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Tag Archives: Jamb

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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UTME Mock: Candidates disappointed with postponement of examination

Disappointment was the reaction of most candidates when they arrived their examinatuon centers on Saturday to write their mock examination of the Unified Matriculation Examination and realised that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has called off the test. According to JAMB, the examination, which was voluntary, was to “familiarise …

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Jamb postpones UTME by 2 weeks

The mock examination of the  Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB ) has been postponed indefinitely by the board,and also the examination has been postponed by two weeks. According to the organisation, the examination will be held between May 13 and 20. The Registrar/Chief Executive of JAMB, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, who made …

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Jamb suspends examination registration for 52 hours

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board in Abuja on Friday has suspensed registration for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination for 52 hours. The decision was aimed at preventing any disruption during the conduct of the UTME mock examinations scheduled for Saturday. The examination body, which put the suspension hour between …

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Prospective UTME candidates protest in Calabar

Prospective Students in Calabar took to the streets to protest against their inability to register for the 2017 UTME. The candidates, who started the protest at 7am from the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) office on Marian Road, went round Barracks Road and the Millennium Park, before returning to …

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Law makers urge Jamb to extend sale of form

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB has been urged by the House of Representatives  to extend the closure of the sale of form by  one month to applicants for the 2017 UTME  to create more space for prospective applicants. The call was contained in a motion on Tuesday raised …

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Direct entry students will not write UTME – JAMB

In the latest development by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board , the body has told candidates who intend to gain admission into Universities through Direct Entry that they will be required to sit for a school-based aptitude test and not the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination as it was done …

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JAMB introduces easier way of purchasing forms

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB,has introduced an easier way of purchasing the forms  for its 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, can now purchase the pin for registration using the Remita mode. This information was passed to the public on Sunday, the board said  the development came on …

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There won’t be any extension in sale of form – JAMB

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has announced that there won’t be any extension in the  sale and registration of UTME because about  far 600, 000 candidates have registered  for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) across the country. According to the Head of Public Relations JAMB, Dr …

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Parents urges Jamb to extend closure of examination forms

Some parents and candidates for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) in Abuja have called on JAMB to increase the time frame for registration as well as registration centres. According to the concerned persons, they said considering the challenges faced so far, the number of centres and four week period …

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25 persons arrested for illegal sale of UTME forms

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, on Saturday announced the arrest of about 25 persons throughout the country for extortion and illegally selling registration materials to the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, candidates. The culprits, according to the Registrar/Chief Executive of JAMB, Is-haq Oloyede, were apprehended by a …

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No going back on CBT – JAMB

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has debunked any news making the round that  it had dumped the Computer-Based Test (CBT) mode for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME. The board restated its determination to continue all its examinations using CBT mode. A statement issued in Abuja on Thursday …

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Jamb reduces time examination time for candidates to two hours

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board ( Jamb ) has announced to all prospective candidates that with effect from 2017, candidates sitting for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination would spend two hours instead of three hours. The test on Use of English which used to be 100 questions has been …

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Jamb begins the sale of form for the 2017/18 academic session

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has announced , on Monday, that it would begin the sale of forms for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination on Monday 20th March,2017. The Board said the sale of forms will close on Wednesday 19th April, 2017 while examination holds 6th to 20th May, …

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ASUU Uncovers N2bn Fraud At UNILORIN

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has petitioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), alleging more than N2 billion fraud against the management of the University of Ilorin(UNILORIN). The petition was jointly signed by the Ibadan Zone Chairmen of ASUU, Dr Ade Adejumo, and the University of Ibadan …

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We Have Not Commenced Sale Of 2017 Application Forms – JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has urged the public to disregard the speculations that it had commenced the sales of its application forms for 2017 UTME by some group of persons. The board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, debunked the speculations in a statement made available …

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