- JAMB on Monday, April 17, extended the closing date for the 2023 Direct Entry (DE) registration by one week starting from Friday, April 21
- Its spokesman, Dr Fabian Benjamin, said that the DE registration exercise commenced on Monday, March 20, and was billed to end on Thursday, April 20
- He said it would as well accommodate others, who wished to register but were unable to do so within the stipulated time
On Monday, April 17, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) extended the closing date for the ongoing 2023 Direct Entry (DE) registration by a week.
The exercise, which commenced on Monday, March 20, and was billed to end on Thursday, April 20, has been extended by one week starting from Friday, April 21, 2023.
Why JAMB extended the 2023 Direct Entry registration
JAMB spokesperson, Dr Fabian Benjamin, in a statement, explained that the extension was to allow holders of Cambridge A/Level certificates, who have not registered to do so within the time frame, Daily Trust reported.
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The board subsequently directed those with Cambridge certificates to register for the 2023 DE at any JAMB office nearest to them, The Punch added.
He, however, said this consideration does not in any way include candidates awaiting Cambridge Certificates, as “Awaiting Results” would not be accepted, Leadership further confirmed.
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The vice-presidential candidate of the Labour Party and pro-chancellor of Baze University, Senator Datti Baba-Ahmed, has urged matriculants of the institution to be focused and diligent to achieve their goals academic goals as students.
Senator Baba-Ahmed made this call on Saturday, April 15, at the matriculation ceremony of new students witnessed by Legit.ng's regional correspondent.
The institution matriculated 1,224 new students into various disciplines for the 2022/2023 academic session.
UNILAG explains why applicant with 326 JAMB/UTME score was not given admission
In another development, UNILAG management has refuted the viral claim by a female candidate that the University deliberately denied her admission despite scoring 326 out of 400 in the 2022 UTME.
The University explained that the applicant failed to upload her secondary school certificate result on the JAMB CAPS before the stipulated deadline, leading to her disqualification.
UNILAG urged applicants to follow the admission guidelines and assured them of its commitment to a transparent and credible admission process.