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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has called for an embargo on the creation of new public and private universities in the country.
Some candidates of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) have reacted to the 160 cut-off mark for the 2019/2020 admissions process.
Registrar and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Professor Is-haq Oloyede, has disclosed the various techniques key stakeholders use in undermining activities of the body, as well as sundry challenges it confronts in stemming the tide of examination malpractices
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, informed the public on Friday that the board was screening results of the 2019 UTME conducted on April 11 and 18 in 698 computer-based test centres across the nation with over 1,886,000 candidates for malpractices, saying 123 suspects had been arrested and were standing trial nationwide.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has said that it registered 869,709 candidates for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, which is scheduled to hold in March.
West African universities should produce graduates who will meet the needs of the entire sub-region, as differences in education systems constitute a challenge of trans-border research, JAMB Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, says.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha, on Monday, inaugurated a committee on the establishment of a National Peace Commission (NPC).
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has exempted blind, deaf candidates and prison inmates from writing the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) test to be conducted by various institutions.
Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, on Monday, took critics of the examinations body to the cleaners, saying the body was not set up to generate money for the Federal Government, neither was it meant to waste its money.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Friday conducted a recruitment examination for about 37,000 police applicants across the country into the Nigeria Police Force.
The federal government has asked private universities in the country to seek ways of funding themselves, saying it would not look their directions in funding.
Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has advised candidates for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations yet to receive their examination details to visit its website for such information.
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.
The Police Command in Kano State has confirmed the arrest of a housewife, Aisha Ali, who allegedly poured hot water on the private part of her husband.
The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, announced in a statement on Tuesday that she had submitted her resignation from the IMF and it will go into effect in September.
The House of Representatives has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA).
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reacted to the latest letter written by former President Olusegun Obasanjo to President Muhammadu Buhari describing the former’s action as patriotic.
Former president of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, has denied that the Gupta family had any influence in the appointment of his Cabinet ministers.
Barely 48 hours after the House of Representatives Committee set up to investigate the crisis that trailed the controversial inauguration of the Edo State House of Assembly, two All Progressives Congress groups, the Etsako Solidarity Front, ESF and the Owan Renaissance, have raised alarm over neutrality of the committee as they alleged that the committee’s trip to Benin City last Friday was sponsored by an individual.
Osun State Governor, Mr.Adegboyega Oyetola, on Tuesday disclosed that comments credited to the Adeleke family over his victory at the Supreme Court as a statement made out of “ignorance”.
The Zamfara Governorship Election Tribunal on Tuesday dismissed four members of the PDP challenging the election of Governor Bello Matawalle.
Burundi has appointed the head of the ruling party youth league to head its state-run broadcaster, a move an opposition party has described as a danger to press freedom.
The US House of Representatives on Friday approved a measure that would bar President Donald Trump from launching a military strike against Iran, setting up a confrontation with the White House over the administration’s aggressive stance toward Tehran.