ONLY CANDIDATES WITH NIN WILL BE REGISTERED FOR 2020 UTME – JAMB

NIGERIANS without the National Identification Number (NIN) duly assigned to them by the National Identity Card Management Commission will not be registered to sit for Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination from the year 2020. Head of Media, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Dr. Fabian Benjamin, who disclosed during the weekend, said the board would make NIN a prerequisite for registration effective from 2020. He spoke during his presentation at a one-day capacity building workshop for Education Correspondents Association of Nigeria (ECAN), organised by the National Examination Council (NECO) held at…

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15-YRBOLD BOY HAD HIGHEST SCORE IN UTME

A 15-year-old boy, Ekele Franklin from Imo State, has emerged the overall best candidate in the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination (UTME) conducted between April 11 and April 15. Franklin, who made University of Lagos his first choice, scored 347 and may not be admitted because of his age. The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, disclosed this at a news conference to announce the release of the results in Abuja on Saturday. Emmanuel Chidebube, a 16-year-old boy from Abia State, came second with…

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