Beginning with 2020 UTME, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said only candidates with NIN will be able to register for the examination.
JAMB announced that it will no longer register candidates who do not have the National Identity Number (NIN) for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), beginning with the 2020 examination.
This was announced through a 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 stated in the tweet.
“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.”
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.
— JAMB (@JAMBHQ) October 17, 2019
Students are now asking, is NIN slip and card free?
Here is a response from the official verified twitter handle of NIMC; @nimc_ng
Enrolment, NIN slip and card first issued to you is free but subsequent request for modification,verification, card renewal and replacement all attract different fees respectively.
Enrolling for your NIN is absolutely free. So also is the issuance of your first NIN slip and card. We only charge for modification, verification, card renewal and replacement as they are made at the request of the enrolee.
Students enrolling for their NIN will pay no fee. NIN enrolment is FREE!!!