JAMB to begin 2019 registration in December
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced that registration for 2019/ 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) will begin in December.
FG slashes JAMB, NECO fees, okays N17 billion for projects
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has slashed the fee of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) forms from N5,000 to N3,500 effective January next year.
Buhari reduces cost of forms for JAMB, NECO
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reduction in the cost of forms for the Joint Admissions Matriculation's Board's Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (JAMB UTME), National Examination Council's Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (NECO SSCE) and the Basic Education Certificate Examination. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, announced this on Wednesday during the Federal Executive Council…
WikiMaster App launches new UTME preparation portal
For Nigeria and West Africa Students in general, the WikiMaster App has launched a portal to help students prepare for JAMB Examinations. The WikiMaster Nigeria User Group has been focused on making the app more useful for students by adding former exam questions for JAMB in Biology, Physics, and Chemistry and other subjects. “We believe…
JAMB offers 200,000 first choice admissions, urges candidates to accept/reject offers
The Head, Media and Information of the JAMB, Dr Fabian Benjamin, who disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Lagos, said that the admission took effect after the board’s policy meeting in June in Gbongon, Osun.
JAMB is collaborating with some universities to extort students
Sir: The Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations UTME, formerly known as Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, in coalition with many universities in the country has been duping or rather robbing students in the name of JAMB admission letter. JAMB and universities offer admission to qualified candidates but sometimes, only the universities make their admission letters…
NUNS kicks against JAMB ‘extortion,’ says body wants to impress Buhari
The National Union of Nigerian Students, (NUNS), yesterday, said the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is extorting ordinary Nigerians to impress President Muhammadu Buhari. The union kicked against exorbitant charges levied on admission seekers into higher institutions, saying the regulatory body is derailing the change mantra of the president, part of which includes making education affordable to the citizens. At a press conference organised by NUNS in Kaduna, its…
2019 elections will not affect JAMB exams, says Registrar
The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, has said that the 2019 general elections would not affect the board’s 2019/2020 examination.
Army university to commence admission in 2018
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai ,says the Army University is expected to commence academic activities before the end of the year. Buratai made this known during an interactive session with media executives in Abuja on Thursday. He said that the university would run courses in the sciences and humanities and that admission…
Between JAMB and the realities of unused admission slots
Every Nigerian youth wants to go to a university. It is every parent’s dream that their children graduate from a good university to ensure that they have a better life than theirs. That is a progressive situation except that the snag is everyone is facing the same direction: they want to attend the same tertiary institutions.
No plan to reduce JAMB UTME form fee, says registrar
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said that there is no plan to review downward the fee of Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) form from the current N7,500.
ASUU cautions JAMB against exploiting Nigerians
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has cautioned the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to stop exploiting Nigerians in its drive to remit impressive revenues to Federal Government’s coffers. ASUU President, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, who stated this in an interview with The Guardian in Abuja, accused JAMB of profiting from exploiting Nigerian students…