Benue State is a state in the mid-belt region of Nigeria with a population of about 4,253,641 in 2006 census. It is inhabited predominantly by the Tiv and Idoma peoples, who speak the Tiv language and Idoma, respectively. There are other ethnic groups, including the Igede, Etulo, Abakwa, Jukun, Hausa, Igbo, Akweya and Nyifon. With its capital at Makurdi, Benue is a rich agricultural region; some of the crops grown there are potatoes, cassava, soya bean, guinea corn, flax, yams, sesame, rice, and grand nuts. Benue State is named after the Benue River and was formed from the former Benue-Plateau State in 1976, along with Igala and some part of Kwara State. In 1991 some areas of Benue state (mostly Igala area), along with areas in Kwara State, were carved out to become part of the new Kogi...
Area (km2): 34,059
Population: 2,780,398
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Evaluation of the Implementation of Biology Programme in Secondary Schools in Benue State of Nigeria

The paper evaluated the implementation of biology programme in secondary schools in Benue State. The study employed the survey and expost-facto...

Implementation Of the Revised 9-Year Basic Education Curriculum (BEC) In the Northcentral Nigeria: A Monitor of Benue State

This study was designed to monitor the Revised 9-Year Basic Education Curriculum (BEC) with the aim of establishing the level of implementation in...


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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...

Managing the Challenges and Prospects of the New Teacher in Contemporary Nigeria

A nation that is aspiring for greatness, self-sufficiency, political and economic emancipation cannot afford running away from effective system...


In trying to practicalize standardization of test items, Dr. Obinne had to construct and validate test items in Biology. Dr. Obinne's research interest took her into look at teachers testing abilities when teaching in and out of their areas of certification. Lately she found that testing in...Read more

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Sunday Oche Emaikwu has published three different textbooks and has contributed several chapters in different textbooks that are currently being used by students in tertiary institutions for knowledge regeneration. He has been able to develop a rating scale with vital psychometric properties...Read more

Dr Emmanuel Edoja Achor with 60 publications (books, chapter contributions, institutional journals, national journals and international publications) is currently an Associate Professor due for promotion to the rank of Professor with effect from October 2013. Many of his empirical publications...Read more


International Centre for Science, Humanities and Education Research

ICSHER has held conferences annually for 10 years, produced 11 volumes and 17 issues of her journal called NASHERJ. It is registered with Corporate Affairs with reg no RC 1092968. It has a 15 member Trustees from universities and colleges of education mainly spread across the nation and hopes to draw interested members from outside Nigeria soon. The aspects of training/capacity building as well as corporate research are still being developed and hope to get to peak soon.