A pleasant day to you and welcome to the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) news roundup for today, February 17, 202.
JAMB Latest: Rainstorm Blows Off Rooftops Of Exam Board Office In Nigerian State
A heavy downpour accompanied by a whirlwind in most parts of Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital has damaged many buildings and property.
The Nation Newspaper earlier reported that the rain, which started at around 8:00 pm on February 3, came with heavy breeze felling electric poles, trees and blowing off roofs of buildings, including the rooftops of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) and the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB’s) offices.
Check Out JAMB Subject Combination For Courses In 2021 UTME
This is the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) subject combination as the portal for registration for the sale of its 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry (DE) application forms are expected to be out soon.
This burgeoning online news platform gathered that the delay in the start of the sale of the application forms was as a result of the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria, but JAMB last month promised that it would conclude arrangements soon.
JAMB Admission Fraud: Why We Took Certain Decisions – Prof. Oloyede
The Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, has explained why certain decisions were taken in the course of actualising the mandate of the Board.
The Registrar, in a recent interaction with JAMB Bulletin, pointed out that some decisions were taken to protect the sanctity of the educational sector in Nigeria especially given the grave implications of compromising on these policies.
JAMB Says Education Minister’s Directive On Use Of Images, Biometric, Yielding Results
What appears to be yet another vindication of the potency of the directive of the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu on the mandatory use of pictures taken during Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME)/Direct Entry (DE) candidates’ registration by institutions to forestall impersonation, came to light recently with the arrest of the duo of Buhari Abubakar Ismail and Mohammed Ajeru in Kano State.
Abubakar, a candidate, had paid Ajeru to source for an examination-taker to sit the UTME 2020 for him, on the basis of which he secured admission into Bayero University, Kano (BUK).