Today's Headlines: "JAMB, Stakeholders Disagree On 2021 UTME Results", Igboho Shouldn't Be Arrested - Omokri
Stakeholders, JAMB disagree on 2021 UTME results The debate over the results of this year's Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) is still raging, with educationists and parents demanding a correction or outright cancellation of the exam to make room for a new one.
The Governor of Kaduna State, Governor Nasir El-Rufai has made a case for the northern region as he argued why the northern states should continue being the recipient of the quota system of education. Governor El-Rufai completely dissociated from the motion calling on the northern leaders and academic institutions to end the process whereby candidates from the region were admitted into schools without much competition as they were given 'quota' cut-off marks.
photo credit : Google Catchment Area should always be an important consideration for those seeking Admissions this year and would love to increase your chances of being among the lucky ones to be selected by an institution. The fact remains that most Admission seeker are still oblivious of the important role Catchment Areas play in admissions.
Following the initial report that 2021 registration process will be announced in March.We want to use this article to inform candidates who wish to participate in the examination on how they can choose their course of study properly when filling in their JAMB registion form.
According to recent updates from the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, there is currently a deliberation if there would be a need to extend the registration period and change the date of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).The registrar of JAMB, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, disclosed this on Friday at a zoom meeting titled, ‘Briefing session for the committees on 2021 UTME’.
Governor Ahmed Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State is one of the most educated governors in Nigeria. This makes it easy for him to formulate and implement good policies for the state, despite the security challenges ravaging the State, governor El-Rufai has performed credibly well in the areas of infrastructure and human capital development.
According to a report released by VOICE OF NIGERIA today, August 31, the 2021 Policy Meeting on Admissions to higher Institutions in Nigeria has cancelled the traditional benchmark of National Cut-off marks and agreed that each institutions should set minimum bench mark for their admissions. Furthermore, based on the report, the stakeholders in a policy meeting held today, Tuesday, 31st of August gave the approval at the Headquarters of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board.
Candidate who were unable to register for the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board's (JAMB), Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination UTME have been given two weeks of grace to complete their registration. This is the second time that the board which conducts entry exams into higher institutions would be extending the registration deadline owing to the challenges candidate face while verifying their National Identity Number NIN.
Professor Ishaq Oloyede,the incumbent Registrar and Chief Executive of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board JAMB, has reportedly praised the University of Ibadan(UI) for being convincingly transparent.He admitted that UI is the most transparent among other universities in Nigeria as far as admission process is concerned Oloyede said in quote:“The university would never compromise admission criteria in terms of merit list, catchment areas, and other considerations for any candidate.Once a candidate meets up with admission criteria such as cut-off marks and has the right Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) subject combination for the chosen course, such a student would certainly be admitted."
The Senate Committee on Basic Education has said it would work towards amending the law establishing the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB to stop the board from admitting candidates below the age of 18 years. The Vice Chairman of the commitee, Senator Akon Eyakenyi, during the committee's supervision visit to the Joint Admissions and matriculation Board, JAMB, disclosed this move.
Egoagwuagwu Agnes Maduafokwa is one of the beautiful minds the country is blessed with.She is the candidate with the highest score in the 2020 Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board ( JAMB ) examinations otherwise known as Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination ( UTME ).
Standard admissions into tertiary institutions in Nigeria starts with Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), and JAMB examinations must be written before one can be issued an admission letter, don't forget, everything is based on the candidate's performance.
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board also known as JAMB is an organization that is responsible for the written examination of secondary school students into the higher institutions in Nigeria. After the examination, there is always a bench mark score provided by JAMB that every student is expected to score before they can be qualified to take the post UMTE of the institutions they have chosen.
The issue of fraud and fraudulent activities or practices are on the increase on a daily basis, to curtail and punish these persons who specialize in fraud, the government of Nigeria through National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has made it compulsory that every bonafide citizen must be verified and issued
A couple of hackers have evidently gotten entrance into the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) intranet site and purportedly diverted over N10m in the wake of changing the profiles of its unrehearsed staff.Registrar of the exam body, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede uncovered this while keeping an eye on journalists in Abuja on Tuesday April 13.
To Start With,I will like to introduce myself to anyone reading this article.I also hope you gain something from this article after reading it. My name is Damilola George,I am a Mathematics Student Of a Federal University In Nigeria. My Personal Jamb Experience The Joint Admissions & Matriculation Board(Jamb) has proven over the years to be one of the major exams,one has to sit for, so as to gain admission into any tertiary institution in Nigeria.
Professor Dibu Ojerinde is a Nigerian professor of Tests and Measurement, educational administrator and a former Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) from 10th April 2012 to 1st August 2016.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State believes that "preferential scores" given to northern students who take the annual Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) exams has intensified the north's backwardness. As a manner of increasing enrolment and fostering education in the north, the bar has always been set lower for northerners seeking admission to primary, intermediate, and higher schools in the region.
Ex-JAMB Registrar arrested for alleged 'awarding Pencil and Eraser contracts' for N900 Million Naira - ICPC
Our public office holders in Nigeria will not stop to amuse us as every day we walk up with one story or the other.Is either a snake swallows money or a monkey disappears with people's allowances.
Ex-Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Dibu Ojerinde has been arrested by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC).