Niger Assembly Urges Creation of JAMB Centre in Kontagora

    The Niger State House of Assembly on Thursday passed a resolution urging the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), to establish an examination centre in Kontagora. The House passed the resolution following a motion moved by Nura Garba (APC/Kontagora II). Garba said that the motion had become necessary “because Kontagora town plays an…

JAMB, Army strike deal security for UTME

Ahead of the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has reached a deal with the Nigerian Army to secure the the Computer Based Tests (CBT) centres with a view to having a hitch free examination. A statement issued on Thursday by the spokesperson of JAMB, Dr. Fabian Benjamin,…

JAMB: Powerful forces caused postponement of UTME mock exam – Group alleges

Following the postponement of April 8 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination mock examination by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Examinations, JAMB, the Nigerian Education Integrity Group (NEIG), says there were “invisible hands and powerful forces” desperately working to frustrate the positive reforms being put in place by the Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board,…

Outrage as JAMB postpones mock exams

Many candidates who had besieged computer-based centers on Saturday to sit for the mock examination of the Unified Matriculation Examination left the venues in disappointment and angry as the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board abruptly called off the test. The board had taken to its twitter handle, @JAMBHQ, to state that “Board has postponed the……

JAMB: Why mock exam didn’t hold on Saturday

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has postponed the mock Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), which was scheduled to hold today. JAMB registrar, Prof Is’haq Oloyede, said in a statement: “Meanwhile, the Mock Examination earlier slated for Saturday, April 8, 2017 has been put on hold. “This is because the appropriate rehearsal and test-running…

2017 UTME: JAMB extends registration, postpones mock examination

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Saturday announced the extension of registration for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). It also postponed the mock examination it scheduled for Saturday due to the failure of its technical partners . The JAMB Registrar, Prof. Is-Haq Oloyede, told newsmen in Abuja that sale of forms……

JAMB extends registration, exam on UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has shifted the deadline for registration and date of the United Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). This was made known on Saturday in Abuja at a media briefing by the Registrar/Chief Executive, of JAMB, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede. He said, “We could not go on with the Mock Examination and…

JAMB extends UTME registration, examination

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board ( JAMB) has announced the extension of registration for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) by two weeks. The examination body also postponed the UTME exam till 13th and 20th of May. JAMB Registrar, Ishaq Oloyede had on Wednesday insisted that there will be no shift in registration. According…

JAMB warns CBT not to collect money from UTME candidates

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has directed that Computer Based Test (CBT) centres should not collect money from candidates who would be sitting for the nationwide Mock Examination for its Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). JAMB spokesperson, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, made the announcement in an interview with journalists in Abuja Saturday morning. He also…

UTME: No registration on Saturday, extension possible, says JAMB Registrar

Prof. Is’haq Oloyede, Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), said on Friday that there would be no registration of Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) on Saturday April 8 because of the mock examinations. Oloyede, who disclosed this at a news conference in Abuja, said this does not preclude any candidate from going to banks,……

UTME: No Registration On Saturday, Extension Possible, Says JAMB Registrar

JAMB Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede On Possible Extension Of Registration Prof. Is’haq Oloyede, Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), said on Friday that there would be no registration of Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) on Saturday April 8 because of the mock examinations. Oloyede, who disclosed this at a news conference in Abuja, said…