Kogi is a state in the north-central zone of Nigeria. It is popularly called the confluence state due to the fact that the confluence of Rivers Niger and Benue occurs there. Its capital is Lokoja. There are three main ethnic groups in Kogi: Igala, Ebira, and Okun; with the Igalas being the largest ethnic group in the state. There are many mineral resources in Kogi, including iron, petroleum and tin. Kogi State is the most centrally located of all the states of the federation. It comprises the Igala, Ebira, Kabba, Yoruba and Kogi divisions of the former Kabba province. It shares common boundaries with Niger, Kwara, Nassarawa and The Federal Capital Territory to the north. To the East, the state is bounded by Benue and Enugu states, to the south by Enugu and Anambra States, and to the west by Ondo, Ekiti and Edo states. Lokoja, the Niger/Benue confluence town is the state capital. Ethnically, Yoruba, Nupe and Bassa forming the main ethnic groups.
Kogi state is so significant because this state houses a very remarkable handwork of mother nature -The confluence of the two greatest rivers that run across Nigeria, the river Niger and river Benue in the city of Lokoja. Anyone who has travelled through Lokoja and has seen the captivating scenery of this confluence would agree with me that it is indeed a spectacular sight. The multi-billion dollars steel & iron industry, the largest of it's kind in Nigeria was established in 1971 on a 24,000 hectare land. This mighty industry has unfortunately been left moribund for a long period of time, but recently over the years, concerted efforts has been made by the Nigerian government to ensure its full capacity functioning. This industry is viewed as a potential bedrock for the industrialization of Nigeria.
There are three main ethnic groups and languages in Kogi: Igala, Ebira, and Okun with other minorities like Bassa, a small friction of Nupe mainly in Lokoja, the Ogugu subgroup of the Igala, Gwari, Kakanda, Oworo people, ogori magongo and the Eggan community under Lokoja Local Government. Kogi state is the only state in Nigeria which shows true WAZOBIA influences of the 3 major groups of Nigeria, Hausa, yoruba and Igbo (owing to it's location). It contains 21 local government areas: Adavi, Ajaokuta, Ankpa, Bassa, Dekina, Ibaji, Idah, Igalamela-Odolu, Ijumu, Kabba/Bunu, Koton Karfe, Lokoja, Mopa-Muro, Ofu, Ogori/Magongo, Okehi, Okene, Olamaboro, Omala, Yagba East, Yagba West.
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 kogi state:
LEARN MORE NIGERIA partnering IJMB study centre in kogi 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 kogi 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 four (4) 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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