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
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