Jos

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'' '''Hillcrest School''' is a private, co-educational day school situated in the city of Jos in Nigeria which is sponsored by ten Christian mission bodies. Odegbami was brought up in the northern city of Jos, Plateau State. He won 46 caps and scored 23 goals for the Nigeria national football team

National Team , and guided Nigeria to its first Africa Cup of Nations title at the 1980 tournament (1980 Africa Cup of Nations) in his homeland. Nicknamed ''Mathematical'', he was famous for his skill on the ball, speed and precision of his crosses from the right wing. He played for IICC Shooting Stars (Shooting Stars FC) of Ibadan his entire career, from 1970 to 1984. His last game was the 1984 African Champions Cup final defeat to Zamalek of Egypt. The original source of the nickname "Mathematical" was because Segun Odegbami attended and was graduated from Nigeria's premier technical institution, The Polytechnic, Ibadan. He studied Engineering. * '''DNIM''' (QOW) – Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport – Owerri, Imo State * '''DNJO''' (JOS) – Jos Airport – Jos, Plateau State * '''DNKA''' (KAD) – Kaduna International Airport (Kaduna Airport) – Kaduna, Kaduna State birth_date


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to fall to ruin as is the case with most of the cultural establishments in Nigeria. ''The Pottery Hall'' is a museum that has an exceptional collection of finely crafted pottery from all over Nigeria and boasts some fine specimens of Nok terracotta (Nok terracotta figures) heads and artifacts dating from 500 BC to AD 200. It also incorporates the Museum of Traditional Nigerian Architecture with life-size replicas of a variety of buildings, from the walls of Kano and the Mosque at Zaria to a Tiv village. Articles of interest from colonial times relating to the railway and tin mining can also be found on display. A School for Museum Technicians is attached to the museum, established with the help of UNESCO. The Jos Museum is also located beside the zoo. Jos has two golf courses, Rayfield and Plateau, plus a polo club, a stadium and other sports entertainment offerings. Hillcrest School (Hillcrest School (Jos, Nigeria)), an international missionary school, is also located in Jos. The school has been running for more than fifty years (since 1942) and contains a large international student population. Covering roughly


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in Jos. The school has been running for more than fifty years (since 1942) and contains a large international student population. Covering roughly of savannah bush, the Jos Wildlife Park is a popular local attraction and includes animals such as lions, pythons and pygmy hippopotami (Pygmy Hippo). Other local enterprises include food processing, beer brewing, and the manufacture of cosmetics, soap, rope, jute bags, and furniture. Heavy industry produces cement


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world-africa-14769284 work BBC News title Deadly clashes in Tunisian town of Sbeitla date September 2, 2011 Buhari government Major-General Buhari was selected to lead the country by middle and high-ranking military officers after a successful military coup d'etat that overthrew civilian President (List of Presidents of Nigeria) Shehu Shagari on December 31, 1983. At the time, Buhari was head of the Third Armored Division of Jos. Matthews, Martin P


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'' '''Hillcrest School''' is a private, co-educational day school situated in the city of Jos in Nigeria which is sponsored by ten Christian mission bodies. Odegbami was brought up in the northern city of Jos, Plateau State. He won 46 caps and scored 23 goals for the Nigeria national football team


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Two more highways, the A232 (A232 highway (Nigeria)) from Benin City, Asaba (Asaba, Delta) and Onitsha to Enugu's east Hudgens, p. 1067. and the A343 (A343 highway (Nigeria)) from Abakaliki to Enugu's west, makes Enugu the site of a major junction. ref


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clashes between Christian and Muslim mobs in villages around Jos since a series of bombs had been detonated during Christmas Eve celebrations a month earlier, killing scores of people. In May 2014, a twin bomb attack (May 2014 Nigeria bombings) in Jos


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, Lafia, Kaduna, Damaturu and even Yola. Other mini-bus or car services are private arrangements where you sit and wait for the vehicle to fill up, but are best avoided because the drivers tend to have dubious driving skills. By plane Arik air runs a once a day domestic flight from Lagos to Jos and back. The Jos airport is located some 30km from the town so it is best to have some money for a taxi fare to town (generally about 2,500 naira)if there will be nobody waiting for you. By train


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and asbestos cement, crushed stone, rolled steel, and tire retreads. Jos also is a centre for the construction industry and has several printing and publishing firms. The Jos-Bukuru dam and reservoir on the Shen River provide water for the city's industries. The Jos Airport situated at Heipang has one of the most modern buildings in the country with a long enough runway for the jet airlines. !-- Image with unknown copyright status removed

Jos

'''Jos''' is a city in the Middle Belt of Nigeria. The city has a population of about 900,000 residents based on the 2006 census. Popularly called "J-town", it is the administrative capital of Plateau State.

The city is located on the Jos Plateau at an elevation of about high above sea level. During British (British people) colonial rule (Colonialism), Jos was an important centre for tin mining (Tin). In recent years it has suffered violent religious clashes between its Muslim and Christian populations in 2001 (2001 Jos riots), 2008 (2008 Jos riots), 2010 (2010 Jos riots), and 2011.

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