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Jamb remitted N7. 8bn not N5. 6bn – Registrar

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Tuesday said it remitted N7.8 billion to federal government coffers from 2016 University and Tertiary Matriculation Examinations, UTME. The board’s registrar, Is-haq Oloyede, made this known when a delegation from National Officers Council of Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union, COEASU, paid …

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Jamb begins 2018 UTME registration

The registration for the  2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination in over 700 centres across the 36 states of the Federation has officially begun. The board advised candidates to avoid being conned by fraudulent operators, noting that an extension would not be given for the UTME registration. The JAMB’s spokesman, Fabian …

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Jamb fixes new date for sale of form

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has announced  a date for the commencement of the sale of the 2018 application forms. The board said the sale and registration for all candidates including those from foreign countries will hold from December 6 to February 6, 2018, according to the spokesperson, …

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Jamb announces date for 2018 UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board said on Wednesday morning that the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination in 2018 would hold on March 9 to March 17, 2018. The JAMB Registrar, Prof Is-haq Oloyede, announced this during an ongoing stakeholders’ meeting, saying that the dates were chosen “taking into cognizance the …

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Jamb set to begin sale of 2018 UTME form

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has banned the use of wrist watches and pens during the conduct of its 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination ( UTME ). The board’s Registrar, Is’haq Oloyede disclosed this to journalists on the sideline of a one-day sensitisation workshop for Computer Based Test, …

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FG debunks scrapping Post-UTME

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has debunked reports that it ordered to stop post-UTME examination as part of the process for admission into Nigerian universities. This denial was contained in a press statement made available to PREMIUM TIMES on Wednesday. Mr Adamu said the report is false. He urged …

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Institutions that charge above N2,000 for Post UTME will be forced to refund the excess – Jamb

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, on Sunday, said it would partner with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to conduct public examination through Computer Based Test, CBT, for Nigerians abroad. The examination board also said universities that charged more than N2,000 from applicants for its post-UTME examination will be …

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Jamb board set to probed by House of Reps, over jamb cut-off marks

The Tertiary Education and Services committee has been ordered by the House of Representatives to investigate the circumstances surrounding the reduction of the cut-off mark for admitting candidates into tertiary institutions. This followed a motion by Rep. Hassan Saleh (Benue-APC) on the “Need to Investigate the Reduction in the Cut-off …

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OMG!!! Jamb remitted N50m in 6 years to FG against N5billion remitted this year

There seem to be corruption looming in the office of the  Joint Admission and Matriculations Board, JAMB,as investigations has begun in the board. The previous administration, according to reports remitted to the federal government coffers between 2010 and 2016 is N 50,752,544. This is about one per cent of the …

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JAMB set to enforce provision of O-level results for candidates before admission

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has told prospective candidates of tertiary institutions that it would begin to demand the records of Ordinary and Advanced Level results of candidates recommended by tertiary institutions before offering them admission. JAMB Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede said this during this year’s meeting on …

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Jamb receives commendation from NANs for remitting N5bn

The National Association of Nigerian Students has commended the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board for remitting the sum of N5billion to the coffers of the Federal Government. NANS’ President, Mr Chinonso Obasi, in a statement on Sunday in Abuja, said such remittance from JAMB within a short period under the …

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President Buhari orders the probe of JAMB, NIMASA over poor returns

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the probe of past heads of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, and the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, over what it called poor remittances in the past. The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, who briefed Council about the performances of some …

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23 universities adopt Jamb’s new cut-offs mark

23 Nigerian universities have adopted the new cut-off mark that was set up by  the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB. The universities, mostly private, are among the 168 universities in Nigeria whose cut-off marks were released in a document PREMIUM TIMES obtained from JAMB on Friday. The universities that …

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Federal University, Dutse picks 160 as cut-off points for the 2017/18 academic session

The management of the Federal University, Dutse in Jigawa, has picked 160 as its cut-off mark  for the 2017/2018 admissions against the 120 set by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) for universities in the country. This was announced by the  university’s Registrar, Malam Bukar Usman, in Dutse on …

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Jamb accuses institutions of giving students admission without UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has re-stated that the  cut-off mark set by the board  will put a lasting end to illegal admission and other unwholesome practices associated with gaining admission into higher institutions of learning around higher institutions in the country. It added that it had introduced a …

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JAMB Announces When 2017/18 Admission Processes Will Commence

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, says the admission processes for 2017/2018 will commence on September 15 and close on January 31, 2018. The Head of JAMB Information and Media, Dr Fabian Benjamin, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, in Bwari, Abuja, on Friday. Benjamin …

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University of Ibadan rejects Jamb new cut-off marks

The new cut-off marks for universities admission for 2017/2018 academic calendar has been rejected by the management of the University of Ibadan, and its academic union, Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. This position was contained in a statement titled, “On the Recently Announced cut off Marks of 120 for …

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New Jamb cut-off marks is a slap to the country -NANS

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has rejected the cut-off marks for admission into tertiary institutions, describing the reduction as a gross misplacement of priority and exercise in futility. NANS Vice President Olamide Odumosu, spoke at a protest by the group at the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) …

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JAMB To Determine Cut Off Mark For Admission August 22

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, will hold the policy committee meeting on August 21 and 22 that will determine cut of points for admission this year into various courses in Nigerian tertiary institutions. A press statement by JAMB on Sunday said the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, had …

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JAMB set to release outstanding results

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Saturday said it would henceforth ensure the resolution of all exam issues before releasing results of its Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), to avoid cancellation. JAMB’s Head of Public Relations, Mr Fabian Benjamin, said this in Bwari, FCT, while speaking on the …

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