News - Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board

Yusuf Ali Warns Youths Against Political Violence

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Ahead of next year's general elections, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mallam Yusuf Ali, has warned youths against being used for violence.

Colleges Of Education Teachers Threaten Strike

1 month ago /
Education 

The Colleges Of Education Academic Staff Union, COEASU is threatening to halt the resumption of the new academic year following the stalled renegotiation of the agreement between the federal government of Nigeria and the colleges academic union.

JAMB Gets Approval To Acquire Its Own Computer Based Centre

3 months ago /
Education 

The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board, JAMB may no longer need the services of Information Technology consultants in conducting its examinations. 

JAMB, Police Deny Setting Arabic Language For Police Recruitment

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Joint Admissions And Matriculation Board, JAMB and the police service commission have denied claims that Arabic language was used to assess candidates for the on-going recruitment into the Nigeria police.

JAMB Conducts Computer-Based Test For Police Recruits

4 months ago /
Nation 

Over 37,000 Police recruits have been screened using the computer based test.

Sagay Recommends JAMB Anti-Corruption Model To MDAs

6 months ago /
Education 

Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption, PACAC, prof. Itse Sagay has advised ministries, departments and agencies to adopt the model of the Joint Admissions And Matriculation Board, JAMB, in the fight against corruption.  

JAMB Arrest Cheats

7 months ago /
Education  Nation 

Two suspects have been arrested for examination malpractices in the ongoing unified tertiary matriculation examination, UTME, at the Baptist academy computer based centre, karu in Abuja.

JAMB Bans Rings, Others In Examination Halls

7 months ago /
Nation 

The Joint Admissions And Matriculation Board, JAMB, has banned the use of wrist watches, pen, cell phones and smart jewelleries by both candidates and invigilators ahead of the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations.

JAMB Conducts Mock Exams

7 months ago /
Nation 

The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Professor Ishaq Oloyede,  has warned parents and guardians to stay away from venues of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, to support the fight against examination malpractices.

Sultan Of Sokoto Proffers Solution To Herdsmen/Farmers Crises

7 months ago /
Nation  Security 

The sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar the third is asking the nation’s leadership to engage the people more in efforts aimed at finding lasting solutions to frequent farmers and herdsmen clashes in some parts of the country.

JAMB Investigates Missing Money Allegedly Swallowed By Snake

8 months ago /
Nation 

 The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), says it is investigating the story trending in the media over a missing 36 million Naira reported to have been swallowed by a snake. In a statement released on Tuesday by JAMB’s Head of Media, Fabian Benjamin, the examination body said it unravel the...

JAMB Declines To Extend Validity Of Results

9 months ago /
Education 

The registrar of the Joint Admissions And Matriculation Board, JAMB, Professor, Is-Haq Oloyode says the unified tertiary matriculation examination result cannot be used for admission after one year. The registrar was responding to moves by the senate to extend the lifetime function of a UTME result to three years. Oloyede spoke in...

JAMB Reduces Cost Of Forms

9 months ago /
Education 

The Registrar of the Joint Admissions And Matriculation Board (JAMB) Prof. Ishaq Oloyede says jamb has reduced the cost of JAMB form for foreign students willing to study in Nigeria from two hundred dollars to twenty dollars. Professor Oloyede made this known while hosting journalists at his residence in Ilorin, Kwara...

JAMB Bans Pens, Watches At 2018 UTME

11 months ago /
Nation 

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), organiser of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), has banned the use of wrist watches and pens during the conduct of its 2018 test. The board’s Registrar, Prof. Is’haq Oloyede disclosed this to newsmen on the sideline of the sensitisation workshop for Computer Based...

What President Buhari Said During Presentation of 2018 Budget Proposal (Full Speech)

11 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday presented a proposal for a budget of N8.612 trillion for the year 2018. At the presentation of the budget before a joint session of the National Assembly, President Buhari addressed the lawmakers on the key achievements and plans of his administration as well as the...

Senate Laments Plight Of Nigerian Foreign Missions

1 year ago /
Nation 

The senate says it is not impressed with the poor funding of Nigeria’s foreign missions describing the situation as embarrassing. This followed a motion sponsored by Senator Tijani Kaura on the urgent need for the federal government to fund Nigeria’s foreign missions. The lawmakers painted a terrible picture of what it claims...

JAMB To Verify ‘O’ Level Results Of Candidates

1 year ago /
Education 

The joint admissions and matriculation board, JAMB says it would demand for the records of ordinary and advanced level results of candidates recommended by tertiary institutions before offering them admission. Jamb registrar, professor Ishak Oloyede said this in Abuja at a meeting with innovative enterprise institutes in Abuja. Professor Oloyede warned against...

Buhari Orders Inquiry Into Revenue Remittances By NIMASA, JAMB

1 year ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered investigations into alleged shortfall in revenue remittances by the Nigerian maritime administration and safety agency NIMASA and the joint admissions and matriculation board, jamb. Minister of finance Kemi Adeosun who disclosed this while briefing newsmen shortly after the federal executive council meeting held at the presidential...

JAMB Fixes Cut-Off Marks For Tertiary Institutions

1 year ago /
Nation 

Candidates seeking admission into tertiary institutions in Nigeria now have cause to smile as the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has fixed the minimum cut-off marks for 2017, despite the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities. At a policy meeting on the 2017/2018 admission exercise in Abuja,...

FG Says It Has No Plans To Shut The University Of Maiduguri

1 year ago /
Education  Nation 

Nigeria's federal government says it has no plans to shut the university of Maiduguri. The minister for education, Adamu Adamu said this when he was visiting to console the university community over the death of some geology staff on petroleum exploration mission in the lake chad basin, killed by boko haram...


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