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The Federal University of Technology (FUTA) has emerged best institution at the second edition of Nigerian Statistical Association Competition for Undergraduate Students held in Kwali, Federal Capital Territory (FCT).Out of 42 final year students from 21 tertiary institutions in attendance, Merua Ozomela from Micheal Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia state, emerged the overall best student while for institution performance, Micheal Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, emerged second best institution and Usman Dan Fodiyo University, Sokoto, emerged third best institution.

NSACUS 2019

INTRODUCTION

Nigerian Statistical Association in collaboration with the National Mathematical Centre is organizing the second Nigerian Statistical Association’s Competition for Undergraduate Students (NSACUS). The main objectives of the competition are to rekindle the dwindling interest of the students in Statistics, build in them the idea of considering statistics as a future career prospect and improve their communication and knowledge in certain difficult areas of Statistics.

TARGET PARTICIPANTS

    UNIVERSITIES

Each participating Universities will present 2 B.Sc. statistics final year students with a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.5 in a five-point scale average scale weighting system. The team will be led by a lecturer from the Department to be conscripted into the pool of jurists for the competition.

 

    POLYTECHNICS

Each participating Polytechnics will present 2 Higher National Diploma (HND) Statistics final year students with a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.0 in a five-point scale average scale weighting system. The team will be led by a lecturer from the Department to be conscripted into the pool of jurists for the competition.

 

FOCUS OF THE EXAMINATION    

Statistical Inference

 

AWARD OF PRIZES                                  

Prizes will be awarded.

DATE OF THE COMPETITION:        13th -18th May, 2019

VENUE:                                   National Mathematical Centre Auditorium.

 

REGISTRATION FEE:                N150, 000 per institution

The fee covers participation, accommodation and feeding and should be made into NSA Account 2018417720, First Bank of Nigeria PLC and come with evidence of payment for the event.

 

For further details contact:

Professor F.W.O. Saporu (Co-ordinator Statistics Programme National Mathematics Centre, Kwali, Abuja) 07016035307   09092569448, saporuf@gmail.com

 

Dr.G.U. Ebuh (First Vice-President and Co-ordinator NSACUS) 08033713055, ablegod007@yahoo.com/ firstvicepresident@nsang.org

 

 

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