UTME: Lagos tops as JAMB registers 1.2m candidates in 22 days

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has registered 1, 205, 187 candidates between 10 January and 1 February 2019 in the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) registration exercise.

The Board, which made this known in its weekly bulletin made available to newsmen in Abuja by its Head of Media, Dr Fabian Benjamin, said Lagos State with 161, 654 so far has the highest number of candidates follow by Kaduna and Oyo states with 76, 049 and 57, 616 respectively.

Zamfara State with 3,349 has the least number of candidates registered in the Computer-Based Test (CBT) centres located in the state and closely follow by Sokoto- 6,960 and Kebbi State-9,599.

Other states with reasonable high number of candidates include FCT-Abuja -56,132, Rivers- 5,119, Ogun-48,617 and Nasarawa with 45,616.

The examination body also revealed that it has further suspended three more CBT centres for violating laid down rules guarding the registration exercise, bringing the total number to 12.

The Board listed the three newly suspended CBT centres to include that of Evangel University, Okpoto, Ebonyi State, College of Education, Ikare, Ekiti State and St Silas Anglican Secondary School, Omuooke, Ekiti State.

JAMB, which also announced the reinstatement of the CBT centre located in Rajib Computer Academy, Jos, Plateau State, said the 12 suspended centres committed offences ranging from unauthorised use of registration SIM in manner inimical to candidates interest to charging candidates higher than the authorised fees, among others.

The reports that the 2019 UTME registration exercise which began on January 10, 2019 in 739 CBT centres across the country is expected to come to an end on 21

512 thoughts on “UTME: Lagos tops as JAMB registers 1.2m candidates in 22 days

  1. hey there and thanks on your information – I have certainly picked up anything new from right here. I did on the other hand expertise some technical points the usage of this web site, as I experienced to reload the website lots of occasions previous to I may get it to load correctly. I had been brooding about if your web host is OK? No longer that I’m complaining, but slow loading cases instances will very frequently have an effect on your placement in google and could damage your quality rating if ads and ***********|advertising|advertising|advertising and *********** with Adwords. Anyway I am including this RSS to my e-mail and could look out for much extra of your respective interesting content. Ensure that you replace this once more soon..

  2. What’s Happening i am new to this, I stumbled upon this I’ve found It absolutely useful and it has helped me out loads. I hope to contribute & help other users like its aided me. Great job.|

  3. May I just say what a relief to find somebody who actually understands what they’re discussing on the net. You definitely realize how to bring an issue to light and make it important. More and more people really need to read this and understand this side of your story. I can’t believe you’re not more popular given that you certainly have the gift.

  4. Hey, I think your website might be having browser compatibility issues. When I look at your blog site in Ie, it looks fine but when opening in Internet Explorer, it has some overlapping. I just wanted to give you a quick heads up! Other then that, awesome blog!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Notice: ob_end_flush(): failed to send buffer of zlib output compression (0) in /home/loudspea/public_html/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4979