The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) announced on Wednesday that it will scrap the Computer Based Test (CBT) mode of conducting the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) due to low computer literacy level of candidates.

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, said on Tuesday that sale of application forms for the Universities Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) will commence in March.

The Federal Government has disclosed plans to teach Mathematics and Science subjects in local dialects in schools across the country.

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), has launched the distribution of 300,000 textbooks to help improve the reading skills of children in nearly 900 schools in Sokoto state.

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has told prospective candidates for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) that it has not commenced the sale of forms yet.

The West African Examinations Council, WAEC, says it will soon begin the conduct of its examination for private candidates, popularly called GCE, twice in a year with effect from 2017.

Beginning 2017, all computer-based centres to be accredited for the registration of next year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), must have Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), said Wednesday.

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has fired over 400 staff of the state university over alleged illegal recruitment, Daily Post reports.

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said that it has concluded plans to meet with owners of Computer Based Test (CBT) centres in the country over the 2017 UTME.

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