The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has cautioned candidates, schools and parents against engaging in illegal transactions on Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). JAMB issues the warning while disclosing that 700,000 candidates have so far been registered for the 2020 UTME in two weeks. On Sunday night in Lagos State, the Board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, made this known in an interview. ALSO READ: Reasons Why JAMB Stop Admission Into University Of Abuja According to him, the exercise has been hitch-free, with impressive turnout from the first day at the various accredited Computer Based Test (CBT) centres nationwide. “I will like to say we have actually found this exercise very interesting as we have already registered a tota
The Executive Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi has revealed that Chinese Mandarin, Hindi and Climate Change will be compulsory subjects for students studying in Ebonyi colleges. Chief David Umahi noted that the implementation of the said subjects will take effect from 28th January, 2020 as the academic activities resumes, but added that it is compulsory for students studying Entrepreneurship/ Business Development and Information and Communication Technology (ICT). The governor who spoke through the Special Assistant on Vocational Education and Chief Executive Officer, Ebonyi State Vocational College, Princess Adaeze Nwaji Esq, made this known to newsmen in Abakaliki shortly after a courtesy call by a Chinese and Indian delegates. ALSO READ: IPOB set to Chase Miyetti Allah troub
There has been a claimed infringement between the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and the University of Abuja (UNIABUJA) has cause the stopping of the ongoing admission of students. An Economic Confidential investigation, published on Sunday, showed that the management led by Vice Chancellor Professor Abdul-Rasheed Na’Allah overlooked the Admission Committee of the University and allegedly contracted the admission process. ALSO READ: 2020 UTME: JAMB, NSCDC Reveal Plan For The Examination The development caught the attention of JAMB, which ordered the university to suspend the 2019/2020 admission process for not meeting its guideline of uploading all admissions on the Central Admission Processing System (CAPS). The embattled VC, Abdul-Rasheed Na’Allah, was said to have
Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, the Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), said the agency was in the final stage of “a draft review’’ of Nigeria’s university curriculum. Recall we earlier brought a report that Vision 20:2030: Ministry of Education Assures Quality Education It was reported that Abubakar Rasheed stated this at a high-level interactive dialogue commemorating this year’s International Day of Education at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. ALSO READ: Buhari Called On Governors To Take Necessary Actions Improve Access To Quality Education In Their States Speaking as a panelist at the event, he said the move was part of efforts by the Federal Government to revitalise the country’s tertiary education system. “We are about to conclude the draft
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), have agreed to facilitate the successful conduct of the March 2020 UTME examination. It is reported that Anambra Commandant of the Corps, Mr David Bille, stated this when he paid a courtesy visit to the JAMB State Coordinator, Mr Cyril Mozie, in Awka on Friday. Mr David Bille said that the Corps would support the campaign against examination malpractice, encourage students to focus on their studies to promote quality education and provide security during the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). ALSO READ: 2020 UTME: JAMB Suspends The Use Of National Identity Number He reiterated the Corps commitment to support the Board, noting that personnel of the Corps wer
The National Parents/Teachers Association of Nigeria (NAPTAN) has applauded the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) for suspending the use of the National Identification Number (NIN) for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). It is reported that the board which had announced that it would commence the sales of its registration forms on Monday, Jan. 13 to Feb. 17, said there was no going back on the use of NIN by prospective candidates. The Registrar of the board, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, had at a news conference on Saturday in Abuja, sited the difficulty in obtaining the NIN as the major reason for the suspension. ALSO READ: 2020 UTME: JAMB Suspends The Use Of National Identity Number Oloyede stated that candidates can now register without a NIN for th...
JAMB suspends NIN requirement On Saturday, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) suspended the use of the National Identification Number for registration for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination UTME. This is coming after the board had been heavily criticized over its new NIN policy. The registrar of JAMB, Ishaq Oloyede, made this known while speaking to newsmen in Abuja on Saturday. ALSO READ: JAMB Releases Date For 2020 UTME According to him, the decision was made to provide more time for candidates to get their national identification numbers. Oloyede also stated that the suspension was to address the technical challenges experienced at some centres, adding that the exam body will consider the use of NIMC for 2021 exams. ALSO READ: UTME 2020: JAM
On Friday, Ibadan Polytechnic Rector, Professor Kazeem Adebiyi, declared that students’ union is not a vehicle to intimidate fellow students and members of the public. Kazeem Adebiyi made this declaration while speaking during the swearing in ceremony of the Students’ Union executives and Students’ Representative Council held at the North Campus Assembly Hall of the institution. The Rector in his remarks, charged the newly elected Students’ Union Executives in the institution to eschew political vendetta, internal wrangling and destructive youthful exuberance, which can tarnish the image of the institution. ALSO READ: Buhari Called On Governors To Take Necessary Actions Improve Access To Quality Education In Their States He said, “It is imperative to note that Students’ Union is no
JAMB releases date for 2020 UTME The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board, JAMB have said it would be holding the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination between March 14 and April 4. It noted that an optional mock examination for candidates takes place on February 18, 2020. ALSO READ: UTME 2020: JAMB Issues Strong Warning Over Use Of NIN For Registration The JAMB Registrar, Prof Is-haq Oloyede, stated this at a stakeholders’ meeting on Monday in Abuja, where he met with Commissioners for Education from the 36 states. The Registrar said the registration for the UTME would start on January 13 and end on February 17.
On Wednesday, after the two-days meeting, the Registrar, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, said the board would no longer give the usual N100 million to its state offices. Prof. Ishaq Oloyede made the disclosure at the opening of a two-day meeting with Computer Based Test (CBT) centres, Technical Advisors, Service Providers such as MTN, Airtel, Galaxy Backbone and other stakeholders. According to the information gathered, reports states that the meeting was held at Kongo Conference Hotel, Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria. ALSO READ: UTME 2020: JAMB Issues Strong Warning Over Use Of NIN For Registration Ishaq Oloyede said: “You may recollect that since 2016, we do give at least N100m to state offices for one thing or the other. We want to tell yo
Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has advised candidates to get NIM Number and not to pay money to any of its staff for any services. Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has affirm that no matter the amount of attacks on the decision of using the National Identity Management Number (NIM) for the conduct of its exams (UTME 2020), that it will not change anything. This is coming after the report that JAMB has taken decision to use NIM during the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). Ishaq Oloyede, the board’s registrar, said this on Wednesday, during a meeting with CBT centres, technical advisors, and service providers at the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, Kaduna state. ALSO READ: Reps Divided Over Stopping Of Post UTME/JAMB Screening E
Still on the Vision 20:2030: Ministry of Education Assures Quality Education, President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday called on governors to take necessary actions to improve access to quality education in their states. President Muhammadu Buhari, represented by the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, made the call in Abuja at the National Launch and presentation of the 2018 National Personnel Audit (NPA), Report. The report reaching us is that the document was put together by the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), with efforts from other stakeholders. He said that the call to the states became necessary so as to close the gaps identified in the report and also to find lasting solutions to the problems of education in the country. According to him, the NPA is key to ...