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UTME: JAMB registers over 300,000 in one week [READ MORE]

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board says it has registered over 300, 000 candidates for its 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination in one week. The Board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Lagos State . Benjamin said that this was coming a week after the commencement of the registration exercise. NAN reports that the board commenced registration of candidates for 2019 all Computer Based Test on January 10 and it would close on February 21. [READ ALSO] 2019 JAMB REGISTRATION: How To Get E-pins [SEE SIMPLE STEPS HERE] According to him, the registration [Read]

2019 JAMB Registration: How to Get E-pins [SEE SIMPLE STEPS HERE]

  Here are the steps that would be required by all JAMB applicants, before commencing registration in any Accredited CBT Centre; 1. Each candidate will be registered with one mobile phone number only. The Cell phone number used to create the profile code is automatically tied to the Candidate’s name and will be used in all communications related to his/her 2019 Application/Examination. 2. Candidate sends his/her name [Surname, First Name & Middle Name (if any)] by text (SMS) to 55019. This should be maximum of 38 characters + 2 spaces between names = 40 characters in all. 3. A Profile Code is received by the candidate on the same telephone [Read]

JAMB to start 2019 UTME registration January 10, Says No More Use of Cyber Cafes for Registration [READ MORE]

  THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) will open registration for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) on January 10, 2019. JAMB Registrar Prof. Is-haq Oloyede said at a stakeholders meeting with CBT Centre operators and others at the University of Lagos yesterday that the sale of e-PIN for the examination would last for six weeks. He, however, did not give the actual examination dates. Oloyede had initially announced January 3 as beginning date for the sale of forms but changed it to January 10, 2018 following appeal by the CBT operators for more time to complete their online network test. The centres were only given seven days [Read]

2019 UTME: JAMB to begin Sale of Forms Jan 10, Stops use of Cyber cafes for registration of candidates [READ MORE]

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) would begin Sale of 2019 UTME forms by January 10 and will no longer use cyber cafes for registration of candidates, beginning from the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). JAMB’s Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, said this on Thursday on the sideline of a meeting with proprietors of Computer Based Test (CBT) centres at the University of Lagos. “We are no longer going to allow the cyber cafes to do the registration exercise for prospective candidates because they are extorting candidates and overcharging them. “They also do services they [Read]

NOUN Graduates To Participate In NYSC, Attend Law School [READ MORE]

  Students of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) can now heave a sigh of relief as President Muhammadu Buhari assents to the National Open University Amendment Act 2018. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Special Adviser to the President on National Assembly Matters, Senator Ita Enang, disclosed this to State House correspondents on Friday in Abuja. He said, “President Buhari has also assented to National Open University Amendment Act, which allows the National Open University to operate as all other universities, having the same power and functions and the same administrative structures.” Before the presidential assent, graduates of the institution have decried the alleged discrimination to participate in [Read]

JUST IN: Again, Buhari ‘Rejects’ Electoral Bill, Approves NOUN Amendment Act [READ MORE]

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that President Muhammadu Buhari has again declined assent to the amended Electoral Bill by the National Assembly. Ita Enang, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Senate) on National Assembly Matters, disclosed this to state house reporters on Friday. According to Enang, the president has communicated his decision to the National Assembly. He, however, said the president has assented to the amendment made to the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) Act. With the assent, NOUN can now operate like other conventional universities in the country. [Read]

JAMB Set to Commence UTME 2019 Registration by December (READ MORE)

  Fresh reports indicate that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board will anytime from December commence registration for 2019/2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination as earlier scheduled. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Head of Media of the Board, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, announced this on Thursday while addressing newsmen during the conduct of promotion exercise for the Nigerian Customs Service at the board’s Computer Based Test Centre in Abuja. According to Benjamin, no specific date has been fixed for the commencement of the registration yet. He, however, said that plans were underway to do so as soon as possible, as the board was initially waiting for the pronouncement of the presidency [Read]

Buhari Reduces Costs of UTME, NECO Forms – READ MORE

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reduction in the cost of forms for the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), National Examinations Council (NECO), Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) and the Basic Education Certificate Examination. Adamu Adamu, Minister of Education, announced the decision during the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting on Wednesday. According to Tolu Ogunlesi, the Head of Digital Communications for President Buhari, on his Twitter handle, @toluogunlesi, who shared the news, the reduction will take effect from January 2019. He tweeted, “President Buhari has approved the reduction in the cost of Forms for JAMB UTME, NECO SSCE and [Read]

OAU loses Accreditation for Law, Dentistry, two other courses

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, has lost accreditation for four of the courses offered in the institution, Thecable reports. The National Universities Commission (NUC) has reportedly suspended the university’s law, dentistry, medical rehabilitation, and botany programmes. Prospective students who selected any of the four courses in the just-concluded Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) have been asked to change their course or institution. A message was sent to the candidates by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to inform them of the changes. “Your first choice course did not receive accreditation. Login to your profile and change course/institutions,” the message read. Abiodun Olarenwaju, OAU’s public [Read]

BREAKING: WAEC releases 2018 May/June WASSCE result, says there’s decline in pass rate

The West African Examinations Council said on Wednesday that only 49. 98 per cent of candidates who wrote its 2018 school certificate examination obtained credit passes and above. The council’s Head of National Office , Mr . Olu Adenipekun , said the credit passes included English Language and Mathematics . Adenipekun gave this information at a news conference to announce the 2018 West African Senior School Certificate Examination in Lagos . According to him , the performance of candidates for its examinations in the last three years has been fluctuating in view of the outcome of the just released 2018 examination. The HNO, who gave a breakdown of the statistics [Read]