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2021 UTME: JAMB Gives Update On Candidates with Incomplete Registration

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2021 UTME: JAMB Gives Update On Candidates with Incomplete Registration

Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) has advised candidates whose registration process is incomplete to visit special centres to finish the process.

JAMB’s Head of Media Dr Fabian Benjamin gave the advice in a statement on Monday.

Benjamin said the advice affected only those who could not complete their registration during the earlier scheduled registration period.

He said only candidates whose names were compiled after giving reasons for the incomplete registration process and had been contacted “are expected to visit the centres”.

“At the end of the period originally scheduled for the 2021/2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry (DE) registration on May 15, the registration period was extended.

“Another two weeks that elapsed on May 29, was given to accommodate candidates who, largely due to issues related with newly introduced pre-requisite of National Identification Number (NIN), could not register.

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“Additional extension of two weeks was made to compile the list of all prospective candidates who for any reason were unable to register.

“The candidates who have not registered but have secured the profile codes and initiated the registration process are expected to visit the specially designated registration centres to complete the registration on Tuesday, June 15.

“Designated registration centre for each candidate is being forwarded to them through the GSM text (SMS) messages and also available on the website of the Board (www.jamb.gov.ng) from 12 noon on Monday, June 14.

“The identification number on each form given to the candidates has been used to assign the candidates to their registration centres.

“Only candidates who have secured their profile codes are expected to visit the centres.

“Also, the names of the few who have not yet obtained their NIN or profile codes have been forwarded to NIMC and would be contacted as soon as they are cleared by NIMC.

“Each candidate posted to any non-JAMB owned CBT centre is expected to pay the registration fee of N1,000 to such CBT centre,” Benjamin said.

The 2021 UTME is scheduled to commence from June 19 to July 3.

The Registrar of the board, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, however, disclosed the possibility of conducting a second UTME for candidates with genuine registration challenges.

Oloyede made disclosed this on Wednesday in Lagos while monitoring profiling of candidates with 2021 UTME registration challenges.

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Freed Bethel Students to Write Ongoing NECO Examination

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Freed Bethel Students to Write Ongoing NECO Examination

The Kaduna State Government said it will ensure that the freed students of the Bethel Baptist High School write the ongoing National Examinations Council (NECO) examinations.

A statement issued by the state Commissioner for Education, Shehu Mohammed, on Tuesday, said the state government was working with the council to ensure that those who registered write their examination at the nearest centre.

He also assured that the state government would do the needful to ensure the safe release of those children who were still being held by the kidnappers.

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Recall that the kidnappers on July 5, 2021 invaded the Bethel Baptist High School, Maraban Damishi, in Chikun Local Government Area of the state and abducted the students.

The 28 students were released by the kidnappers on Sunday while a few others had earlier regained their freedom and another four escaped from the bandits’ hideout on Monday.

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JAMB Suspends use of USSD Code to Check UTME Results, Issues New Directive

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JAMB Suspends use of USSD Code to Check UTME Results, Issues New Directive

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has suspended the use of USSD code to check the just released results of 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

JAMB which made this known in a statement issued by its spokesman, Dr Fabian Benjamin, on Saturday, said candidates are now expected to visit the Board’s website to access their results.

The exam body said the new results checking process was necessitated by the current challenges associated with the USSD code.

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It reads : “It has come to the attention of the Board that the result checking on USSD code 55019 is saddled with some challenges. Consequently, the Board hereby directs all candidates to visit JAMB portal to check for their 2021 UTME result. Each candidate is to follow this simple steps.

(a) Visit https://www.jamb.gov.ng
(b) On the menu bar, click on efacility
(c) On the page that shows up, click on UTME 2021 Main Results Notification Slip
(d) Enter your registration number and click the button Check My Result

“Candidates can check their results from anywhere there is internet access, checking by USSD code 55019 is suspended”.

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TETFUND Chief, Bogoro, Inaugurates Projects at UniJos

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TETFUND Chief, Bogoro, Inaugurates Projects at UniJos

Prof Suleiman Bogoro, the Executive Secretary, Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND), has inaugurated completed projects at the University of Jos.

During the Inauguration on Thursday, Bogoro thanked the management of the university for the feat achieved and described it as a “wonderful initiative”.

He said the projects, in addition to adding value and changing the face of the university, will enhance teaching and learning, adding that the projects will address the infrastructure shortage the university has faced in the past.

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He further disclosed that with the news projects, the university stands a chance of competing with its peers anywhere in the world.

The vice chancellor, Sebastian Maimako whose tenure expires in few days commended the contractors of the projects for executing them within specifications. He also thanked members of staff of the university for their support, commitment and dedication to duty, and urged them to keep the flag flying.

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