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JAMB De-Lists 14 CBT Centres

The Joint Admission and Registration Board (JAMB) has de-listed 14 Computer Based Test (CBT) centres out of the 712 accredited centres due to infractions like technical problems and deceit. JAMB Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede made this known when he led the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu on a visit to some CBT centres in Abuja during the mock examination which commenced today April 1, 2019. Oloyede said that the 698 centres left in the operations were ready for the conduct of the Unified Tertiary!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

CBT Suspension Controversy: JAMB, UNIBEN In War Of Words

The controversy over the suspension of the University of Benin Computer Based Test center seems far from over as the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB, has refuted a statement by the university that the suspension of its CBT centre was done hastily and without proper investigation. JAMB’s Head of Public Affairs, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, in a statement in Abuja, said the Registrar of the Board, Prof Ishaq Oloyede, being a former vice-chancellor was shocked and more disturbed with evidences of the extortion of…

UNIBEN Begs JAMB To Lift Ban On CBT Centre

The University of Benin management Board has pleaded with the joint Admission Matriculation Board to lift the ban placed on its ICT Computer Based Test centre for the registration exercise. The Board of the university has denied the allegation leveled against the centre over charged fees of above N700 as it cost. The spokesman of the university, Mr. Micheal Osasuyi said in a statement signed by him that the suspension was done hastily and without proper investigation. He further noted that suspension of UNIBEN…

JAMB Suspends CBT Centres

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has suspended no fewer than nine Computer Based Test, CBT, centres from partaking in this year's unified tertiary matriculation examination registration. The board suspended the University of Benin ICT centre and eight others for breaching the code governing the 2019 registration exercise. JAMB's Spokesperson, Dr. Fabian Benjamin disclosed that the board has been monitoring the activities of more than 10 centres in Lagos and Plateau states, adding that appropriate…

UTME: JAMB Warns Against Two Candidates Sharing Phone Number

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Friday warned prospective candidates to adhere strictly to the registration procedure for the 2019 UTME to avoid creating issues for themselves. The Board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin gave the warning in an interview with reporters in Lagos. NAN reports that registration of candidates for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) started nationwide on Thursday in more than 700 accredited Computer Based Test (CBT)…

2018 UTME: JAMB Pays N1bn To CBT Centres

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says over N1 billion has been paid to owners of Computer Based Test (CBT) Centres nationwide for their services at the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Lagos. According to him, in an effort to promote and sustain a cordial working relationship with stakeholders that participated in the conduct of its yearly…

Oyo-Ita Inaugurates 80-Seater CBT Centre In Abuja

Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita, the Head of Civil Service of the Federation (HoS), has inaugurated a 80-seater Computer Based Test (CBT) centre, donated to Public Service Institute of Nigeria (PSIN) by the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF). The ACBF made the donation under the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Africa Capacity Building grant. Performing the inauguration at the PSIN, Abuja, Oyo-Ita, said that the centre would boost efforts by the Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation to achieve a digital…

UTME 2018: Identical Twins Arrested For Malpractice

Identical twins have been arrested for alleged examination malpractice in Maiduguri, Borno state. They were arrested after one of them tried to sit for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) at the University of Maiduguri. Speaking with NAN, Babagana Gutti, chief examiner officer in the state, said the brothers tricked invigilators and security personnel to gain entrance to the centre. Gutti explained that Hussain Andulhammeed, one of the twin, was captured in the biometric registration for the…

2018 UTME: Imo Tops List Of Registered Candidates, Abuja Least

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has revealed that Imo state has the highest number of registered candidates for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), which begins on Friday, March 9. Other states with equally high number of students include Oyo and Osun states in second and 3rd places, respectively, while Abuja lags behind. Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Prof Ishaq Oloyede, said no fewer than 92,890 candidates of Imo origin registered for the…

JAMB Meets Stakeholders Wednesday To Appraise UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it will meet with “critical” stakeholders in education on Wednesday to appraise the general conduct of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). JAMB spokesperson, Fabian Benjamin, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Lagos that the meeting, scheduled to hold in Abuja, would brainstorm on the conduct of the examination and identify possible areas for review. Among the stakeholders expected at the meeting were Foreign Affairs Ministry…
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