Gombe is a state in north-eastern Nigeria, it was created out of Bauchi State on 1st October 1996 by the late General Sanni Abachas Administration with its capital at Gombe. Gombe State shares boundaries with Yobe State to the North, Adamawa and Taraba States to the South, Borno State to the East, and Bauchi State to the West. The State, nicknamed the Jewel of Excellence, was formed in October 1996 from part of the old Bauchi State by the Abacha military government. Its location in the north eastern zone, right within the expansive savannah, allows the state to share common borders with the states of Borno, Yobe, Taraba, Adamawa and Bauchi. The state has an area of 20,265 km2 and a population of around 1.8 million.
Historically, Gombe state is a fusion of two distinct groups of people, comprising the emirate of gombe North and the ethnic grouping of Gombe South. Bubayero estalished the Emirate during the jihad period of 1800. It emerged as part of a larger state building force of 19th century Sokoto jihad. The Emirate government, which had its head quarters in Gombe Abba was formed to effectively control what constitutes a larger part of the Gombe State, until the advent of the British in the early 20th century. Under the British, the state was administered through the mechanism of two administrative units, i.e. Gombe native Authority and Tangale Waja Native Authorities. The two Authorities constituted Gombe division during the colonial era. However, with independence in 1960 and the subsequent military administration, many changes occured which led to the emergence of local government authorities. Thus, between 1976 and the present, the then two authorities had metarmorphosed into the present 11 local governments.
The state comprises many tribal groups which include Tangale, Terawa, Waja, Kumo, Fulani, Kanuri, Bolewa, Jukun, Pero/Shonge, Tula, Cham, Lunguda, Dadiya, Banbuka , Hausa and Kamo/Awak. Hausa is the commercial language amidst the people. Gombe State is mainly populated by Fulani People constituting more than half of the state population (more than 50%) Other minor ethnic groups include the Hausa, Bolewa, Tera, Tangale, Waja and Kanuri. Gombe is home to Gombe State University, Federal University Kashere, College of Education Billiri and State Polytechnic Bajoga . The modern Pantami Stadium has replaced the older Abubakar Umar Memorial Stadium, and is home to the Gombe United F.C. Gombe State is divided into eleven local government councils. The local councils are Gombe, Billiri, Akko, Balanga, Shongom, Funikaye, Dukku, Yamatta, Bayoga, and Kwami local council. Education is given priority in the state and many primary and secondary schools, colleges of education, and an Arabic teacher's college have been established to provide the people with quality education.
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 gombe 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.
IJMB 2020/21 session is ongoing, Register to any of our accredited study centres within gombe state or nationwide today. Please ensure you have read through the information of the programme for better understanding.
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