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UTME candidates call for transparency in admission process

Some Unified Tertiary and Matriculation Examination (UTME) candidates in FCT are optimistic that the 2018 exercise would end in their favour, having prepared well ahead.

JAMB records decreased number of registered candidates in 2018

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Wednesday said it recorded a decrease in the number of registered candidates for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations in 2018.

Scoring higher than the cut-off mark does not guarantee admission – JAMB

The Registrar of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, has said the board would not consider any candidate without O’level or A level requirement this year.

JAMB chief urges wealthy Nigerians send their children to local varsities

The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, has advised the elite to stop sending their children abroad for the first degree education.

Political elites should send wards to Nigerian schools – JAMB

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has urged the elites to encourage their dependents to obtain their first degree in Nigeria before going for further studies abroad.

Newly introduced CAPs system will restore autonomy of schools – JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, says its newly introduced Central Admissions Processing System CAPs will restore autonomy of institutions.

NANS faction endorses new JAMB cut off mark

The Aruna Khadire faction of the National Association of Nigerian student has endorsed the new cut off mark fixed by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board.

Dirty secrets in the cut-off war

Anyone reading the papers last week will be forgiven to think that the worst demons from hell have descended on the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).

JAMB and the politics of cut-off marks

I write as a reporter and as a stakeholder who attended the 2017/2018 Policy Meeting on plans and modalities for the conduct of admissions into tertiary institutions in Nigeria at the Andrews Otutu Obaseki Auditorium, National Judicial Institute in Abuja, on August 22.

Cut-off marks reduced to stop Nigerians’ quest for foreign education – JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, explained, yesterday, that the decision by stakeholders in education sector to reduce tertiary institutions’ admission cut-off points, beginning with the 2017 academic calendar, was to stop the quest for foreign education by Nigerians.

JAMB replies critics of cut-off marks

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has described as unnecessary the controversies over the reduction of cut-off marks for 2017 admission exercise into tertiary institutions by stakeholders at its policy meeting.

Unrealistic policies sending Nigerians to mushroom varsities abroad – JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has hit back on its critics over the recent reduction of 2017/2018 admission cut-off points as demanded by the heads of tertiary institutions in the country.

UTME: 569,395 candidates score over 200 marks – registrar

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Tuesday said 569,395 of the 1.7 million candidates that wrote this year’s UTME scored over 200 marks.


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