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JAMB Promises To Fix Challenges Over Checking Of UTME Results

Following release of the results of the Unified Tertiary and Matriculation Examination (UTME) some candidates have decried the difficulty in assessing their results. The Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) released the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) results on Saturday. JAMB announced the results of 34,120 out of the 1,792,719 candidates that sat for the exams were withheld for examination malpractice. While 15,145 results were withheld for further clarification. JAMB on!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

JAMB Releases 2019 UTME Results, Withholds 34,120 Results

The Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) results. JAMB announced on Saturday that the results of 34,120 out of the 1,792,719 candidates that sat for the exams were withheld for examination malpractice. The JAMB Registrar, Professor Ishaq Oloyede, who made the announcement in Abuja also said that 15,145 results were withheld for further clarification. According to Oloyede, 1,886,508 candidates registered for the 2019 UTME, but only!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

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!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

No Clash Between JAMB, WAEC Timetable – Oloyede

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. The JAMB Registrar, Prof. Is’haq Oloyede, said at an interactive session with Editors in Lagos on Tuesday, that there was no basis for such speculation because the organisation was holding annual meetings with the examination bodies to reconcile areas of interest. “ We meet annually with WAEC, NECO and others to reconcile because we!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

2019 UTME: JAMB Reschedules Printing Of Exam Slips To April 4

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board have rescheduled printing of the 2019/20 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination slip to Thursday, April 4. JAMB’s Head of Media and Publicity, Dr Fabian Benjamin disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Abuja. NAN reports that the printing of the examination slips was initially scheduled to begin on Tuesday, April 2. Benjamin said the shift in date came after 14 Computer-Based Tests centres were on Monday, suspended due to!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

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…

2019 UTME: JAMB Announces New Date To Begin Sale Of Forms

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced January 10 as the commencement date for the sale of forms for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). Jamb said the registration window would be open for six weeks for prospective candidates. The Board also said it will discontinue the use of cyber cafes for registration of candidates beginning from the next examinations in 2019. The development was announced on Tuesday by JAMB’s Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, during his meeting…

2019 Elections Won’t Affect UTME – JAMB Registrar

The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, has said that the 2019 general elections would not affect the board’s 2019/2020 examination. He made this remark while fielding questions from journalists shortly after delivering the 2018 Annual Sobo Sowemimo Lecture of the Abeokuta Club in Abeokuta. Oloyede said that since the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), had given the dates of the elections, then the board would only need to adjust accordingly. “I don’t…

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…

FG To Varsities: Don’t Charge Above N2,000 For Post-UTME

The Federal Government on Tuesday warned that it would sanction any tertiary institution which charges more than N2,000 for post-UTME. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, gave the warning at the ongoing Joint Admission and Matriculation Board Policy Meeting on Admissions into Tertiary Institutions in Gbongan, Osun State. Adamu said, “At the 2017 policy meeting, I endorsed that any institution which was interested in conducting any form of post-UTME screening could do so, but that the gross charge for the…
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