Tag Archives: JAMB

EFCC To Arraign Controversial JAMB Official Who Claimed Snake Swallowed N35M

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will today Friday, 31st of May 2019 will arraign Philomina Chieshe, the controversial official of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) who claimed that the missing N35m proceeds from the sale of JAMB forms kept  in her custody  was swallowed by a snake in Makurdi, Benue State…

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Jamb Releases 2019 UTME Results, Nabs Worker For Fraud

After an unusual wait, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB)has finally said on Friday that the results of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination would be released formally on Saturday. The JAMB Registrar, Prof Is-haq Oloyede, disclosed this at the board’s headquarters in Abuja, while parading a staff member of the examination board, Mr…

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UNILAG Denies Boy Who Made straight A’s With A Score Of 332 In JAMB Admission

15 year old David Okorogheye who made straight A’s in his WAEC and had 332 in JAMB has been denied admission into the University of Lagos (UNILAG). David Okoroghene who made 9As in the just released WAEC result has been denied admission into the University of Lagos to study medicine due to his young age. However, it…

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2019 Elections Will Not Affect  UTME – JAMB

The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Professor Ishaq Oloyede, on the 3rd of August, announced that the general elections will not affect the board’s 2019/2020 examination at the 2018 Annual Sobo Sowemimo Lecture of the Abeokuta Club. He said since the Independent National Electoral Commission had given the dates of the elections, then the…

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Nigerian Senate Moves to Scrap Post UTME

The Nigerian Senate had begun moves to scrap the post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME as it yesterday mandated its committee on Tertiary Education to meet with relevant stakeholders, especially the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and come up with recommendations on how to achieve the set goal. According to Vanguard, the Senate said…

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Cut-off Marks Were Reduced to Stop Nigeria’s Quest for Foreign Education – JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) explained, yesterday, that the decision by stakeholders in education sector to reduce tertiary institutions’ admission cut-off points, beginning with the 2017 academic calendar, was to stop the quest for foreign education by Nigerians. It also said the cut-off marks being condemned by the public, like in previous cases, were…

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JAMB Tells Candidates To Check E-Mails For CBT Centres ‘Notification’ As UTME Commences on Saturday

Ahead of the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) scheduled to commence on Saturday, May 13, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Examination (JAMB) has advised candidates to check their e-mails for notification of their examination centres. This disclosure was made by JAMB’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, on Thursday in Lagos. Benjamin said the…

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JAMB Releases Results of Mock Examination, 1.7 Million Candidates Registered!

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has released results of the Mock Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) conducted on Saturday. The Head, Information and Media of the board, Dr Fabian Benjamin, said this in a telephone interview with Vanguard on Thursday in Lagos that 150,000 candidates registered for the mock examination nationwide. The…

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President Buhari Appoints 17 New Heads Of Education Parastatals & Agencies

  President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointments of new heads for 17 parastatals and agencies under the Federal Ministry of Education, including the Joint Admissions & Matriculation Board (JAMB), National Universities Commission (NUC) and the Universal Basic Education (UBE) among others. The appointees are Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, NUC; Dr. Hameed Bobboyi, UBE; Prof. Ishaq…

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