News - JAMB

Varsities Appeal To JAMB For Extension Of Admission Date

1 hour ago /
Education 

Admission officers of some Nigerian Universities have commended the joint admissions and matriculations board jamb for the newly created central admissions processing centre, but appeal for an extension of the January 25, 2019 deadline to close all admission exercises.  However JAMB Registrar Ishaq Oloyede says over  seventy percent of admissions have been processed...

JAMB Declines To Extend Validity Of Results

1 week ago /
Education 

The registrar of the Joint Admissions And Matriculation Board, JAMB, Professor, Is-Haq Oloyode says the unified tertiary matriculation examination result cannot be used for admission after one year. The registrar was responding to moves by the senate to extend the lifetime function of a UTME result to three years. Oloyede spoke in...

Education Minister Wants Allocation To Education Increased

2 weeks ago /
Education  Nation 

Nigeria’s Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu wants the senate to review upwards the 600 billion naira appropriated for the ministry and its agencies. The minister made the appeal when he appeared before the senate committee to defend his ministry’s budget for 2018. This has been the same pattern year after year and...

JAMB Reduces Cost Of Forms

2 weeks ago /
Education 

The Registrar of the Joint Admissions And Matriculation Board (JAMB) Prof. Ishaq Oloyede says jamb has reduced the cost of JAMB form for foreign students willing to study in Nigeria from two hundred dollars to twenty dollars. Professor Oloyede made this known while hosting journalists at his residence in Ilorin, Kwara...

JAMB Sets Up Technical Committee On Low Applications To Colleges Of Education

1 month ago /
Education 

The Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board, Professor Isaaq Oloyede has set up a technical committee to look into the issue of low rate of applications to colleges of education through the unified tertiary matriculation examination. The registrar made this known in Abuja when he received college of Education Academic Staff...

JAMB Proposes Date For 2018 UTME

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has proposed March 9 – 17, 2018 as the date for examination for candidates seeking admission into tertiary institutions in Nigeria. JAMB Registrar, Professor Ishaq Oloyede, disclosed this on Wednesday in Abuja while briefing stakeholders on the board’s programmes for the 2018 Unified Tertiary...

JAMB Bans Pens, Watches At 2018 UTME

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), organiser of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), has banned the use of wrist watches and pens during the conduct of its 2018 test. The board’s Registrar, Prof. Is’haq Oloyede disclosed this to newsmen on the sideline of the sensitisation workshop for Computer Based...

What President Buhari Said During Presentation of 2018 Budget Proposal (Full Speech)

2 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday presented a proposal for a budget of N8.612 trillion for the year 2018. At the presentation of the budget before a joint session of the National Assembly, President Buhari addressed the lawmakers on the key achievements and plans of his administration as well as the...

Nigerian Teachers observe 2017 world teachers day

3 months ago /
Education  Nation 

The Nigeria union of teachers, nut, has directed its members to begin strike one day after, should government grant autonomy to local government councils The teachers who defied the early morning rains to observe the traditional march past to mark 2017 world teachers day, expressed unhappiness over unpaid salaries, the casualisation...

House Of Reps To Investigate JAMB Cut Off Marks

3 months ago /
Education  Nation 

Nigeria’s house of representatives has mandated its committee on tertiary education and services to investigate the circumstances that led to the reduction in the cut off marks for admission into tertiary institutions. The move followed the public outcry over the recent reduction in the cut-off marks for admissions into tertiary institutions...

Senate Laments Plight Of Nigerian Foreign Missions

3 months ago /
Nation 

The senate says it is not impressed with the poor funding of Nigeria’s foreign missions describing the situation as embarrassing. This followed a motion sponsored by Senator Tijani Kaura on the urgent need for the federal government to fund Nigeria’s foreign missions. The lawmakers painted a terrible picture of what it claims...

JAMB To Verify ‘O’ Level Results Of Candidates

3 months ago /
Education 

The joint admissions and matriculation board, JAMB says it would demand for the records of ordinary and advanced level results of candidates recommended by tertiary institutions before offering them admission. Jamb registrar, professor Ishak Oloyede said this in Abuja at a meeting with innovative enterprise institutes in Abuja. Professor Oloyede warned against...

Reduce Fees To Discourage Nigerians From Patronizing Mushroom Institutions Abroad – JAMB To Private Universities

4 months ago /
Education 

The registrar, joint admissions matriculation board, professor Ishaq Oloyede has advised private universities to reduce their fees to discourage Nigerians from patronizing mushroom institutions in some African countries. The jamb registrar said that this advise has become necessary because jamb has discovered universities in Nigeria are both academically and infrastructural better...

Buhari Orders Inquiry Into Revenue Remittances By NIMASA, JAMB

4 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered investigations into alleged shortfall in revenue remittances by the Nigerian maritime administration and safety agency NIMASA and the joint admissions and matriculation board, jamb. Minister of finance Kemi Adeosun who disclosed this while briefing newsmen shortly after the federal executive council meeting held at the presidential...

JAMB Fixes Cut-Off Marks For Tertiary Institutions

5 months ago /
Nation 

Candidates seeking admission into tertiary institutions in Nigeria now have cause to smile as the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has fixed the minimum cut-off marks for 2017, despite the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities. At a policy meeting on the 2017/2018 admission exercise in Abuja,...

Nigeria Re-introduces Post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination

5 months ago /
Education 

Nigeria has re-introduced the Post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination as a university admission pre-condition a year after it was scrapped. Education Minister Adamu Adamu made the decision public at the JAMB policy meeting on the 2017 admission which has peged cut-off marks at 120 for universities and 100 for polytechnics and...

Government Reneged On A 2013 Memorandum Of Understanding -ASUU

5 months ago /

The Academic Staff Union Of Universities, ASUU has started an indefinite strike over government’s seriousness to review the already poorly implemented 2009 FGN/ASUU agreement. At a briefing in Abuja on Monday, ASUU president professor Biodun Ogunyemi said government has reneged on a 2013 memorandum of understanding. ASUU strike is coming barely one week...

JAMB Warns Against Multiple Registration For UTME, Direct Entry

6 months ago /
Education 

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said it will not condone multiple registration for Direct Entry (DE) and Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). This was contained in a statement signed by JAMB’s Head of Public Relations, Mr Fabian Benjamin, in Abuja on Sunday. Benjamin described the act of multiple registration...

JAMB Asks UTME Candidates To Print Exam Slip

6 months ago /
Education 

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has directed candidates scheduled for the mop-up Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) to print their examination slip on Wednesday. This is contained in a statement issued by its Head of Information, Fabian Benjamin, in Abuja on Wednesday. The rescheduled examination holds on July 1 across...

JAMB To Conduct Supplementary Exams

7 months ago /
Education 

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), is planning to conduct supplementary examination for candidates who had hitches in their registration and examination processes. This was confirmed by JAMB Registrar, Is-haq Oloyede, on Wednesday while addressing newsmen. “Anybody whose biometric could not be verified will be allowed to do the supplementary examination. “As...


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