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Mambilla Plateau

History of Mambilla Plateau Mambilla Plateau. Mambilla plateau is home to Nigeria and West Africa's only highland tea plantations. Located in the serene state of Taraba, Mambilla plateau is a haven for mountain climbers, nature lovers, picnic lovers or adventure seekers. Its cool ambience and beautiful scenery serve to welcome interested visitors. Security/Safety of Mambilla Plateau This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Mambilla Plateau, here are some helpful things to take along with you: climbing shoes shorts camping gear first aid box Things to do while at Mambilla Plateau Before heading to Mambilla Plateau, here are some helpful things to take along with you: hiking picnic walk with nature

Category: Resort

Tags: Relaxation, Meet friendss

Gashaka Gumti National Park

ABOUT Gashaka-Gumti National Park (GGNP) is a national park in Nigeria, It was gazetted from two game reserves in 1991 and is Nigeria’s largest national park. It is located in the eastern provinces of Taraba and Adamawa to the border with Cameroon. The total area covers about 6,402 km2, much of the northern GGNP is savannah grassland, while the southern GGNP sector of the park has a rugged terrain characterized by very mountainous, steep slopes as well as deep valleys and gorges, and is home to montane forests. Altitude ranges from ranging from about 457 metres (1,499 ft) in the northern flatter corner of the park, up to 2,419 metres (7,936 ft) at Chappal Waddi, Nigeria’s highest mountain in the park's southern sections. It is an important water catchment area for the Benue River. There is abundant river flow even during the markedly dry season. Enclaves for local Fulani pastoralists exist within the park boundary that allow for farming and grazing SERVICES There are no services rendered here as the national forest is not properly managed. BEST FEATURES Gashaka-Gumti National Park has it beautiful environment full with all kinds of animals around the forest BEST TIME TO VISIT Gashaka-Gumti National Park can be visited at any time of the year WHO CAN VISIT Historians, Photographers, couples, tourists, and fun lovers SAFETY Gashaka-Gumti National Park is not safe at night as there are no security agents around the forest and one needs to be extremely careful

Category: Game reserve

Tags: Sightseeing, See wildlife, Play, Learn, Explore natures

Chappal Waddi

History of Chappal Waddi Chappal Waddi. Located near the country's border with Cameroon, this is the highest point in Nigeria. Security/Safety of Chappal Waddi This is a very safe location. Don't wander off alone Carry an emergency bag What To Bring Before heading to Chappal Waddi, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Hiking boots and gear Hat or cap Mosquito nets First-Aid box Camera Compass or a local guide A Walkie-Talkie as there is no phone reception here Best Features Located in the Southern sector of the Gashaka Gumti National Park, this is the highest peak in Nigeria at 2,419 meters. Infamously known as 'Mountain of Death', this is the ultimate spot for daredevils and adventure seekers who are interested in thrills and adventure-inducing adrenaline rush. Writer's Review A phenomenally exhilarating climb awaits you from the vast hilly and rugged terrain crossed by leopards and grazed by buffalo to the fabulously lush emerald green jungle inhabited by fascinating primates, Chappal Waddi is truly a feast for your senses.

Category: Nature

Tags: Sightseeing, Play, Learn, Explore natures

Taraba State University

History of Taraba State University Taraba State University was established in 2008. Built by Taraba state government in 2008. This is a State owned public university. Security/Safety of Taraba State University This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Taraba State University, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Academic documents cash Best Features I love this place because it aims be one of the best universities in Nigeria with a reputation for high quality teaching, learning and innovative research as a catalyst for state and national development, while at the same time preserving its core academics, cultural and spiritual values. Writer's Review I would recommend this school if you are interested in a place that aims to serve as an institution for intellectual development whose ideal Is the training of men and women to acquire appropriate skills, abilities and competences both mental and physical, as well as inculcating the right type of values and attitudes for the well being of the society in general. Most common visitors Lecturers and Students.

Category: University

Tags: Sightseeing, Read, Meet friends, Learn, Attend public lecturess

Taraba State NYSC Secretariat

History of Taraba State NYSC Secretariat Taraba State NYSC Secretariat. This is the administrative office of the National Youth Service Corps in Taraba. It oversees the welfare, documentation and the general affairs of youth corpers in the state. Security/Safety of Taraba State NYSC Secretariat This is a very safe location. Always come in your NYSC uniform or you won't be attended to What To Bring Before heading to Taraba State NYSC Secretariat, here are some helpful things to take along with you: All documents regarding NYSC including; Call-up letter, Registration documents, School's Certificate, Green Card and Student ID Card Copies of Passport Photographs Your NYSC ID Card Best Features While there are secretariats in all local governments in the state, this is the headquarters and so houses the State Coordinator, along with other high ranking state officials. It is here to report to after your 21 days at the Orientation Camp to get assigned to your Place of Primary Assignment (PPA). Weekly Community Development Service (CDS) are also held here, along with the NYSC sponsored Skills Acquisition Entrepreneurship Development program. This is also where to go if you have inquiries about the NYSC scheme in Taraba State. Writer's Review As long as you are fully kitted in your NYSC uniform, you have no fear of being turned away. Different people have different tales of how they interacted with the officials and staff but I have found that a smile, knowledge of the local language, and an appealing face helps for a positive interaction. It will be wise to befriend one of the staff as you never know when an inside-ear will be needed. Most common visitors You will see a lot of Corps members, NYSC staff, SAED Instructors and hawkers here.

Category: Government Building

Tags: Work, Sightseeing, Meet friendss

Taraba State Government Secretariat

History of Taraba State Government Secretariat Taraba State Government Secretariat. This is the permanent administrative office of the Taraba State Government. Here, all state agencies and parastatals are quartered. As such, this is one of the most important place in the state. Security/Safety of Taraba 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 Taraba 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 Civil servants, Top government functionaries, journalists

Category: Government Building

Tags: Work, Sightseeing, Learn, Attend public lecturess

Kambari Game Reserve

About Kambari Game Reserve Kambari Game Reserve is located at Mutum Biyu, Taraba State, Nigeria. It is a game reserve and the vegetation comprises of a wooded savanna. The most common class of aquatic animal found here is the crocodile. The Reserve is open to tourists for sightseeing. SERVICES There are no services rendered here as the forest is not properly managed. BEST FEATURES  It has a very beautiful green environment BEST TIME TO VISIT It can be visited at any time of the year WHO CAN VISIT Historians, tourists SAFETY It is not safe at night as there are no security agents around the forest and one needs to be extremely careful

Category: Game reserve

Tags: Sightseeing, See wildlife, Play, Learn, Explore natures

NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Taraba

History of NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Taraba NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Taraba. This camp ground is where the 3 weeks NYSC Orientation Course takes place. It involves physical drills, lectures and training, and social activities intended to foster interactions among Corpers. Security/Safety of NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Taraba This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Taraba, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Your required documents such as Call-up letter, Statement of Result, Student ID Card, etc. Passport photographs A waist pouch White tees and shorts Cash Housing necessities Best Features The camp ground features structures and facilities for paramilitary drills, accommodation rooms, lecture halls, open field for sports and assembly and many of such. There are military personnel who train Corpers on appropriate military ceremonial matching, sports, as well as Man-O-War physical drills. There is the large market operated by the locals popularly called "Mami Market" where all camp needs are sold, including food and drinks. Writer's Review It is said that Orientation Camp is the best part of NYSC, and it is somewhat true. Here, you meet people from all parts of the country and learn and accept local customs and different cultures, make new friends, build camaraderie and learn what to expect during your service year. All through your stay in the camp, except Sunday worship mornings, you will wear your all-white tees, shorts and shoes. You will be served meals thrice daily but most Corpers prefer eating at the Mami Market where the choice and quality of food is better. There is always an activity for each time of the day, with brief moments in the evening allowed for personal use. Go to camp with an open mind and a thirst for adventure and you will enjoy it to the fullest.

Category: Government Building

Tags: Sightseeing, Meet friends, Learn, Buy/Sells

Kashimbila Game Reserve

About Kashimbila Game Reserve The Kashimbila Game Reserve is found in Takum, Taraba State. It was established in 1977. It is a game reserve and the vegetation comprises of a wooded savanna. The Reserve is open to tourists for sightseeing. Services There are no services rendered as the forest is not properly managed. Best Features Kashimbila Game Reserve has a green environment. Who Can Visit? Kashimbila Game Reserve can be visited by tourists and historians.   Best Time To Visit Kashimbila Game Reserve can be visited at anytime of the year. Safety Safety is not guaranteed at Kashimbila Game Reserve.  

Category: Game reserve

Tags: Sightseeing, See wildlife, Play, Learn, Explore natures

Federal Science and Technical College, Jalingo

History of Federal Science and Technical College, Jalingo Federal Science and Technical College, Jalingo was built in 1988. Federal science and Technical College (FSTC) is a Federal Technical school located in Magami area of Jalingo. The School was established in the year 1988 with the aim of providing qualitative education towards developing the God-given talent in a child and ability which will bring about confidence and thereby create opportunities that lead to the attainment of superior human qualities and enduring virtues in students in a healthy and moral environment. Security/Safety of Federal Science and Technical College, Jalingo This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Federal Science and Technical College, Jalingo, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Educational Materials Stationery Identification Card(I.D) Things to do while at Federal Science and Technical College, Jalingo Before heading to Federal Science and Technical College, Jalingo, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Visit the Students if you're a parent or guardian Study Best Features 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. Writer's Review 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. Most common visitors Students, Parents, Teachers

Category: School

Tags: Work, Meet friends, Learns

Jolly Nyame Stadium

History of Jolly Nyame Stadium Jolly Nyame Stadium was built in 2002. The Jolly Nyame Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Jalingo, Nigeria. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is home to Taraba FC. The stadium holds 30,000 people and was built in 2002 by the then governor of Taraba state Jolly Nyame. Jolly Nyame was the governor of Taraba state from may 29th 1999 - may 29th 2007. the stadium has a standard football pitch, the surface of the stadium is grass. Security/Safety of Jolly Nyame Stadium This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Jolly Nyame Stadium, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Cash Camera to capture a wonderful time Things to do while at Jolly Nyame Stadium Before heading to Jolly Nyame Stadium, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Watch Sporting Events e.g Football, Athletics Cheer your favourtie team Bond with fellow fans Best Features This is a multi-purpose stadium with a seating capacity of 4,000. It has a good parking space, a basketball and lawn tennis court, and a gymnasium. It is the largest stadium in Taraba state. Writer's Review Distinguishing features of the stadium include the world-class FIFA standard scoreboard, LED display and energy saving floodlights, electronic scoreboard, Close-Circuit Television (CCTV) for security surveillance, and an ultra-modern media centre. Most common visitors Tourist, Fans, Coaches

Category: Sport arena

Tags: Stadium, Relaxation, Play, Meet friends, Exercise, Eat, Drinks

Federal Government Girls College Jalingo

History of Federal Government Girls College Jalingo Federal Government Girls College Jalingo. Federal Government Girls College Jalingo is one of the 104 Federal Government owned Unity Colleges run by the Federal Ministry of Education, Nigeria. it is located on yola road, jalingo, jalingo is the state capital of taraba state, the state is located in the northeastern part of the country. The school is an all girls school. The college is known for excellence in the total education of the student populace Security/Safety of Federal Government Girls College Jalingo This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Federal Government Girls College Jalingo, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Educational Materials Stationery Identification Card(I.D) Things to do while at Federal Government Girls College Jalingo Before heading to Federal Government Girls College Jalingo, 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 Federal Government Girls College Jalingo is a school that provides high quality standards of education in a supportive and friendly learning environment and has adequate facilities to meet both academic and recreational demands. The college has a proven track record of success in both academic and co-curricular activities. Most common visitors Parents, Students, Teachers

Category: School

Tags: Work, Meet friends, Learns