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JAMB registers 1.2 million UTME candidates in 26 days

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has registered 1,205,187 candidates for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, which is scheduled to take place between Saturday, March 16 and Saturday, March 23, with Lagos and Kaduna states recording the highest registrations of 161,654 and 76,049 candidates, respectively.

Kaduna PDP appoints CAN chairman into campaign council

The Peoples Democratic Party has named an official of the Christian Association of Nigeria, John Hayab, as a director in its Kaduna State campaign council for the forthcoming elections.

2019 UTME: JAMB stops use of cyber cafes for registration of candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said it will no longer use cyber cafes for registration of candidates, beginning from the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

JAMB sanctions 50 CBT centres for exam fraud, night registration

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has sanctioned 50 Computer-Based Test (CBT) centres nationwide for alleged examination fraud, night registration, illegal collection of money and other offenses during the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

Sultan cautions Muslims against division

The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III yesterday cautioned Nigerian Muslims against divisions saying the Ummah’s togetherness over the years has paid off.

Sultan tasks Muslims on unity, peaceful co-existence

The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Friday, warned against divisions among Islamic organisations and noted unity among Muslims in the country has paid off over the years.
Is-haq Oloyede JAMB

JAMB: Why African universities have low global rating

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said it has discovered why African universities could not be found in the list of global best institutions.

Registrar: JAMB plans scholarship for foreign students

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has concluded plans to offer scholarship to foreign students willing to study in the country.
Is-haq Oloyede JAMB

JAMB chief urges universities to reserve admission space for international students

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.

JAMB to offer scholarships to best-performing foreign nationals

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it will offer scholarships to foreign nationals who perform “exceptionally” in its next Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

JAMB conducts recruitment exams for FRSC candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Saturday said it has conducted recruitment examination for about 15,000 candidates of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) across the country.

EFCC urged to probe corruption allegations against JAMB’s Ishaq Oloyede, Abdulganiyu Ambali

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) at the weekend asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to immediately make public its findings on the union’s petition to it, in which corruption allegations were made against the University of Ilorin.

Registrar: Elections will not affect JAMB exams in 2019

The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Professor Ishaq Oloyede, has said that the 2019 general elections would not affect the board’s 2019/2020 examination.

JAMB: N6 million spent on upgraded software for third party clients

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), on Wednesday, announced that it spent N6 million to upgrade relevant softwares and systems that would increase credibility of its services to third party clients.

EFCC closes in on JAMB directors over N8 billion fraud

Barring any last minute change, the operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, are set to arrest some senior staff of the Joint Matriculations Board, JAMB, who have been fingered in the disappearance of over N8 billion revenue.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Education minister urges stakeholders to collaborate with governments

The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, on Wednesday urged all stakeholders to collaborate with the Federal and State Governments to fund and boost the quality of education in the country.

JAMB records drop in exam malpractices in 2018 UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has disclosed that it recorded appreciable drop in the number of exam malpractices in the conduct of the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

Federal government approves construction of new CBT centre for JAMB

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved N133 million for the construction of a new computer based facility for the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).

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