answers to the
ongoing West African Examination Council
(WAEC) test questions hours before the exam
papers are written on several websites and
According to Leadership, four websites,
yesterday, April 18, offered answers to
examination papers » on Christian Religious
Studies , Islamic Religious Studies and
Chemistry . These were being viewed a few hours
before the examination started.
These online portals gave students information
on how to view these answers, giving them the
option of either receiving the answers as text
messages or passwords to specific areas of their
websites where full answers are obtained.
Leadership revealed that only part of the
answers were provided.
One of such website is also advertising for
students to come and get answers to
Mathematics questions (a paper which will be
written on Thursday, April 21.)
The site said: “ Special package! Maths Runs.
Subscribe for maths early to get registered early.
Good News: tell you friends that
www.codedclass.com have (sic) mathematics
answers and will be posted sent by 11-12am
Wednesday midnight. Mathematics questions are
“ Ensure you subscribe to get it before time.
Direct=N1,000 MTN card; Password=N500 MTN
card. Forward the card, your name, your subject to
090xxxxxxx. Transfer is allowed. Please don’t call
just; send your details because the number might
be switched off/divert due to too much calls. ”
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A leadership correspondent posed as a student
needing answers. He was told that answers via
SMS would cost N800 while a password which
would require logging on to the website would
It as also revealed that another website offered
its own answers via SMS for N600 and N500 for
Meanwhile, the Lagos State police command has
said it will beam its searchlight on the social
medium school portal called
www.solutionclass.com. This portal reportedly
provided answers to students sitting for WAEC
and JAMB (university entrance) examinations
two hours before the examination commences,
at a fee.
The Lagos State police public relations officer,
SP Dolapo Badmos, while promising that the
police will look into this, said, ” we are going to
beam our searchlight on it. If we find anything
incriminating, we’ll commence investigation. For
now, it seems like an observation. I don’t think it is
real. You know, some Nigerians are gullible, but
when we beam our searchlight on it, we will know
whether it is real or not .”
Other websites advertising answers include
morebaze.com, humbleloaded.com.ng and
The public affairs officer of WAEC, » Mr.
Demianus Ojijeogu , said, “ We are still
investigating the matter. We don’t have the staff
strength that can follow all the supervisors from
our custodial centres to the exam halls. We have
put in place measures to forestall leakage of our
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