A Federal High Court in Abuja has declared the Post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (Post-UTME) conducted by universities, polytechnics and colleges of education in Nigeria as illegal.
The court stated that there was no extant law authorising the exercise.
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The Federal Government has lifted the ban on the controversial post-UTME examinations usually organised by universities in Nigeria for admission seekers after the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME).
Speaking with The Guardian in Abuja, Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu...
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Prof. Chinwe Obaji has condemned the cancellation of Post UTMEs in Nigerian tertiary institutions by current Education Minister Adamu Adamu.
Obaji is the education minister introduced the post-UTME exercise in 2005 under the Olusegun Obasanjo administration.
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The federal government may revoke operational licenses of private universities that flout the proscription of the controversial written post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (post-UTME), and covertly conduct the exercise
Deputy Director, Press at the Federal Ministry of Education, Mr...
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The Federal Government on Saturday clarified its ban on Post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination and the general admission procedures, saying it “does not in any way affect the statutory role of the Senate of any University or the academic boards of any tertiary institution conducting its...
JAMB promised sometimes ago to create a portal where candidates can check which institution they have been posted for the 2016 admission and has thus made true its promise.
Candidates can now actually check the institutions they have been posted for 2016 admission.
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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has distanced itself from media reports that it imposed the Point System Option (PSO) on higher institutions as the new admission guidelines for 2016 admission processes.
Distancing itself from such report, the examination body described it...
The National Association of Nigerian Students has rejected the introduction of the admission screening fee of N2,500 by the Federal Government through the Ministry of Education.
Mr Gbenga Ayenuro, the NANS Vice President, said this in a statement made available to newsmen in Akure on Friday...
The Federal Ministry of Education and other stakeholders in the tertiary education sub-sector have scrapped the Computer-Based Test, CBT, even as they agreed on N2,500 as the maximum fee for the post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME.
This was contained in a statement issued in...
Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu has directed all tertiary institutions that have conducted Post UTME examination to immediately refund money taken from candidates.
The minister made this position known yesterday, in a press statement issued by Deputy Director Press and Public...
Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Dibu Ojerinde has declared as ‘unconstitutional’ and ‘illegal’ the Post-UTME examination conducted by tertiary institutions in Nigeria.
The JAMB boss added that the examination body was not responsible for scrapping the...
Former Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission, NUC, Professor Peter Okebukola, has hinted that universities in the country will revert back to the old way of oral interview and written essay in place of the scrapped post-UTME.
Speaking to Vanguard, he said that Nigerian...
The Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Professor Dibu Ojerinde, has explained the scrapping of Post UTMEs in Nigerian tertiary institutions.
Speaking after Education Minister, Mallam Adamu Adamu announced the scrapping of the exam, Ojerinde said universities won't...