Niger

Niger or Niger State is a state in Central Nigeria and the largest state in the country. The state capital is Minna, and other major cities are Bida, Kontagora, and Suleja. It was formed in 1976 when the then North-Western State was bifurcated into Niger State and Sokoto State. It is home to Ibrahim Babangida and Abdulsalami Alhaji Abubakar, two of Nigeria's former military rulers. The Nupe, Gbagyi, Kamuku, Kambari, Dukawa and Koro form the majority of numerous indigenous tribes of Niger State. The state is named after the River Niger. Two of Nigeria's major hydroelectric power stations, the Kainji Dam and the Shiroro Dam, are located in Niger State, The famous Gurara Falls is in Niger State, and Gurara Local Government Area is named after the Gurara River, on whose course the fall is...
Area (km2): 76,363
Population: 3,950,249

Literature

Evaluation of UNICEF Girls’ Education Project Phase 3 (GEP3): Baseline Technical Report

This EDOREN report presents the findings of quantitative and qualitative baseline data collection undertaken by Education, Data, Research and...

Evaluation of UNICEF Girls’ Education Project Phase 3 (GEP3): Baseline Synthesis Report

This EDOREN report presents the findings of quantitative and qualitative baseline data collection undertaken by Education, Data, Research and...

CHALLENGES TO SECONDARY SCHOOL PRINCIPALS’ LEADERSHIP IN NORTHERN REGION OF NIGERIA

The authors of this article promise of establishing a constructive conversation with the secondary schools board on issues of principal leadership...

Moving With Global Trends in Curriculum Innovation: Mitigating the Challenges of Curriculum Implementation for Effective Teaching and Learning in Nigeria

Education is the key to achieving and sustaining the goals of any society that must develop its citizen. Its adoption as the instrument for national...