Five persons were reported to have been arrested by the
Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) for hacking
into the Board’s registration system and perpetrating various
registration fraud in the ongoing JAMB 2018 Unified Tertiary
Matriculation Examination (UTME).
It was learnt that some of the suspects are licensed owners of
JAMB CBT Centres.
The suspects were arrested in Oyo, Ogun and Borno States by
officers and men of the NSCDC and brought to Abuja where
they are being interrogated.
According to JAMB spokesman, Dr Fabian, what is more
worrisome is the fact that these suspects invested heavily just
to penetrate the Airtel system JAMB is using to perpetrate all
forms of unwholesome practices.
"From investigation at the headquarters of the NSCDC, it was
clear that they had powerful men backing them to thwart the
efforts of JAMB. If not, how will you justify them spending
over N20 million to construct a radio platform just t