News - Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board

Sagay Recommends JAMB Anti-Corruption Model To MDAs

1 month 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

3 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

3 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

4 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

4 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

6 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)

6 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

7 months 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

8 months 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

8 months 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

9 months 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

9 months 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...

JAMB Warns Against Multiple Registration For UTME, Direct Entry

10 months ago /
Education 

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said it will not condone multiple registration for Direct Entry (DE) and Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). This was contained in a statement signed by JAMB’s Head of Public Relations, Mr Fabian Benjamin, in Abuja on Sunday. Benjamin described the act of multiple registration...

JAMB Asks UTME Candidates To Print Exam Slip

11 months ago /
Education 

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has directed candidates scheduled for the mop-up Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) to print their examination slip on Wednesday. This is contained in a statement issued by its Head of Information, Fabian Benjamin, in Abuja on Wednesday. The rescheduled examination holds on July 1 across...

JAMB To Conduct Supplementary Exams

11 months ago /
Education 

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), is planning to conduct supplementary examination for candidates who had hitches in their registration and examination processes. This was confirmed by JAMB Registrar, Is-haq Oloyede, on Wednesday while addressing newsmen. “Anybody whose biometric could not be verified will be allowed to do the supplementary examination. “As...

JAMB Monitoring UTME Through CCTV Cameras – Official

1 year ago /
Education 

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it is monitoring the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), through its central Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras in Abuja. The Board’s Niger Coordinator, Muhammed Ibrahim, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Minna that all the examination centres were linked...

JAMB Introduce New e-PIN Vending To Prevent Fraud – Official

1 year ago /
Education  Nation 

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it introduced the new e-PIN vending registration for candidates to prevent fraud in its examination. JAMB Acting Zonal Coordinator in Nasarawa State, Moses Akobu, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Lafia that the e-PIN was not introduced to create hardship...


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