NANS Chairman in Kaduna State, Huzaifa Bello in a statement disagreed with the JAMB on reasons it gave, hence, called for reasonable extension of electronic registration instead of risking students’ lives to travel to JAMB headquarters in their respective states capital for manual registration.
It said further extension of the registration period was not feasible. The Board, however, said only candidates with genuine proofs of failed efforts will be allowed new extension dates.
The Board gave the directive in its Weekly Bulletin of the office of the Registrar, made available to the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Abuja.
The Senate also called for the extension of the JAMB registration deadline until there is a seamless and well organised process for obtaining the NIN.
Registrar of JAMB, Prof Is-haq Oloyede, announced that the examination date has been shifted from June 19 to July 3.
JAMB made this known in its Weekly Bulletin of the Office of the Registrar and made it available to the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Abuja.
Its Deputy Chairman, Admission Committee, Dr Tayo Arinde, gave this advice while speaking with newsmen in Ilorin on Tuesday.
According to the board’s weekly bulletin obtained from the board’s website by the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday, JAMB has also registered more than 8,000 Direct Entry candidates.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the news was unveiled by the University’s Registrar, Amos Mallo, in a statement.
Oloyede told newsmen at the board’s headquarters on Wednesday in Abuja that the fraudsters penetrated the board’s payment portal for ad hoc staff.
Prof Ishaq Oloyede, who stated this while addressing newsmen in Abuja, said consequently, candidates will have the following options to access their profile during or after registration.
The board made this known in a statement by its Head, Public Affairs and Protocol, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, on Wednesday in Abuja.
The board’s Head, Public Affairs and Protocol, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this in a telephone interview with News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday, in Abuja.
In its weekly bulletin made available to the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja on Thursday, the Board decried the unwholesome activities of fraudulent operators of cyber cafes, tutorial centres and other entities which deceive hapless candidates by using the board’s logo and name to defraud and extort them.
The subscribers and vendors reacted in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos.
Candidates are expected to pay financial institutions N3, 500 for e-Pins and N500 for the books they will use for the examination, totaling N4,000.
Azuka Ogugua, ICPC spokesperson, in a statement, on Wednesday, in Abuja, said Ojerinde was arrested on March 15, in Abuja, by operatives of the commission.
The board disclosed this in its Vol. 2, No. 15 Weekly Bulletin of the Office of the Registrar and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Abuja
In a statement signed by its Head of Media and Publicity, Dr Fabian Benjamin in Abuja, JAMB said that public universities would conclude admissions a month ahead of private institutions, polytechnics and colleges of education.
Ogundipe made the appeal during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Lagos.