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Third JAMB football tourney gets October date

Preparations have reached an advanced stage for the third edition of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Tertiary Institutions’ Football Championship slated for Oct. 13 to Oct. 20 in Ilorin.

Jos university management confirms accreditation of five courses

The Management of University of Jos on Wednesday confirmed the accreditation of five of its courses by National Universities Commission (NUC).

JAMB: NIN registration for 2020 UTME’ll curb malpractices

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has said it is working with the National Identity Management Commission to ensure that candidates for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination register for the National Identity Number.

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.
Enugu State Polytechnic, Iwollo

Enugu polytechnic regularises admission procedure with JAMB

The Enugu State Polytechnic, Iwollo in Eziagu Local Government Area, has successfully regularised its admission procedure with the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board.

JAMB: Stanbic IBTC to give top 30 UTME candidates N15m scholarships

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced that Stanbic IBTC will reward the top 30 candidates in the last Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) will be giving scholarship worth N15m.

Age barrier: JAMB advises candidates to read brochure before registration

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has advised candidates of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) to always read and strictly adhere to instructions contained in the examination brochure before registering for the examinations.
Jennifer Nwokocha

Lady strangled in Port Harcourt wrote UTME, agreed to N10K sex romp

The Lady who was found dead in a Port Harcourt hotel on 15 August, after being strangled by a stranger, has been identified.

JAMB cancels UTME result of another candidate

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has cancelled the unified tertiary matriculation examination (UTME) result of Kingsley Unekwe for altering his score.

Prison inmate who scored 246 points in UTME set for NOUN

The Principal, Ikoyi Prisons School, Mr Ibikunle Idris, has described the performance of inmates who participated in the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), as encouraging and signs of better things to come.

Exam malpractice: Lecturer calls for ban on special centers

A political scientist has called on the federal government to ban special examination centers in the country as a way to curb examination malpractices.

JAMB to register candidates by NIM in 2020

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says starting from 2020, candidates will register for its examinations with their National Identity Management Number (NIM) to solve the challenges of multiple registration.
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 releases more UTME results, withdraws results of four candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has withdrawn the results of four candidates who participated at its 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

Jamb calls for embargo on creation of new varsities

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has called for an embargo on the creation of new public and private universities in the country.
Nigeria Police

Police nab three teachers, student for exam fraud

The Nigeria Police Force in collaboration with West African Examination Council (WAEC) have arrested three teachers and one student for their alleged involvement in examination malpractice.

University of Ibadan holds orientation for 4,000 new students

The University of Ibadan, Oyo State, on Tuesday held orientation programme for the newly admitted 4000 students out of over 20,000 who sat for its Post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
Waziri Umaru Federal Polytechnic Birnin-Kebbi

Kebbi polytechnic students stopped from writing exams

The Kebbi Government has appealed to the management of Umaru Waziri Polytechnic, Birnin Kebbi to reconsider the banning of 7,000 Kebbi students from writing semester examinations over the government failure to settle the students tuition fees.

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Sports minister intervenes in NFF, Falcons coach feud

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Amnesty programme empowers 100 beneficiaries in Rivers

No fewer than 100 already trained beneficiaries of the Presidential Amnesty Programme in Rivers State were, on Monday, given starter packs to set up businesses in their various trade areas as part of efforts to reintegrate them into the society.