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JAMB Investigates Candidates’ Inability To Do Biometric Verification

Following reported cases of the inability of some candidates to do biometric verification for the 2019/20 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) which commenced on Thursday 11th April 12, 2019, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said it will investigate the cases. JAMB board’s Head of Media and Publicity, Dr Fabian Benjamin said this in a telephone interview with newsmen on Friday in Abuja. Over 1.8 million candidates who registered for the exercise are expected to sit for the!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

JAMB Closes Sales Of UTME Registration Forms

The Joint Admissions Matriculation Board (JAMB) has closed the sales of Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination registration forms. The Board’s Head of Media, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, briefing newsmen in Abuja, said the online registration will still go on. “This is because some people earlier bought e-pins for the exams but were unable to register before now, so we are monitoring them online and would avail them the opportunity to register. “Therefore, we cannot give the exact figure of the registered candidates for…

JAMB: Electronic Devices Remain Banned From Examination Halls

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has reiterated that electronic devices remain banned from the examination halls during the UTME examination. The Board warned candidates from bringing electronic device like mobile phones, calculators, wristwatches and recorders to the exam halls, stating they won’t be allowed into any of its centres during this year’s examination. JAMB also prohibited items like spy reading glasses, cameras, ear piece, Bluetooth devices, USB, CD, hard disk and other similar storage…

JAMB Announces Closing Date For 2019 UTME Registration

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board has announced the closing date for its Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME registration. The Board’s Head, Media and information, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, who made the announcement during an interview with News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, yesterday, said the registration will close on 21st of February 2019. In his statement, Benjamin expressed satisfaction over the ongoing registration exercise nationwide, he added that it has been smooth with little or no hitches.…

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…

Over 300,000 Candidates Registered In One Week – JAMB.

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has registered over 300,000 candidates in one week. The Board’s Head, Media and information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, said this in a statement on Friday in Lagos. He said that after a week of commencement of registration exercise which kicked off on the 10th of January 2019, the registration so far has been in progress and the board is happy with the development. “We are happy with the way the process is going; we hope it will continue this way. “So far, we have registered…

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)…

JAMB Postpones Sale Of 2019 UTME Forms

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has postponed the sale of registration forms for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) until January 2019. This was revealed on Tuesday by the Head of media and Information of JAMB, Dr Fabian Benjamin, in Lagos. Benjamin said that the board had thought of commencing the sale in December but dropped the idea following the federal Government’s reduction in the fee with effect from January 2019. “The attention of the board has been drawn to…

Borno Student Named Best 2018 UTME Candidate

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has announced that a Borno State student, Galadima Israel Zakari, emerged as the best candidate in the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). JAMB records indicate that over 1.6 million candidates sat for the 2018 UTME with Zakari leading as the overall best candidate with total score of 364 points. Other candidates with high scores include Adekunle Samuel Jesufemi from Ogun State with 358 points, Alikah Anthony Oseghale from Edo State with 357…

JAMB Warns Cybercafe Operators Against Extorting Candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, on Wednesday, cautioned private cybercafe operators against extortion of prospective candidates who want to upload their results on the board’s website. The Head of Media of the board, Dr Fabian Benjamin, gave the caution in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja. Benjamin said that the caution became necessary following several complaints made to the board by the victims, on fraudulent activities by some private café operators. He said the candidates…
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