Tag: JAMB

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Omoleye OmoruyiFebruary 17, 2018

The ‘spiritual’ disappearance of N36m from JAMB office, Army places bounty on Boko Haram leader Shekau and, other stories that drove conversation this week

These are the stories that drove conversation this week. The International Criminal Court (ICC) concluded its investigations into the December ...

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AzeezFebruary 14, 2018

The Late 5: JAMB clerk denies snake story, Army says Boko Haram has returned to recovered areas, and other top stories

These are the Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Rogers Nicholas has said Boko ...

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AzeezFebruary 13, 2018

The Late 5: Shehu Sani presents snake repellents to JAMB, Army says Shekau is disguising as a woman, and other top stories

These are top five Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. The Nigerian Army has said information at its disposal revealed ...

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Alexander OnukwueFebruary 13, 2018

JAMB Question: Who is the human being that stole the N36 million?

We have laughed much and made the compulsory number of memes, widely broadcast on Whatsapp. There is now a Twitter ...

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Alexander OnukwueFebruary 11, 2018

“We need to collectively prepare the way for a new generation leaders” “Mysterious snake swallows N36m at JAMB office” | Read our top ten quotes from last week

The past week was eventful in the way Nigeria usually is without stories. From the affairs of the presidency, the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 1, 2018

2 million candidates are to register for 2018 UTME but where are the schools?

The Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof Is-haq Oloyede, has said more than 2 million candidates are expected ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 7, 2017

JAMB begins 2018 UTME registration

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said it has begun registration for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) ...

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AzeezNovember 9, 2017

JAMB bans pens, wristwatches from UTME centres

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has banned the use of wrist watches and pens during the conduct of the ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 9, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 9th of November

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: PDP alleges plot by APC to imprison 50 of ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 8, 2017

No more ‘business as usual’ for CBT centres – Jamb Registrar, Oloyede

Joint Administration and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has warned owners of JAMB-accredited Computer Based Centers (CBT) nationwide that it is will ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 25, 2017

Only 30 percent UTME candidates will be admitted – NUC

Due to limited spaces in tertiary institutions, only 30 percent out of the 1.7 million candidates who wrote the Unified ...

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AzeezOctober 3, 2017

How JAMB has been jamming our students’ future – Shehu Sani

Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani has said the Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) has been “jamming” the future of young ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 22, 2017

Will JAMB’S new admissions system put a cap on admissions fraud?

by Alexander O. Onukwue The Central Admissions Processing System, a new initiative of the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB), ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 22, 2017

Jamb’s plan to block backdoor admissions

by Alexander O. Onukwue The Registrar of JAMB, Prof Is-haq Oloyede is determined to stop the system of providing regularization ...

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AzeezSeptember 22, 2017

Send your wards to Nigerian universities for their first degree | JAMB tells elites

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board has told elites to allow their wards obtain their first degree in Nigeria before going ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 13, 2017

FG orders probe of JAMB, NIMASA

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the probe of former managements of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), and the ...

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EditorSeptember 12, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Media Rights Agenda names NTA latest recipient of FOI Hall of Shame award

A Non-Governmental Organisation focused on freedom of expression, access to information and media development/persecutions, Media Rights Agenda has named the ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 5, 2017

Opinion: Nigeria’s legendary lip-service to quality education

by Jide Ojo Nigeria’s education system is in dire need of overhaul. Things are not just right in that sector. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 3, 2017

Private Universities say they have no hand in the 120 cut-off mark for admission

According to a report by Guardian, Nigerian private universities in the country have refuted claims that they were the ‘brains’ ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 29, 2017

Reuben Abati: JAMB and the politics of cut-off marks

by Reuben Abati   I have followed with keen interest the controversy over the announcement of cut-off marks for Nigeria’s ...

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ToluAugust 28, 2017

Governor Fayose, Mayweather/McGregor, JAMB | Here are last week’s winners and losers

From the world of sports to entertainment to politics and to Nigeria’s villa of rodents, here are last week’s winners ...

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AzeezAugust 28, 2017

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories you should monitor today. 1. Reduced cut-off marks will stop Nigerians from going to school ...

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AzeezAugust 28, 2017

Reduced cut-off marks will stop Nigerians from going to school abroad – JAMB

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said it reduced admission cut-off marks to prevent Nigerians from going to ...

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EditorAugust 26, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 26th of August

Follow the full stories and analyses on YNaija: I won’t be part of those calling for restructuring – Obasanjo We ...

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AzeezAugust 26, 2017

We will call for the scrapping of JAMB if low cut-off mark is not reversed – NANS

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has said it would call for the scrapping of the Joint Admission and ...

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ToluAugust 26, 2017

120 cut-off mark; 360 bank staff sacked every week | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

120 – The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) announced that minimum cut-off marks for the university degree for the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 25, 2017

ASUP rejects new JAMB cut-off mark, says “value will be eroded”

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) through the President, Usman Dutse on Friday in Lagos says the new cut-off mark ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 25, 2017

JAMB announces date for commencement of 2017/18 admission

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) through the Head, Information and Media, Dr Fabian Benjamin on Friday in Abuja, ...

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AzeezAugust 25, 2017

Vice Chancellors reject JAMB’s new admission cut-off marks

Some Vice Chancellors have rejected the decision of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to put the minimum admission ...

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EditorAugust 24, 2017

JAMBOREE: It’s time to question the relevance of JAMB

by Alexander O. Onukwue If the intention of the authorities at JAMB was to restructure the process of gaining admissions ...

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