Niger State shares boundaries with Kaduna and Plateau States in the East and South-East respectively as well as with Sokoto in the North and Kwara State in the East. The areas making up Niger State today comprised the old Nupe and Kontogora Kingdos, Abuja (now Suleja) with link to the famous kingdom of Zauzau and a host of other political entities. The old Nupe Kingdom today has been broken administratively into the Bida Emirate (encompassing Gboko and Lavun Local Government areas) and the Agaie and Lapai emirates. Similarly, old Kontagora now comprises Kontagora emirates within which there are the chiefdom of Wushish, the territories of Sarkin Bauchi and the Chiefdom of Kagara, all administratively grouped into the Mariga, Magama and Rafi Local Governments. The State was excised from the defunct North-Western State in February 1976 and became a full-fledged State in the Federation in April of the same year. There are ten Local Government Areas in the State, viz: Chanchaga, Lapai, Suleja, Shiroro, Rafi, Lavun, Mariga, Magama, Agaie annd Gbako.
The three principal ethnic groups of the State are the Nupe, the Gwari and the Hausa. Other groups include the Koro, the Kadara, the Kambari, the Kamuku, the Pangu, the Bassa, the Bauchi, the Fulani, the Dukawa, the Gade, the Godara, the Ganagana, the Dukawa, the Mauchi, the Ayadi, the Ingwai, the Dibo, the Kadanda the Gulengi, the Abishiwa and the Shigini. Most of the groups can be said to have evolved and instituted a system of political leadership with either a king or chief surrounded by other title holders. The Nupe are found in Gboko, Lavun, Lapai, Agaie and parts of Mariga, while the Gwari, Kadara and Koro occupy Suleja, Chanchaga and Shiroro. The Kambari and Kamuku are found in Mariga, Magama and Rafi Local Government.
Local Government Areas include Agaie, Agwara, Bida, Borgu, Bosso, Chanchaga, Edati, Gbako, Gurara, Katcha, Kontagora, Lapai, Lavun, Magama, Mariga, Mashegu, Mokwa, Muya, Pailoro, Rafi, Rijau, Shiroro, Suleja, Tafa, Wushishi. The State is also educationally inclined having established over 1,165 primary schools, 250 secondary schools and a number of vocational training centers. There are also about 15 tertiary, institutions. There is also the presence of other minerals like limestone, glass sands, chalk, copper etc. and tourist areas Gurara Falls, Gurara LGA Natural/Physical * Zuma Rock, Near Suleija Natural/Physical * Kainji Lake National Park Wildlife/Eco-Tourism * Brass/Glass Works, Bida Arts & Crafts/ Souvenirs * Shirro Dam Tourist Resort Natural/Man-made * Mayanka Water Falls Natural.
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 niger 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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