The Joint Admissions and
Matriculation Board (JAMB) has
said the 2018 Unified Tertiary
University Examinations (UTME)
candidates who could no longer
access their results might have had
their results withheld.
The Board’s Head of Media, Fabian
Benjamin, disclosed this in an
interview with the News Agency of
Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in
Some candidates have earlier cried
foul following the removal of their
released results from the website
of the Board, after initially
accessing it.
The candidates complained that
the site displayed, “You do not
have any result yet” or “you did
not write the examination,” after
such results were earlier
According to Mr. Benjamin, the
board may reschedule the
examinations for some whose
cases are exceptional but some
results may have been withheld.
“Once you don’t see your result
after a while it means it has been
“However, there are exceptions
and the board intends to
reschedule the examinations for
those who fall in that category but
they would be contacted before
then,” he said.
He explained that the board was
still working to release other
He also said the board would
continually give an update to the
general public on latest
developments as time goes on,
especially if there are any changes
in the system.
Mr. Benjamin also enjoined those
who intend to change their choice
of institutions before the 2018/19
admissions process begins, to visit the board’s
site and follow the procedure as displayed.
He said the process has been ongoing and costs
N2, 500 only and can only be processed online,
just like every other process of the board.

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