Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board
612,557 candidates offered admission in 2019 – JAMB
Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, the Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), on Tuesday said that 612, 557 candidates were offered admission
JAMB releases 2019 provisional admission list of successful candidates
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has published the 2019 provisional matriculation list of admitted candidates on the official website of the board.
Rep faults Amaechi’s insecurity remarks on Rivers
• State govt refunds JAMB fees to indigent students A member of the House of Representatives, Solomon Bob, has faulted the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, for stating in a recent live programme that Rivers State was not attracting federal projects, including the ongoing construction of rail lines across the federation, because of insecurity. In…
Minister warns tertiary institutions against flouting JAMB template in admissions
The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has warned tertiary institutions against admitting candidates outside the Central Admission Process System (CAPS) of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).
Parents berate JAMB over policy somersault as registration begins
Parents and guardians of candidates seeking admission to higher institutions of learning have tongue-lashed the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) for what they described as a poor policy
Fishing out fake graduates in NYSC
Last July, the Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brigadier-General Shuaibu Ibrahim, accused universities in Benin-Republic of presenting unqualified persons for its one-year mandatory scheme. Head, Education Desk, IYABO LAWAL writes that the DG will be wiser to look inward as a charity, they say, begins at home.
There is a sponsored campaign against JAMB – Oloyede
Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), said that he was sure of a sponsored campaign against the efforts of the board. Oloyede said this on Thursday in Abuja while presenting another suspect to newsmen, Kokowa Cletus, a 20-year-old, who allegedly falsified his Unified Tertiary Admissions Examination (UTME) result. The News Agency…
JAMB says no candidate has more than one UTME result
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says no candidate of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) has more than one result. The board stated this in its weekly bulletin released from the office of the Registrar on Sunday in Abuja. The bulletin quoted the Head, Media and Publications, Dr Fabian Benjamin, as saying…
ICPC begins probe of alleged UTME malpractice
The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) has commenced investigation into alleged malpractices during this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) in the country. Earlier, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) had said it arrested over 100 examination fraudsters who sat for the UTME for prospective candidates for a fee. A…
NANS threatens to shut down telecos over N50 JAMB result charge
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has given all telecommunications service providers a 24-hour ultimatum to stop the N50 charge for candidates checking their Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) results, threatening to shutdown their offices. NANS Senate President, Comrade Abdulmajeed Olademeji, in a statement accused JAMB of conniving with telecommunications providers to charge…
UTME results inaccessible, candidates complain
Candidates of the Unified Tertiary and Matriculation Examination (UTME) have decried technical challenges faced in accessing by telephone, the just released results. And the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, which conducted the examination, admitted the problem, but said it was working in collaboration with telephone service providers to resolve the glitches. JAMB on Saturday directed…