Prof. Ishaq Oloyede
President, Nigerian Academy of Letters, Prof. Sola Akinrinade, has sought a halt to admission of low quality students into the university system.
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…
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.
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.
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.
Prominent indigenes of Egbaland have intervened in the suspension of the Chief Imam of Egbaland, Alhaji Saad Bamgbola.
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.
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.