UTME 2019: Latest JAMB News Roundup For Monday, April 15, 2019
Good morning Nigeria and the rest of the world. Welcome to the Concise News roundup of top JAMB news headlines for today, Wednesday, April 17th, 2019.

JAMB Speaks On Releasing Results Of 2019 UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has stated that no result of the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) has been released yet. The board also promised to ensure a smooth and successful conduct of the ongoing UTME. The board’s Head of Media and Publicity, Fabian Benjamin, made this known to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Bwari, Abuja.

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UTME 2019: JAMB Speaks On Conducting Mop Up Examination

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has warned that it would not conduct any mop-up examination for any candidate who misses the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The board’s Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, gave the warning at the just-concluded critical stakeholders meeting which took place at Sheraton Hotels and Towers, Abuja. Oloyede said that this became necessary given the desire of JAMB to ensure that candidates are adequately informed of the Boards’ determination to stop the conduct of mop-up or any supplementary examinations.

JAMB: How To Determine Your Real UTME 2019 Result

As the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is perfecting plan to release results of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) which commenced on Thursday 11th of April, some candidates may be stunned by changes in their scores. Checks by Concise News reveal that in the past two editions of UTME, some candidates have had to complain about their score changing. For example, you check your UTME result today, and you see your score is say 252. You check again moments later, and you discover your score has decreased to say 233. In some instances, the score increases and some candidate feel it’s their luck.

2019 UTME: Solution To ‘You Do Not Have Any Result Yet’ On JAMB Portal

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has told candidates who get “You Do Not Have Any Result Yet” on its portal to exercise patience, Concise News reports. Some of the candidates have complained that they are yet to get their results for the UTME. However, a statement on the JAMB website has urged such candidates to keep checking the portal for their results. It also noted that “Some candidates will first receive their results via the email and their mobile numbers used for the exam registration.”

JAMB UTME: 50 Nabbed For Impersonation

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has disclosed that fifty professional examination writers who sit for candidates in the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) have been arrested. The board said the impostors were arrested nationwide following its intelligence gathering mechanism. Spokesperson of the Board, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this in the agency’s weekly bulletin.

JAMB Registrar Speaks On Private Universities Aiding Academic Corruption

The Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, descended on proprietors of private universities in Nigeria on Monday, alleging that their institutions aide academic corruption and decadence in the country. According to Oloyede, private university operators violate several laws guiding university operations in Nigeria, particularly admissions and academic work. Oloyede spoke in Abuja during the opening ceremony of a two-day summit on Nigerian private universities organised by the National Universities Commission (NUC), with the theme “private university education delivery in Nigeria; challenges and opportunities.”

2019 UTME: JAMB Arrests 2 Children Of Centre Owner

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has arrested two children of an accredited Computer Based Test (CBT) centre owner in Lagos, over alleged examination violation. Concise News learned that the arrest was made during a monitoring tour of various CBT centres in Lagos State on Tuesday by the board’s Registrar, Is’haq Oloyede. The arrested children were been caught using their mobile phones to screenshot questions of the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

JAMB: LASPOTECH Officials Arrested For Molesting JAMB Examiners

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested 10 union leaders of the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH), Ikorodu over alleged attempted murder of JAMB examiners. Concise News learned that the LASPOTECH unionists were arrested for molesting JAMBexaminers conducting UTME on the campus. The Police Command Spokesman, Bala Elkana, confirmed the arrest to News Agency Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday, saying that the suspects were undergoing interrogation at Special Investigation Bureau of the command.

UTME 2019: JAMB Screens 1.3 Million Results Over Impersonation, Others

Over 1.3 million candidates who had written the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination UTME results would be screened according to the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB). The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Tuesday said it has begun the screening of the results so as to fish out impersonation, multiple registrations and other forms of malpractices. The Head of Information, JAMB, Dr Fabian Benjamin, stated this in an interview, adding that the case of candidates who could not write the UTME due to biometric challenges was being deliberated upon with a view to finding a solution.

And that is the roundup of all the latest JAMB news online. Be assured that you can get updates on Concise News. See you soon!