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Controversy Over Cost Of Registration For UTME Persists

•JAMB threatens punishment for erring schools, centres •Baptist Mission Schools defend N8,000 fees charged •JAMB denies targeting schools The controversy over cost of registration for this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) persisted, yesterday, as Joint Admission and Matriculation Board JAMB) and Baptist Mission disagreed on amount charged. While JAMB Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, maintained […]Read More

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JAMB makes NIN mandatory for UTME, direct entry admission

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said the National Identity Number (NIN) is mandatory for students seeking admission into universities of their choice. JAMB spokesman Dr Fabian Benjamin, on Wednesday, said all potential candidates must provide their NIN at the point of registration for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry (DE) […]Read More

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ICPC Arrests ex-JAMB Registrar over Alleged N900m Pencil, Eraser Contracts

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, on Wednesday, said it has arrested a former Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Professor Dibu Ojerinde, for allegedly misappropriating the sum of N900million. A statement that was signed by Spokesperson for the ICPC, Mrs. Azuka C. Ogugua, […]Read More

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JAMB Admission to begin August 21

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has given tertiary institutions the nod to begin first and second choice admissions for 2020/2021 from August 21. The board said the deadline for admissions would be communicated to heads of tertiary institutions at a later date to be determined by the Federal Government. JAMB insisted that the […]Read More

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80 UTME candidates facing trial for exam fraud

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has said that no fewer than 80 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination candidates nationwide are undergoing prosecution for various cases of malpractice and fraud in the 2019 examination. The JAMB Registrar, Prof Is-haq Oloyede, stated this in a meeting with journalists in Abuja on Thursday. He added that apart from […]Read More

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JAMB Returns N5b to Federation Account

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has remitted N5 billion to the Federation Account in 2019. This is against the N8 billion it returned to the government purse last year. JAMB’s Head of Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, confirmed this in an interview yesterday in Abuja, the nation’s capital. Benjamin said the government directed the […]Read More

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2019 Jamb: Lagos Residents Congratulate Best Candidate

The residence of Ezeunala Ekene Franklin, the best candidate in the 2019 Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Examination and SS3 student of Meiran Community Secondary School in Lagos has witnessed an upsurge of residents who visit to congratulate his family on the feat achieved by the 15-year-old in the examinations. The JAMB Registrar, Profesor […]Read More