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We Have Not Commenced Sale Of 2017 Application Forms – JAMB

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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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FG Uncovers N450 Billion Unremmitted Revenue As It Audits 33 Agencies

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The Federal Government is set to recover about N450 billion operating surpluses that were not returned by 33 agencies from 2010 to 2015. The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeousun, made the announcement on Thursday in Abuja at a news conference. She said that an audit had been carried out on …

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197 IDPs In Benin To Sit For NECO, GCE Exams

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The  Coordinator of  IDP Camp in Uhogua, Benin, Pastor Solomon Folorunsho, says more than 197 IDPs in the camp are sitting for this year’s NECO, GCE and NATEC examinations. Folorunsho told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Benin, that there were about 2,000 persons in the camp. He said …

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FG To Sanction Principals For Students’ Poor Performance

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The Federal Ministry of Education has directed principals of the 104 unity colleges to intensify efforts toward standing out as flagships in the nation’s education sector. Ben Goong, the Deputy Director (Media), disclosed the ministry’s directive in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Lagos. Mr. Goong …

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Senate Extends JAMB Result’s Validity To Three Years

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  The Bill for an Act to amend the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Act 2016 was passed into the law by the Senate, on Thursday. The Bill was unanimously passed after the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Tertiary Education and TETFUND, Senator Jibril Barau presented the report …

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Police Apprehends 3 Suspected Internet Fraudsters

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A gang of cyber fraudsters who specialize in hacking into Facebook accounts of unsuspecting members of the public, public office holders and senior police officer have been arrested by the Nigerian Police Force. The suspects according to the Police are named as Henry Ushie, Stanley Owuka, and Omoba Moshood. Ushie, …

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New JAMB Registrar, Prof. Oloyede Resumes Office

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Newly appointed Registrar, Chief Executive of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, on Monday assumed office amid cheers and wave of hands from staff. He arrived JAMB Headquarters in Bwari Area Council of Abuja at about 8:04am and was warmly received and ushered into office by the …

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FG Sacks Jamb Registrar, 16 Others

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The Federal Government on Monday relieved 16 heads of key agencies in the Ministry of Education their appointments including the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB), registrar, Prof. Dibu Ojerinde. This is contained in a statement released in Abuja by the Deputy Director of Press and Public Relations in the …

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Group Urges FG To Adopt JAMB’s CBT For Recruitment Tests

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The Executive Secretary, New Initiative for Credible Leadership, Samson Onwu has urged the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government has been urged to adopt the Computer Based Test (CBT) introduced by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), across board for all government examinations and recruitment tests. “We know that the …

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Scrapping Post-UTME A Calamitous Mistake – Afe Babalola

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Aare Afe Babalola (SAN) has described the scrapping of the post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (post-UTME) by the Federal Government as a “calamitous mistake.” The veteran lawyer who founded the Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti (ABUAD), said he was “more than shocked by the announcement” from the Minster of Education, Mallam …

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Senate Directs JAMB To Extend Result Validity To 3 Years

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The Senate, yesterday, directed the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, to begin to extend the validity of its results to a period of three years. This came following a motion entitled: “JAMB’s New Admission Policy,” sponsored by Senator Joshua Lidani (APC), Gombe South, which was debated during plenary. The …

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ASUU Urges FG To Probe JAMB Over Alleged Sale Of Scratch Cards

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The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Ibadan Chapter has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to probe the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) over the alleged N1 billion that will be generated from sale of scratch cards to candidates seeking admission into tertiary institutions across the country. …

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JAMB announces cut off marks for polytechnic and University admissions

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The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has announced the 2015 cutoff marks for both University and Polytechnic/Colleges of Education admissions. The cutoff mark for University admission is put at 180 while that of polytechnics and Colleges of Education admission is put at 150. JAMB registrar, Dibu Ojerinde, announced the …

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Internet Problems Mar Commencement Of UTME

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The 2015 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) billed to commence yesterday, nationwide, after it was shifted from Monday, was faced with some challenges as internet servers as well as biometric machines to capture candidates’ thumb-prints and other data at some centres failed. Vanguard cited reports from the University of Nigeria …

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1.4m Students Prepare As JAMB Announces UTME Dates

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The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says the 2015 Unified Tertiary and Matriculation Examinations (UTME) will commence next week March 9, across the country. About 1.4 million registered candidates are expected to offer the examinations. According to JAMB’s Public Relations Officer, Fabian Benjamin, “All the logistics for the examination …

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JAMB – 1.4m Candidates To Write Computer-based UTME In March

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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Wednesday said that at least 1.4 million candidates nationwide would write the 2015 All Computer Base Test (CBT) on March 4. According to Fabian Benjamin, JAMB Public Relations Officer, who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos, the board …

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Our Innovative Biometrics Platform Helped To Eradicate Exam Malpractices – JAMB

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The Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Professor Dibu Ojerinde has said that the agency had successfully stamped out examination malpractices using its innovative biometrics platform. The JAMB registrar, who spoke at the 11th ICPC Good Governance Forum with the theme; “Good Governance, Accountability and Transformation: The …

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JAMB Approves 30 CBT Centres In Lagos For 2015 UTME

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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said it had approved 30 computer-based centres for the 2015 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) in Lagos State. Lagos Coordinator of the Board, Dr Beatrice Okorie said that the development was a great improvement over the previous years when there were only five …

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JAMB Bars Candidates Without ICT Knowledge From UTME

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Candidates who are not computer literate will not be allowed to write any examination coordinated by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), starting from 2015, Registrar, Professor Dibu Ojerinde has revealed. The JAMB Registrar, who spoke at the closing ceremony of the 2014 Professor Odusola Ojerinde – his late …

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Delta Establishes Computer Laboratories For JAMB Exams

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Delta Government on Sunday said it had commenced the building of centres for Joint Admission and Matriculation Board’s (JAMB) computer-based University Matriculation Examination (UME). Mr Sunny Ofili, the Special Adviser on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to the state governor, made this known in an interview in Asaba. JAMB had, …

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