The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) have announced that prospective candidates for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) are required to provide their email addresses for registration. This was made known in a statement issued on Monday by Head, Public Affairs and Protocol, JAMB, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, adding that the policy will take effect from Tuesday, 31 January 2023.
The Federal Government has disclosed that it has completed all protocols for the registration of Congress for the Nigerian University Academicians, CONUA, a rival union to the Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities, ASUU. The statement was released today through the office of the Minister for Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige shortly after a closed-door meeting with the leadership of the new ASUU rival group, CONUA led by its president, Niyi Sunmonu who warn his members to desist from behaving like ASUU.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced that it would begin registration for the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) from January 14 to February 14, 2023, while the 2023 UTME is scheduled to commence on April 29 and is expected to end on May 12, 2023. This was made known on Tuesday in a statement issued by JAMB’s Head of Media and Information, Mr. Fabian Benjamin, which stated that the dates were decided during the Board’s management meeting on Tuesday.
The Speaker House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has kicked against a claim by the Academic Staff Union of the Nigerian University, ASUU President, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, that he deceived the lecturers into negotiation with the promise of salary arrears payment. The spokesman of the green chamber, Ben Kalu, made this known today saying that the Speaker never promised anyone salary arrears during the ASUU verse the federal government negotiation. Recall that Gbajabiamila through his intervention, the ASUU call off its eight-month strike that shut down all public universities across the country.
In a bid to enhance the admission process at tertiary institutions, the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has commenced the automation of the admission process by training selected staff from tertiary institutions across the 6 geo-political zones on the Interactive e-Brochure and e-Syllabus System (IBASS) platform. The training programme was launched on Monday via video conference by the JAMB Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, who stated that from January 2023 the Board would no longer receive any physical letter from any institution except through IBASS.