JAMB candidates protest ”irregularities”

March 31, 2018 Blueprint Newspaper 0

About 95 candidates who reportedly registered to write the just concluded Joint Administration and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME),in Ebonyi state, on Friday protested against alleged irregularities during the exam. According to them, the irregularities include not being allowed to write the exams in some of the centres in the state and disappearance of their results from Read More

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Protesting university admission seekers

March 17, 2018 Adebanjo S.A 0

Recently, photos of university admission seekers protesting the closure of registration for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) examines Bariga, Lagos, were published in the media. Ordinarily, one would lend support to legitimate agitations against obnoxious policies. But on second thought, it is permissible to reason that if prospective university students become restive at the point of seeking admission, such Read More

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Sultan, JAMB boss inaugurate Muslim media watch in Osun

March 17, 2018 Lateef Dada 0

  The Sultan of Sokoto and President-General, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, will on Saturday, March 17, 2018, inaugurate the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Muslim Media Watch Group of Nigeria. The ceremony will have JAMB Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, as the Guest of Honour. A statement issued by the National coordinator, Muslim Media Read More

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JAMB sells 1.6m UTME forms

February 10, 2018 Blueprint Newspaper 0

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) yesterday said that about 1.6 million registration documents for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) have so far been sold with two days to end the exercise. The board’s head, media and information, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this in an interview in Lagos. It would be recalled that the board commenced the Read More

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JAMB Registrar worried over candidates’ registration in Kano 

December 30, 2017 Uji Abdullahi Iliyasu 0

  Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Prof Is-haq Oloyede, has expressed worries over low turnout of candidates at the board’s registration centres in Kano. Oloyede, who said this during the inspection of some Computer Based Test (CBT) centres in the state, expressed concern over the candidates’ attitude towards the UTME. Oloyede said that despite announcing the commencement of Read More

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CSOs commend JAMB’s effort to carter for candidates with special needs

December 17, 2017 Bode Olagoke, Abuja 0

Civil society and religious based organisations have commended the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) for policies and programmes it has put in place to ensure transparency and efficiency in her operations. The groups made up of Civil Society and Community Based organisations particularly lauded the Board for not only being prudent in the management of resources that has seen Read More

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JAMB 2017: Examining Nigeria

July 19, 2017 Blueprint Newsroom 0

By Hamidu Dambarewa With the last batch of 85,000 candidates rescheduled for JAMB examination this year’s exercise came to an eventful and highly impactful conclusion. Th e successful JAMB outing under a new helmsman and management is a pointer to the pivotal eff ect of strategic deployment of human resources on the performance level of institutions. For a change, we Read More

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