JAMB Resumes Direct Entry Registration

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has resumed the suspended 2023 Direct Entry registration exercise. More so, the Board has released a new guideline for DE registration to avoid the use of fake A level certificate to be admitted into universities. The Board Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede made this public on 20th March 2023 in a conference in the nation's capital, noting that the exercise will be closed on 28th April 2023.
“You will recall that the board commenced the 2023 direct entry registration on Monday, 20th February 2023, but had to immediately suspend it following the discovery of the plethora of devices and machinations to circumvent and compromise the standard of A ‘level qualifications required from DE candidates,” he said.

2023 Elections: Universities Extends Resumption Dates Over Postponement

Universities across the country had earlier suspended academic activities until 14th March when the elections would’ve been concluded. However, the tertiary institutions have extended their resumption dates after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) rescheduled the March 11 governorship elections to 18th March. The postponement of the resumption dates has raised concerns among stakeholders in the education sector, stating that schools are still trying to recover from last year’s eight-month strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).

Naira Scarcity: JAMB Extends UTME Registration Deadline

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has extended the deadline for the registration of the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) to Wednesday, February 22, 2023, over the scarcity of naira notes. This was made known in a statement issued on Wednesday by JAMB’s, Head of Public Affairs and Protocol, Dr. Fabian Benjamin adding that the exercise which was scheduled to end on February 15, 2023, had been extended by one week.

NECO Releases 2022 SSCE External Results

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has announced the release of the result of the November/December 2022 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE), which was made known on Thursday by NECO Registrar, Prof. Dantani Wushishi. According to him, a total of 59,124 candidates sat for the examinations consisting of 31,316 males and 27,808 females, representing 52.96 percent and 47.03 percent respectively.

2023 Polls: FG Directs Closure Of Polytechnics

Ahead of the 2023 polls scheduled to hold on February 25 and March 11, the Federal Government (FG) has ordered the closure of all polytechnics across the country until after the elections. This was contained in a letter issued by the Federal Ministry of Education, which directed Idris Bugaje, the Executive Secretary of the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) to convey the instruction to rectors and provosts of all polytechnics nationwide.

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