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2019/2020 admission: UI unveils cut off mark after JAMB, UTME exams

September 22, 2019 Editor 0

The University of Ibadan, UI, on Saturday released the cut-off marks of all courses for 2019/2020 admission with Medicine and Surgery maintaining the highest merit cut-off point of 78.87 percent with the score for the Educationally Less Developed States, ELDS, standing at 78.37 percent. According to a statement from the institution’s Vice Chancellor, Professor Abel Idowu Olayina, the Faculty Admissions Read More

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Ex-INEC Chair Jega bags new JAMB appointment

August 13, 2019 Editor 0

A former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof Attahiru Jega has been appointed by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board to chair a committee on the internalisation of admission into tertiary institutions in Nigeria. The JAMB Registrar, Prof Is-haq Oloyede, who inaugurated the committee, said its duty was to put in place the machinery to attract foreign Read More

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Breaking: JAMB withholds candidates’ UTME results

June 26, 2019 Editor 0

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Wednesday announced that it has withdrawn the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) results of four candidates. The candidates include: Adah Eche with Registration Number 97512230IB, Taiwo Abisola Omowumi with Registration Number 97049254GG, Vincent Onyinyechi Prisca with Registration Number 96531098BC and Sofodun Afolasade Zainab with Registration Number 96634599GA. JAMB’s Head of Information, Dr. Read More

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Breaking: JAMB approves 160 as cut-off mark for admission

June 11, 2019 Editorial II 0

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has approved 160 as minimum score for admission seekers into public universities in Nigeria. The decision was taken during the 19th policy meeting on admissions to tertiary institutions in Nigeria at Bola Babalakin auditorium, Gbongan, Osun state, on Tuesday. The meeting, which include Vice Chancellors, Rectors of Polytechnics and provost of colleges of Read More

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JAMB releases 4,536 UTME withheld results

May 31, 2019 Editor 0

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Friday released some of the withheld results of the recently held Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). In a press statement on Friday, JAMB’s Head of Information, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, disclosed that the release of 4,536 out of a total 4,760 withheld results was due to the decision of a committee set up to Read More

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UTME: ICPC partners JAMB, launches probe into malpractices

May 28, 2019 Editor 0

Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) has begun investigation into alleged malpractices during the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) conducted across the country. A member of Board of the commission, Mrs Olubukola Balogun, made this known in an interview with newsmen in Abuja on Tuesday. She said that the commission was investigating the alleged malpractice by candidates, Read More

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JAMB: Getting it right at a great cost

May 22, 2019 Editor 0

On April 11, 2019, I had the privilege of being in the company of a former Minister of Education, Professor Chinwe Obaji to monitor the JAMB/UTME examinations that began that day. Our voyage took us through to Government Secondary School and Babtist Academy ICT Centre in Karu;  FGC Keffi; Nasarawa State University; Government College Keffi and ICPC centre in  Keffi, (this centre Read More

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2019 UTME: Candidates now accessing results online – JAMB

May 16, 2019 Editor 0

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says candidates are now free to also access the results of their UTME online. The board’s Head, Media and Information, Fabian Benjamin, stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Wednesday night in Lagos. According to him, already, over 1.5 million candidates that sat for the board’s Unified Read More

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2019 UTME: Why candidates have to pay N50 to check results – JAMB

May 15, 2019 Editor 0

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has disclosed whyit stopped paying service charge for candidates of the UnifiedTertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) results. In a telephone conversation with Blueprint correspondent on Wednesday,JAMB’s Head, Media and Information, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, said UTMEcandidates were abusing the board’s gesture of footing the bill ofresult checking. The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) had Read More

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Finally, JAMB releases results of 1.7 million candidates, withholds 34,120

May 11, 2019 Editor 0

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Saturday released the results of 1,792,719 candidates who sat for this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). However, the examination body withheld the results of 34,120 for various offences bordering on examination malpractice. Prof Is-haq Oloyede, JAMB Registrar, made the disclosure to newsmen on Saturday in Abuja. Oloyede advised candidates to use the Read More

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Breaking: At last, JAMB releases 2019 UTME results, withholds 34,120

May 11, 2019 Editor 0

Registrar, Prof Is-haq Oloyede has just revealed that Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the results of 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). Of all, the results of 1,792,719 candidates who sat for the examination were released while that of 34,120 were withheld for various infractions. Details loading…

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UTME infractions: JAMB flushes out 76 exam centres as candidates await results

May 4, 2019 Editor 0

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has delisted 76 computer-based test (CBT) centres over various infractions during the unified tertiary matriculation examination (UTME) which held between April 11 and April 18. JAMB registrar, Is-haq Oloyede, made this known while speaking at the 23rd annual seminar of the Nigerian Academy of Education in Abuja. He did not give details of Read More

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Alleged crashed server: JAMB rubbishes ‘fake news’, says ‘no cause for alarm’

May 2, 2019 Editor 0

Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has assured students who sat for its 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) that they would not be repeating the exercise, as the story of its server crashing was a mere speculation and not true. Dr. Fabian Benjamin, spokesman of the body, while reacting to speculations in some quarters that the examination would be repeated, Read More

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2019 UTME: JAMB tells candidates when to expect result

April 27, 2019 Editor 0

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has assured candidates of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) that results would be ready from April 29. The Board’s Head of Media and Publicity, Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Bwari. Mr Benjamin said that screening of the results would soon Read More

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Jamb reveals what is delaying UTME results, exam ‘fraudsters’ now over 100

April 18, 2019 Editor 0

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said results for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) are being delayed to “fish out” exam fraudsters and impersonators. JAMB’s head of information, Fabian Benjamin, who stated this while addressing journalists in Abuja, said it was discovered that some candidates were engaged in various “illicit” registration acts during the 2019 UTME. Read More

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2019 UTME: JAMB has apprehended over ’50 hired exam writers’ – official

April 15, 2019 Editor 0

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Monday said it has uncovered and arrested over 50 ‘Professional Examination Writers’ who specialized in writing examination for candidates for a fee. The board’s weekly official bulletin, tagged: ‘JAMBULLETIN’, signed by JAMB’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin disclosed this in Lagos State. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that over 1.8 million candidates Read More

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Exam malpractice: Professor storms JAMB centre, arrested after helping own daugther at UTME

April 12, 2019 Editor 0

One man who claimed to be a professor, Mr Jide Jisus, has been arrested as the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) for 2019 commenced across the country. The spokesman for the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Fabian Benjamin, confirmed this in a statement forwarded to Channels Television on Friday. Jisus was apprehended over an allegation of examination malpractice by Read More

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No clash of UTME, SSCE timetable – JAMB

April 11, 2019 Editor 0

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has assured candidates sitting for this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) that they would not be denied the opportunity of sitting for the examination. JAMB’s head of public relations, Dr Fabian Benjamin, gave the assurance in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos following fears concerning a clash Read More

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2019 UTME: How prepared is JAMB amidst ‘schedule’ controversy with WAEC?

April 11, 2019 Editor 0

UJI ABDULLAHI ILIYASU reports that the 2019 UTME mock examination, which was marred by malfunctioning computers in some CBT centres questions the preparedness of JAMB to conduct valid and reliable examination in the main exercise amidst controversies surrounding why UTME would be scheduled same day with WAEC. Malfunctioning systems The mock examination conducted by the joint Admissions and Matriculation Examination Read More

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UTME: Candidates raise alarm over ‘faulty’ computers as JAMB issues fresh order ahead 2019 exam

April 7, 2019 Editor 0

Candidates who are expected to take part in the upcoming Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) have voiced out their concerns over faulty computers which litter various Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) centres. The candidates who were part of mock examination barely two weeks ago lamented that JAMB officials despite being aware that the systems at the exam halls didn’t Read More

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Mock UTME: Protest as JAMB officials ‘chase away’ candidates over exam venue payment

April 1, 2019 Editor 0

There was palpable tension at one of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) designated centres for Monday’s mock examination inside National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Dutse Abuja, where candidates were ‘forced’ to pay N700 each before they can be admitted into the hall. The sudden rule which didn’t go down well with candidates eventually ejected some of them who Read More

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JAMB: How 2019 UTME will be conducted

March 19, 2019 Editor 0

Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation. Board (JAMB), Prof Ishaq Oloyede said the board has introduced new innovations for successful conduct of 2019 UTME. NAN reports that Oloyede made this known in Abuja on Monday at the meeting of critical stakeholders on strategic planning and preparations for supervision and evaluation of administration of 2019 UTME slated to hold between April 11 Read More

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Checkout JAMB’s innovations ahead 2019 UTME

March 18, 2019 Editor 0

Ahead of Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, Registrar, Joint Admission and Matriculations Board (JAMB), said the board has introduced new innovations for successful conduct of 2019 UTME. Oloyede made this known in Abuja on Monday at the meeting of critical stakeholders on strategic planning and preparations for supervision and evaluation of administration of 2019 UTME slated to Read More