Post UTME exams and admission challenges
The Nigerian House of Representatives during its plenary on Wednesday, November 16, 2019 resolved to stop all Nigerian higher institutions from conducting Post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination
JAMB, post-UTME and question of credibility
Nigeria’s post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) tests seem to be from the sublime to the ridiculous at times, often tossed hither-thither like a ping-pong ball. Head, Education Desk, IYABO LAWAL writes that with some House of Representatives lawmakers trying to throw the tests out of the nation’s…
Reps moves to stop post UTME/JAMB screening
Nigeria's House of Representatives on Wednesday during its plenary resolved to urge higher institutions in Nigeria to stop the post UTME/JAMB screening. The lawmakers said it will also mandate its committee on Tertiary Education and Services to call for a joint meeting of the Federal Ministry of Education, JAMB and National Universities Commission to develop…
ABU provides accommodation for post-UTME candidates
It is another season of post Unified Tertiary and Matriculation Examination (UTME) for Nigerian students who seek admission into various tertiary institutions of their choices.
Varsity admissions and illegality
It is, indeed, very disturbing that against the background of the recent verdict of a Federal High Court in Abuja outlawing the conduct of post-University Tertiary...
Court outlaws post-UTME tests in tertiary institutions
A Federal High Court, Abuja has declared the Post- Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (Post-UTME) conducted by universities...
Education Ministry denies scrapping of Post-UTME
It said the report was false and as such, the Minister of Education Adamu Adamu, therefore, urged universities to go ahead with their Post-UTME arrangements as earlier planned.
Post-UTME and the examples of UI and MOUAU
The announcement by JAMB that 120 would be the minimum cut-off mark for admissions into universities, 100 for polytechnics and mono-technics and 110 for Innovative Enterprise Institutions (IEI) was met by a barrage of criticisms from well-meaning Nigerians.
UNILAG postpones post-UTME screening
The institution’s Registrar and Secretary to Council, Dr Taiwo Ipaye, said in on Tuesday in Lagos that a new date for the screening would be announced later on the university’s website.