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JAMB insists on NIN number for UTME



The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), on Thursday warned it would no longer register candidates without the National Identity Number for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

According to JAMB, only candidates with the NIN will be registered from 2020. This was disclosed by the board in series of tweets on its verified Twitter handle @JAMBHQ on Thursday·

“All candidates wishing to take the 2020 UTME must have the National Identification Number (NIN).
“Prospective candidates are urged to visit the nearest @nimc_ng office for their capturing.
“The Board would ONLY register candidates with NIN,” it tweeted

The Board went further to warn prospective candidates of unauthorised financial transactions with its employees.
It added: “Please be informed that the Board frowns on any form of financial dealings between candidates and staff.

“All payments on JAMB services are made directly to the Board’s TSA.

“Therefore, candidates involved in any financial transaction with a staff of the Board should notify the Board immediately and also provide any useful information about such staff for necessary action.”

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