JAMB 2019 Approved, Compulsory and Recommended Novels – Sweet Sixteen

JAMB 2019 Approved and Recommended Novels: The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB has announced the recommended books / novels for 2019 examinations.

Last year, JAMB announced The Last Days at Forcados High School by H. Mohammed as the official novel and book to read for the 2018 UTME interested candidate.

But in 2019, that is a different turn. They have announced that Sweet Sixteen by Bolaji Abdullahi is the compulsory novel for UTME.

While last year’s The Last Days at Forcados High School by H. Mohammed, is the recommended and compulsory novels and books for Direct Entry Candidates.

If you are sitting for any of the examination in 2019, then this are the novels to read. Lets get to know some few reasons.

Why are JAMB Novels Compulsory?

JAMB Recommended Novels are always compulsory, the reason is why are they compulsory? The answer is that, Use of English is compulsory!

For every subject combination, for every course, Use of English is essential and stands as the number one subject before other three will be added!

If The Use of English is compulsory for all courses, then a novel and book to read must also be compulsory!

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Sweet Sixteen

Sweet Sixteen is authored by Bolaji Abdullahi and it is the official Novel for JAMB UTME 2019.

Apart from being JAMB compulsory novel to read for UTME 2019, it is an interesting book and novel. Of course, it is a fictional novel.

Now that you’ve successfully registered for the JAMB 2019 UTME, then the next step is to begin reading intensively. Read and study every syllabus for 2019!


Aliya has to constantly remind her father that she is not a child but ‘a young adult.’ He does not always agree with her.

But now that she is turning sixteen, he is sitting up and taking notice. The expected birthday card from him is replaced by a present and no holds barred letter – a page for each year she has lived.

It chronicles the lessons he has tried to teach her and the wisdom he has attempted to pass to her. It unburdens the burning questions she has about life and sometimes show through the cluelessness of parental units. Aliya questions who she is and why she is; with her father as a guide on this journey of discovery.

An engaging coming of age guide on life and loving for the teenage girl.

You shall get the Novel when you register for Jamb 2019.

And it cost just N2000 online, but you can get it at a cheaper rate in any offline book store.

You can read more about this Book from Tribuneonlineng HERE.


  1. pls hw are dey doing dis jamb

  2. how about score

  3. I want to pass my jamb please I need help

  4. buhari zubairu jikamshi

    i went pass my jamb ineed your prayers

  5. i still do not understand why these novels are compulsory. are they going to set questions based on the novels

  6. I still do not understand why these novels are compulsory. Are they planning on setting questions based on the novels.

  7. Which novel now

  8. Adeyemi Nofisat Adeola

    Please what do I need to do to pass my jamb..first choice : unilorin
    Second choice :Lasu
    Third choice:kwarapoly
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  9. Okere Okechukwu joseph

    I will pass my join in Jesus name amen 250 above

  10. I need to pass my JAMB your prayer is highly needed pls

  11. princess harikey azeez

    pls how did i get jamb series

  12. can i go into the jamb hall with ear rings?

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