JAMB Rescinds Plan To Redistribute Candidates With Lower Scores

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB has back-off on its new policy adopted on July 14 to redistribute candidates to universities. JAMB’s Public Relation Officer, Mr. Benjamin Fabian who disclosed this Tuesday in a telephone conversations said: ”Candidates should go and write the post-UTME in their institutions of first choices.” He, however noted that […]

WAEC To Withold Results Of Candidates Over Debt

Hundreds of candidates who sat for the May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination may not have their results released in the next two weeks, the West African Examinations Council has announced. No fewer than 19 states of the federation owe the council about N4bn examination registration fees. The WAEC Head of National Office, Lagos, […]

Court Grants Candidates’ Application Against UNILAG, JAMB

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday granted an application for the judicial review of the decision to stop some applicants from writing entrance examination into the University of Lagos for this year’s admission. The applicants had headed for court alleging that the Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, […]

UNILAG Cut-Off Mark Of 250 Is Justified – JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has said the 250 marks outlined by the University of Lagos as its cut-off marks for the 2015 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination is justified. The Board said the mark is aimed at ensuring that Nigerian universities admit only the top best in line with international best practices. The spokesperson for […]

JAMB To Redistribute Lower Score Candidates To Other Varsities

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has said it will re-distribute candidates who scored above 280 but whose scores are less than cut-off-marks of their first choice universities to needy institutions. This is contained in a statement signed by the Head, Media and Publicity of the board, Fabian Benjamin, and made available to journalists […]

JAMB New Policy: Universities Can Go Beyond Cut Off Mark Of 180

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said that the national cut off point for screening of candidates for admission remained the minimum expectation that each candidate desirous of university admission should have. This is contained in a statement issued by the Public Relations Officer of the board, Dr Fabian Benjamin, made available to newsmen on […]

NUC Cautions Nigerians Against Patronising Online Varsities

The National Universities Commission, NUC, on Thursday called on Nigerians to stop patronising online universities and other degree awarding institutions operating online. Speaking at a press conference, the NUC’s Public Relations officer, Ibrahim Yakasai, said that degrees obtained online are not accepted in the country. “Nigeria will not recognize online degrees. Online degrees are not […]

Candidates Decry New JAMB Admissions Policy, Threatens Court Action

Candidates of the Joint Admission And Matriculation Board (JAMB) examination trooped to the University of Lagos (UNILAG) campus on Tuesday afternoon to protest against the management of the institution and the registrar of JAMB, Professor Dibu Ojerinde. Read JAMB’s New Admission Policy The students, who were already preparing to sit for post-JAMB tests in UNILAG […]

Wesley University Shuts Down Over Unpaid Workers’ Salaries

The authorities of the Wesley University of Science and Technology, Ondo State, have sent students of the institution on a forced holiday following a strike embarked upon by lecturers of the school. The university founded by the Methodist Church of Nigeria reportedly owes the lecturers 21 months salaries. It was gathered that the lecturers’ strike […]

Read JAMB’s New Policy On Admissions Into Institutions

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) at its 2015 Combined Policy Meeting, held on July 14, 2015 in Abuja, announced the adoption of a policy whereby candidates of universities with surplus applicants for the Unified Matriculation Examinations (UTME) are reassigned to other universities with lower number of candidates than their capacities. According to the Registrar/CEO of […]