Cross River is a coastal state in southeastern Nigeria, bordering Cameroon to the east. Its capital is at Calabar, and it is named for the Cross River, which passes through the state. The state was created in 1967 from part of the former Eastern Region, and was known as the 'South-Eastern State until 1976 when it adopted its present name. The state originally included what is now Akwa Ibom State. Cross River State is located in Nigeria's Delta region.It is bounded on the North by Benue State, on the South by Akwa Ibom State, on the East by Cameroun Repulic and on the West by Anambra and Imo States.
Cross River State was created on May 27, 1967 from the former Eastern Region, Nigeria by the General Yakubu Gowon regime. Its name was changed to Cross River State in the 1976 state creation exercise by the then General Murtala Mohammed regime from South Eastern State. The present day Akwa Ibom State was excised from it in the state creation exercise of September 1987 by the then regime of General Ibrahim Babangida. Efik is very widely spoken in Cross River State because it used to be a language of trade and commerce in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Other languages spoken are Ekoi, Etung, Boki and Becheve. The Becheve people have linguistic affinity with the Tiv of Benue State. The people's wood carving, stone sculpture, raffia and cane works, pottery and silver works are highly valued in and outside Nigeria.
The State has 18 Local Government Areas: Abi, Akampu, Akpabuyo, Bakassi, Bekwara, Biase, Boki, Calabar-Municipal, Calabar South, Etung, Ikom, Obanliku, Obubra, Obudu, Odukpani, Ogoja, Yakurr, Yala. There are more than 230 pre-primary schools, 648 primary schools, 145 post-primary school. The main crops are cassava, yams, rice, plantain, banana, cocoyam, maize, cocoa, rubber, groundnut and palm produce. Mineral resources in Cross river State include limestone, titanium, tin ore, ceramic raw materials and hardstone. Places to visit in the state: Kwa falls, Kuya L.G.A. Natural RIVER * Agbokim falls, Ikom Natural L.G.A. * Obudu Cattle Ranch Resort (Man- made) * Coercopan, Ishie Close, zoo Calabar * Cross River National Park Eco-Tourism/ Wildlife * Drill Ranch, Calabar Zoo * Ekpe Masquerade Cultural * National Museum Monument * Rock with foot prints National.
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 cross river state:
LEARN MORE NIGERIA partnering IJMB study centre in cross river state are located in state capital.
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.
IJMB 2020/21 session is ongoing, Register to any of our accredited study centres within cross river state or nationwide today. Please ensure you have read through the information of the programme for better understanding.
Registrations are strictly online ONLY on this website, A non-refundable Registration fee of Eight Thousand, Seven hundred and fifty Naira (₦8,750) is to be paid. To register, applicants are expected to follow the three (3) Simple Registration Instructions by clicking on the apply now button below and fill the pre registration form and generate to generate your IJMB Invoice
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