He said the suspension was also to address the technical challenges experienced at some centres.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has announced the extension of registration for 2018 UTME.
Benjamin urged the prospective candidates for the direct entry admission to register before the deadline, saying that the board might not extend the deadline.
Stakeholders unanimously agreed that the minimum cut-off marks for university degree is to stand at 120.
The policy committee meeting responsible for the determination of cut-off marks had not met
He said that in addition to the 1,048,914 results that have been released, over 30,406 results are also ready for upload before midnight today.
The Registrar said the performance of the candidates “is not too bad.”
The Registrar told journalists in Abuja on Monday that the exams would end in Bauchi, Abia, Niger states and some other states on May 15