NDA: We Didn’t Suspend UTME As Admission Requirement

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) says the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) remains one of the basic requirements for admission into the academy.

NAN reports that Bashir Jajira, the academy’s spokesman, broke the news in a statement issued in Kaduna on Saturday.

Jajira said the clarification was against the backdrop of rumours making the rounds that the academy had suspended the use of UTME for the incoming members of 73 Regular Course.

“The academy wishes to inform the general public that UTME is one of the basic requirements for entry into the academy. All interested applicants into the academy must have passed the UTME and attained an acceptable minimum national standard as determined by JAMB annual policy meeting before gaining entry into the 73 Regular Course,” the statement read.

The general public is advised to disregard any information circulating on the social media purporting the suspension of JAMB for 73 Regular Course.”

The NDA urged the public to disregard the rumoured suspension, noting that people should visit the academy’s approved platforms to get information about its activities.

The information, which is false, has no link with the NDA and is capable of disqualifying interested applicants from gaining entry into the academy,” it added.

“The academy wishes to reiterate that all activities relating to admissions into the NDA are duly publicised on its official website: and in some national dailies.”

Source: The Cable Lifestyle
[4/12, 8:51 AM] TEAM BOMA REPORTS: JAMB: How to register for 2021 UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Saturday announced the commencement of registration of candidates for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination and Direct Entry to tertiary education institutions in Nigeria.

The decision came barely 48 hours after it had stopped the exercise over technical challenges of the National Identification Number.

But a terse statement issued by the spokesperson for JAMB, Dr Fabian Benjamin, said registration for the examination had now commenced in full swing as all the issues had been resolved.

How to apply for the 2021 UTME:


It is important to get a valid and functional e-mail account. You also need an active phone number. This is because you will need this for registration and to send and receive information from JAMB.

Your e-mail is also a form of identity for you.


JAMB will be making use of the National Identification Number for registration this year. Being a compulsory requirement, you will need it for your enrollment.


After having your email address a d NIN ready, you can proceed to the JAMB website.

When you get there, create a JAMB profile, preferably before purchasing the form.

  1. CHECK JAMB iBass

After creating a profile, it is recommended that you check JAMB iBass to be sure of your eligibility to take this year’s examination. The information is provided on the official website of the exam body.

  1. JAMB e-pin

After your eligibility has been confirmed, then you can proceed to purchase your 2021 JAMB e-pin registration from banks and other accredited outlets.


Then, proceed to any accredited computer-based test centre with your personal details and your profile code.

Source: Punch Newspaper

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