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JAMB Board sells 1m UTME forms

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said thatit has sold over 1m application forms for the 2016 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The board’s Director of Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos, on Thursday, January 28. NAN reports that about 1.5 million forms ... Read More »

JAMB Results Validity Now 3 Years – Nigeria Senates Orders

This directive was given yesterday even as it ordered the board to immediately stop its policy of re-assigning candidates to schools they never applied to, saying such policy was contrary to the act establishing the board. To this end, results obtained from the board by candidates seeking admission into universities are expected to last for 3 years. The order came ... Read More »

FG Plans N8 Trillion Budget For 2016

The federal government is reportedly planning towards an N8 trillion budget for 2016. According to Punch, Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo disclosed the news on Thursday in a paper entitled: ‘The economy – Where we are today’, which he delivered at the retreat organised for ministers-designate on Thursday. “The budget process will be zero based, a method of budgeting by which ... Read More »

Buhari’s Performance In 2016 Will Surprise Nigerians – Head Of C&S

The Spiritual Head of Cherubim and Seraphim Movement, Most Reverend Samuel Abidoye, in what seemed like a prophesy, said President Muhammadu Buhari will surprise Nigerians with his incredible performance in 2016. The spiritual head, speaking in Galilee land along Ogbomosho-Ilorin expressway on Thursday while declaring open the 75th Annual Conference of the church, urged Nigerians to be patient with the ... Read More »

We Are Planning For Nigeria’s Poor In 2016 Budget – VP Osinbajo

The Buhari administration is working out how to ensure that government’s planning and budgeting for 2016 caters for the vast majority of Nigerians especially the over 110 million extremely poor, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said. Mr. Osinbajo made the comment Friday in Abuja while meeting with a delegation from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation who paid him a ... Read More »

JAMB Modifies 2016 Registration Process – You can now select two Universities

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board JAMB has said that it has made some modifications on the 2016/2017 registration as it concerns selection of institutions by candidates. According to the Public Relations Officer of the board, Dr Fabian Benjamin, the board has made provision for “preferred choice” to give candidates ample opportunity of gaining admission. In his words, “What we ... Read More »

Tribunal Orders Re-Run in 18LGAs, Udom to Remain Governor of Akwa Ibom.

The Akwa Ibom state governorship election tribunal sitting in Abuja today passed judgement. Delivering judgement, the tribunal held that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP scored the highest number of valid vote cast. The tribunal held that the elections complied with provisions of the electoral act. The tribunal also held that election should be held again in 18 out of 31 ... Read More »

JAMB Warns Candidates On Registration Centres For 2016 UTME (Be Carefully)

JAMB’s head of media and information has revealed reason why candidates must register only at government approved centres. A statement signed by JAMB’s head, Media and Information, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, has cautioned candidates against patronising unapproved centres while registering for the 2016 all Computer Based Test (CBT) of the UTME. He said the registration for the 2016 Unified Tertiary Matriculation ... Read More »

JAMB Inspects UTME Centers Facilities For 2016 Exam

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB to inspect Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME centres’ internet facilities and security. For these centres to meet our requirements, they must have not less than 250 computers with reliable power source. The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said designated Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination centres across the country must have 250 computers each ... Read More »

JAMB To Begin Sale of 2016 UTME Forms On August 31.

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says arrangement has been concluded for the sale of its 2016 application documents. This is contained in a statement by the board’s Head of Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin and made available to newsmen on Monday in Lagos. According to the statement, the sales is to prepare candidates early for the 2016 Unified Tertiary ... Read More »