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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

N35 million scam: EFCC files charges against snake-swallowing woman, five others

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will on Friday arraign a controversial official of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Philomina Chishe, and five others for trial over alleged N35million fraud.

ICPC begins investigation into alleged UTME malpractice

Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) has begun investigation into alleged malpractices during the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) conducted across the country.
The Gregory University Uturu, Okigwe, Abia, says the institution has awarded scholarship to two young lads who got the highest scores in the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

Gregory University awards scholarship to two highest scorers in 2019 UTME

The Gregory University Uturu, Okigwe, Abia, says the institution has awarded scholarship to two young lads who got the highest scores in the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

JAMB remits N5 billion to federal treasury

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has returned N5 billion to the Federal Government coffers, after the conduct of its 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

Registrar: JAMB generates N200m annually from name correction, others

The Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, at the weekend revealed that for some years now, over N200 million was being generated annually by the agency through fraudulent activities of syndicates, to correct data relating to premeditated name error.
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Exam malpractice: Ishaq Oloyede breaks down in tears at release of 2019 UTME result

The Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, broke down in tears on Saturday in Abuja, as he announced the release of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), conducted few weeks ago.

JAMB releases 2019 UTME results

About 1,792,719 candidates sat for the exams, while 34,120 candidates had their results withheld for examination malpractice.

UTME: CACOL hails JAMB for de-listing 76 CBT centres for alleged malpractices

“He revealed how unknown to them, Closed Circuit Television Cameras, CCTV, were recording every inch of their action unknown to them. The JAMB Registrar expressed amazement at the number of people perpetrating these anomalies even amongst its own staff.”

JAMB: Why we are yet to release 2019 UTME result

The anxiety of the over 1.7 million candidates that sat for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) may not end any time soon as the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it must tighten all loose ends before releasing the results.

Malpractices: Thousands of 2019 UTME candidates won’t get their results – JAMB chief

Thousands of candidates who sat for this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) would have their results withheld for engaging in examination malpractices.

UTME: 390 visually impaired participate across Nigeria

No fewer than 390 visually impaired candidates are participating in the ongoing 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) organised by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).

JAMB arrests over 100 ‘professional examination writers’

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has arrested two biological children of an accredited Computer Based Test (CBT) centre owner in Lagos, over alleged examination malpractice.

JAMB arrests children of CBT centre owner over alleged malpractice

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on has arrested two biological children of an accredited Computer Based Test (CBT) centre owner in Lagos, over alleged examination malpractice.

Private universities aid academic corruption, decadence – JAMB chief

The Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, came down hard on proprietors of private universities in Nigeria on Monday, accusing the institutions of aiding academic corruption and decadence in the country.
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Man arrested for writing UTME for multiple candidates in Sokoto

A man described as a professional examination mercenary, who allegedly specialises in writing JAMB tests for multiple candidates, has been arrested in Sokoto State.

JAMB: Candidates narrate experiences at centres

Candidates sitting for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination (UTME) on Thursday narrated their experiences on the conduct of the examination by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB).
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No clash between JAMB, WAEC timetables – scribe

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says there is no clash between its timetable and the West African Examination Council (WAEC) as being widely speculated and criticised.

JAMB: We’ve resolved exam schedules with WAEC

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Tuesday assured candidates sitting for this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination that they would not be denied the opportunity of writing the examination.

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The Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako gave the clarification in a statement made available to the press at the weekend.

Lagos: We did not approve housing development in Magodo greenbelt

The Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako gave the clarification in a statement made available to the press at the weekend.
Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, LASEMA chief conirms pipeline leakage in Ipaja.

Lagos: NNPC vandalised pipeline repaired

Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), said on Saturday that the agency monitored the repair of the vandalised pipeline at Mosan, Ipaja, Lagos State, by officials of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

SERAP asks federal government, central bank to provide spending details on coronavirus relief...

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the Federal Government and Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to “provide spending details of public funds and private sector donations to provide socio-economic benefits to the country’s poorest and most vulnerable people, including details of beneficiaries of any cash payments, cash transfers, food distribution and other benefits during the lockdown in Abuja; Lagos and Ogun states because of COVID-19.”
Liverpool fan Ben Price was given a surprise when an ordinary video call was interrupted by Virgil van Dijk.

Virgil van Dijk surprises Liverpool fan with video call

The defender had been listening to Price, a member of the LFC Foundation, tell his story about dealing with anxiety and realising a dream to become a barber.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Delta lawyer asks Nigerian Army to parade, handover erring soldiers to police for prosecution

A Delta State-born rights lawyer, Edward Brisibe, has asked the Nigerian Army to parade and handover to the police the soldiers who threatened to unleash mayhem on Warri women in a viral video.