News - Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board

JAMB Investigates Missing Money Allegedly Swallowed By Snake

5 days 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

3 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)

3 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

4 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

4 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

5 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

5 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

6 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

7 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

7 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

8 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

9 months 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

10 months 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...

JAMB Scraps Scratch Card Use

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has scrapped the use of scratch card for any of its transactions and services. The Registrar, Professor Ishaq Oloyede, made the announcement in Abuja in a paper he delivered during a meeting of the Association of Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian Universities. Professor  Oloyede described the practice...

FG Appoints 17 New CEO For Agencies Under The Ministry Of Education

1 year ago /
Education  Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of 17 new Chief Executive Officers For agencies under the Federal Ministry of Education. A statement by the Deputy Director (Press) of the ministry, Mr. Benjamin Bem Goong, in Abuja, yesterday, indicated that the appointments took effect from, yesterday. The statement said that the...

JAMB Clarifies 2016 Admission Strategy

1 year ago /
Education 

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says the recent lists forwarded to various tertiary institutions was for candidates that qualified for screening based on institutions’ capacity. The board’s Registrar, Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, made the clarification on Sunday in Lagos. According to the statement, they are in no way the admission...

 

CBT: Nigerians In Diaspora Rally Support For JAMB

1 year ago /
Education 

As reactions continue to trail the adoption of Computer Based Test (CBT) by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), the Nigerians in Diaspora Monitoring Group (NDMG) has thrown its weight behind the board saying it has aligned the nation’s tertiary entrance examination with global best practice. A statement issued by...

NURTW Bwari Branch Tasks Local Authority On Poor State Of Road

3 years ago /
Nation 

Mr Yakubu Adamu, the Chairman, National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Bwari branch, has appealed to the council authority to repair the bad roads in the area. Speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Bwari on Thursday, Adamu expressed his displeasure over deplorable condition of roads in the...


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