Saturday, 9th December 2023

Prof. Ishaq Oloyede

16 Nov
President, Nigerian Academy of Letters, Prof. Sola Akinrinade, has sought a halt to admission of low quality students into the university system.
15 Aug
The House of Representatives Ad hoc Committee probing employment racketeering in Federal Government agencies, yesterday, queried the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) for allegedly recruiting 300 staff from 2015 till date without advertising the vacancies. The panel held that by not advertising the openings, ordinary Nigerians had been robbed of the opportunity to get…
18 Jul
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.
3 Jul
Statistics obtained from JAMB also showed that of the 1,662,762 candidates, who wrote the 2018/2019 UTME, only 585,498 gained admission into tertiary institutions.
26 May
The Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, yesterday, said it would only take the grace of God to sustain how the examination board will succeed in curbing corruption and maintaining high ethical standards.
30 Mar
Prominent indigenes of Egbaland have intervened in the suspension of the Chief Imam of Egbaland, Alhaji Saad Bamgbola.
20 Feb
No fewer than 1.6 million candidates have been registered for the 2023 Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) at the close of registration.
2 Feb
For allegedly extorting candidates in the ongoing registration exercise for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has suspended two centres.


4 mins ago
Kodak Black, also known as Bill Kahan Kapri,  has pleaded not guilty to four charges against him, of which includes possession of cocaine.  The "Angel Pt. 1" rapper was arrested in South Florida and pleaded not guilty to four charges, including improperly stopping his car, having cocaine, and tampering with evidence, according to records from…
16 mins ago
Israel pressed its offensive against Hamas militants in Gaza on Saturday after the United States blocked an extraordinary UN bid to call for a ceasefire in the two-month war.
20 mins ago
December 8, 2023, marked the 18th edition of the much-loved gospel music fiesta, 'The Experience.' The event,  which lasted into the early hours of Saturday morning, took place at the Tafawa Balewa Square in Lagos, drawing people from all walks of life. This year's theme, 'Jesus Our Way Maker,' was chosen with a purpose, as…
37 mins ago
The National Working Committee of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) has denied membership of Coalition of Concerned Political Parties.
37 mins ago
A 75-year-old woman known as  Bui Thi Loi  from Loc Ninh commune in Vietnam, have claimed to have sustained herself solely on water and sugary soft drinks for the past 50 years. Despite never craving solid food, she appears to be in excellent shape for her age. The peculiar diet began in 1963 after Bui…
1 hour ago
From the beautifully styled ponytail hair, to the simple make up that sculptured her face to perfection and the briefly beaded off shoulder flowing gown that revealed the perfection of not just her neck and shoulder but her body shape...
2 hours ago
The Board of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, yesterday announced a series of decisions that will help lower-income countries tackle backsliding from the COVID-19 pandemic and be better prepared to respond to future health emergencies.
2 hours ago
Vice President Kashim Shettima has implored new members of the National Council on Privatisation (NCP) to station themselves on the frontline of actualising the administration’s Renewed Hope Agenda. 
2 hours ago
As part of activities celebrating this year’s Yuletide, the Musical Society of Nigeria (MUSON) and Mandilas Group organised a Christmas concert on Sunday, December 3.
2 hours ago
The Minister of Steel Development, Prince Shuaibu Abubakar Audu, on Friday, said that the Ajaokuta steel complex has the capacity and potential to deliver high quality steels.