JAMB is collaborating with some universities to extort students
Sir: The Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations UTME, formerly known as Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, in coalition with many universities in the country has been duping or rather robbing students in the name of JAMB admission letter. JAMB and universities offer admission to qualified candidates but sometimes, only the universities make their admission letters…
How to secure UI’s admission
The motivation to write on this matter is informed by the preponderance of telephone calls I receive on a daily basis across the country from candidates, parents and educationists, wanting to know how they can secure admission to the University of Ibadan (UI).
Unilorin begins screening of 39,711 candidates for post-UTME
The University of Ilorin has begun screening for its post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) in the 2018/2019 academic session, with 39, 711 candidates taking part in the exercise. The institution’s Director of Corporate Affairs, Mr Kunle Akogun, announced this on Monday in a statement in Ilorin. He said the exercise would involve 29, 562 at…
JAMB remits N7.8bn as examination surplus
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…
Group warns institutions against post -UTME screening
A non-governmental organisation, Legal Defence Assistance Project (LEDAP) has warned managers of the nation’s tertiary institutions against conducting the post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinaion (UTME), warning that there’s a subsisting order of the court against the exercise.
Group warns institutions against post -UTME screening, says court order subsists
A non-governmental organisation, Legal Defence Assistance Project (LEDAP) has warned managers of the nation’s tertiary institutions against conducting the post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinaion (UTME), warning that there’s a subsisting order of the court against the exercise. The group, in separate letters to the minister of education, mallam Adamu Adamu, alongside heads of universities, polytechnics…
JAMB still silent over candidates’ inability to access results
In spite of plaudits for JAMB over the conduct of the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), investigations show that all was not well with the test.
JAMB: Mixed reactions trail release of results
Some candidates for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations ( UTME) have reacted to the results released by the Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Tuesday. The candidates spoke in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Abuja. NAN recalls that the board initially released the first batch of results…
Teenager commits suicide over UTME score in Delta
A university admission-seeker simply identified as Loveth has reportedly committed suicide in Ekiugbo, Ughelli North local government area of Delta State. Loveth, who was said to be displeased with the 163 mark she garnered in the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), was found dead at her home on Wednesday morning. It was gathered that…
2018 UTME: Candidates complain over use of computer
Some candidates who sat for the ongoing 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) say they found the use of computers challenging.The candidates spoke in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent who monitored the exercise on Monday in Abuja.
Connectivity, software issues persist as 2018 UTME begins
Even some parents, who escorted their wards to the centres admitted that there was a great improvement in the exercise, when juxtaposed with previous editions. For instance, most centres started on time and the general atmosphere was orderly and the conduct peaceful.