Nigeria, May 15 -- Prospective candidates for this year's Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and the Direct Entry (DE) programmes who have been battling difficulties in their attempts to register, can now relax as the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced a two-week deadline extension for the registration activities.

This is as the body has also shifted the commencement date for the main examination from the earlier dates of June 5 to June 19, to June 19 - July 3.

The mock examination, which was earlier scheduled to hold on May 20, will now hold on June 3.

The registration exercise which had earlier been scheduled to end on May 15, will now end on May 29.

The new developments are contained in a c...