Breaking: Conditions necessary before schools ‘ll reopen – FG

June 16, 2020 Editor 0

As Nigerians await school reopening date, the federal government has asked various institutions of learning to start making plans ahead of time. Minister of State for Education, Hon. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, who handed down the task on Tuesday in Abuja during 2020 policy meeting on admissions to tertiary institutions in Nigeria by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said, Nwajiuba Read More

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JAMB reveals when 2020 UTME ‘ll now end

March 20, 2020 Editor 0

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has stated that the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination (UTME) will end early next week, not April 4 as earlier scheduled. JAMB said the move was to address the public panic over the coronavirus scare whereby schools and other public places were shutting down across the country. The JAMB Head of Media, Dr Fabian Read More

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2020 UTME: How JAMB mgt lured CBT centre operators into police net

January 30, 2020 Editor 0

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has lured some operators of Computer Based Test (CBT) centres involved in the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) registration scam to their headquarters and handed them to security agents for prosecution. This happened Wednesday in Bwari, Abuja after cross examinations of the operators by JAMB Registrar Is-shaq Oloyede. Oloyode had invited the unsuspecting operators Read More

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Breaking: JAMB recants, cancels NIN registration for UTME

January 11, 2020 Editor 0

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has just announced the suspension of National Identification Number (NIN) as requirement for registration for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). This was revealed by JAMB Registrar, Ishaq Oloyede, while briefing journalists in Abuja on Saturday. However, Oloyede said the move was to provide more time for candidates to get their national Read More

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JAMB announces date for 2019 registration

November 30, 2018 Blueprint 0

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on yesterday declared that the registration for 2019/2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) will commence in December. JAMB’s head of media, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, announced this while addressing newsmen during the conduct of promotion exercise for the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), at the board’s Computer Based Test (CBT) Centre in Abuja. Benjamin said no specific date had been Read More

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2019 admissions: Accept offers before October 16, JAMB tells candidates

October 12, 2018 Blueprint 0

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has advised more than 200,000 candidates offered admission into tertiary institutions of learning in the 2018/2019 session to accept the first place offers given them before October 16, because after the date no complaints shall be entertained and such offers considered rejected. JAMB’s head of media and publicity, Dr Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this Read More

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JAMB: To be or not to be?

September 25, 2018 Blueprint 0

Many prominent Nigerians, students and even the Senate, had at one time or the other, called for the scrapping of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Examination (JAMB). Uji Abdullahi Iliyasu examines reasons for the agitation. JAMB’s establishment The legal instrument used in the establishment of JAMB was the promulgation of Decree No. 2 of 1978 of the federal military government Read More

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Current economic climate not conducive for business –Don

September 14, 2018 Blueprint 0

Associate Prof. Hassan Ibrahim is the Dean, Faculty of Administration, Nasarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK). In this interview with Dominic Akpensuen, he advises the federal government on a number of policies necessary to create investor-friendly climate for rapid economic growth and development. Nigeria’s benefit from the conference you organised The theme of the conference we organised in July is, “Managing Read More

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Scrap JAMB now, APGA chieftain begs FG

September 14, 2018 Blueprint 0

A chieftain of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Dr Chinedu Ekwalo, has called on the federal government to scrap the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) now, saying the examination body has become more of money-making institution than a social service provider it was originally meant to be. Ekwalo made the call in an interview with News Agency of Read More

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NOUN to admit one million students

September 7, 2018 Blueprint 0

The management of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has announced that the institution is planning to increase its admission to one million students. The chairman of the university’s governing council, Prof. Peter Okebokola said this at the council meeting in Abuja last Friday . Okebukola said the university currently admits 450,000 students. ‘’The new council would work with Read More

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‘Election won’t affect 2019 UTME’

September 7, 2018 Blueprint 0

The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Ishaq Oloyede has said that the 2019 general election would not affect the 2019/2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation examinations (UTME). Oloyede stated this while fielding questions from newsmen shortly after delivering the 2018 Annual Sobo Sowemimo Lecture at the Abeokuta Club in the Ogun state capital. He said that since Read More