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    Dec.6, 2021 JAMB says it has changed the literature texts in four language subjects and Literature- in-English, ahead of the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). It stated in its weekly bulletin issued on Monday that the four language subjects are Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba and Arabic. The changes, it said, would take effect from the ...
  • ThisNigeria Award
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    December 2, 2021 ThisNigeria newspaper has conferred its inaugural Gold Award in Public Service on the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, in recognition of his efforts to reposition the country’s electoral system for free, fair, credible, and inclusive elections, despite daunting challenges. The event took place Wednesday at the newspaper’s well-attended ...
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    September 3, 2021 A 19-year-old candidate in the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination has been arrested by the police for allegedly tampering with the UTME result. The spokesman of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Fabian Benjamin, said the arrest followed the suspect’s claim of scoring 380 in the examination conducted in June this ...
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    August 31, 2021 The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has adopted a minimum cut-off mark for 2021 admissions. JAMB Registrar Prof Is-haq Oloyede displayed the minimum cut-off marks adopted by tertiary institutions at the 2021 policy meeting on Tuesday in Abuja. According to Channels Television report, in the new arrangement, universities are not allowed ...
  • infrstructure
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    August 20, 2021 President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reappointment of the Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB), Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, the Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Abubakar Rasheed. The reappointments were made public by the Director, Press and Public Affairs, Federal Ministry of Education, Ben Bem Goong. ...
  • jamb spokesman
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    July 13, 2021 Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) says malpractice and indiscipline are some of the board’s major challenges yet to be fully addressed. The Registrar made this known when members of the Senate Committee on Basic and Secondary Education visited the board’s headquarters in Bwari, Abuja on Monday. Oloyede ...
  • Man to die by hanging
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    July 8, 2021 A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, admitted Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, former Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), to a bail in the sum of N200 million with two sureties. Justice Obiora Egwuatu, who granted Ojerinde’s prayer after taking the arguments of counsel to the parties in the matter, said one ...
  • jamb spokesman
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    June 30, 2021 The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has not fix another examination for any category of candidates on July 3 as being peddled in some quarters. The board’s Head of Media and Protocol, Dr Fabian Benjamin, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Lagos that the report ...
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    June 25, 2021 …Says it has recorded the least incidence of irregularities since the inception of  CBT exams The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the results of candidates who sat in more than 720 CBT centres for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination conducted between June 19 and June 22. Dr. Fabian ...
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    June 23, 2021 The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has explained that the use of National Identity Number (NIN) as directed by the federal government helped to reduce examination malpractice during the examinations. The JAMB Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede disclosed this on Wednesday during a news conference in Enugu. “We were talking about the ...