• Don’t play with fire, admit students through JAMB not post-UTME – FG warns universities

    Don’t play with fire, admit students through JAMB not post-UTME – FG warns universities

    The Federal Ministry of Education on Monday sent a strong-worded statement to Nigerian universities, warning them that only the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) can admit students.

    The Director, Press and Public Relations, in the ministry, Mr. Ben Goong, stated that any institution that acted against the directive would have itself to blame.

    He denied media reports that the earlier decision to cancel post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) was upturned.

    The ministry insisted that universities “had no business admitting candidates other than […]