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JAMB remits N3.5 billion in 2020

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has made an interim remittance of N3.5 billion to the federal government’s purse after the conduct of its 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
A Nigerian anti-corruption agency, ICPC, has secured an interim forfeiture of properties traced to a former Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Dibu Ojerinde.

ICPC confiscates ex-JAMB chief’s properties

A Nigerian anti-corruption agency, ICPC, has secured an interim forfeiture of properties traced to a former Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Dibu Ojerinde.

JAMB suspends activities, UNILAG asks levels 1-12 to stay home

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board says it has temporarily suspended all activities requiring physical contacts in all its offices and centres nationwide.

Former VP Sambo hails President Buhari over border closure

Former Vice President Namadi Sambo has commended President Muhammadu Buhari over the border closure, describing it as one of the most impactful policies of the administration.

JAMB begins mock UTME Tuesday for 350,000 candidates

The optional mock examination of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) for secondary school leavers will start on Tuesday with about 350,000 candidates participating across Nigeria.

JAMB: Over 1.9 million candidates register for 2020 UTME, DE

Over 1.9 million candidates have so far registered for the ongoing 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, and the Direct Entry, DE, preparatory to seeking admission into various tertiary institutions in the country.
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UTME: NSCDC warns CBT operators against extortion of candidates

The Jigawa Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps has warned Computer Based Test centres against extortion of prospective candidates for the 2020 Joint Admission Matriculation Examination Board.

JAMB: Bank agents arrested for hiking UTME forms cost

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps has arrested Ambrose Okogwa, 55, and Fidelis Imafido, 65, for allegedly selling the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations registration form above the prescribed fees.

UTME: JAMB withdraws 11 centres’ licences for charging exorbitant amount

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has withdrawn licences from 11 centres for charging candidates exorbitant amount in the ongoing 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) registration.

JAMB suspends use of NIN for UTME registration

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), on Saturday, said it had suspended the use of the National Identity Number (NIN), for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

Admission: JAMB orders Ahmadu Bello University to offer girl medicine

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has ordered Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) to admit a female candidate from Niger State, Thomas Goodness Shekwobyalo, medicine instead of the Anatomy she was offered.

JAMB announces date for 2020 UTME

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has announced the date for 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and other criteria for registration and participation in the examination.

JAMB abolishes N100 million allocation to state offices

Registrar, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, on Wednesday said the board would no longer give N100 million to its state offices.

Former JAMB registrar recommends mobile courts to prosecute exam cheats

A former Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has recommended the establishment of mobile courts for the trial of examination fraudsters and offenders.

WAEC to acquire magic scanners, hosts AEAA Conference

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) says it is set to acquire three technological devices known as Magic Scanners PS 1000 for authentication of documents and responses.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has recalled the 12 suspended Local Government Council Chairmen.

Rivers to sponsor UTME of indigenes and non-indigenes

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has said the government will henceforth pay the form fee of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) for all indigenes and non-indigenes.

JAMB approves cut-off marks for 2019/2020 admission

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has approved cut-off marks for 2019/2020 admission into tertiary institutions in the country.

JAMB releases 15,000 UTME results initially withheld

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released 15,490 results of candidates it initially withheld for alleged malpractices.

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