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JAMB: Bankers make case for CIBN diploma, commend Oloyede

JAMB: Bankers make case for CIBN diploma, commend Oloyede

  Prof Oloyede* The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria(CIBN) has made a case that the Diploma issued by it should be listed by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) as qualification for Direct Entry for candidates who wish to purse degree in Banking and Finance. The request was made on Tuesday when the Institute paid a courtesy visit ... Read More »

JAMB says period for admission processes sacrosanct

JAMB says period for admission processes sacrosanct

  *Dr Benjamin* The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has started the processes for placement of candidates into all tiers of tertiary institutions for the 2019/2020 academic session. JAMB’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Lagos. According to Benjamin, the period slated ... Read More »

2020 UTME: JAMB in tripartite synergy on use of National Identity Number for candidates registration

2020 UTME: JAMB in tripartite synergy on use of National Identity Number for candidates registration

  R-L: Prof Oloyede, Engr Aziz, Mr Arabi* Ahead of the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) have forge a common synergy on the use of National Identity Number (NIM) for candidates registration with the Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR) serving as the bridge. A ... Read More »

JAMB: Bureau of Public Service Reforms Commends Oloyede On Improved Service Delivery

JAMB: Bureau of Public Service Reforms Commends Oloyede On Improved Service Delivery

  Prof Oloyede* The Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR) has commended Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Professor Is-Haq Oloyede for the series of initiatives he has put in place aimed at improved service delivery. Director-General of BPSR, Mr. Dasuki Ibrahim Arabi gave the commendation when he visited JAMB Headquarters in Abuja recently. “JAMB is an ... Read More »

JAMB visits MSTC, charges Nigerians on skills acquisition

JAMB visits MSTC, charges Nigerians on skills acquisition

  Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Professor Is-Haq Oloyede on Tuesday, 27th August, 2019 lead the management of the Board on a visit to the facilities of the Model Skills Training Centre (MSTC), Abuja. MSTC is an arm of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) established in 2009 to provide industry-relevant career and technical education programmes for ... Read More »

Ex JAMB boss commends Oloyede, calls for special courts for exam malpractice

Ex JAMB boss commends Oloyede, calls for special courts for exam malpractice

  Prof Oloyede* A former Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Professor Bello Salim has urged the Board to partner with relevant agencies to set up examination and admission tribunals for speedy trials of offenders. He gave the advice during an interview in Abuja with JAMBulletin, a weekly publication of the office of the JAMB Registrar. Salim, ... Read More »

We will withdraw result of any candidate who tampers with UTME score, Oloyede threatens

We will withdraw result of any candidate who tampers with UTME score, Oloyede threatens

  The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has cancelled the unified tertiary matriculation examination (UTME) result of Kingsley Unekwe for allegedly altering his score in order to meet the cut-off points to study Medicine at the university of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN). The board said 18-year-old Unekwe was caught inflating his original UTME score from 201 to 269.  He becomes ... Read More »

Age barrier: JAMB advises candidates “strictly follow instructions in brochure” before registration

Age barrier: JAMB advises candidates “strictly follow instructions in brochure” before registration

  *Dr Fabian Benjamin* The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has advised candidates of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) to always read and strictly adhere to instructions contained in the examination brochure before registering for the examinations. The board’s Head of Media and Publicity, Dr Fabian Benjamin, gave the advice in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria ... Read More »

JAMB appoints Jega chairman of admission committee

JAMB appoints Jega chairman of admission committee

  The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has inaugurated a committee on the internalisation of admission into tertiary institutions in Nigeria. The committee has Profesor Attahiru Jega, a former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission,(INEC) as chairman. The JAMB Registrar, Prof Is-haq Oloyede, who inaugurated the committee, said its duty was to put in place the machinery to ... Read More »

JAMB ATTENDS 2ND INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM OF HEFAALA IN ETHIOPIA

JAMB ATTENDS 2ND INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM OF HEFAALA IN ETHIOPIA

  Prof Oloyede* The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has participated in the Second International Symposium and Master Class Workshop of the Higher Education Forum for Africa, Asia and Latin America (HEFAALA) which was hosted by the Ethiopian Airlines Academy and African Union Commission, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. T he event, themed:”Internationalization of Higher Education in the New Era of ... Read More »

Academy of Letters Commends Oloyede for transforming JAMB

Academy of Letters Commends Oloyede for transforming JAMB

  Prof Oloyede* The Nigerian Academy of L e t t e r s ( N A L ) h as commended the Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, for the transformations he has brought to public service, particularly in the running of JAMB. The commendation was made at the first biennial conference of ... Read More »

Oloyede passionate about staff welfare, says  Labour leader

Oloyede passionate about staff welfare, says Labour leader

Chairman of the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria ( ASCSN), Comrade Isiah Adeigbe has said that the Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Professor Is-haq Oloyede is passionate about staff welfare. Speaking in Abuja in an interview with JAMBulletin, a weekly newsletter of JAMB, Comrade Adeigbe said the Registrar is committed to doing everything possible ... Read More »

JAMB Set To Revalidate Biometrics Of Candidates Over Last 10 Years

JAMB Set To Revalidate Biometrics Of Candidates Over Last 10 Years

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it will revalidate the biometrics of all candidates who have participated in its examination in the last 10 years. This is contained in a statement by the board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, issued on Sunday. According to the statement, the revalidation has become necessary in a bid to detect ... Read More »

Effects of examination malpractice enormous on society-JAMB PRO

Effects of examination malpractice enormous on society-JAMB PRO

The Head of Public Affairs Unit of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Dr Fabian Benjamin has charged stakeholders in the fight against examination malpractice not to relent. The JAMB spokesman who said the menace has multiple implications for the society enumerated the different forms of examination  malpractice and listed measures taken by the Board to confront them headlong. ... Read More »

Oloyede to Nigerian youth: Stop the blame game, you are leaders of today, not tomorrow

Oloyede to Nigerian youth: Stop the blame game, you are leaders of today, not tomorrow

Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Professor Is-haq Oloyede has charged Nigerian youth to stop the blame game and assume their rightful positions in the leadership of the country.He said they are leaders of today and not tomorrow. Professor Oloyede spoke when an 11-man delegation of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) led by its Vice-president, ... Read More »

SSANU president applauds Oloyede for introducing CAPS at JAMB

SSANU president applauds Oloyede for introducing CAPS at JAMB

*Photo: Prof Oloyede President of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) Comrade Samson Ugwoke has commended the Registrar of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Professor Is-haq Oloyede for introducing Central Admissions Processing System (CAPS). He said before CAPS was introduced, “syndicates and their cohorts create false websites on which they paste fake list of admissions which they ... Read More »

JAMB announces cut-off marks for 2019/2020 admission

JAMB announces cut-off marks for 2019/2020 admission

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has approved cut-off marks into public and private tertiary institutions in the country for the 2019/2020 session admission. The decision was taken during the 19th Policy Meeting on Admissions to Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria on Tuesday at Bola Babalakin Auditorium, Gbongan, Osun State. At the meeting, 160 was approved as minimum score for ... Read More »

JAMB releases another 15,490 results

JAMB releases another 15,490 results

“The righteous has no fear but the culpable has reasons to be afraid. The Board will continue to update the public as the screening progresses.” Press Release: In consonance with the promise made by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) during the release of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) on Saturday, 11th May, 2019 that it would ... Read More »

2019 UTME: No cut-off marks yet, says JAMB

2019 UTME: No cut-off marks yet, says JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has not published the national and general minimum cut-off marks for placement of candidates into the nation’s tertiary institutions as being speculated in some quarters. The board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Wednesday in Lagos. According ... Read More »

JAMB conducts supplementary exams for 490 candidates

JAMB conducts supplementary exams for 490 candidates

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has conducted supplementary examinations for 490 candidates who it discovered could not take their rescheduled examination. JAMB disclosed this in the latest edition of its weekly bulleting made available to The State Online. The Board said “ A total of 490 candidates in 17 sessions under this category have been identified ... Read More »