Eggon hills

Eggon hills

Do you know what an inselberg is? Kopjes? A trip to Eggon hills in Nassarawa is sure to change that. With its beautiful scenery and ambience, you are welcome to experience Nassarawa.

Category: Nature
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Farin Ruwa falls

Farin Ruwa falls

Not many falls in Africa drop more than the popular Victoria falls, and one of the few that does is the glorious Farin Ruwa falls which is a popular site for picnics and bird watching.

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Farin Ruwa Waterfalls

Farin Ruwa Waterfalls

About Farin Ruwa Falls Farin Ruwa waterfalls is one of the waterfalls in Nigeria, it is located in Nasarawa state. It is one of the highest falls in Nigeria and also one of the more significant waterfalls in Africa. The origin of the falls is found in Nasarawa state. The water falls at a height of about 150 metres when descending from the Jos Plateau and this is higher than the well-known Victoria Falls (180 metres during its descent). History of Farin Ruwa Waterfalls In 1950, the Farin Ruwa waterfalls was found out by the British colonial rulers of Nigeria. The fall was published by the colonial rulers to preserve its heritage from those who exploited it commercially. Despite this, Farin Ruwa was kept in the shadows till the finding of Nasarawa State in 1996. Farin ruwa means white water in Hausa language. Safety This is a very safe location, there is no threat to security here. Things to Do Explore the serenading environment, explore nature. What to Bring Before heading to La Manga Resort, Ilashe, here are some helpful things to take along with you; a good camera, flips flops, head gear, swim wear. Best Features White water from the falls is a must-see. Most Common Visitors Families, honeymooners, friends, class groups, photographers, fun lovers. Weather at Farun Ruwa Waterfalls Farun Ruwa Waterfalls is located in the North-Central part of Nigeria. This region has just two season which is the dry and rainy season.The rainy season comes from the month of May till early August while the dry season comes from the month of October till April. Usually, between the month of December and February Harmattan come along and it's usually very cold especially at night so it's advisable to go with warm clothings.

Category: Waterfall
Tags: Explore nature, Learn, Sightseeing, Swim
Bingham University

Bingham University

This is a privately-owned Christian tertiary institution with a mandate to bring quality moral education to students.

Category: University
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National Gallery of Art, Lafia

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Nasarawa State University, Keffi

Nasarawa State University, Keffi

History Of Nasarawa State University, Keffi  The Nasarawa State University Keffi was established under the Nasarawa state Law No. 2 of 2001 passed by the Nasarawa State House of Assembly under the then administration of the State Governor (Dr.) Abdullahi Adamu,the first democratically elected Governor of the State.However the University fully started activities in February 2002 at the site of the Former College of Arts,Science and Technology (CAST).The University was established to help provide the Indigenes of Nasarawa state an avenue to pursue tertiary education which would be needed in the long run in the development of the state Safety  This  is a safe place to visit,however it is advisable not to keep late nights What To Bring/ Things to Do Before heading to the Nasarawa State University you should go along with  1. Educational materials 2. Necessary documents and identification cards in case of enrollment at the University 3. Seminar materials  Things to Do at the University Includes; 1. Enroll for a Part Time or Full time Course 2. Meet friends and attend lectures 3. Partake in academic and social events at the University Best Features  Nasarawa State University has 7 faculties,an institute of Education.a School of preliminary studies, School of Post Graduate studies and a centre of Continuing studies,also a library to study  Most Common Visitors  Most Common visitors at the University are Students,Lecturers and educationists

Category: University
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Nasarawa State Government Secretariat

Nasarawa State Government Secretariat

This is the permanent administrative office of the Nasarawa State Government. Here, all state agencies and parastatals are quartered. As such, this is one of the most important places in the state.

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Federal High Court, Lafia

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Federal Science Technical College Orozo

Federal science and technical College orozo is one of the 6 Federal Government owned Unity Colleges in Nasarawa, that is been managed by the Federal Ministry of Education, Nigeria. it is located in a border town between Abuja and nasarawa state called orozo. The College is filled with enthusiastic students who are willing to learn, supportive parents/guardians interested in their children’s education and dedicated professional staff committed to providing the students with quality education.

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College of Agriculture, Lafia

College of Agriculture, Lafia

History College of Agriculture, Lafia College of Agriculture, Lafia was established in 1977 with the aim to train extension workers and middle level manpower for the development of agriculture. In 1987, the school became a college of agriculture proclaimed by the then Plateau state government by virtue of edict No. 13 of 1987 to enable it offer courses leading to the national diploma and higher national diploma levels. About College of Agriculture, Lafia College of Agriculture, Lafia is a college of education in Nasarawa state that aims to equip students with the right knowledge so they can become leaders of tomorrow. The college offers national diploma and higher national diploma certificates at the completion of the course applied for. Safety This is a relatively safe location. Guests are advised though not to move around too late at night and report any suspicious behaviour noticed. Things to Do Things to do at the college include; attend lectures, attend seminars, visit friends, enroll to become a student of the college. What to Bring Before heading to the College of Agriculture, Lafia, here are some helpful things to take along with you; extra clothes, relevant documents in case you want to become a student, notepad to take notes. Best Features The school environment is fit for learning. The college has zero tolerance for examination malpractice and cultism.   Best Time to Visit College of Agriculture, Lafia The best time to visit the college of agriculture,Lafia is during when the school is in session. This is a time at which the school activities is in full flow and you can have access to the facilities of the college. Most Common Visitors Lecturers, students, parents, government officials are the most common people you will find here. 

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Nasarawa State Polytechnic

Nasarawa State Polytechnic

About Nasarawa State Polytechnic Nasarawa State Polytechnic located along Lafia- Akwanga Road Lafia Nasarawa is a state owned polytechnic. It currently has 16 departments. History of Nasarawa State Polytechnic Nasarawa State Polytechnic was established by His Excellency, the First Executive Governor of Nasarawa State, Alhaji (Dr) Abdullahi Adamu(Sarkin Yakin Keffi) on 15th August 2000. The institution is situated at the former Government College Lafia, and the first set of students was admitted in December 2000. Safety Nasarawa State Polytechnic is relatively safe but visitors are advised not to keep late hours and be security cautious. Things To Do Nasarawa State Polytechnic is a learning institute. What you're expected to bring along are your reading and writing materials to help with your school academics. Best Time to Visit Nasarawa State Polytechnic Nasarawa State Polytechnic is best visited during when it's in session as it's when the school is lively and alive. Popular Events at Nasarawa State Polytechnic Convocation and Matriculation is an yearly event that is held for both incoming and outgoing students. Matriculation is one of the popular events in school for freshers because that's when they get to wear and snap long living memory pictures and the get to celebrate their been in school. Likewise, Convocation is one of a popular event in school where final year students final get their certificates and their is an award for the best graduating student. Most Common Visitors Most common visitors at Nasarawa State Polytechnic are the student's and lecturer's friends and family. Also, researchers to visits. Why You Should Visit Great environment for proper learning especially in practical courses Weather at Nasarawa State Polytechnic Nasarawa State Polytechnic is located in the North-Central part of Nigeria. This region has just two season which is the dry and rainy season.The rainy season comes from the month of May till early August while the dry season comes from the month of October till April. Usually, between the month of December and February Harmattan come along and it's usually very cold especially at night so it's advisable to go with warm clothing. Frequently Asked Questions Q: how can I become a student here? A: For you to become a student, you'll be required to pass through the Universal Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) orgainsed by JAMB and candidates must have at least five credits in relevant SSCE/GCE 'O' level subjects. Q: How many faculties or departments are available here? A: There are sixteen department in Nasarawa State Polytechnic Q: Is this polytechnic accredited? A: Yes, Nasarawa State Polytechnic is accredited. Q: Are there hostels at this polytechnic? A: No there are no hostel facilities.

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Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa

Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa

About Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa The Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa was established by the Federal Government of Nigeria. The establishment of the Polytechnic was predicated on the Government’s desire to transform the society technologically. Currently, there are six (6) Schools which are: School of Applied Science, School of Business Studies, School of Environmental Studies, School of Engineering Technology, School of General Studies and School of Continuing Education. History of Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa was established on 1st July, 1983 by the Federal Government of Nigeria. An important landmark in the development of the Polytechnic was the initial accreditation of all programmes in 1985 and commencement of Higher National Diploma (HND) programmes. Safety Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa is relatively safe but visitors are advised not to keep late hours and be security cautious. Things To Do Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa is a learning institute. What you're expected to bring along are your reading and writing materials to help with your school academics. Best Features Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa wants to provide opportunities for professional training in engineering and other relevant technologies. Best Time to Visit Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa is best visited during when it's in session as it's when the school is lively and alive. Popular Events at Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa Both Matriculation and Convocation are popular events which happens yearly. Matriculation is one of the popular events in school for freshers because that's when they get to snap long living memory pictures and the get to celebrate their been in school. Likewise, Convocation is one of a popular event in school where final year students final get their certificates and their is an award for the best graduating student. Most Common Visitors Most common visitors at Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa are the student's and lecturer's friends and family. Also, researchers to visits. Why You Should Visit One of the biggest polytechnic in Nigeria and the best both in structure and academic level. Weather at Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa is located in the North-Central part of Nigeria. This region has just two season which is the dry and rainy season.The rainy season comes from the month of May till early August while the dry season comes from the month of October till April. Usually, between the month of December and February Harmattan come along and it's usually very cold especially at night so it's advisable to go with warm clothing. Frequently Asked Questions Q: how can I become a student here? A: In other to become a student, you are required to pass UTME organised by JAMB and have the the required maximum five credit in your O'Levels. Q: How many faculties or departments are available here? A: There are six faculties here. Q: Is this polytechnic accredited? A: Yes, Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa is accredited Q: Are there hostels at this polytechnic? A: Yes, there are hostel facilities. 

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HUNKI OX-BOW LAKE

HUNKI OX-BOW LAKE

About Hunki Ox-Bow Lake Hunki Lake is located 30km away from Awe town and about 130km from Lafia, the State Capital. The lake is like an Ox-bow, shaped in two arms with each of them measuring 6-7 kilometres long and 70 kilometres wide. The lake that derives its name from the host Hunki, a settlement in Tunga district of the Awe local government. The Lake’s common wildlife is hippopotamus, manatees, fish. It has great potentials for a fishing festival Safety It is a very safe location. Things to Do While at the Hunki Ox-Bow lake here are some things to do; Feed the animals, take a walk down the lake, snap amazing pictures, take a dip in the lake. What to Bring A camera with a good battery, sun screen, flip flops. Best Features The ambience is quite amazing and the variety of animals on show makes for pleasant viewing. Best Time to Visit The best time to visit is during the weekend when there are a lot of guests at the lake. Most Common Visitors The most common visitors at the lake are fun lovers, nature enthusiasts. Weather at Hunki Ox-Bow Lake Hunki Ox-Bow Lake is located in the North-Central part of Nigeria. This region has just two season which is the dry and rainy season.The rainy season comes from the month of May till early August while the dry season comes from the month of October till April. Usually, between the month of December and February Harmattan come along and it's usually very cold especially at night so it's advisable to go with warm clothings.

Category: Nature
Tags: Meet friends, Relaxation, Sightseeing

Oku Akpa Rock and Picnic Centre

About Oku Akpa Rock and Picnic Centre Oku Akpa rock formation is along the Nasarawa village in Udege Loko road in Nasarawa local government area. The area is suitable for picnicking, mountaineering, sport hunting, bird watching. It is a perfect destination for lovers to have a quiet time they desire. Safety This is a very safe location. Things to Do Picnicking, mountaineering, sport hunting, bird watching are just some of the things to do. What to Bring Before heading to Oku Akpa Rock and Picnic Centre, here are some helpful things to take along with you; hiking shoes, climbing gear, hunting gear, picnic set, camera to take selfies with. Best Features The atmosphere around the center is cheerful and full of excitement. Best Time to Visit Oku Akpa Rock and Picnic Center There are usually a lot of guests during the weekend as they engage in the relaxing activities at the site. Most Common Visitors The most common visitors at the resort are fun lovers, adventurers, class groups. Why You Should Visit Guests who come to the Oku Akpa Rock and Picnic Centre come for picnicking, mountaineering, sport hunting, family bonding. Weather at Oku Akpa Rock and Picnic Center Oku Akpa Rock and Picnic Center is located in the North-Central part of Nigeria. This region has just two season which is the dry and rainy season.The rainy season comes from the month of May till early August while the dry season comes from the month of October till April. Usually, between the month of December and February Harmattan come along and it's usually very cold especially at night so it's advisable to go with warm clothings.   

Category: Resort
Tags: Drink, Eat, Meet friends, Play, Relaxation, Sightseeing

Karofi Dying Centre