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    JAMB: Many corrupt leaders started with examination malpractice

JAMB: Many corrupt leaders started with examination malpractice

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says some Nigerian leaders started corruption by experimenting with examination malpractice.The board disclosed this in its weekly bulletin.JAMB lamented that examination fraud in the country is mostly sponsored by parents, adding that it is determined to fight the malpractices before it becomes "a monster".“Corruption is not a peculiar African or Nigerian problem. Regrettably, [...]

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    JAMB: There’s a sponsored campaign against us

JAMB: There’s a sponsored campaign against us

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    JAMB kicks against establishment of new varsities

JAMB kicks against establishment of new varsities

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    Oloyede denies clash between JAMB, WAEC timetables

Oloyede denies clash between JAMB, WAEC timetables

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    Muslim group opposes Kukah’s initiative to train 10m ‘almajiris’

Muslim group opposes Kukah’s initiative to train 10m ‘almajiris’

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has rejected Mathew Kukah’s initiative to train almajiri children. Kukah, bishop of the Catholic diocese of Sokoto state, had disclosed his plans to train 10 million almajiri children in the north.Reacting in a statement on Wednesday, MURIC described Kukah’s proposal as a ploy for "modern colonialism and a potential time bomb".The group cautioned Muslims elders against [...]

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    HEDA honours ‘outstanding individuals’ in the fight against corruption

HEDA honours ‘outstanding individuals’ in the fight against corruption

The Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA) has singled out some Nigerians it found worthy of honour.The civil society group honoured these individuals at the maiden edition of Gani Fawehinmi Impact and Integrity Awards in Lagos on Monday.According to the organisers, the award is in recognition of individuals who promote honour, integrity and who also stand tall in the crusade [...]

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    Oloyede: NSCIA has reached out to Boko Haram over Leah Sharibu

Oloyede: NSCIA has reached out to Boko Haram over Leah Sharibu

Ishaq Oloyede, secretary-general, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), says the organisation has reached out to Boko Haram over the continued captivity of Leah Sharibu.Sharibu was among the 112 kidnapped from Girls Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe state, on February 19.Although most of the other girls later regained freedom, Sharibu was held back for reportedly refusing to denounce Christianity.Speaking on Monday at The Point [...]

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    Extension of UTME registration possible, says JAMB

Extension of UTME registration possible, says JAMB

 Is’haq Oloyede, registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), says if need be, the registration of Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) will be extended.He also said there would be no registration had been suspended till Monday because of the mock examinations organised by the body.Oloyede, who disclosed this at a news conference in Abuja, said this does not preclude any candidate [...]

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    JAMB scraps awaiting results, commences sale of forms in March

JAMB scraps awaiting results, commences sale of forms in March

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has stopped candidates awaiting their O’level results from participating in the universities tertiary matriculation examination (UTME).Fabian Benjamin, spokesman of the board, disclosed this in a statement issued on Tuesday.He said this is one of the outcomes of the restructuring exercise embarked upon by the organisation under the leadership of Ishaq Oloyede, the current [...]

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    1.7 million candidates to write 2017 UTME

1.7 million candidates to write 2017 UTME

A total of 1.7 million candidates are expected to sit for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), according to Ishaq Oloyede, registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).He made the disclosure on Tuesday while fielding questions from journalists at the information and communication technology (ICT) retreat organised for stakeholders in Abeokuta, Ogun state.The retreat was attended by [...]

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    Buhari sacks JAMB registrar, appoints ex-UNILORIN VC

Buhari sacks JAMB registrar, appoints ex-UNILORIN VC

President Muhammadu Buhari has relieved Dibu Ojerinde, a professor, of his appointment as the registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB).Bem Goong, deputy director of press at the ministry of education, disclosed this in a statement, saying Ishaq Oloyede, a former vice-chancellor (VC) of the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN), had been appointed the new registrar of the board.Goong said [...]

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    Eid el-Fitri: Sultan tells Muslims to watch out for the moon

Eid el-Fitri: Sultan tells Muslims to watch out for the moon

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has asked every Muslim in the country to be on lookout for the new moon for the Eid el-Fitri celebration.In a statement signed by Is-haq Oloyede, secretary-general of the council, Oloyede said the council, under Sa’ad Abubakar, leadership of the Sultan of Sokoto, had enjoined all Muslims to look for the moon.Oloyede [...]

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    Buratai: Zakzaky no longer in army’s custody

Buratai: Zakzaky no longer in army’s custody

Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff, says Ibrahim El-Zak-Zaky, leader of the Shi’ia sect, who was arrested after a clash with military, is no longer in the custody of the army.Buratai said this on Thursday when he met with a delegation from the Nigerian Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), at the army headquarters in Abuja.Responding to NSCIA’s request to [...]

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    Muhammed, chief imam of national mosque, dies at 68

Muhammed, chief imam of national mosque, dies at 68

Musa Muhammed, the chief imam of the Abuja national mosque, has died at the age of 68.Ishaq Oloyede, secretary-general of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), announced the passing on of Muhammed in a statement in Ibadan, capital of Oyo state, on Saturday.The statement said Muhammed died during a brief illness at the national hospital, Abuja.It added that there [...]

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