Data on examination malpractices cases during 2020 UTME

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Cases of examination malpractices during the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME)
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This post contains data on the cases of examination malpractices during the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

Imo State topped in the numbers of detected incidences of such malpractices in the main qualifying exam for tertiary education in Nigeria.

With 28 listed cases, the state had the highest of the total 195 malpractices recorded nationwide during the examinations.

Data EduCeleb.com obtained from the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) showed that Imo is closely followed by Anambra with 16 cases.

Each of Enugu, Kaduna and Kano states recorded 15 cases.

Among states with the least recorded cases of examination malpractices with one each are Yobe, Sokoto, Gombe and Adamawa.

The infographics below gives a breakdown of how each state fared.

Cases of examination malpractices during the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME)

Note that six states recorded no case of examination malpractices, according to the JAMB data.

The board noted that prima facie cases of examination misconduct have been made against all these candidates.

Also, the activities at nine Computer Based Test (CBT) centres got rejected by JAMB.

The centres cutting across Abia, Enugu, Kogi, Kwara, Lagos Nassarawa, Ogun, Oyo and Kano states were affected by what it called “technical deficiency and alleged connivance with candidates to cheat.”

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EduCeleb.com recalls that over 1.9 million candidates wrote the UTME in March, 2020. That is the highest number of candidates recorded at a sitting in the over four decades history of the examining body.

The data identified that 89 candidates were caught for examination by proxy, 32 candidates for smuggling mobile phones and devices into the examination hall, 26 candidates were caught for convenience to cheat, 24 candidates for attempting to cheat.

Also, nine candidates were listed for unruly behavior, seven candidates were found to have carried out double registrations, four candidates tampered with their examination document, three candidates were caught for forceful entrance while one candidate was found to have faked vital documents.

As the infographics above shows, when compared with that of recent years, the incidence of examination malpractices by UTME candidates was on the decline.

In 2019, a staggering number of 16,586 cases of malpractices were identified while in 2018, it was 280.

The cases were 2,508 in 2017 and even higher at 3,462 in 2016.

However, the number of exam malpractices recorded in 2015 was 2,581.

EduCeleb.com observed that from the data breakdown that what counted as malpractices varied across years. Particularly, cases of “lateness to examination hall” were counted among offences in earlier years.

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Below is the list of such other malpractices and the identities and offences of the culprits for the 2020 UTME.

List of examination malpractices cases in 2020 UTME

S/NNAMESTATETYPE OF MISCONDUCT
1Njoku Chinwendu UlomaABIAExamination by Proxy
2Ukaukwu Chineyenwa VictoriaABIASmuggled mobile phone into the Exam Hall
3Uche Michael EmekaABIASmuggled mobile phone into the Exam Hall
4Prince Chidera OrjiABIAConnivance to Cheat
5Ukoha Precious AmarachiABIAConnivance to Cheat
6Ukeachu Ginika PamelaABIAConnivance to Cheat
7Ukeagbu Godspower DesmondABIAAttempt to cheat
8Asogwara Chinonyerem FabianABIAAttempt to cheat
9Omwuka Eunice OkwukweABIAExamination by Proxy
10Abraham DanladiADAMAWAExamination by Proxy
11Ebei Stephen OteiAKWA-IBOMAttempt to cheat
12Nworie Anayo ElijahAKWA-IBOMExamination by Proxy
13Stephen Emmanuel AnthonyAKWA-IBOMExamination by Proxy
14Israel Michael BasseyAKWA-IBOMExamination by Proxy
15Edward Emmanuel BasseyAKWA-IBOMSmuggled Mobile Phone into the Exam hall
16Nza Ogaji PaulAKWA-IBOMExamination by Proxy
17Iwuchukwu Chidera JessicaANAMBRAConnivance to Cheat
18Okeke Somtochuckwu ChristianANAMBRAExamination by Proxy
19Ike Macillinus ChinonsoANAMBRAExamination by Proxy
20Precious Chiazor AkazieANAMBRAConnivance to Cheat
21Nnadi Chison BethelomenANAMBRAConnivance to Cheat
22Okoroafor Promise ChukwuemerieANAMBRAAttempt to cheat
23Anachuna Vincent IzuchukwuANAMBRAExamination by Proxy
24Ejike Kelechi KingsleyANAMBRAExamination by Proxy
25Umeh Chisom PriscaANAMBRAExamination by Proxy
26Uche Chinerherem PreciousANAMBRAExamination by Proxy
27Akaolisa Goodness ChinazaekpereANAMBRAExamination by Proxy
28Echeta Anthony ChisomANAMBRAExamination by Proxy
29Umeonyagu Ozioma VictoriaANAMBRAExamination by Proxy
30Okeke ChizobaANAMBRAExamination by Proxy
31Okoro O. PreciousANAMBRAExamination by Proxy
32Okafor Charity AdakuANAMBRAExamination by Proxy
33Ibrahim Umar IbrahimBAUCHISmuggled mobile phone into the Exam Hall
34Usman BilalBAUCHIExamination by Proxy
35Abdulmalik Sa’ad MuhammedBAUCHISmuggled mobile phone into the Exam Hall
36Otokpa Margaret EneBENUESmuggled mobile phone into the Exam Hall
37Nyiyongu Jonathan TersooBENUESmuggled mobile phone into the Exam Hall
38Fahad SadiqBORNOForceful Entrance
39Ibrahim Musa IdayaBORNOSmuggled mobile phone into the Exam Hall
40Ibrahim MohammedBORNOConnivance to Cheat
41Bessong Francis BessongCROSS RIVERExamination by Proxy
42Ncha Precious AkieCROSS RIVERConnivance to Cheat
43Abejeshi Michael FavourCROSS RIVERConnivance to Cheat
44Ishaje Joseph IgbajiCROSS RIVERExamination by Proxy
45Ogar JosephCROSS RIVERExamination by Proxy
46Chikwendu Nwando OgechukwuDELTASmuggled mobile phone into the Exam Hall
47Edeh Emeka MiracleDELTASmuggled Electronic Device into the Exam hall
48Eze, Levi ChinaecheremEBONYISmuggled mobile phone into the Exam Hall
49Isiama Ngele OgonnaEBONYIDouble Registration
50Nwani JohnEBONYIExamination by Proxy
51Nsofor Amaoge MaureenEDOExamination by Proxy
52Afolabi Aminebue EmmanuelEDOSmuggled mobile phone into the Exam Hall
53Omofuma OsemekhianEDOExamination by Proxy
54Joy OsamemohEDOExamination by Proxy
55John Femi EmmanuelEKITIAttempt to cheat
56Obaalele Siver OhioEKITIAttempt to cheat
57Adeleye Ismaila OluwafemiEKITISmuggled mobile phone into the Exam Hall
58Adeyeye Emmanuel PeculiarEKITIAttempt to cheat
59Nnamani Anthony ChimaobiENUGUConnivance to Cheat
60Odobuchi Emmanuel IfeanyiENUGUConnivance to Cheat
61Nnamani Oge AugustinaENUGUExamination by Proxy
62Igbonekwu Ifesinachi LilianENUGUExamination by Proxy
63Ladipo Anita OluwakemiENUGUUnruly Behaviour
64Akpanowo Peace E.ENUGUAttempt to cheat
65Kama PaulENUGUAttempt to cheat
66Kalu Chinecherem NnennaENUGUAttempt to cheat
67Ufele Henry ChinecheremENUGUExamination by Proxy
68Igbonekwu Ifesinachi LilianENUGUExamination by Proxy
69Nweke Chioma FaithENUGUExamination by Proxy
70Ike Miracle EbubechukwuENUGUExamination by Proxy
71Chukwu Amarachi AnasteciaENUGUAttempt to cheat
72Nweke Chinecherem EstherENUGUAttempt to cheat
73Adeyoyin MichaelENUGUExamination by Proxy
74Ngbede AugustineFCTSmuggled mobile phone into the Exam Hall
75Abdullahi Kpada YusufFCTSmuggled mobile phone into the Exam Hall
76Adamu SadiqFCTAttempt to cheat
77Muhammed Auwal AbdullahGOMBEExamination by Proxy
78Ugwa Chibuike PeterIMOAttempt to cheat
79Ibeto Emmanuel ChibuezeIMOExamination by Proxy
80Obasi Michael ChukwukadibiaIMOTampering with Exam documents
81Iyo Homa EstherIMOTampering with Exam documents
82Ovuoh Habib EbukaIMOTampering with Exam documents
83Elechi RuthIMOTampering with Exam documents
84Harry HappinessIMOAttempt to cheat
85Ahamefulla Chijindu MaryroseIMOExamination by Proxy
86Osuji Chisom JohnIMOUnruly Behaviour
87Ben-Orji Wisdom ChukwuebukaIMOExamination by Proxy
88Augustine RosemaryIMOForceful Entrance
89Ugochi Theodarate AkubuokwuIMOUnruly Behaviour
90Dating JonathanIMOAttempt to cheat
91Obi Precious AdaIMOExamination by Proxy
92Ukasoanya Victor ChigozieIMOExamination by Proxy
93Nwankwo Assumpta AmarachiIMOExamination by Proxy
94Chukwu Precious OlileanyaIMOExamination by Proxy
95Onuorah Victor ChijiokeIMOExamination by Proxy
96Mbata Cherechi EnzoIMOExamination by Proxy
97Agala Glory EnruchiIMOExamination by Proxy
98Amuneke Precious OnyekachiIMOUnruly Behaviour
99Ngorka Chisom CosmasIMOExamination by Proxy
100Oluigbo Chinaemerem HenryIMOSmuggled mobile phone into the Exam Hall
101Okafor Chiamaka MaryqueendaleneIMOExamination by Proxy
102Ibe Ye Justin UzochukwuIMOUnruly Behaviour
103Nneji Justine IfechukwuIMOExamination by Proxy
104Amaechi ChristianIMOExamination by Proxy
105Remigius ObidiqueIMOExamination by Proxy
106Sàlisu SaniJIGAWASmuggled mobile phone into the Exam Hall
107Muhammad Muhammad ShiromaJIGAWASmuggled mobile phone into the Exam Hall
108Adamu Sabo AlhajiJIGAWASmuggled mobile phone into the Exam Hall
109Rabiu AbdulwasiuJIGAWASmuggled mobile phone into the Exam Hall
110Ya’u Khadija SaniJIGAWASmuggled mobile phone into the Exam Hall
111Idris Yusuf IsahKADUNAExamination by Proxy
112Murtala AishaKADUNAAttempt to cheat
113Mohammed AbbaKADUNAExamination by Proxy
114Kindness A IsahKADUNAAttempt to cheat
115Dauda Suleiman MuhammadKADUNAExamination by Proxy
116Shuaibu HamzaKADUNAExamination by Proxy
117Ugbe Philomena AdornimyeKADUNAExamination by Proxy
118Anas Ibn JafaruKADUNAExamination by Proxy
119Shitu YahayaKADUNASmuggled electronic device into examination Hall
120Asmau, Hassan SaboKADUNASmuggled electronic device into examination Hall
121Moses NaomiKADUNADouble Registration
122Clifford MercyKADUNADouble Registration
123Tahil AbubakarKADUNAExamination by Proxy
124Musa AnasKADUNAExamination by Proxy
125Mohammed Sani AishaKADUNAExamination by Proxy
126Hashimu Aliyu HarazumiKANOExamination by Proxy
127Lawan Salihu DantankoKANOExamination by Proxy
128Taofeeq AbdulhakeemKANOExamination by Proxy
129Abdullahi Usman HarunaKANOExamination by Proxy
130Mohammed Ahmad UbahKANOSmuggled mobile phone into the Exam Hall
131Mohammed Abdullahi SaniKANOConnivance to Cheat
132Zanna Ahmad MuhammadKANOExamination by Proxy
133Martin’s Marshal IkennaKANOExamination by Proxy
134Garba HarunaKANOExamination by Proxy
135Muhammed Sabiu SaniKANOExamination by Proxy
136Uba Bashir IbrahimKANOExamination by Proxy
137Ibrahim Jafar BelloKANOExamination by Proxy
138Aliyu Abba AbubakarKANOExamination by Proxy
139Abdullahi Kamilu SalehKANOExamination by Proxy
140Ibrahim AbbaKANOExamination by Proxy
141Moses UnekwuKOGIExamination by Proxy
142Hussaini UsmanKOGIExamination by Proxy
143Yekini Sikiru AyindeKWARAAttempt to cheat
144Ibrahim AhmedKWARAConnivance to Cheat
145Ogunmola OluwadamilolaKWARAConnivance to Cheat
146Ashiegbu Chukwuka AnthonyKWARAUnruly Behaviour
147Jimoh Faruq UmarKWARAAttempt to cheat
148Ogoke Favour VictorLAGOSConnivance to Cheat
149Kalu Divine FavourLAGOSConnivance to Cheat
150Jubril Olamide AhmedLAGOSConnivance to Cheat
151Yahya Sulaiman AbdulrahmanLAGOSConnivance to Cheat
152Kareem Mueez OmogbolahanLAGOSExamination by Proxy
153Olabinjo Risikat WuraolaLAGOSConnivance to Cheat
154Nollah Olamide SimonLAGOSDouble Registration
155Olaiya Damilola JamiuLAGOSConnivance to Cheat
156Fabunmi MofopefoluwaLAGOSConnivance to Cheat
157Agaba James WaseniNASARAWAExamination by Proxy
158Jacob Jonathana OdehNASARAWAExamination by Proxy
159Adamu DanjumaNASARAWAAttempt to cheat
160Adewunmi Oluwaseun MichaelNASARAWAUnruly Behaviour
161Success AdamsNASARAWASmuggled Mobile Phone into the Exam hall
162Ogbu Kelechi DavidOGUNConnivance to Cheat
163Olatunji Ibukun OluwaseyiOGUNConnivance to Cheat
164Adesanjo Muize OladimejiOGUNSmuggled mobile phone into the Exam Hall
165Oluwadare Ayoola EmmanuelONDOUnruly Behaviour
166Omomo Samson OluwasunkanmiONDOConnivance to Cheat
167Melodi Aanu BunmiONDOConnivance to Cheat
168Akande Abiodun QuadriOSUNSmuggled mobile phone into the Exam Hall
169OluwagbemigaOSUNExamination by Proxy
170Adesina Aishat OdunolaOSUNForceful Entrance
171Shobade VictoryOSUNExamination by Proxy
172Adeleke AnuoluwapoOYOAttempt to cheat
173Ugwu Chioma VivianOYOExamination by Proxy
174Olayinka Omotola JoshuaOYOExamination by Proxy
175Bitrus Dorathy VwamanPLATEAUSmuggled electronic device into examination Hall
176Zwalkur Vongjen NimzePLATEAUExamination by Proxy
177Hosea Kingsley MangajiPLATEAUExamination by Proxy
178Kingsley DalyopPLATEAUExamination by Proxy
179Yahaya Ture MaryamPLATEAUSmuggled mobile phone into the Exam Hall
180Aliyu Suleiman MusaPLATEAUExamination by Proxy
181Paul Kwales UsmanPLATEAUDouble Registration
182Amos Ultimate EnockPLATEAUDouble Registration
183Umar Musa BilyaminuPLATEAUExamination by Proxy
184Babani Aminu HussainPLATEAUExamination by Proxy
185Othniel Cornelius NelsonPLATEAUUnruly Behaviour
186Solomon BlessingPLATEAUSmuggled Electronic Device into the Exam hall
187Muhammed H. HassanPLATEAUExamination by Proxy
188Dagogo Daniel OmieteRIVERSAttempt to cheat
189Jackson EmmanuelRIVERSFaking of vital document
190Azundah ChidinmaRIVERSSmuggled electronic device into examination Hall
191Konglyet LohdepRIVERSExamination by Proxy
192Bessong Francis BessongRIVERSExamination by Proxy
193Viola OmelukorRIVERSAttempt to Cheat
194Sahabi Bello ShamsudeenSOKOTOSmuggled electronic device into examination Hall
195Muhammad AshamiYOBEDouble Registration
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