News - JAMB

Nigerian Teachers observe 2017 world teachers day

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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 weeks 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

3 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

3 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

4 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...

Labour Strike: Al-Makura Prohibits Activities of Academic Staff Union

5 months ago /
Nation 

Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-Makura, has ordered the prohibition of the activities of the Academic Staff Union of Secondary Schools in the state. This was contained in a statement signed by the Head of Service, Thomas Ari Ogiri. The statement said that the activities of ASUSS posed a serious threat to peace...

Angry LAUTECH Students Disrupt UTME, Shut Out Workers

5 months ago /
Nation 

Students of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso have prevented candidates from taking the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination in the university. The students also prevented both academic and non-academic staff of the university from entering the premises on Monday. The students said their action was in protest against the failure of...

JAMB Monitoring UTME Through CCTV Cameras – Official

5 months ago /
Education 

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it is monitoring the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), through its central Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras in Abuja. The Board’s Niger Coordinator, Muhammed Ibrahim, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Minna that all the examination centres were linked...

ASUU Calls For JAMB Registrar’s Resignation

6 months ago /
Education 

Following alleged lopsidedness in the on-going registration of candidates by Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, the Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Universities, (ASUU) University of Ibadan Chapter, Dr Deji Omole, has called on the Registrar of JAMB, Professor Ishaq Oloyede, to voluntarily resign from office. The academic union also asked the...

JAMB Introduce New e-PIN Vending To Prevent Fraud – Official

6 months ago /
Education  Nation 

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it introduced the new e-PIN vending registration for candidates to prevent fraud in its examination. JAMB Acting Zonal Coordinator in Nasarawa State, Moses Akobu, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Lafia that the e-PIN was not introduced to create hardship...

JAMB: UTME Forms Out 20 March

7 months ago /
Nation 

The Joint Admission and Matriculations Board (JAMB) will begin the sale of the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) forms on March 20.Dr Fabian Benjamin, JAMB’s Head of Public Relations, made the statement on Monday in Bwari.Dr Benjamin said that the date was fixed following an agreement that was reached...

JAMB Scraps Scratch Card Use

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has scrapped the use of scratch card for any of its transactions and services. The Registrar, Professor Ishaq Oloyede, made the announcement in Abuja in a paper he delivered during a meeting of the Association of Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian Universities. Professor  Oloyede described the practice...

FG Appoints 17 New CEO For Agencies Under The Ministry Of Education

1 year ago /
Education  Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of 17 new Chief Executive Officers For agencies under the Federal Ministry of Education. A statement by the Deputy Director (Press) of the ministry, Mr. Benjamin Bem Goong, in Abuja, yesterday, indicated that the appointments took effect from, yesterday. The statement said that the...


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