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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: JAMB releases another set of results

March 19, 2020 Editorial III 0

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Wednesday released another batch of UTME results. JAMB’s Head of Media and Information, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this in a statement. The results released are for candidates who sat for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination on Tuesday. Benjamin advised candidates who sat for the examination on Tuesday to check their results by sending 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 – UTME: Untertainty as JAMB officials summon CBT operators

January 29, 2020 Editor 0

Officials of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Examination Board (JAMB) are currently holding an interactive session with CBT centre operators and other stakeholders at their headquarters at Bwari, Federal Capital Territory. The details of the meeting haven’t been made public but it is believed that it is not unconnected cyber and other related issues. Details loading…

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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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NIMC extends enrolment for UTME candidates

January 11, 2020 Editor 0

The National Identity Management Commission has announced on its twitter handle that enrolment centres in Abuja, Lagos and Kano would open on Saturday to register the UTME/DE candidates. The tweet explained that only candidates for the examination would be registered in the three cities on Saturday. The public notice read, “All NIMC enrolment centres in Abuja, Kano and Lagos will 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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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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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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Shocker! UTME candidate with highest scores won’t get admission, says JAMB

May 11, 2019 Editor 0

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has said its candidate with the highest scores in the just released Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), would not be admitted into the University of Lagos where the candidate chose as his first choice. The best performing candidate, Ekene Franklin who hails from Imo state scored 347. Giving reasons why Franklin would not be admitted 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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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

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Jamb schedules 2019 mock exam

March 5, 2019 Editor 0

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has slated Saturday March 23, 2019, for the conduct of the 2019 mock exercise. A press release signed by JAMB’s spokesman, obtained by Blueprint,said candidates are by this information urged to begin printing of their Mock Examination Notification slips from Wednesday March 6; 2019. The statement further reads: “Mock examination was introduced in Read More

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Breaking: JAMB may postpone 2019 UTME

February 20, 2019 Editor 0

There are indications that The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) may postpone the  Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The board had earlier fixed the exam date on March 16.    A source told Blueprint that JAMB officials are meeting now to come up with a new date for the examinations. Details loading…

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Protesting university admission seekers

March 17, 2018 Blueprint 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 Blueprint 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 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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Our education policy outdated – Expert

December 2, 2017 Blueprint 0

  Information Communication Technology (ICT) expert, Oladayo Akinpelumi, has lamented how Nigeria’s education system has out lived its relevance since the 90s. He said to meet up with the time, ICT was the only leverage upon which teaching and learning could be salvaged, especially with the 10 million out-of-school children living across the country. Akinpelumi, who stated this during the Read More