UTME 2019: 'Fraudsters Out To Take Advantage Of Your Naivety', JAMB Warns
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Good day, Nigeria and the rest of the world. Welcome to the Concise News roundup of top JAMB news headlines for today, Tuesday, April 30th, 2019.

JAMB is being expected to announce the release of results for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) soon.

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While candidates anxiously await the release of their results, Concise News has put together a compilation of top stories on JAMB results.

JAMB Officially Announces Result Release Date

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, on Monday said that it is yet to release results of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME.

However, the board made it known that it would do so within the week.

Speaking with newsmen, Dr Benjamin in an interview in Abuja insists that the results would be officially released “anytime” within the week but not with a stipulated date.

JAMB Platform Slammed As ‘Underutilized’ As Candidates Get Frustrated Waiting For Release Of Results

Twitter users have expressed their discontent with Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) over what they perceive as underuse of their social media accounts.

Concise News reports that as candidates wait patiently for the results of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) 2019, which JAMB said will be released ‘anytime this week’, some Nigerians have taken to social media to vent their frustration at JAMB.

The users are unhappy with JAMB’s dormancy on Twitter most especially, at a period handlers of their verified account should be up and running.

UTME 2019: ‘Fraudsters Out To Take Advantage Of Your Ignorance’, JAMB Warns

As candidates who sat for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTMEawait the release of the results, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has alerted concerned persons of fresh plots deployed by tricksters to defraud unsuspecting candidates.

Concise News reports that to this end, the board, which made this revelation in a weekly news bulletin, released to the media on Sunday, by its Head of Media, Dr Fabian Benjamin, advises all candidates to “jealously guard their UTME registration numbers and profile codes to avoid falling victim of this latest scam.”

JAMB Result 2019: Candidates Speak As Release Date Beckons

As candidates who sat for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) 2019 anxiously wait for the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to release their result, Concise News intimates you with the mood.

This online news medium spoke with a few Jambites and here are their thoughts:

2019 UTME: JAMB Conducts Examination For 200 Foreign Candidates

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) revealed that Over 200 candidates at the weekend sat for a foreign-based unified tertiary matriculation examination (UTME).

Concise News gathered that the foreign-based examination was conducted for Nigerians abroad and citizens of other nationalities who want to study in Nigeria.

The examination was conducted in Ghana, United Kingdom, Cameroon, Benin Republic, Cöte d’Ivoire, South Africa and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The board said the UTME was conducted to give equal opportunity to Nigerians in Diaspora and foreigners who are desirous of acquiring qualitative tertiary education in Nigeria.

These were disclosed in the board’s weekly bulletin released to the media by its Head of Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, on Sunday, in Abuja.

JAMB Results: How To Check 2019 UTME By Phone With Registration Number

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has revealed that candidates who sat for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) can check their results via their phones through a text message with a registration number

Concise News reports that the 2019 UTME took place from April 11 to April 18, with over 1.8 million candidates registering for it. Speaking on the release of the UTME results for 2019, JAMB’s Head of Media and Publicity, Fabian Benjamin, told candidates to start checking their results from Monday, April, 29th, 2019.

“We are still screening but hopefully, anytime next week, the results will be ready,” he told NAN on Saturday.

“Normally, results are expected to be out within 24 to 48 hours as obtained in previous examinations held in 2017 and 2018.

“However, the board does not want this to be business as usual. Hence the programmed delay, which is part of its deliberate effort to properly scrutinize, identify and address all forms of examination malpractice.

“The board will continue to act decisively with regards to any irregularity discovered even after results are released.”

How To Contact JAMB In Case Of Any Problem

As candidates wait patiently for the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to release their Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) 2019 result, it is inevitable to receive complaints when results start to trickle in.

Concise News reports that any enquiries or complaint/problem encountered can be reported to the JAMB office close to candidates.

And that is our compilation of top stories on JAMB results. Be assured that you can get updates on Concise News. See you soon!