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JAMB sets April 11 for conduct of 2019 UTME

By Akon Etumukwa   The Joint Admissions and Matriculation has fixed Thursday April 11, 2019 for the conduct of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.   Spokesperson of JAMB, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, who disclosed this in statement yesterday, said candidates are …

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JAMB 2019: Agriculture records lowest applications

By Akon Etumukwa Despite huge emphasis on diversification of the nation’s economy with Agricultural sector as the spine, the sector has become unattractive to majority of Nigerian students. Application statistics released by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, for …

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2019 UTME: why JAMB recorded highest registration 

By Akon Etumukwa As the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, prepares to announce a date for the commencement of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, the Board has said the slash in registration fees accounted for the high …

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TETFund: varsities, others get N727b in four years

By Godfrey AKON The Federal Government has said it allocated a total of N727, 225,862,128.86 to universities, polytechnics and colleges of education through the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, between 2015 and 2018. Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, who disclosed …

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Bogoro pledges effective management of TETEFund

By Akon Etumukwa As the dust over Baffa’s ouster settles, the reinstated Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, Prof Suleiman Bogoro, has pledged to properly manage the agency and make it a reference point for other institutions. Bogoro, …

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JAMB shuts down UNIBEN centre, 8 others

By Akon Etumukwa The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has shut down the University of Benin, UNIBEN, ICT Computer Based Test, CBT, centre and nine others over infractions in the registration of candidates for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation …

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FG orders crackdown on illegal tertiary institutions

By Godfrey AKON The Federal Government has ordered a nationwide crackdown on illegal universities, colleges of education, polytechnics and monotechnics, urging relevant agencies to immediately apprehend and prosecute promoters of such institutions. Minister of Education, Malam Adama Adamu, who gave …

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