Jos

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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

is being successfully bred in the 'hippo pool’. The park also boasts great, panoramic views of Jos city. * '''The National Museum''' in Jos was founded in 1952, and is recognised as one of the best in the country. It is renowned for its archeology and The Pottery Hall has an exceptional collection of finely crafted pottery from all over Nigeria. The museum boasts some fine specimens of Nok terracotta (Nok terracotta figures) heads and artifacts dating from between 500 BC to 200 AD


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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


population covering

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


title football

'' '''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


exceptional

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

is being successfully bred in the 'hippo pool’. The park also boasts great, panoramic views of Jos city. * '''The National Museum''' in Jos was founded in 1952, and is recognised as one of the best in the country. It is renowned for its archeology and The Pottery Hall has an exceptional collection of finely crafted pottery from all over Nigeria. The museum boasts some fine specimens of Nok terracotta (Nok terracotta figures) heads and artifacts dating from between 500 BC to 200 AD


film production

interesting to see. There are many waterfalls on the outskirts of Jos. Do Learn The University of Jos has courses in most fields and has sufficient hostel accommodation. The Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) has its television college also located in Jos where courses in film production and editing are on offer. Buy The central business district is located around Ahmadu Bello Way in the center of Jos. There are many banks in the area as well. General merchandise may be purchased


construction industry

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


evangelism of

of the Anglican Church of Nigeria, Province of Jos. The Diocese was founded as one of the eight missionary diocese created in Northern Nigeria at the start of the Decade of Evangelism. The Tarok people call themselves as oTárók, their language as iTárók and their land ìTàrók. They are found principally in Langtang-North, Langtang-South, Wase, Mikang and Kangke Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Plateau State in Central Nigeria. Their main town of Langtang


successful military

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


important national

;. In 1967 it was made capital of Benue-Plateau State, becoming the capital of the new Plateau State in 1975. Jos has become an important national administrative, commercial, and tourist centre. Tin mining has led to the influx of migrants, mostly Igbos (Igbo people), Yorubas (Yoruba people) and Europeans (European ethnic groups), who constitute more than half of the population of Jos. This "melting pot" of race, ethnicity and religion makes Jos one of the most cosmopolitan

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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