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2020 UTME: JAMB Gives Update, Issues Warning To Candidates, Schools

2020 UTME: JAMB Gives Update, Issues Warning To Candidates, Schools

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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
Reasons Why JAMB Stop Admission Into University Of Abuja

Reasons Why JAMB Stop Admission Into University Of Abuja

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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
2020 UTME: JAMB Suspends The Use Of National Identity Number

2020 UTME: JAMB Suspends The Use Of National Identity Number

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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
UTME 2020: JAMB Stops States Usual N100m Allocation

UTME 2020: JAMB Stops States Usual N100m Allocation

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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
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