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JAMB announces supplementary UTME for July 1

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced  Saturday, July 1 to conduct supplementary Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) for 85,000 candidates. This was made known in a statement released by the board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, announced the date in a statement issued on Tuesday …

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JAMB concludes arrangements for supplementary UTME 2017

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced that it had concluded arrangements for its supplementary 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). This was made known by the board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin said this in an interview in Lagos. According to him, the examination, scheduled …

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Jamb Registrar denies calling for upgrade in candidate’s examination score

The Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, has denounced a social media account set up in his name to facilitate the upgrade of scores for some candidates. He said that scores obtained by candidates during the recently conducted Unified Tertiary Education Board were reflections of their performance …

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Jamb candidates protests as board refuses to open portal for correction of data

Thousands of UTME candidates took to the office of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) in Lagos, the candidates accused the tertiary admission examination body of refusing to open its portal for them to effect changes in their personal data. The protesting candidates accused JAMB of collecting money from …

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Jamb says no cut off mark has been announced

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has debunked the news making the rounds by some persons, that cut-off marks for placements into tertiary institutions for 2017 academic year, contrary to speculation by some Nigerians. The Head, Media and Information, JAMB, Dr Fabian Benjamin, made the clarification in a statement …

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We will release for the innocent after investigations – Jamb Registrar

Two weeks after sitting for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, candidates who have yet to know their results have expressed worries. Some of the candidates who spoke with our correspondent from different parts of the country on Monday claimed to have written the examination 14 days ago and had been …

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See The 15-year-old Boy, Ebuka Ngige Who Scored 315 In JAMB

An excited reader, Ebuka Ngige has shared with us his JAMB Results, where he aced it totally. He scored a total of 315 marks in the just concluded JAMB exam which ended on Saturday, 20th of May. Ebuka revealed to us that he wrote his First JAMB exam when he …

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JAMB debunks the rumour about UTME extension

The rumour of extension  of the date of registration for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) has been debunked by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB). This was confirmed by Head of JAMB Information and Media, Dr Fabian Benjamin, who dismissed the rumour in a statement issued to newsmen …

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JAMB advises candidates to confirm their examination centers

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Examination (JAMB) has advised candidates for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination scheduled to commence on Saturday, to check their e-mails for notification of their examination centres. JAMB’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, gave the advice on Thursday in Lagos. Benjamin said the …

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JAMB Engages EFCC, ICPC, DSS To Monitor Exam Centres (Read detail)

Management of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has said that operatives from the Nigeria Police, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related offences Commission, ICPC, will monitor the examination centres in the forthcoming Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UMTE. Also to …

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1, 736, 571 candidates set to write 2017 UTME

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said it registered a total of 1, 736, 571 candidates for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), which marked a deviation from the past. The registrar of JAMB, Is-haq Oloyede, disclosed this at the news briefing on Tuesday in Bwari, in preparations …

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Jamb assures candidates of getting exam centers before examination date

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has advised candidates for Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination not to panic over the delay in getting their examination centres. Dr Fabian Benjamin, the Head of Media and Information of the board gave the advice in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on …

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Jamb urges candidates to cross check their registration forms on May 6

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has urged prospective candidates for its Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination to crosscheck the data on their registration forms for the last time on May 6. The board’s Head of Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, on Saturday in Lagos said the call for the …

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JAMB releases result of Mock UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has released results of the Mock Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) conducted on Saturday. The Head, Information and Media of the board, Dr Fabian Benjamin, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in a telephone interview on Thursday in Lagos that 150,000 …

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Jamb Mock: FG urges State governments to allow free movement

The Federal Government has sent an appeal to all State Governments to allow free movement of people in their states on Saturday, to enable students to participate in JAMB’s Voluntary Mock Examination nationwide. The statement was released  in Lagos on Friday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed …

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ASUU calls for the scrap of JAMB

The disagreement between the Joint Admission Examination Board, JAMB, and  Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has continued as the University union has called for the scrap of  UTME examination and the performance of Ishaq Oloyede, a professor, as Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB. In an …

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Jamb arrests six persons for illegal sale of UTME forms

Six Persons have been arrested by the  Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) over alleged illegal registration and sale of 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) materials. This was confirmed by the Head of Public Relations of JAMB,  Dr Fabian Benjamin, in a statement issued in Abuja. According to him, …

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Suspects spent N20m to hack Jamb website

According a statement released by  the Joint Admissions Matriculation Board , some suspect were allegedly caught while perpetrating certain irregularities in the ongoing registration for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations have reportedly confessed to spending over N20m to construct a radio platform with which they hacked into JAMB’s registration …

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ASUU advises Jamb Registrar to resign

The registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, has been advised to resign from his position, by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, University of Ibadan because of the difficulty candidates experience during the ongoing JAMB registration. The Chairman of the union, Dr Deji Omole, on …

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NSCDC discovers fake Jamb registration center

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) says it has uncovered a fake Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) centre in Maiduguri. The Commandant of the corps in Borno, Mr Ibrahim Abdullahi, on Sunday in Maiduguri said that operators of the fake centre were defrauding applicants. Abdullahi explained that the …

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