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Ishaq Oloyede

27 Feb 2018
For several weeks I could not decide whether or not to put my foot at the door of the serpent. I did not join the ongoing serpentine conversation...
15 Feb 2018
Like a clairvoyant, he spoke with conviction. His body language was unambiguous. He punctuated each sentence he made with equanimity and clarity.
10 Jan 2018
Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has directed 42 tertiary institutions that charged more than the N2,000 official fee for post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) test to refund the excess payment.
16 Nov 2017
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) yesterday said it would commence the sale of its application forms on November 22, 2017 through January 22, 2018.
9 Nov 2017
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has banned the use of electronic devices in its examinations. The ban would take effect from the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
21 Oct 2017
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says the deployment of the CCTV device during JAMB examinations had come to stay to tackle examination malpractice.
22 Sep 2017
“We have not stopped to do backlog but from 2016 upward, we will not allow anybody to do backdoor admission. Anybody that is not properly admitted cannot benefit from regularisation.
10 Sep 2017
As for JAMB cut off mark for polytechnics and colleges you should have 100. At the same time, if you want to get an education at innovative, enterprising institutes, your minimum score must be 110.
3 Sep 2017
Last week, I was on the neck of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), for bringing down the entry mark for admission into universities from 200/400 to 120/400.
31 Aug 2017
“We have agreed to regularise admissions that were done under the table this year. From next year, we will not accept anything like that,” the Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Ishaq Oloyede had told journalists in...
29 Aug 2017
Any candidate for admission to the university must be basically qualified with five O level subjects, it is not JAMB that qualifies them but because the universities do not have the capacity to admit all of them, we decide to rank them.
23 Aug 2017
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) yesterday crashed the admission cut-off marks into universities, polytechnics and colleges of education in the country from 180 to as low as 120 and 100.


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The Police Command in Lagos State says it will arrest both motorcyclists and passengers as part of measures to enforce the ban on commercial motorcycle operations in the state.
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Five people, including four members of the same family, were killed in a tourist plane crash in the French Alps on Saturday, rescue services said.
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Former President Goodluck Jonathan has faulted the hearing of arbitrations for the contracts entered by the Federal Government with International Organizations in the United Kingdom.
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The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Saturday confirmed the rescue of one person, and the recovery of one dead person in a two-storey building that collapsed at Freeman Road, Lagos Island...
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Five soldiers and 30 "terrorists" were killed in fighting in northern Burkina Faso after the suspected jihadists attacked a military base in large numbers on Saturday, the army said.