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EDUCATION

Today's Headlines: President Buhari Makes Another Re-appointment, Jonathan Meets Johnson Sirleaf

(Photo Credit: Google) Buhari Makes Another Re-appointment President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday reappointed Ishaq Oloyede as Registrar/Chief Executive of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) for the second term of five years. (Photo Credit: The Nation) The President also approved the reappointment of Prof Abubakar Rasheed as Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC) for another five years and Hamid Bobboyi as Executive Secretary of the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) for a second term of four years.

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Today's Headlines: President Buhari Makes Another Re-appointment, Jonathan Meets Johnson Sirleaf

EDUCATION

How to link your Email to JAMB E-facility Portal and generate login details.

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation board(JAMB) had changed the registration procedure in the 2021/2022 JAMB to the use of NIN in which email wasn't submitted during registration to protect candidates' details from getting into the wrong hands. As earlier announced by JAMB, instructions had been given on how candidates can link their email to their JAMB profile.

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How to link your Email to JAMB E-facility Portal and generate login details.

EDUCATION

Top 10 Most Competitive Universities in Nigeria 2021

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, the body responsible for admission placement in Nigeria, has revealed the list of the top 10 most competitive universities in Nigeria for 2020/2021. This was contained in a document made available to Newsmen following the Policy meeting that was held on 31st of August, 2021.

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Top 10 Most Competitive Universities in Nigeria 2021

EDUCATION

Take A Look At The List of Best Ten Candidates In 2021 UTME

Professor Oloyede, Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has revealed the details of the ten candidates with the highest scores in the 2021 Unified Tertiary Institutions Matriculation Examination. He made this revelation in his presentation during the policy meeting that was held virtually on August 30, 2021.

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Take A Look At The List of Best Ten Candidates In 2021 UTME

EDUCATION

JAMB candidate who sued the Board for N1bn has been handed over to police

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board said it has handed over a 19-year-old candidate in the 2021/2022 Unified Tertiary and Matriculation Examination to the police for investigation over what it described as “result tampering.”, according to The Punch newspaper. The Registrar of the board, Prof Ishaq Oloyede, who briefed journalists at the headquarters in Abuja on Friday, September 3, 2021, the candidate, Chinedu John, had claimed he scored 380 in the examination conducted in June this year, but was shocked to receive 265 from the board after the results were released.

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JAMB candidate who sued the Board for N1bn has been handed over to police

EDUCATION

Governor El-Rufai Should Be Commended For Asking Jamb To Stop Giving North Preferential Treatment

In Nigeria, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has the custom of giving preferential treatment to candidates from the northern regions. This include reducing the general cut-off marks for students from the north. However, Governor El-Rufai of Kaduna State has asked the admission board to stop giving this preferential treatment.

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Governor El-Rufai Should Be Commended For Asking Jamb To Stop Giving North Preferential Treatment

EDUCATION

Did Ishaq Oloyede Really Worth Being Reappointed As JAMB Registrar By Buhari For Another 5 Years?

It is no longer news that President Muhammadu Buhari has reappointed Professor Ishaq Oloyede as Registrar/Chief Executive of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) for a second term of five years. (Photo Credit - Punch Newspaper) Ishaq Oloyede, who was former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin in Kwara State, Northern region of Nigeria is one of the most respected and revered academics in Nigeria.

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Did Ishaq Oloyede Really Worth Being Reappointed As JAMB Registrar By Buhari For Another 5 Years?

EDUCATION

Candidate who sued JAMB for N1 billion, over result tampering, handed over to the police.

A 19-year-old boy, Chinedu John, who sued the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), for N1 billion, over result tampering, has been handed over to the police. The candidate was handed over to the police for investigations, on Friday, September 3.

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Candidate who sued JAMB for N1 billion, over result tampering, handed over to the police.

EDUCATION

2021/2022 Admission: JAMB Set To Announce Cut-Off Mark

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, is set to announce the cut-off marks for onward admission into tertiary institutions for the 2021/2022 session come August 31, 2021. The hint is coming on grounds that the policy meeting that enables decisions and admission cut-off marks are not just taken, but are decided for quick actions, have been scheduled to hold on same August 31, 2021.

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2021/2022 Admission: JAMB Set To Announce Cut-Off Mark

EDUCATION

JAMB Cancels National Cut-Off Marks In UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has cancelled the national cut-off marks used as a benchmark for admissions into tertiary institutions across the country, stating that institutions are now at liberty to set their minimum benchmark for admission into their respective programmes. This resolution was reached at the 2021 policy meeting which was held virtually and chaired by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu.

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JAMB Cancels National Cut-Off Marks In UTME

EDUCATION

2021 UTME: JAMB reschedules 18,000 candidates for mop-up exam

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has rescheduled examination for more than 18,000 candidates who had initial challenges with generating profile code for registration, failed biometric verification and those who genuinely missed the just concluded Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination as a result of clash with the NABTEB examination. Information on Tribuneonline and Premiumtimes indicates that the mop-up UTME, according to the board is scheduled for Friday, 6th August 2021, in some selected locations across the nation.

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2021 UTME: JAMB reschedules 18,000 candidates for mop-up exam

EDUCATION

19-Year-Old Student Who Filed A One Billion Naira Lawsuit Against JAMB For Allegedly Changing His UTME Result Lands in Police Net

Photo credit: BBC news pidgin Source: legit.ng John Chinedu, a 19-year-old jamb candidate had recently alleged the the examination body JAMB had changed his UTME result and had dragged the body to court. However, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has reportedly opened their server to prove the Jambite's claim about the alleged changing of his result is false.

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19-Year-Old Student Who Filed A One Billion Naira Lawsuit Against JAMB For Allegedly Changing His UTME Result Lands in Police Net

EDUCATION

OPINION: JAMB Cut Off Mark and the Questions of Insincerity

Photo: Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), culled from the Tableshakers The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board was promulgated by the Act (No. 2 of 1978) of the Federal Military Government. Decree No. 2 of 1978 (amended by Decree No.

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OPINION: JAMB Cut Off Mark and the Questions of Insincerity

EDUCATION

JAMB withdraws 14 results, withholds 93, releases 14,620

Students filling out a computer-based UTME test. Photo courtesy of NAN. The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has cleared and released the UTME results of 14,620 candidates who were previously under investigation, while keeping the results of 93 others under review. Dr. Fabian Benjamin, the board's Head of Media and Publicity, said in a statement released in Abuja on Tuesday that the results were released following the evaluation and approval of the investigators' recommendations at a management meeting held on Tuesday.

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JAMB withdraws 14 results, withholds 93, releases 14,620

EDUCATION

Report: El-Rufai Tells Jamb To Stop Giving Preferential Scores To Northern Students

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has urged the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board to stop giving "Preferential Scores" to Student in Northern Nigeria who sit for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination. According to the Punch, the Governor stated this on Monday as a guest on Channels Television's 'Sunrise Daily' breakfast programme monitored by The Punch.

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Report: El-Rufai Tells Jamb To Stop Giving Preferential Scores To Northern Students

EDUCATION

Stop giving preferential marks to Northern students, Governor El-Rufai tells JAMB.

The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, has advised the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), to desist from giving preferential marks, to students from the Northern part of Nigeria. The governor made the statement during an interview with Channels TV, on Monday, September 6.

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Stop giving preferential marks to Northern students, Governor El-Rufai tells JAMB.

EDUCATION

Today's Headlines: Buhari Approves New Appointment, Suspected Herdsmen Abduct 2 University Lecturers

Buhari Approves New Appointment Photo Credit: Sahara Reporters President Muhammadu Buhari has reappointed Ishaq Oloyede as Registrar/Chief Executive of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) for a second term of five years. The President also on Friday approved the reappointment of Prof Abubakar Rasheed as Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC) for another five years and Hamid Bobboyi as Executive Secretary of the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) for a second term of four years.

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Today's Headlines: Buhari Approves New Appointment, Suspected Herdsmen Abduct 2 University Lecturers

EDUCATION

JAMB Cancels General Cut-off Marks.

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, on Tuesday, cancelled general cut-off marks for admission into tertiary institutions and gave schools the freedom to set their individual minimum benchmarks for admission. The decision was taken by the board at the 2021 policy meeting, which was held virtually, and chaired by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu.

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JAMB Cancels General Cut-off Marks.

JUSTICE

Court remands ex-JAMB Registrar Ojerinde over alleged N5.2bn fraud

On Tuesday A Federal High Court, Abuja ordered that former registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board Prof. Dibu Ojerinde be remanded in a correctional facility. Ojerinde is facing charges instituted by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission and bordering on complicity in the alleged diversion of public funds estimated at over N5.2 billion.

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Court remands ex-JAMB Registrar Ojerinde over alleged N5.2bn fraud

EDUCATION

Opinion: Why 2021 JAMB Candidates Should Start Studying Seriously Now Ahead Of Post-UTME

Every year, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board conduct entrance examination for candidates that want to go into Nigerian high institution such as College of Education, Polytechnic or Universitiy. Photo Credit: PUNCH NEWS JAMB entrance examination is called Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and it is compulsory for every prospective undergraduates that wish to study in any Nigerian tertiary institution.

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Opinion: Why 2021 JAMB Candidates Should Start Studying Seriously Now Ahead Of Post-UTME