Tag: examination

AzeezOctober 16, 2017

Kaduna teachers fast over planned sack after examination failure

The Nigeria Union of Teachers, Zaria Local Government Area Branch will on Tuesday begin three days of fasting and prayers over the planned sack ...

AzeezApril 28, 2017

How I will save at least N5billion in 2017 UTME – JAMB registrar

by Azeez Adeniyi The Joint Admission and Matriculations Board (JAMB) has said arrangements have been made for those writing the ...

AzeezApril 8, 2017

JAMB cancels mock examination

by Azeez Adeniyi The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has postponed the mock Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) scheduled ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 28, 2017

UTME: JAMB bars awaiting results

by Dolapo Adelana The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Tuesday said effective from 2017, candidates awaiting results would no longer ...

AzeezJanuary 25, 2017

JAMB, WAEC, NECO, NABTEB harmonise examination timetable

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has reached an agreement with other examination bodies on a harmonised timetable. The ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 28, 2016

How blind students cheat during exam – WAEC

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC), says blind candidates collude among themselves to cheat during examinations. The Head of Test ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 27, 2016

Prisca Akpos: I aced my exams without cheating

by Prisca Akpos Dennis, please pass me the salt, at least you’re the only one in this house that can pass ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 19, 2016

FG cancels common entrance interview test into unity schools

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, on Monday, announced the scrapping of interview test for National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 5, 2016

This is how JAMB’s new point system works

There have been considerable changes in the admission processes for tertiary institutions in the country in the past year. Early ...

Ada IgboanugoMay 31, 2016

Old boy! 60-year-old sits for secondary school examination (PHOTOS)

A 60-year-old man was among some secondary school students sitting for the Somali national examinations conducted by the government. Photos of ...

Adebayo EmuleomoApril 6, 2016

Mother petitions JAMB over poor UTME result of ‘brilliant son’

A petition has been submitted to the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board in Abuja by Victoria Oshibowale on behalf of ...

Op-Ed EditorMarch 10, 2016

Opinion: How we sacrificed the messenger for corruption to live

On February 20, 2016, at a press briefing, Nigeria’s Minister for Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, reportedly made an error in ...

Ada IgboanugoNovember 11, 2015

Policeman misses exam, wishes wife farewell, commits suicide

Corporal Agi Elias was found dead inside his car, at the Police Training School, Ikeja, Lagos, on Tuesday, November 10. The policeman, apparently committed ...

August 8, 2013

Good grades: 70 per cent of WAEC candidates pass

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) yesterday released the full results of 1,543,683 candidates who sat for its May/June 2013 ...

May 3, 2013

Just “10 candidates scored 300 marks and above”: JAMB releases 2013 UTME results

by Akan Ido The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) released the 2013 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) results today which ...

April 26, 2013

Opinion: UTME – A festival of examination malpractice in Nigeria

by Adeosun Sheriff T. Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (U.T.M.E) has violated all the worth of examination known to man. In ...

September 8, 2012

Opinion: An inside look at Harvard’s cheating scandal

by Eric Kester We are a society obsessed with success. We don’t like to admit it, but success often trumps ...

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