Benue is a state in east-central Nigeria. Its capital is Makurdi and it is named after the Benue River. It had a population of about 2.8 million in 1991. Benue is a rich agricultural region, full of rivers, and could be called the breadbasket of Nigeria. Some crops grown there include potatoes, cassava, soya bean, guinea corn, flax, yams and beniseed. Benue State is located in the middle belt area of Nigeria and is bordered by Nassarawa State to the north, Taraba to the east, Ebonyi and Cross River to the south and Kogi State to the west. Benue State lies within the AW climate and experiences two distinct seasons, the Wet season and the Dry season. The rainy season lasts from April to October with annual rainfall in the range of 100-200mm. The dry season begins in November and ends in March. Temperatures fluctuate between 21 â€“ 37 degrees Celsius in the year. The south-eastern part of the state adjoining the Obudu-Cameroun mountain range, however, has a cooler climate similar to that of the Jos Plateau.
Benue State was created on February 13, 1976 from the former Benue-Plateau State and Igala, which had been part of Kwara State. It's a state in the mid-belt region of Nigeria with a population of about 4,253,641 in 2006 census. It is inhabited predominantly by the Tiv and Idoma peoples, who speak the Tiv language and Idoma, respectively. The Tiv's comprises the Etulo's while the Idoma's comprises the Ufia's (Utonkon), the Igede's, and the Agatu's. There are other ethnic groups, including the Igede, Etulo, Abakwa, Jukun, Hausa, Igbo, Akweya and Nyifon. With its capital at Makurdi, Benue is a rich agricultural region; some of the crops grown there are potatoes, cassava, soya bean, guinea corn, flax, yams, sesame, rice, and grand nuts. Many of the ethnic groups that inhabit Benue State today were associated with the rise and fall of Kwororofa Kingdom. The ancient Kwororofa Kingdom under Jukun leadership was a confederacy of many ethnic groups that co-opted in a number of ways to lay the foundation of present day Benue and the neighbouring States like Plateau, Taraba and Cross River.
Benue State is divided into twenty three (23) Local Government areas: Ado, Katsina-Ala, Oju, Agatu, Konshisha, Okpokwu, Apa, Kwande, Oturkpo, Buruku, Logo, Tarka, Gboko, Makurdi, Ukum, Guma, Obi, Ushongo, Gwer-West, Ogbadibo, Vandeikya, Gwer, Ohimini Benue state is acclaimed to be the nation's "food basket" because of its rich and diverse agricultural produce which include yams, rice, beans, cassava, potatoes, maize, Soya beans, sorghum, millet and coco-yam. The state also accounts for over 70 percent of Nigeria's Soya beans production. It also boasts of one of the longest stretches of river systems in the country with potential for a viable fishing industry, dry season farming through irrigation and for an inland water way through irrigation and for an inland water way. Benue is blessed with abundant mineral resources. These include Limestone, Gypsum, Anhydride, Kaolin, natural Gas, Salt, Petroleum Oil, Lead and Zinc, Barytes, Clay, Coal, Calcite, Germstones and Magnetite.
IJMB is presently accepted in 80% of Nigeria Universities, and It has been evaluated that yearly 80% of IJMB candidates scores more than 6 points out of an aggregate of 15point criteria for crossing the hurdle into 200level, Hence, below are list of possible tertiary institutions candidates can further his/her studies after successful completion of IJMB programme in benue state:
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Securing higher institution Admission at this present time as become a menace faced by almost all Nigerian students who desire to enrol in the country tertiary institution particularly for those attempting to utilize UTME as the method of Entry. Statistics clearly shows that passing JAMB and/or POST UTME do not guarantee admission, As about 1.5million prospective candidates writes JAMB(UTME) yearly and a large fraction of 80% ends up not gaining admission. Nevertheless here comes the high-quality substitute to tertiary institution admission known as IJMB
IJMB is of the meaning Interim Joint Matriculation Board, It is an APPROVED, PROVEN & CERTIFIED nine (9) month Advanced level programme moderated by Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria with different IJMB study centres nationwide. The programme is primarily designed to provide an opportunity for candidates who can not secure admission to normal degree programmes in Nigerian tertiary institutions for one reason or the other, has it requires no JAMB and/or POST UTME, Also awaiting O'level result prospective applicants can Enrol.
Interested IJMB Candidates are required to pick any THREE (3) A/L IJMB Subject Combination identified with their preffered course of study in the university be it Science, Art or Social Science Course. Candidates would then be lectured on these subjects for a time period of nine(9) month at their chosen Study Centre and thereafter sit for the final examination. On successful completion of the programme, Successful Candidates accordingly utilize their IJMB certificate to secure admission into 200level in any Nigeria tertiary institution by means of Direct Entry.
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