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JAMB trails cyber cafe operators, others over fraud

JAMB trails cyber cafe operators, others over fraud

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board is on the trail of cyber cafe operators and others who are bent on compromising the integrity of its examination. “We will not stop war against these fraudsters until we achieve victory. We will stop at nothing to ensure this ugly trend is arrested,” the board’s spokesman, Dr. Fabian

Ex-Minister, Prof. Babalola Borishade for Burial on July 8

Former Minister of Education, Prof. Babalola Borishade, will be interred on July 8, 2017, according to a statement issued by his first son, Dr. Lamide Borishade. His remains shall be buried in his home town, Usi Ekiti in Ekiti State after a funeral and outing service at the Saint Andrews Cathedral Anglican Communion, Ekiti Oke

WAEC announces new certificate ‘fee’

West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has urged GCE candidates to endeavour to collect their certificates within four years of writing the examination as any delay beyond that will attract custody fee. Demianus Ojijeogu, the Head of Public Affairs Department, WAEC, Nigeria disclosed this in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on

Principals hail planned clampdown on unqualified, unregistered teachers

All Nigerian Confederation of Principals of Secondary Schools (ANCOPSS) on Wednesday gave support for the proposed clampdown on unqualified and unregistered teachers. The National President of ANCOPSS, Mr Anselm Izuagie, expressed the support in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. The proposed clampdown is being made by the Teachers Registration

JAMB Fixes July 1 For UTME For 85,000 Candidates With Cancelled Results, Other Issues

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has fixed Saturday, July 1 to conduct supplementary Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, for 85,000 candidates. The board’s Head, Media and Information, Fabian Benjamin, announced the date in a statement issued on Tuesday in Abuja. According to him, the examination, which is for candidates who registered late and

Beware of fraudsters, JAMB chief warns candidates rewriting UMTE

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has warned candidates who will have to re-write the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) not to seek information from fraudsters and unauthorised web operators. JAMB registrar, Is-haq Oloyede, gave the warning Thursday in an interview with PREMIUM TIMES. The board cancelled the results of at least 62,140 candidates

2017 UTME: 48 CBT centres blacklisted for malpractice

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has blacklisted 48 Computer-Based Test (CBT) centres over their involvement in extortion and organised examination malpractices during the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). JAMB’s Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, made the disclosure on Wednesday in Abuja at a news conference at the end of an enlarged meeting with

Military Resettlement Centre to become university

The Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre Oshodi would soon be transformed into a degree awarding university, a military top brass has revealed. Addressing journalists in Lagos ahead the passing out parade for 2017 for trainees of the Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre (NAFRC),  the Commandant of the Centre Air Vice Marshal Augustine Jekenu said capacities