Month: February 2016

Daily Trust: LEDAP Wants Post-JAMB‎ Test Abolished

jamb-logoThe Legal Defence and Assistance Project ( LEDAP ) has filed a case at the Federal High Court, Abuja seeking for an order declaring post–UTME test conducted by Universities and Polytechnics before admitting students as illegal practice that should be abolished.

In a suit filed by the group  against Joint Matriculation Board, the group said that there is no law authorizing the Universities to subject candidates to a second screening or test after the UTME examination by JAMB.

The group also said that the POST-UTME test has become a source of  corruption in the universities and polytechnics adding that lecturers and admission officials charge candidates huge sums of money using the Post-UTME as smoke screen.

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Channels Television: LEDAP Seeks Court Order Abolishing Post-JAMB Test

JAMB-computer-exam-300x161The Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP) has filed a suit at the Federal High Court, Abuja seeking an order that POST-UTME tests conducted by Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges before admitting students are illegal and should be abolished.

In a suit filed recently against Joint Admissions Matriculation Board (JAMB) and National Universities Commission (NUC), the group claims that there is no law authorising the Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges to subject candidates to a second screening or test after the UTME examination by JAMB. Continue reading “Channels Television: LEDAP Seeks Court Order Abolishing Post-JAMB Test”

Vanguard: LEDAP Wants Court To Declare Post-UTME Tests Illegal

By Innocent Anaba

A civil society organisation, Legal Defence and Assistance Project, LEDAP, has asked a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to declare that the post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME tests conducted by Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges before admitting students are illegal and should be abolished.

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UTME-Candidates

Defendants in the suit are Joint Admissions Matriculation Board, JAMB, National Universities Commission, NUC and Federal Ministry of Education.

LEDAP is contending that there is no law authorizing the Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges to subject candidates to a second screening or test after the UTME examination by JAMB. Continue reading “Vanguard: LEDAP Wants Court To Declare Post-UTME Tests Illegal”