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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 »

Oloyede directs JAMB staff to stop usage of the term ‘network’ when they mean cable connectivity

Oloyede directs JAMB staff to stop usage of the term ‘network’ when they mean cable connectivity

Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has directed his staff to stop using terminologies that are capable of causing unwarranted anxiety in the minds of the public. The directive was disclosed in the latest JAMB weekly Bulletin made available to The State Online on Sunday night by Dr Fabian Benjamin, Head of Media and Information of the ... Read More »

2019 UTME: JAMB releases 4,536 more results of candidates

2019 UTME: JAMB releases 4,536 more results of candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has released 4,536 more results of its recently conducted Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination. The board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, made this disclosure in a statement on Friday in Lagos. The number of the just released results of candidates were among the 34,120 that were initially withheld while announcing the results on ... Read More »

JAMB’s missing N35m: Court remands woman charged with blaming snake

JAMB’s missing N35m: Court remands woman charged with blaming snake

An FCT High Court Maitama, on Friday, remanded Philomina Chieshe and five other Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) officials, over their involvement in the missing N35 million from sales of JAMB e-card in Benue State. She was arriagned alongside Samuel Umoru, Yakubu Jekada, Daniel Agbo, Priscilla Ogunsola, and Aliyu Yakubu. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC ) arraigned ... Read More »

EFCC to arraign woman who claimed snake swallowed N35m in Benue

EFCC to arraign woman who claimed snake swallowed N35m in Benue

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it is set to arraign an official of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, Philomina Chieshe, over the missing N35m in her custody, which she said was swallowed by a snake in Makurdi, Benue State. The EFCC’s acting Head, Media and Publicity, Tony Orilade, in a statement, said Chieshe would be arraigned ... Read More »

We are not to be blamed if UTME highest scorer fails to get admission to Unilag — JAMB

We are not to be blamed if UTME highest scorer fails to get admission to Unilag — JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said that it should not be blamed that the University of Lagos’ age stipulation disallows the highest scorer in the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), Ezeunala Franklin, from getting admitted. 15-year-old Franklin scored 347 in the 2019 exercise and picked UNILAG as his first choice, which has 16 years as its ... Read More »

Education Minister applauds JAMB Registrar, recommends him for ‘Presidential Handshake’

Education Minister applauds JAMB Registrar, recommends him for ‘Presidential Handshake’

Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu has commended the achievements of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) under the leadership of Professor Is-haq Oloyede as Registrar. He said the achievements of the agency since Oloyede took over have been significant and far-reaching and that he will recommend the JAMB Registrar for a special recognition and presidential handshake. Malam Adamu ... Read More »

UniIorin, ABU, UNIBEN are most subscribed universities- Prof Oloyede, JAMB Registrar

UniIorin, ABU, UNIBEN are most subscribed universities- Prof Oloyede, JAMB Registrar

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has named the University of Ilorin (UniIlorin), as the most subscribed university by candidates in the 2019 admission exercise. Professor Is-haq Oloyede, the Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), disclosed the information at 2018 National Tertiary Admission’s Performance Merit Award held in Abuja, on Thursday. A total of 86,401 candidates applied to ... Read More »

JAMB To Honour 5 Tertiary Institutions At Maiden Award Ceremony

JAMB To Honour 5 Tertiary Institutions At Maiden Award Ceremony

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has concluded arrangements for the presentation of awards to five tertiary institutions at its maiden edition of the 2018 National Tertiary Admissions Performance Merit Award (NATAP-M). *Prof Is-haq Oloyede, JAMB Registrar* The board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, made the disclosure on Wednesday in Lagos. *Dr Fabian Benjamin* According ... Read More »

We’ll soon forward candidates’ UTME results to their profiles —JAMB

We’ll soon forward candidates’ UTME results to their profiles —JAMB

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board said plans were already in place to forward the results of the 2019 UTME to individual candidate’s online registration profiles where they could view and have such printed. The Board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Lagos. Benjamin, who ... Read More »

Breaking: JAMB releases results, 15,145 withheld

Breaking: JAMB releases results, 15,145 withheld

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has officially released the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The Board Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, who announced the results in Abuja on Saturday, said about 1,792,719 candidates sat for the examination, while 34,120 candidates had their results withheld for examination malpractice. Oloyede stated that 15,145 results were withheld for further clarification. He, ... Read More »

Breaking: JAMB will release UTME results on Saturday – Oloyede

Breaking: JAMB will release UTME results on Saturday – Oloyede

The Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, Prof Is-haq Oloyede has said the examination body would release the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination results on Saturday. He gave the disclosure to newsmen on Friday in Abuja. “We are releasing our results tomorrow; we are having a meeting today to consider what to put out,” Oloyede said. The 2019 ... Read More »

JAMB to release 2019 UTME results from Monday

JAMB to release 2019 UTME results from Monday

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has assured candidates of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) that results would be ready from April 29. The Board’s Head of Media and Publicity, Dr Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Bwari. Benjamin said that screening of the results would soon ... Read More »

2019 UTME: JAMB says no results released yet

2019 UTME: JAMB says no results released yet

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it would reach out to candidates through their telephones as as soon as all the results of the 2019 UTME were ratified. The board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin disclosed this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Lagos. According to him, candidates should not ... Read More »

Why We’ve Not Released Any Result Yet, JAMB Says, As 1.2 Million Candidates Sit UTME So Far

Why We’ve Not Released Any Result Yet, JAMB Says, As 1.2 Million Candidates Sit UTME So Far

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board said it has not released any result relating to the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination. It said this was because the Board was still screening the results due to certain issues surrounding the examination. The exam body said that, so far, over 1.2 million candidates have written the 2019 UTME. It also said it ... Read More »