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Eggon hills


Eggon hills

History of 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. Security/Safety of Eggon hills This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Eggon hills, here are some helpful things to take along with you: sun screen climbing gear shorts Things to do while at Eggon hills Before heading to Eggon hills, here are some helpful things to take along with you: mountain climbing see the wild life

Category: Nature

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Farin Ruwa falls

History of Farin Ruwa falls Farin Ruwa falls was discovered in 1950. It is notable as a top tourist destination ideal for picnics and bird watching. Built by Colonial masters in 1950. 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. Security/Safety of Farin Ruwa falls This is a very safe location. don't swim in the water without supervision What To Bring Before heading to Farin Ruwa falls, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Shorts Swimming gear Climbing shoes Things to do while at Farin Ruwa falls Before heading to Farin Ruwa falls, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Climb to the source of the falls Bird watching Take photos of the fall, scenery and your friends! Best Features It is the perfect getaway for family trips, picnics and meditation Writer's Review It is a good place to relax away from the stress of Urban life. Most common visitors Adventurers, Fun seekers, Nature lovers, Writers Farin Ruwa falls is just as spectacular as Canada's Niagra Falls or Zambia's Victoria Falls- Come to Nigeria guide, 2011.

Category: Waterfall

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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

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Bingham University

History of Bingham University Bingham University was established in 2005 . Built by Evangelical Church Winning All in 2005 . This is a privately-owned Christian tertiary institution with a mandate to bring quality moral education to students. Security/Safety of Bingham University This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Bingham University, here are some helpful things to take along with you: cash/credit cards Best Features it was built to meet the soaring need for not only quality secular tertiary education but education that recognizes and integrates moral and spiritual values in the face of degenerating social decadence in Nigerian University campuses. Writer's Review I would recommend you go here if you're interested in a school with a strong religious backbone and state of the art equipment. Most common visitors Students and Lecturers.

Category: University

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National Gallery of Art, Lafia

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Nasarawa State University, Keffi

About Nasarawa State University The Nasarawa State University, Keffi popularly called NSUK was founded 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. NSUK is a young University located in the middle belt region of the Country and has since its inception recorded groundbreaking achievements as a result of determination and diligence in administration. With a vision “to be a World Class Centre of Excellence for the development of the individual and the society”, and a mission “to encourage and enable individuals to develop their full potentials by providing qualitative and stimulating learning environment encompassing a wide range of relevant educational activities for efficient, dedicated and selfless service to the state”, the University has risen through the ranks to provide undergraduate and postgraduate education, research and service. The Nasarawa State University consists of three (3) major campuses; the Main Campus located along Akwanga-Keffi Road, Keffi which is the seat of administration in the University; the Lafia Campus which houses only the Faculty of Agriculture and the Pyanku Campus which houses the School of Remedial Studies and Centre for Continuing Studies, offering about four (4) major course combinations. NSUK currently ranks as the 40th best University in the Country, and 7,279 in the world according to the ranking. Some of the courses offered at the University are accredited by the National Universities Commission (NUC). Faculties At The Nasarawa State University With the selective admission process of other prominent Nigerian Universities, Nigerian students would be looking at a chance to become future alumni of the institution by enrolling for their Undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. NSUK boasts of having 7 faculties, a Center and a School. The faculties located in the 3 campuses of the university are as follows: Main Campus: Faculty of Arts Faculty of Education Faculty of Law Faculty of Social Sciences Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences Faculty of Administration Lafia Campus: Faculty of Agriculture Pyanku Campus School of Remedial Studies Center for Continuing Studies Courses Offered At NSUK NSUK offers a variety of courses and programmes that you can select from. Most of these courses are accredited by NUC and it's quite laudable that the University has made provision for these courses. Here’s a list of courses you can choose from: Faculty of Agriculture offers five departmental courses; Agricultural Economics and Extension Home Economics and Management Agronomy Animal Science Forestry, Wildlife, and Fisheries Faculty of Administration Taxation Business Administration Public Administration Banking and Finance Accounting Entrepreneurial studies Faculty of Arts History Linguistics English Language French Language Arabic Language Religious Studies Islamic Studies Theater and Cultural Studies Faculty of Social Sciences Political Science Economics Sociology Geography Psychology Mass Communication Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences Mathematics Biochemistry and Microbiology Physics Biology Science Chemistry Geology and Mining Faculty of Education Here you can choose one of the three main disciplines Arts and social sciences Educational Foundation Science technology and mathematics Faculty of Law The faculty has just two departments; Private and Business Law Public and International Law. You can choose courses that are popular and relevant in the Nigerian labour market. Admission Requirements Into Nasarawa State University For Entry-level Undergraduates: Entry level admission requirements into NSUK is relatively the same with other institutions as regards to the general requirement of obtaining a minimum of 5 O’ level Credits or other equivalents in Mathematics, English and three other subjects. At no more than two sittings and also obtaining the prescribed JAMB cut-off and Post UTME score for each department. As a prospective student of the institution, during the internal screening organized by the University, you’ll be required to present and submit two photocopies of your certificate or result slips, birth certificate, certificate of the state of origin, declaration of age, and passport photographs. NSUK doesn’t accept the statement of result from secondary schools attended. NSUK JAMB Cut-off mark for the 2017/2018 academic session is 170, you are eligible for an internal screening if you attain the prescribed cut-off mark, but you have a higher chance of gaining admission if you have a higher score in JAMB. You can get more information about the University’s admission process and requirement from its website at under the admission link. You can also find the undergraduate admission list for the 2017/2018 academic session at For Entry Level Postgraduates: NSUK offers recognized postgraduate degrees such as Postgraduate Diploma, Masters and Doctorate degree programmes in almost all the departments in each faculty. As a prospective candidate, you should note that admission requirement is mostly based on departmental requirements in related disciplines. The general admission requirement still includes having a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of a Second Class Lower Division for Postgraduate Diploma and Masters; while for a Doctorate degree you are required to have an MSc. degree with a minimum weighted average score of 50%. Application forms for the 2017/2018 academic session are currently closed. For subsequent information on the admission process, courses offered and other details about NSUK postgraduate programmes, you can visit the school’s postgraduate page at NSUK portal can be found at , you can also visit the University’s website at Facilities At The Nasarawa State University NSUK as a State University has no doubt tried in terms of providing standard facilities and resources for its staff and students. The University as stated early has developed three campuses which house various faculties and administrative buildings. NSUK also provides a health care support center, an information technology center, a library for study and extensive research, a security unit, works, and maintenance unit. Amidst all that's mentioned, the University also provides halls of residence, staff quarters, science laboratories and a host of other facilities. Other Noteworthy Information “For travelers who intend to visit/ prospective students who intend to study at the institution, here are a few things to know”: Safety/Security NSUK is situated in a secure location with the presence of security personnel in and around the campus. What To Bring Before to NSUK, you can come along with the following Books Educational materials and documents A valid means of identification And other useful personal effects. Things To Do At NSUK While at NSUK, you can do the following: Attend educational seminars and workshops Enroll in full-time or part-time course(s) Meet friends and attend lecture(s) Take a tour around the school. Most Common Visitors You’ll definitely find students, education enthusiast, academic and non-academic staffs at the University. Best Features Nasarawa State University prides itself as a State University with a difference. With over 7 faculties, a School of Postgraduate Studies, a School of Preliminary Studies, an Institute of Education and other laudable facilities, the University stands as one of the most sought-after State universities. School Fees At NSUK School fees at the Nasarawa State University may be regarded as slightly unfair as the institution have separate amounts for indigenes and non-indigenes of the State. Its believed that this is done to encourage parents who are indigenes to enroll their wards into the institution. Nevertheless, here’s a detailed list of school fees for the 2017/2018 academic session. 100 level UTME Indigenes -Arts/humanities - N28,100 -Sciences - N30,100 Non-indigenes -Arts/humanities - N36,250 -Sciences - N38,750 200 level Direct Entry (DE) Indigenes -Arts/humanities - N29,100 -Sciences - 31,100 Non-indigenes -Arts/humanities - N37,250 -Sciences - N39,750 200, 300 and 400 level Indigenes -Arts/humanities - N22,200 -Sciences - N24,200 Non Indigenes -Arts/humanities - N28,800 -Sciences - N31,300 NSUK also provides online payment options, detailed information about this can be found at . Weather At NSUK Nasarawa State University is located in the middle-belt region of the country. It experiences weather conditions accustomed to this region, with very harsh weather conditions sometimes. Generally, the weather at the University is quite conducive.

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Nasarawa State Government Secretariat

History of Nasarawa State Government Secretariat Nasarawa State Government Secretariat was built in 1996. Built by Nasarawa State Government in 1996. 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. Security/Safety of Nasarawa State Government Secretariat This is a very safe location. unnecessary wandering is highly frowned at in and around this place. However, visitors must be absolutely sure of where they are going to avoid the prospect of loitering What To Bring Before heading to Nasarawa State Government Secretariat , here are some helpful things to take along with you: A means of identification. Writer's Review Many, if not all government ministries and agencies operate from this imposing complex. If you have any business with the government, you will most likely find yourself here. Most common visitors Top government functionaries, civil servants, journalists

Category: Government Building

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Federal High Court, Lafia

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Federal Science Technical College Orozo

History of Federal Science Technical College Orozo 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. Security/Safety of Federal Science Technical College Orozo This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Federal Science Technical College Orozo, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Educational Materials Stationery Identification Card(I.D) Things to do while at Federal Science Technical College Orozo Before heading to Federal Science Technical College Orozo, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Study Visit your wards Best Features The operative curriculum is diversified and geared towards meeting the needs of every learner’s aptitude and ability as well as the developmental needs of the country. Their alumni are found all over the globe, excelling, competing and contributing to the development of Nigeria. Writer's Review The College offers a comprehensive and all-embracing curriculum for academic excellence and total development of its students. It has a serene learning environment with highly qualified staff to give the students the good education needed for a sound all-round development. Most common visitors Students, teachers, parents and guardians

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