2024 UTME: JAMB okays 747 CBT centres for registration, examination

January 15, 2024 Blueprint News 0

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has certified 747 Computer Based Test (CBT) Centres for the 2024 UTME exercise scheduled to begin on Monday. The board made this know in a Bulletin issued in Abuja by the Board’s Public Communication Advisor (PAC), Dr Fabian Benjamin. The board had shortlisted 907 CBT centres for accreditation, but after revalidation and integrity Read More

UTME: Complete guide on how to register for 2024 DE, JAMB examinations

January 15, 2024 Blueprint News 0

The Joint Admission and Matriculations Board has commenced the 2024/2025 Universal Tertiary Matriculation Examinations registration process for all interested candidates across the country. Following the announcement, JAMB rolled out the registration process for interested candidates across the country. The JAMB Registrar, Ishaq Oloyede, during a meeting with media executives in Lagos State on Sunday, said that measures have been put Read More

Zamfara lawmaker grants scholarship to 118 students

January 4, 2024 Admin III 0

The House of Representatives member representing Maru and Bungudu federal constituency in Zamfara state, Hon. Abdulmalik Zubairu, has granted scholarship to 118 students of Federal College of Education Technical Gusau. In an interview with Blueprint shortly after the disbursement of the scholarship to the beneficiaries in Bungudu town, the headquarters of Bungudu local government, Thursday, the chairman of the Hon. Read More

2024: FG extends deadline for hajj registration

January 2, 2024 Admin III 0

The Federal Government has approved an extension of the deadline for the 2024 hajj registration by the intending pilgrims. The Assistant Director, Public Affairs, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Mrs Fatima Usara disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday. She said the extension was in response to the heartfelt concerns raised by religious clerics, State Pilgrims’ Welfare Read More

2024 UTME: JAMB raises cost of application fee 

December 18, 2023 Admin III 0

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has increased the cost of registration forms for 2024 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME). The board stated this in a statement shared on its official X handle Sunday. The UTME is a mandatory Computer-Based Test taken by admission seekers into Nigerian tertiary institutions. About 1.5 million admission seekers in Nigerian tertiary institutions sit the tests Read More

States owe NECO N5.5bn for 11 years – Registrar 

October 10, 2023 Aideloje Ojo  0

  The National Examination Council (NECO) has been owed a total of N5.5 billion since 2012, the Registrar of the council, Professor Dantani Ibrahim Wushishi, has said.  Prof Wushishi disclosed this Tuesday while releasing the 2023 SSCE results in Minna.  Although the Registrar did not name the states involved in the debt, he explained that the governments of affected states usually Read More

JAMB Vs Mmesoma: I don’t know where my daughter registered for UTME – Candidate’s father

July 5, 2023 Admin III 0

  Romanus Ejikeme, the father of Mmesoma Ejikeme- the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) candidate accused of falsifying her result,  has said he does not know where his daughter registered for the examination. The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) had alleged that scammers may have duped Miss Mmesoma or that she was part of a “high-level syndicate” that it claimed Read More

SEC exposes amendments to rules on shelf registration

June 26, 2023 Admin III 0

The Securities and Exchange Commission has exposed some proposed amendments to rules on Shelf Registration and Pre-offer Waiting Period. The SEC stated that the Sundry Amendments are being made to Rule 279(3) on Shelf Registration and Rule 300 on Pre-Offer Waiting Period (Fixed Price Offers. Details of the proposed Amendment to Rule 279(3) – Shelf Registration Proposed Amendment shows the Read More

NPFL: Clubs bow, agree to play abridged league

January 4, 2023 Admin III 0

Against the backdrop of the ongoing disagreement between the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) organizers, Interim Management Committee (IMC) and the 20 Club  majority ofwhom  have revolved to align and playing the 2022/23 abridged league proposed by the IMC after initially kicking against the idea. According to some of the club managers, they noted that they are not against the process of Read More

JAMB announces when 2023 UTME, Direct Entry registration, examination will kick-off 

December 20, 2022 Admin III 0

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has approved the commencement of registration for the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) from January 24 to February 14, 2023. The Board also fixed March 16, 2023, for the conduct of its optional mock-UTME. This is contained in a statement by the board’s Head of Public Affairs and Protocol, Dr Fabian Benjamin, Read More

2023 UTME: Candidates can now generate profile codes – JAMB

December 12, 2022 Uji A. Iliyasu 0

As part of its measures to ensure a smooth 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) registration, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced that prospective  candidates can now generate their profile codes and save same for use during registration.  This was contained in a statement made available to Blueprint Monday by JAMB’s Head, Public Affairs and Protocol, Dr Read More

2023: INEC raises alarm over 132, 626 uncollected PVCs In Anambra 

December 7, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Wednesday December 7, 2022 lamented over 132, 626 uncollected Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVC) in Anambra State. The State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Dr. Mrs Queen Elizabeth Agwu, disclosed this at a stakeholders’ meeting held at their headquarters in Awka, urging the media and others to sensitise populace for collections. The unclaimed PVCs, according to Read More

Register vocational courses alongside course of study, VC charges students 

November 28, 2022 Oyibo Salihu 0

The vice chancellor of Federal University Lokoja (FUL) ,  Professor Olayemi Akunwumi, has charged the newly admitted  students of the institution to register for a vocational skill alongside their course of study. He assured that  the students  will be certificated at the end of third year. Professor Akunwumi gave the charge in his address at the matriculation ceremony of the Read More

CVR: INEC records 9.2m registrants in week 5

May 18, 2022 Emeka Nze 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday released figures recorded in quarter four, week five as at 7am, Monday 16th May 2022 on the ongoing voter registration. According to figures from the office of the Chief Press Secretary to INEC chairman, Mr Rotimi Oyekanmi, the figure for fresh registrants was 9,238,991. Those who completed the registration totalled 5,845,751 which Read More

About 60m subscribers submitted their NINs – MTN

May 2, 2022 Segun Odunewu, Lagos 0

MTN Nigeria Communications Plc says approximately 60 million subscribers have submitted their NINs, as at April 25, representing about 85 per cent of its subscriber base. The Telecom giant which disclosed this in its unaudited results for the first quarter of 2022, said it has supported the federal government’s regulation on SIM enrollment and also complied with the directive. It Read More

INEC’s fresh registration now over 7m

March 15, 2022 Admin III 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says fresh registration in the ongoing nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) is 7,009,343 as at 7 a.m on March 14. The commission in the quarter 3, Week 10 update released on Monday in Abuja, also disclosed that the registrants who had completed their registration was 4,009,361 out of which 1,687,540 were done online and Read More

Voter education: CSOs urge Nigerians to support INEC

March 1, 2022 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

Nigerians have been urged to support the Independent NationalElectoral Commission (INEC), political parties, Civil SocietyOrganisations, as well as security agencies towards strengtheningdemocratic process in the country. The urge was made by the Coalition of INEC accredited DomisticElection Observer Group, at a press conference, held in Jos. The text of the press conference, read by Bafunshoo Tunde, afterobserving the bye-elections that Read More

Breaking: JAMB reveals date for 2022 UTME, DE registration

January 24, 2022 Admin III 0

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Monday, announced February 12, 2022 as the date for the commencement of registration for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and the Direct Entry (DE) examination. This was made known via the board’s weekly bulletin released by its Director of Public Relations, Dr Fabian Benjamin. In the timeline of events attached to the Read More

40m membership: We ‘ll win Anambra, victorious in 2023 general elections – APC

October 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The ruling  All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed confidence that it will win the forthcoming Anambra governorship election and later win the 2023 general elections with its membership strength of over 40 million. The ruling party has boasted that governorship  elections in Ekiti and Osun states will be in their favour. Secretary of the party’s Caretaker Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee Read More

Senate summons FUTO VC, 2 lecturers over victimisation of student

October 10, 2021 Amaechi Okwara 0

The Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions has again summoned the management of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO), over alleged victimisation, extortion and criminal breach of duty. Also summoned are two lecturers of the institution, Williams Akionbare and C. Onanuju. They are to appear for the public hearing on a petition written by the law chamber Read More

Over 180m telephone lines now linked to NIN – NCC

October 5, 2021 Segun Odunewu 0

The Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) has revealed that over 180 million telephone lines are now linked with the National Identity Numbers (NIN). This disclosure was made via an address by the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Prof Umar Danbatta on Tuesday, during the Public Inquiry on three Regulatory Instruments on the Rule Making Process at the Read More

APC Convention: PGF boss sets agenda for incoming National Working Committee

September 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the national convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), a chieftain of the party and the Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PFG) Salihu Moh Lukman, has emphasized the importance of electronic membership registration by the incoming National Working Committee (NWC). Lukman also explained other measures he thinks should be implemented to make the APC function Read More

2023: INEC berates low voters registration in Ogun

September 23, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has frowned at the low level of registration of eligible voters in Ogun state compared to other states in the country. The new Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mr. Olusegun Agbaje disclosed this to newsmen Thursday during a media parley held at the INEC state office, Abeokuta. Agbaje stated that some states especially in the Read More