The University of Lagos (UNILAG) will commence the online registration for Direct Entry (DE) admission into all courses/programmes for the 2023/2024 Academic Year on Monday, September 11, 2023.
Nigeria’s specialised universities have been in the news for the wrong reasons. In this report, IYABO LAWAL examines controversies surrounding these institutions, whether they can deliver on their mandate or solve the nation’s dearth of manpower in some key sectors. Despite Federal Government’s directive to specialised institutions to focus on their core mandate and stop…
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced that all applications for admission to first-degree programmes, national diplomas, and others must be processed only through it. The examination body made this announcement in a short statement titled “Cessation Of Illegal/Irregular Admission” on its X account on Wednesday. According to JAMB, no institution should sell…
Sir: The editorial on the newspaper July 18, 2023 makes an engaging piece. However, there are some things that l oppose which are the fact that money being generated by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is not being used...
A don, Dr Uchenna Uwakwe has lauded the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board’s (JAMB) innovation in changing the format of presenting candidates results.
The reported increases in tuition fees by various tertiary institutions is unrealistic, a step hostile to education and the development of Nigeria’s human capital.
The Registrar, of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, has received praise from the Chairman of the House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee on Ejikeme Mmesoma, Soli Sada, for the technological innovations used by the board to conduct the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.
Remarkable as the revenue being generated by the Joint Admissions Matriculation Board (JAMB) for the federal government is, the debate that has ensued over the impact or otherwise of the funds on improving tertiary education should not be surprising.
The prevailing scenario today is that candidates seeking admission into Nigerian universities are required to participate in an examination organized by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, an agency established in or around 1989 as part of the errors of military regimes in forcing unitary government...
The House of Representatives member has called on the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to extend the validity of its Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) to three years. The lower legislative chamber made the request on Wednesday while calling on JAMB to conduct the UTME at least twice a year. This motion was moved…
Mercifully, the controversy surrounding the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) result of Miss Mmesoma Joy Ejikeme in Anambra State has been laid to rest. It is just as well that the country has been spared the danger of tarnishing the image of its foremost tertiary admission institution, the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB).
Anambra State governor Chukwuma Soludo has issued a directive regarding Mmesomma Joy Ejikeme, the student who admitted to fabricating her Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) result. Ejikeme claimed to have scored 362 as against the 249 marks the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) recorded as her tally. JAMB's spokesperson, Fabian Benjamin, disclosed that “all…