The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced a new deadline for the sales of pin and registration for candidates seeking admissions into Nigerian universities through direct entry.
The sale of e-PINs would close on Saturday, 26th May, while registration of those who obtained the e-PIN ends on Tuesday, 30th May, the examination body said in a statement by its spokesperson, Fabian Benjamin.
The registration was earlier scheduled to end on 13 May. However, a few days to the deadline, the board’s offices began to witness a surge in the number of applicants, prompting it to extend the registration date.
Mr Benjamin said the 2023 DE registration, which commenced in February, was extended for all desiring candidates to register.
The board also included some initiatives in its continuous crackdown on candidates with fake A-level results.
Mr Benjamin said the new regime has exposed cases of falsifications and other infractions in the DE, stating that it’s one of the board’s many gains from the regulated DE registration exercise.
He said the board is successful in capturing only the deserving candidates.
“The 2023 DE registration is unique among many others as it came with some features meant to enhance the Board’s capacity to permanently address those loopholes hitherto being exploited by some vested interests,” he said.