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29 May 2019
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…
15 May 2019
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…
13 May 2019
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…
12 May 2019
The decision of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to probe the certificates of candidates in the last ten years is very timely and quite necessary. For a system that has become so inundated with examination malpractices and cheating that they have become the norm, the plan to institute a probe is a bold…
27 Apr 2019
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has assured candidates of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) that results would be ready from April 29. The Board’s Head of Media and Publicity, Dr Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Bwari. Benjamin said that screening…
22 Apr 2019
No fewer than 100 examination cheats have so far been arrested by security operatives across the country during the just concluded Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said. In its Weekly Bulletin released in Abuja on Monday by its spokesperson, Dr Fabian Benjamin, JAMB said the fraudsters were…
12 Apr 2019
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has introduced Biometric Verification Machine (BVM) for its candidates, as this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) commenced yesterday. This, the board said, was in a bid to check various forms of examination malpractice in the UTME. No fewer than 1.8 million candidates registered for the examination across…
29 Nov 2018
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.
22 Jul 2018
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has remitted another N7.8 billion to the Federal Government. The board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Lagos. According to him, the board has planned to remit the amount as surplus to…
15 Jul 2016
The West African Examination Council (WAEC) said yesterday that it would not adopt the computer-based test (CBT) in the conduct of its examination.
12 Jul 2016
Prof. Peter Okebukola, a former Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC), has criticised the recently announced method of admitting students into tertiary institutions, saying it amounted to admitting candidates blindly.
10 Jul 2016
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says the point system copied from its website as criteria for admission into tertiary institutions in the country and currently circulating was a mere illustration.

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