- Established since: 2006
- Website: Official website
- Website language: English
- Prof. Jonathan Ajisafe Ogidi
National Mathematical Centre, Kwali-sheda, Abuja
Kwali - 904105
Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nigeria
Main Organizer is the National Mathematical Centre, Abuja
1st round is conducted in October, 2nd round is conducted in January, 3rd round is conducted in March and the Final round is conducted in Late March/April.
2000 Students from across the country participate in the NBO.
1st and 2nd round- Multiple choice. Tests are taken in the various states.
3rd round- True/false. Exams are taken in the National Mathematical Centre, Abuja. Final round- True/false. Students are camped and taught in the Centre for 1-2 weeks. Examination is then administered and finalist selected. Lecturers in the National Mathematical Centre produce the test/examination questions and answers.
Finalist for the IBO competition are camped and trained for a month preceding the main IBO competition.
Past IBO questions and answers, Study notes developed by lecturers in different fields of study,
Students who qualify are given medals and certificates
Secondary school students in Senior Secondary 1, 2 & 3
A standard school year
Ends - July
6 hours a day with breaks in between (9am - 4pm)
30 hours a week. Monday - Friday
The centre has a state facilitator for each state in the federation that promotes the examination in the various states with the aids of letters.
Head, Olympiad Unit draft the letters to be sent to the various states.
Radio stations in some states help spread information concerning the Examination.