JAMB Closes 2018 UTME Registration

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has closed registration for the 2018 unified tertiary matriculation examination (UTME).

Fabian Benjamin, spokesman of the board, announced this in a statement issued on Tuesday.

The statement said candidates who paid and obtained pins but have not been able to register have 24 hours to complete their registration.

“The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) wishes to inform the general public that the sale of 2018 UTME application is closed,” he said.

“However, the public is urged to note that all candidates who paid and obtained pins and could not unsuccessfully register at the close of sale are allowed to quickly within 24 hours complete their registration as no complaints would be entertained afterwards.

“For purposes of emphasis, this applies to only candidates who had initiated registration processes and have paid and procured the registration epins but could not register at the close of sales.

“Take note that candidates are not to generate any profile code for the purpose of 2018 UTME registration as doing so would have no effect and a waste of time and resources.”

The statement said over 1.6 million candidates applied within the three months that registration was open.

“The board commenced the sale of the 2018 UTME registration on the 6th of December 2017 and was to close on the 6th of February, 2018 but extended to 11th of February, 2018,” it said.

“At the close of pin vending a total of 1,662,818 candidates paid and obtained the epins while 1,650,547 had successfully registered for the 2018 UTME. The difference are the numbers outstanding who have not registered but are holding the epins and are now allowed to register within 24 hours.”

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UNILAG Postpones 2017 Convocation

The University of Lagos (UNILAG), on Tuesday said it had postponed its convocation ceremony for the 2016/2017 academic session.

The Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, who disclosed this in an interview with our reporter in Lagos said that a suitable date for the ceremony would be announced in due course.

The university, in a statement earlier issued , had stated that a news conference to announce activities lined up for the event had been slated for Feb. 14.

“Yes, after some deliberations with management, the university has decided to postpone the convocation ceremony.

“This is as a result of the challenges posed by the on-going strike embarked upon by members of the non –academic labour unions of universities.


Lawmaker’s wife dies after drinking concoction to enhance breast milk flow

The first wife of Yunusa Jikamshi, the lawmaker representing Musawa constituency in the state House of Assembly has died after allegedly drinking a herbal concoction to boost the flow of her breast milk.

It has now been reported that the police in Katsina State have launched an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of the wife of the member of the state House of Assembly, Binta Safiyanu.

The deceased, a mother of six, was said to have died a week after being delivered of a set of twins.

Reports has it that after being delivered of the babies, her breast milk was not flowing as expected, a development which made her co-wives to persuade her to drink the concoction.

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