The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has concluded preparations for the presentation of awards to five tertiary establishments at its maiden edition of the 2018 country wide Tertiary Admissions performance advantage Award (NATAP-M).

The board’s Head, Media and information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, made the disclosure to the news agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Lagos.


In line with Benjamin, the Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, could be doing the presentation on Thursday in Abuja.

The JAMB’s spokesman mentioned that the award turned into in reputation of the establishments’ compliance to admission tips.

“We want to honour these establishments for doing what is predicted of them within the past years, in phrases of admission overall performance.

“again, we checked out the maximum subscribed, the variety of foreigners admitted gender balancing and national unfold.

“you know some tertiary establishments will want to localise their admission by using narrowing it all the way down to applicants from their locality,” Benjamin told NAN.


“All such exercise does not provide our establishments the deserved publicity and competition as acquired in establishments in different climes.

“this is also partly the motive such establishments cannot appeal to overseas students.


“it’s also the motive why most of them find it tough to interrupt via in phrases of worldwide ranking, aside studies and different issues.

“We want to inspire our institutions to be having international out appearance and we trust that with this kind of awards, things will alternate for excellent.”


He stated that predicted at the award ceremonies have been pro Chancellors, Vice-Chancellors of Universities, as well as Provosts of schools of schooling and Rectors of Polytechnics.