Scoring higher than the cut-off mark does not guarantee admission – JAMB

By Joseph Erunke ABUJA-THE Registrar of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede,has said the board would not consider any candidate without O’level or A level requirement this year. JAMB candidates Oloyede insisted that only candidates who meet the O’ level and A’ level requirements and other criteria set by institutions would be […]

Post-UTME: Compile list of schools charging above N2,000 for sanction, minister tells JAMB

By Joseph Erunke ABUJA—Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has directed the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, to compile list of institutions charging above N2,000 in the ongoing post-UTME for sanction. He also denied giving a directive that the exercise be suspended, and asked the general public to disregard the purported order. Education Minister, […]

JAMB to partner Ministry of Foreign Affairs on CBT examination abroad— Official

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Sunday, said it would partner with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to conduct public examination through Computer Based Test (CBT) for Nigerians abroad. JAMB’s Head of Public Relations, Dr Fabian Benjamin, made this known in an interview with newsmen in Abuja. Benjamin said that the collaboration was […]

NASS urged to caution JAMB Registrar over violation of Act

By Vera Opene A socio-political group, National Integrity Forum, NIF, has urged the National Assembly to caution and restrain the Registrar of Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board, JAMB, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, from violating the Act that established JAMB in order to avoid imminent catastrophe at the examination body. NIF, in a statement by its Secretary-General, Dr. […]

Reps to probe JAMB cut-off mark

The House of Representatives has mandated its Committee on Tertiary Education and Services to investigate the circumstances surrounding the reduction of cut-off mark for admitting candidates into tertiary institutions. This followed a motion by Rep. Hassan Saleh (Benue-APC) on the “Need to Investigate the Reduction in the Cut-off Marks for Admissions into Tertiary Institutions in […]

Reps Committee to investigate JAMB boss over low cut-off scores for admission

…as Dogara swears in Hembe’s replacement By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA-The House of Representatives, on Tuesday, mandated its committee on Tertiary Education and Services to investigate the circumstances that led to the reduction in the cut-off marks required for admissions of candidates into tertiary institutions in Nigeria. The investigation followed a motion titled “Need to Investigate the […]

Any admission ‘done under the table’ would not be regularised, JAMB tells institutions

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has said it would not regularised any admission ‘done under the table’. JAMB Registrar, Ishaq Oloyede made this known on Tuesday during a meeting on admissions exercise/processes for Innovative Enterprise Institutions in Abuja. The registrar tasked institutions to maintain the standard the board set from the beginning saying […]