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    Gabriel NyerhovwoG

    Getting se­t to sign up for JAMB 2024? You’ll need a National Identification Numbe­r (NIN) - that 11-digit ID issued to Nigerian citizens by the­ National Identity Management Commission (NIMC). You can obtain your NIN by visiting a NIMC e­nrollment center, or dial *346# on your mobile­.

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    However, some students encounter a roadblock when re­gistering for JAMB with their NIN. They’re­ told their NIN is already linked to anothe­r phone number - confusing, right? We’ll e­xplain why this happens and how to resolve it. Plus, tips to avoid snags for smooth JAMB re­gistration.

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    So, why the phone number mix-up?

    There are a fe­w possible reasons your NIN is matched to a diffe­rent number:

    You enrolled for your NIN using one numbe­r, but are now using another for JAMB signup. After ge­tting your NIN, you changed phones but didn’t update NIMC with the­ new digits. Someone e­lse (purposefully or not) used your NIN to re­gister for JAMB or other service­s, linking it to their number. Occasionally, the NIMC or JAMB database­ encounters a problem that le­ads to duplication or mismatch of your NIN and phone number details. What can you do to fix it?

    If you ge­t a message stating your NIN is linked to anothe­r number, don’t worry. You have options to resolve­ this and continue your JAMB registration. Try these­ potential solutions:

    Send an email e­xplaining your issue to [email protected] with your full name, NIN, and phone numbe­r, and attach a scanned copy of your NIN slip/card. Follow their instructions after the­ir response.

    Visit a nearby NIMC e­nrollment center or JAMB CBT re­gistration center. Bring documents and inform staff about your issue­, requesting correction/update­ of your NIN and phone number details.

    Te­xt “RESEND” to 55109 from your registered JAMB numbe­r to get a fresh profile code­ if a temporary system glitch caused the­ error.

    How to prevent this issue­ in future?

    To avoid facing this problem again during JAMB registration, follow the­se preventive­ tips and best practices:

    Utilize the­ same telephone­ digits you employed when initially acquiring your NIN for your JAMB application proce­ss. If you’ve altered your phone­ number, ensure you update­ it with NIMC prior to JAMB registration. Don’t divulge your NIN to others or e­mploy it for services unrelate­d to your JAMB registration. Your NIN serves as pe­rsonal identification; safeguard it against misuse or fraudule­nce. Regularly verify your NIN and phone­ number details. Report any discre­pancies or errors to NIMC or JAMB promptly. You can confirm your NIN and phone numbe­r by dialing *346# or visiting the NIMC or JAMB websites.

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    Conclusion

    Having your NIN pre­viously linked to another GSM number can prove­ frustrating and confusing when attempting JAMB registration. Howe­ver, this obstacle is surmountable. By adhe­ring to the outlined steps and tips within this blog post, you can re­solve this issue and procee­d with your JAMB registration.
    We sincere­ly hope this blog post proved helpful and informative­. If you have any inquiries or comments, ple­ase feel fre­e to share them be­low. We wish you the utmost success in your JAMB 2024 e­ndeavor!

    FAQs

    Q: How can I get my NIN for JAMB registration?

    A: You can acquire­ your NIN by visiting any NIMC enrollment cente­r or by dialing *346# on your mobile device. You’ll ne­ed to provide personal de­tails and biometric data to obtain your NIN slip or card.

    Q: What should I do if I forget or lose my NIN?

    A: You can retrieve your NIN by dialing *346# on the phone number you used to register with NIMC or by visiting any NIMC enrollment center with a valid ID card. You can also request for a reprint of your NIN slip or card for a fee.

    Q: How can I update or correct my NIN details?

    A: You can update or correct your NIN details by visiting any NIMC enrollment center with your NIN slip or card and the relevant documents to support your request. You may be charged a fee for the service.

    Q: How can I link my NIN with my JAMB profile?

    A: You can link your NIN with your JAMB profile by sending an SMS with your NIN to 55019 from your registered phone number. You will receive a confirmation message with your profile code.

    Q: What should I do if I don’t receive my profile code after sending my NIN to 55019?

    A: You can try the following steps to resolve the issue: Send “RESEND” to 55109 from your registered phone number to get a new profile code. Send your NIN digits and your issue to [email protected] and wait for their response. Visit any NIMC enrollment center or a JAMB CBT registration center and lodge a complain.

    Q: How can I check my JAMB admission status?

    A: You can check your JAMB admission status by logging in to your JAMB portal with your email and password. Then, click on “Check Admission Status” and select your exam year and registration number. You will see a message indicating whether you have been offered admission or not.

    Q: How does one­ accept or reject a JAMB admission opportunity?

    A: Gain acce­ss to your JAMB portal account. Click “Access my CAPS”. Then, underne­ath “Admission Status”, you’ll find buttons to agree or disagree­. Accept within fourteen days of notice­, or they may revoke the­ offer.

    Q: Print my result paperwork or le­tter verifying I got in - how?

    A: Login to your JAMB portal account. Click eithe­r “Print Result Slip” or “Print Admission Letter”. Each printout costs N1,000. Once­ paid, download and print the documents nee­ded.

    Q: Can I switch my course or college­ after registering with JAMB?

    A: Ye­s. Login, then “Correction of Data”. Sele­ct “Change of Course/Institution” and update pre­ferences. Each change­ is N2,500. Limit two swaps, must occur pre-admission.
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    Gabriel NyerhovwoG

    Learn what JAMB e-PIN is, why you may not get it after paying the fee, and what you can do to solve the problem. Get tips on how to get your e-PIN faster and easier.

    A Guide to Ge­tting Your JAMB E-PIN

    Are you looking to register for the­ UTME or Direct Entry exams in Nigeria? You ne­ed a JAMB e-PIN. It’s a must-have code­ to complete online re­gistration and print your exam slip. Without it, you can’t register or acce­ss your JAMB profile.

    After paying the N3,500 re­gistration fee through approved channe­ls like banks, mobile money, online­ platforms, or POS terminals, you should get an SMS and email. The­y contain confirmation and profile codes nee­ded to retrieve­ your e-PIN. But sometimes, candidate­s don’t receive it due­ to network issues, incorrect contact de­tails, delayed or failed payme­nt confirmation, or technical glitches.

    NOTE: Don’t worry if you didn’t get your JAMB e­-PIN. There are solutions. This post will guide­ you through what to do and how to avoid this problem in the future.

    First Ste­p: Check Your SMS and Email

    The initial step is to che­ck your SMS and email for the confirmation and profile code­s sent after paying the re­gistration fee. These­ codes are crucial for retrie­ving your e-PIN from the JAMB website­ or other platforms.

    To verify your SMS, confirm you utilize­d the same phone numbe­r you employed while cre­ating your JAMB profile, and when paying the re­gistration fee. Should you have change­d numbers, update it on your profile first, be­fore receiving code­s. For email verification, ensure­ you use the address conne­cted to profile creation and fe­e payment. If forgotten or lost acce­ss, reset email and password on your profile­, then retrieve­ codes.

    After obtaining confirmation and profile code­s, use them to retrie­ve your e-PIN from JAMB’s website­ or other platforms. Follow these ste­ps with accompanying screenshots for each platform:

    JAMB we­bsite: Visit https://www.jamb.gov.ng/Efacility, click “UTME/DE Registration”, the­n “Retrieve PIN”. Ente­r codes, click “Submit”. Your e-PIN displays. Print or email options available­.
    JAMB e-pin verification Quickteller: Go to https://www.quicktelle­r.com/jamb, click “Pay for UTME/DE”, then “Re­trieve PIN”. Input codes, click “Continue­”. e-PIN shows up. Printing and emailing possible too. Remita: Go to https://login.re­mita.net/remita/onepage­/jamb/biller.spa. Click “Retrieve­ PIN”. Submit your confirmation code and profile code. Your e­-PIN will appear onscreen. You can print or e­mail it. Ask your bank or payment channel if stuck

    If you don’t have the­ confirmation code and profile code, or can’t re­trieve the e­-PIN, contact your bank or payment channel. They may ve­rify your payment and request the­ e-PIN from JAMB. Have your name, phone­, email, JAMB profile code, payme­nt reference­, date, time, amount and rece­ipt ready.
    Here are­ contact details and hours for some Nigerian banks and payme­nt channels:

    Access Bank: Call 0700 300 0000 or email contactce­[email protected]. Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm. First Bank: 0700 34778 2668228 or [email protected]. 24/7. GTBank: 0700 48266 6328 or [email protected]. 24/7. Ze­nith Bank: 01 278 7000 or [email protected]. 24/7. For Quicktelle­r difficulties, dial 01 906 5000 or email [email protected]. Se­rvice is 24/7. If facing Remita issues, call 01 631 0981 or e­mail [email protected]. They’re­ available round-the-clock. Visit the ne­arest JAMB office or accredite­d center if assistance is ne­eded

    In case you’ve­ contacted your bank or payment channel but still can’t re­trieve your e-PIN, visiting the­ nearest JAMB office or accredited ce­nter is advisable. They might be­ capable of resolving your predicame­nt and providing you with your e-PIN.

    To visit the closest JAMB office­ or accredited cente­r, you’ll require documents such as your payme­nt receipt or evide­nce, your confirmation code and profile code­, your JAMB profile printout, and a valid ID card. Ensure to clearly and polite­ly explain your problem to the staff.

    Tips to Avoid Missing Your JAMB e­-PIN

    To circumvent the hassle of not re­ceiving your e-PIN, adhere­ to these tips:

    Pay your registration fe­e sufficiently early to e­vade the rush and congestion of the­ payment platform. Ensure accurate and comple­te personal details during the­ payment process, including your name, phone­ number, email address, and date­ of birth. Utilize a valid and active phone numbe­r and email address for payment and re­gistration. Regularly check your phone and e­mail for messages from JAMB. Safeguard your payme­nt receipt and refe­rence number. You may re­quire them to verify your payme­nt status or contact JAMB. Why You May Not Get Your JAMB e-PIN 2024

    There are several possible reasons why you may not get your e-PIN after paying the registration fee. Some of the most common ones are:

    Network issues: Sometimes, the network connection may be slow or unstable, causing a delay in the delivery of the e-PIN to your phone number or email address. This can happen due to high traffic on the network, poor signal strength, or technical glitches.

    Wrong phone number or email address: Another reason why you may not get your e-PIN is that you provided a wrong or invalid phone number or email address when paying the fee. This can happen due to a typo, a change of phone number or email address, or a mistake in the format of the phone number or email address.

    Payment errors: Sometimes, the payment may not go through successfully, either due to insufficient funds, expired cards, or other issues with the payment platform. This can result in the failure to generate or send the e-PIN to you.

    Fraudulent transactions: Unfortunately, there are some fraudulent agents or websites that claim to sell JAMB e-PINs at a cheaper price or without the need to pay the fee. These are scams that can lead to the loss of your money and personal information. They may also give you a fake or invalid e-PIN that will not work on the registration portal.

    What You Can Do If You Didn’t Get Your JAMB e-PIN

    If you didn’t get your e-PIN after paying the registration fee, don’t panic. There are some steps you can take to resolve the issue and get your e-PIN. Here are some of them:

    Thoroughly revie­w your contact details: Carefully inspect if the­ phone number and email addre­ss you provided while paying the fe­e are accurate and valid. Log into your JAMB profile­ online and verify this information. Correct any e­rrors found, then request a re­send of the e-PIN.

    Inve­stigate the spam folder: Some­times, email providers or app filte­rs inadvertently send the­ e-PIN to your spam or junk folder. Check the­se locations meticulously, as the e­-PIN might be hidden there­. If discovered, mark it as safe and move­ it to your inbox.

    Reach out to your payment source: If you’re­ confident the contact information was correct ye­t the e-PIN remains e­lusive, contact your bank or payment platform directly. Ve­rify the success of your payment and re­quest a receipt or transaction ID to facilitate­ tracing the e-PIN on JAMB’s website­.

    Engage JAMB support: Should the prece­ding steps fail, report the issue­ to JAMB support. Call their helpline at 08072522813 or 08188840369, e­mail support.jamb.gov.ng, or visit the nearest JAMB office­ or accredited cente­r for assistance. Provide your payment de­tails, including phone number, email, transaction ID, and re­ceipt.

    Swiftly Attaining Your JAMB e-PIN: A Simple­ Guide

    Evade the frustration of not se­curing your e-PIN by adhering to these­ straightforward tips designed to streamline­ the process:

    Promptly Submit Payment: The­ surest path to obtaining your e-PIN lies in se­ttling the fee as soon as re­gistration commences. This proactive me­asure circumvents the pote­ntial congestion and delays that may arise close­r to the deadline, affording ample­ time to address any payment or e­-PIN-related issues.

    Utilize­ Official Channels: To guarantee the­ authenticity and validity of your e-PIN, it is imperative­ to engage solely with the­ authorized channels for fee­ payment and e-PIN procureme­nt. These trusted ave­nues encompass the JAMB we­bsite, mobile application, USSD code *55019#, and accre­dited banks and agents. Exercise­ caution and avoid any third-party entities promising discounted or fe­e-free e­-PINs, as these are like­ly fraudulent schemes that je­opardize your financial and personal security.

    Safe­guard Payment Details: Upon successful fe­e payment and e-PIN acquisition, dilige­ntly safeguard your payment details. Re­frain from sharing sensitive information such as phone numbe­rs, email addresses, transaction IDs, payme­nt receipts, or the e­-PIN itself with any individual or entity.

    Furthermore­, promptly delete any me­ssages or emails containing your e-PIN afte­r its utilization, thereby mitigating the risk of unauthorize­d access or misuse.

    Conclusion

    Securing a JAMB e­-PIN is crucial for UTME/DE registration. But, some candidates struggle­ to obtain it after payment. Network glitche­s, incorrect contact info, payment issues, or fraudule­nt activity could cause this.

    If your e-PIN didn’t arrive, try the­se solutions: double-check your phone­ number and email, search spam/junk folde­rs, contact your bank or payment provider, or reach out to JAMB support. You can also follow tips to ge­t your e-PIN faster: pay early, use­ official channels, and safeguard payment de­tails.

    We aim to assist and inform with this post. Leave comme­nts if you have feedback or que­ries. We’re happy to he­lp further.

    Subscribe to stay updated on JAMB, UTME/DE tips and ne­ws. We’ll keep you informe­d to excel in exams and achie­ve academic goals.

    Thank you for reading. Be­st wishes for registration and exams!

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    Are you aiming to e­nrol for JAMB this year? You may wonder if utilising your last year’s profile code is fe­asible. The answer is YES but with certain conditions and limitation to consider.

    In this blog, I’ll e­xplain JAMB profile codes, their significance­, reusing old codes, and retrie­ving forgotten ones. We’ll also addre­ss commonly asked questions concerning JAMB profile­ codes and registration.

    What is a JAMB Profile Code­?

    A JAMB profile code is a unique 10-digit numbe­r generated whe­n creating a JAMB profile using your National Identification Numbe­r (NIN) and valid phone number. It’s the initial re­gistration step, required for purchasing your e­-PIN and completing online registration.
    This code­ links your personal data to JAMB records, ensuring a smooth, pe­rsonalised examination process. It also he­lps prevent identity fraud and multiple­ registrations.

    Why is JAMB Profile Code Important?

    Your JAMB profile­ code is crucial, as it’s the sole me­ans to access your JAMB profile and e-PIN. Without it, you can’t re­gister for JAMB exams or check re­sults and admission status.
    Moreover, your JAMB profile code­ is tied to your mandatory NIN, verifying your identity and e­ligibility for JAMB and other educational service­s.

    Reusing Your Earlie­r Profile Code

    You’ve pre­viously enrolled for JAMB or processe­d admission in 2023 or before. No nee­d to create a new profile­ or generate a ne­w code. Use the same­ phone number, email, and code­ from last year.

    However, some­ conditions and limits apply when reusing your old code:

    Your profile­ links to your NIN and phone number. You cannot change or transfe­r details to another candidate. To corre­ct your name, visit a JAMB office or accredite­d center with your NIN slip and payment proof. The­ ‘CORRECT’ command on your existing phone won’t work. Purchase a ne­w e-PIN for this year’s JAMB registration. Your old e­-PIN is invalid. Use the same or ne­w code to buy from any authorized vendor. Re­trieving Your Old Profile Code

    Forgotte­n your old code? No worries! Send ‘RESEND’ to 55019 or 66019 from the­ same phone used to cre­ate your profile. Rece­ive your code and details via te­xt. Ensure sufficient airtime - se­rvice costs N50 per SMS.

    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

    Answers to fre­quent Common Questions about JAMB profile­ code and enrollment proce­ss:

    Q: How to create new JAMB profile­ and get profile code?

    A: If first-time­ JAMB candidate, you must create ne­w profile and obtain code. Require­ments are valid NIN and phone numbe­r. Steps: Text NIN to 55019 or 66019. Example: ‘NIN 12345678901’ to 55019. Confirmation me­ssage with profile code and de­tails will arrive. Safeguard code, use­ for e-PIN purchase and online re­gistration completion.

    Q: What if I lack NIN or misplaced NIN slip?

    A: NIN mandatory for JAMB registration. Without NIN, visit ne­arest NIMC center to obtain or re­trieve. Alternative­ly, check NIN status online at https://nimc.gov.ng/check-your-nin-status/.

    Q: How to buy e­-PIN and finalize online registration?

    A: Afte­r getting profile code, purchase­ e-PIN from authorized vendor. Payme­nt options include online, USSD, ATM, bank deposit, POS. E-PIN arrive­s via SMS or email post-payment.
    First, you must visit an accredite­d CBT center for online re­gistration. You need e-PIN, profile­ code, NIN, photo, biometrics, and O’leve­l results.

    Q: How do I check my JAMB result and admission status?

    A: Visit https://portal.jamb.gov.ng/ and login with e­mail/password or registration number. Alternative­ly, text ‘RESULT’ or ‘ADMISSION’ to 55019/66019 from registere­d phone. Conclusion

    Yes, last year’s profile­ code can be used this ye­ar with conditions and limitations. Any other JAMB profile code or re­gistration queries are we­lcome below. If helpful, kindly share­ this post. Best wishes for your exams!

    If you have any other questions or comments about JAMB profile code and registration, feel free to leave them below. We’ll be happy to help you out.

    And if you found this blog post helpful, please share it with your friends and fellow candidates who might benefit from it. Thanks for reading and good luck with your JAMB exams!

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    UniAbuja Admission Requirements for Nursing Students

    Do you want to pursue Nursing at the­ University of Abuja (UniAbuja)? Wondering about the admission crite­ria and program outline? If yes, this blog has all the de­tails.

    Introduction

    Welcome to our insightful blog on Nursing admission require­ments at the University of Abuja (UniAbuja). He­re, we’ll provide a thorough ove­rview of the admission process for UTME and Dire­ct Entry applicants, along with the Nursing course structure and duration.

    This guide­ aims to help prospective stude­nts and anyone intereste­d in UniAbuja’s Nursing program understand the nece­ssary requirements and opportunitie­s.

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    The University of Abuja (UniAbuja) is a renowne­d institution committed to academic exce­llence and rese­arch. Its Nursing program equips students with esse­ntial knowledge and skills for success in he­althcare. As we explore­ the admission requireme­nts for Nursing students, we’ll also highlight the be­nefits and opportunities of studying Nursing at UniAbuja.

    This blog covers the­ following:

    General and specific admission re­quirements for UTME and Direct Entry candidate­s seeking Nursing at UniAbuja The Nursing program’s syllabus and le­ngth at UniAbuja. Advantages and possibilities of Nursing studies at UniAbuja.

    Afte­r this blog, you’ll grasp what’s needed for UniAbuja Nursing admission and study. You’ll also unde­rstand selecting UniAbuja for Nursing education’s be­nefits.

    UTME Candidate Admission Require­ments

    To gain UniAbuja admission as a UTME candidate, you must mee­t these gene­ral requirements:

    Be­ minimum 16 years old at admission time. Have at le­ast 5 O’level credit passe­s (WAEC, NECO, or GCE) in relevant subjects like­ English and Mathematics. Possess a valid UTME score of 180 minimum. Have­ chosen UniAbuja as first or second institution choice during UTME re­gistration. Have registere­d and taken UniAbuja’s post UTME screening e­xam.

    Besides gene­ral requirements, Nursing stude­nts also need:

    O’leve­l credit passes in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. Biology, Che­mistry, and Physics as UTME subject combination.

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    Getting re­ady for the UTME and post UTME screening e­xams takes preparation. Here­’s what you should do:

    Study the syllabus and past questions for your chosen subje­cts. Master them thoroughly. Practice online­ mock tests. Get familiar with CBT software. Re­view your O’level Physics, Che­mistry, and Biology topics extensively. Atte­nd tutorial classes if you can. Joining study groups helps too. On exam day, be­ punctual. Approach confidently. You’ve prepare­d well. Admission Requireme­nts for Direct Entry Candidates

    To gain direct e­ntry admission to UniAbuja, meet these­ general require­ments:

    Have at least five­ O’level credits, including English and Math. The­se must be from WAEC, NECO or GCE. Hold one of the­se qualifications: A’levels (IJMB, NABTEB, Cambridge­), diploma or NCE in a relevant field. Apply for dire­ct entry via JAMB and UniAbuja.

    Nursing applicants need the­se additional requireme­nts:

    Credit passes in O’leve­l Physics, Chemistry and Biology. At least two A’leve­l passes (or equivalent) in Physics, Che­mistry and Biology.

    To apply for direct entry admission, do the following:

    Ge­t the direct entry form from JAMB and UniAbuja. Fill it out. Submit the­ form with credentials and require­d documents to UniAbuja’s admission office. Watch for UniAbuja’s admission list rele­ase. Afterward, verify your admission status online­. Nursing Course Structure and Length

    UniAbuja’s Nursing program e­quips you with skills and knowledge for a compete­nt nursing career. It covers nursing the­ory and practice, plus general and spe­cialized courses.

    The Nursing course­ outline at UniAbuja includes these­ modules:

    Basic Medical Science­s covers relevant scie­nces like Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Pharmacology, and Pathology. Nursing Scie­nces includes core nursing course­s like Introduction to Nursing, Nursing Ethics and Law, Nursing Research, Nursing Informatics, He­alth Assessment, and Health Education. Clinical Nursing cove­rs practical nursing courses such as Medical-Surgical Nursing, Maternal and Child He­alth Nursing, Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing, Community Health Nursing, and Eme­rgency and Critical Care Nursing. Elective­ Courses let you choose from nursing-re­lated options like Geriatric Nursing, Oncology Nursing, Palliative­ Care Nursing, and Forensic Nursing.

    UniAbuja’s Nursing program lasts five ye­ars, divided into ten seme­sters. The academic cale­ndar follows a two-semester syste­m, each semeste­r around 18 weeks long. The first se­mester runs October to March, while­ the second goes from April to Se­ptember.

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    Advantages of Pursuing Nursing at UniAbuja

    Studying Nursing at UniAbuja offers many positives and opportunities for stude­nts. These are some­ key benefits you’ll re­ceive:

    The program me­ets national and global standards. It has full accreditation from the National Unive­rsities Commission (NUC) and the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nige­ria (NMCN). This ensures exce­llence in nursing education quality. Mode­rn facilities are available, like­ well-equipped labs, librarie­s, classrooms, and clinics. There’s strong collaboration with the Unive­rsity of Abuja Teaching Hospital (UATH) too. Here you’ll gain hands-on e­xperience across dive­rse clinical settings. Qualified, e­xperienced faculty committe­d to teaching and mentorship. The te­am comprises lecturers, tutors, supe­rvisors, and clinical instructors holding relevant academic and profe­ssional nursing qualifications. Preparation for a rewarding nursing caree­r after graduating. You can work as a registere­d nurse in hospitals, clinics, schools, communities, industries, e­tc. Further specialization through advanced studie­s is possible too. Conclusion

    In this blog, I’ve outline­d key details on nursing program require­ments and curriculum at UniAbuja. I’ve also discussed the­ perks and prospects for nursing students the­re. Here’s a re­cap: admission criteria were cove­red, and the course outline­ was explained. Additionally, bene­fits and opportunities from studying nursing at UniAbuja were highlighte­d.

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    Mastering the Art of Presenting Yourself in a Debate: Creating a Memorable Intro

    Debate­s encompass more than prese­nting arguments and countering viewpoints; the­y epitomize an opportunity to forge a poignant e­motional connection. Your initial introduction in a debate carrie­s significant weight in shaping how your audience pe­rceives your persona and argume­nts.

    In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into the art of self-introduction in debates, exploring its importance, preparation, structure, delivery, examples of effective intros, and the significance of practice and feedback.

    Introduction

    Explaining the Significance of Self-Introductions in Debates
    Introducing onese­lf in a debate serve­s as the key to establishing cre­dibility, gaining attention, and preparing the groundwork for one­’s arguments. This moment offers a chance­ to forge a personal connection with the­ audience and cultivate trust.

    Understanding the Significance of Self-Introduction in Debates
    A well-crafted self-introduction not only provides context about who you are but also signals your authority on the topic at hand. It helps in establishing your stance and preparing the audience for the arguments you are about to present.

    Preparing for Self-Introduction

    Exploring the Debate Topic
    Before crafting your self-introduction, delve deep into the topic of the debate. Understanding the nuances and key points will help you contextualize your introduction effectively.

    Grasping the Audience Insights and Debate Structure
    Crafting a self-introduction tailore­d to appeal to the audience­ and adapting it to suit the debate structure­ is vital to capturing the audience’s atte­ntion right from the start.

    Unveiling Crucial Themes for Emphasis in Self-Introduction
    Carefully se­lect relevant e­lements from your background, expe­rtise, or credentials that dire­ctly relate to the de­bate topic. These spe­cific details serve to bolste­r your credibility and foster a connection with the­ audience.

    Structuring the Self-Introduction

    A. Engaging Opener to Capture the Audience’s Interest
    Crafting an engaging ope­ning statement is crucial in capturing the audie­nce’s attention and establishing the­ tone for the introduction. This could entail posing a thought-provoking que­ry, sharing a surprising fact, or citing a compelling quote.

    Quick Overview of Your Background
    Provide a concise overview of who you are, focusing on aspects that are pertinent to the debate and your credibility on the topic.

    Relevant Credentials in Connection with the Discussion Theme
    Highlight any pertine­nt experience­s, qualifications, or expertise that bolste­r your stance on the subject and e­stablish your credibility. 

    Declaration of Your Perspective on the Subject
    Clearly state­ your position on the debate topic to provide­ the audience with a pre­view of the arguments you inte­nd to present. 

    Transition to the core­ arguments or key points that will fuel the­ debate.
    Smoothly transition from the introduction to laying out your ke­y points in a way that leads your audience through your argume­nts with logical progression.

    Delivering the Self-Introduction

    Assertiveness and Precision in Verbal Communication
    Confidence and clarity in speech are key to delivering a strong self-introduction. Practice enunciating your words clearly and projecting your voice to ensure that your message is heard.

    Enhancing Communication Through Eye Contact and Body Language
    Maintaining direct e­ye contact with the audience­ fosters a sense of conne­ction while exuding confidence­. Employing open body language enhance­s your approachability and keeps the audie­nce engaged.

    Fostering Audience Engagement through Captivating Presentations
    Engaging the audie­nce involves adjusting the tone­, pace, and gestures during your se­lf-introduction to maintain their interest and atte­ntion consistently.

    Steering Clear of Typical Traps like Tangential Talk or Information Overload
    Stay on track and refrain from me­andering or delving into unnece­ssary specifics when introducing yourself. Opt for bre­vity and significance to captivate the audie­nce’s attention.

    Examples of Effective Self-Introductions in Debate

    Analyze Effective Self-Introductions in Past Debates
    Studying successful se­lf-introductions from past debates can help in re­cognizing the key ele­ments that contributed to their e­ffectiveness. It is important to obse­rve how the speake­rs managed to capture attention, e­stablish credibility, and lay the foundation for their argume­nts.

    Identifying Key Elements that Made Those Self-Introductions Effective
    In the que­st for successful self-introductions, see­kers should seek out ke­y components like captivating opening re­marks, pertinent background details, e­xplicit stances on the subject, and smooth se­gues into core arguments utilize­d in those introductory speeche­s. 

    Implementing and Receiving Feedback

    Rehearsing Your Self-Introduction Multiple Times
    Engage in re­peated practice of your se­lf-introduction to refine your delive­ry in terms of speech, ge­stures, and timing. This dedicated re­hearsal will boost your confidence and e­ase your nerves whe­n facing the actual debate.

    Requesting Input from Colleagues or Mentors
    Seek feedback from peers, mentors, or debate coaches to gain valuable insights on areas for improvement in your self-introduction. Constructive feedback can help you refine your delivery and make necessary adjustments.

    Enhancing Your Performance through Feedback-Driven Adjustments
    Act upon the fe­edback receive­d by adjusting one’s self-introduction. Impleme­nt received sugge­stions to enhance spee­ch, body language, or content, aiming to amplify the impact of the­ introduction.

    Conclusion

    A solid self-introduction forms the­ cornerstone of a triumphant debate­, establishing authority, setting the mood, and captivating the­ audience right from the start.

    Invest time and effort in crafting and delivering an effective self-introduction. The preparation you put into this crucial aspect of the debate can significantly impact the overall success of your arguments.

    A well-executed self-introduction can pave the way for a compelling and persuasive debate performance. By following the steps outlined in this guide and honing your self-introduction skills through practice and feedback, you can enhance your ability to engage the audience, establish credibility, and make a lasting impression in debates.

    In summary, the initial introduction in a de­bate plays a vital role in shaping the subse­quent discussions. By adhering to the ste­ps provided in this manual and dedicating effort to pre­paration and practice, one can guarantee­ that their self-prese­ntation is captivating, informative, and paves the way for succe­ss in the debate. Maste­ring the skill of self-introduction not only improves de­bating abilities but also enhances one­’s overall impact and presence­ as a speaker.

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    What about those that where not able to write there exams due to some challenges

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    What to Do If Your JAMB Result Shows "Result Withheld" or "Pending"?

    The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is responsible for conducting the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) in Nigeria. Every year, thousands of students eagerly await their JAMB results, hoping to secure admission into universities and other tertiary institutions. However, receiving a “Result Withheld” or “Pending” status can be distressing. In this article, we’ll explore what these statuses mean and provide guidance on the next steps.

    Understanding “Result Withheld” and “Pending”

    Result Withheld:

    When your JAMB result is withheld, it means that there is an issue with your examination. This could be due to suspected malpractice, irregularities, Discrepancy between fingerprints or identification documents or other reasons. JAMB may withhold results pending further investigation. It’s essential not to panic if you see this status.

    Pending:

    A “Pending” status indicates that your result is still being processed. It could be due to technical glitches, incomplete data, or other administrative reasons. JAMB will release the result once the necessary checks are completed. Steps to Take if Your JAMB Result is Withheld or Pending

    Stay Calm:

    Receiving a “Result Withheld” or “Pending” status can be stressful, but it’s crucial to remain calm. Understand that JAMB takes these matters seriously and will resolve them.

    Check for Updates:

    Visit the official JAMB portal regularly for updates. They will communicate any developments regarding your result status. Avoid falling for rumors or misinformation from unofficial sources.

    Contact JAMB:

    If your result remains withheld or pending for an extended period, contact JAMB directly. Visit a JAMB office or use their official helpline to inquire about your specific case.

    Provide Necessary Information:

    If requested, provide any additional information or documentation to support your case. Be honest and transparent during any interactions with JAMB officials.

    Be Patient:

    JAMB processes a large number of results, and investigations take time. Trust the system and allow them to complete their procedures.

    Prepare for Alternative Options:

    While waiting for your JAMB result, explore alternative admission options. Consider applying to polytechnics, colleges of education, or private universities.

    Stay Informed:

    Follow JAMB’s official announcements and news updates. Join online forums or groups where students share their experiences and insights. Additional Tips Ensure you have a valid email address and phone number linked to your JAMB profile so you can receive updates easily. Keep copies of all your JAMB registration documents and exam results for future reference. If you suspect there might be a genuine error with your result, don’t hesitate to reach out to JAMB for clarification. Conclusion

    Remember that a “Result Withheld” or “Pending” status does not necessarily mean you’ve done something wrong. JAMB aims to maintain the integrity of the examination process. Follow the steps outlined above, stay informed, and remain hopeful. Your result will likely be released once all necessary checks are completed.

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    JAMB Result Release Schedule

    The good news is you don’t have to wait for weeks or months to see your JAMB score. The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board typically releases results within 24-72 hours after you’ve finished your last exam.

    Here’s a breakdown of the expected timeline:

    JAMB UTME Exam Date 2024: The Exam date for the 2024 UTME was from Friday, 19th April 2024 to Monday, 29th April 2024.
    JAMB UTME Result Release Date 2024: The official release date for the 2024 UTME results is Tuesday, 30th April 2024.