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  1. I am so looking forward to attending this year’s K-LOVE FAN AWARDS to see all my favorite artists and Matthew West as this year’s Host.

  2. {Nigeria has among the largest populations of youth in the world. The country is viewed as a transnational state, as it’s inhabited by over 500 ethnic groups, of which the three biggest are the Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba; these ethnic groups talk over 500 different languages, and are identified with wide assortment of cultures. The official language is English.

  3. As of 2015, Nigeria is the world’s 20th largest economy, purchasing power parity respectively and worth more than $500 billion and $1 trillion in relation to nominal GDP. It overtook South Africa to become Africa’s biggest economy in 2014.Also, the debt-to-GDP ratio is just 11 percent, which is 8 percent below the 2012 ratio.

  4. Nigeria is often referred to as the “Giant of Africa”, owing to its large population and market. With about 182 million inhabitants, Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa and the seventh most populous nation on earth.

  5. The result of the 1961 plebiscite created in the polity an imbalance. While Northern Cameroons decided to continue in Nigeria Southern Cameroon opted to join the Republic of Cameroon,. The northern area of the country was now far larger compared to the southern part. As its first president, the nation established a Federal Republic, with Azikiwe in 1963. The Nigerian National Democratic Party came to power when elections were held in 1965.

  6. Nigeria, one third larger than Texas and the most populous country in Africa, is situated in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea. Its neighbors are Benin, Niger, Cameroon, and Chad. The lower path of the Niger River flows south through the western part of the country into the Gulf of Guinea. Mangrove forests and swamps border the southern coast; inland are hardwood forests.

  7. Nigeria is often known as the “Giant of Africa”, owing to its large population and economy. With about 182 million inhabitants, Nigeria is the most populous state in Africa and the seventh most populous nation on earth.

  8. The result of the 1961 plebiscite created in the polity an imbalance. While Northern Cameroons decided to stay in Nigeria Southern Cameroon selected to join the Republic of Cameroon. The northern part of the country was now much bigger in relation to the southern part. In 1963, a Federal Republic was created by the country, with Azikiwe. The Nigerian National Democratic Party came to power when elections were held in 1965.

  9. Nigeria is divided roughly in half between Christians, who live mostly in the southern part of the state, and Muslims in the northern part. A minority of the inhabitants practise religions indigenous to Nigeria, such as for instance those native to Yoruba and Igbo peoples.

  10. During the oil boom of the 1970s, Nigeria joined OPEC and the huge sales generated made the market more loaded. Despite enormous earnings from sale and oil production, the military government did little to improve the standard of living of the population, help small and medium businesses, or invest in infrastructure. As oil earnings fuelled the rise of national subventions to states, the federal government became the center of political battle and the brink of power in the country. As oil production and revenue rose, the Nigerian government became increasingly determined by petroleum sales and the international commodity markets for economical and budgetary concerns. It failed to develop other sources of the market for economic stability. That spelled doom to federalism.

  11. Modern day Nigeria has been the site of numerous kingdoms and tribal states over the millennia. The modern state originated from British colonial rule beginning in the 19th century, and the merging of the Southern Nigeria Protectorate and Northern Nigeria Protectorate in 1914. The British set up administrative and legal structures whilst practising indirect rule through traditional chiefdoms.

  12. Nigeria is frequently referred to as the “Giant of Africa”, owing to its large population and economy. With about 182 million inhabitants, Nigeria is the most populous state in Africa and the seventh most populous state on the planet.

  13. Nigeria attained independence from the UK as a Commonwealth Realm on 1. Nigeria’s government was a coalition of conservative parties: the Nigerian People’s Congress (NPC), a party dominated by Northerners and those of the Islamic religion, and the Igbo and Christian-dominated National Council of Nigeria and the Cameroons (NCNC) led by Nnamdi Azikiwe. Azikiwe became Nigeria’s maiden Governor-General in 1960. The opposition consisted of the comparatively liberal Action Group (AG), which was largely dominated by the Yoruba and directed by Obafemi Awolowo. The cultural and political differences between Nigeria’s dominant ethnic groups – the Hausa (‘Northerners’), Igbo (‘Easterners’) and Yoruba (‘Westerners’) – were sharp.

  14. Nigeria is thought of as an emerging market by the World Bank;It has been identified as a regional power a central power in international affairs, on the African continent, and has also been identified as an emerging global power.

  15. Modern-day Nigeria has been the site of numerous kingdoms and tribal states over the millennia. The modern state originated from British colonial rule starting in the 19th century, and the merging of the Southern Nigeria Protectorate and Northern Nigeria Protectorate in 1914. The British set up administrative and legal structures whilst practising indirect rule through traditional chiefdoms.

  16. Nigeria is a part of the MINT group of states, which are broadly viewed as the world’s next “BRIC-like” economies. Additionally it is recorded among the “Next Eleven” economies set to become among the largest on earth. Nigeria is a founding member of the Commonwealth of the United Nations, the African Union, OPEC, and Nations amongst other international organisations.

  17. An African country on the Gulf of Guinea, Nigeria, is known for wildlife reserves and its natural landmarks. Safari destinations like Cross River National Park and Yankari National Park showcase waterfalls, dense savanna, rainforest and rare primate habitats. Among its most recognizable sites is Zuma Rock, a 725m- .

  18. Nigeria, one third bigger than Texas and the most populous country in Africa, is situated on the Gulf of Guinea in West Africa. Its neighbors are Benin, Niger, Cameroon, and Chad. The lower path of the Niger River flows south through the western part of the nation into the Gulf of Guinea. Mangrove forests and swamps border the southern coast; inland are hardwood forests.

  19. Since 2002, sectarian violence has been found by the North East of the country by Boko Haram, an Islamist movement that seeks to abolish the lay process of government and establish Sharia law. Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan in May 2014 claimed that Boko Haram strikes have left at least 12,000 people dead and 8,000 people crippled. At once, neighbouring countries, Benin, Chad, Cameroon and Niger joined Nigeria in a combined effort to fight Boko Haram in the aftermath of a world media emphasized the spread of Boko Haram attacks and kidnapping of 276 schoolgirls to these states.

  20. Nigeria, one third larger than Texas and the most populous country in Africa, is situated in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea. Its neighbors are Benin, Niger, Cameroon, and Chad. The lower path of the Niger River flows south through the western part of the nation into the Gulf of Guinea. Swamps and mangrove forests border the southern coast; inland are hardwood woods.

  21. In the 2014 ebola outbreak, Nigeria was the first state to effectively contain and eliminate the Ebola danger that was ravaging three other states in the West African area, as its unique method of contact tracing became an effective approach afterwards used by other nations, like the United States Of America, when Ebola threats were found.

  22. Nigeria is frequently referred to as the “Giant of Africa”, owing to its large population and economy. With about 182 million inhabitants, Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa and the seventh most populous state in the world.

  23. Nigeria, one-third bigger than Texas and the most populous nation in Africa, is situated in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea. Its neighbors are Benin, Niger, Cameroon, and Chad. The lower course of the Niger River flows south through the western part of the nation into the Gulf of Guinea. Swamps and mangrove forests border the southern coast; inland are hardwood forests.

  24. Nigeria is divided roughly in half between Christians, who live mostly in the southern area of the country, and Muslims in the northern area. A minority of the inhabitants practise religions indigenous to Nigeria, for example those native to Igbo and Yoruba peoples.

  25. Nigeria is a member of the MINT group of nations, which are widely seen as the world’s next “BRIC-like” markets. Additionally it is listed among the “Next Eleven” markets set to become among the biggest in the world. Nigeria is a founding member of the Commonwealth of Nations, the African Union, OPEC, and the United Nations amongst other international organisations.

  26. In the 2014 ebola outbreak, Nigeria was the first state to effectively contain and remove the Ebola threat that was ravaging three other countries in the West African region, as its exceptional way of contact tracing became an effective process afterwards used by other countries, such as the Usa, when Ebola risks were discovered.

  27. Nigeria plunged into a civil war, and became a formally independent federation in 1960. It has since switched between democratically-elected civilian authorities and military dictatorships, until it achieved a stable democracy in 1999, with its 2011 presidential elections being viewed to be conducted moderately pretty and freely.

  28. The Federal Republic of Nigeria, usually called Nigeria, is a national constitutional republic in West Africa, bordering Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east, and Niger in the north. Its coast in the south lies on the Gulf of Guinea. It contains the Federal Capital Territory and 36 states, where Abuja, the capital is located. Nigeria is formally a laic state that is democratic.

  29. As of 2015, Nigeria is the world’s 20th largest market, purchasing power parity respectively and worth more than $500 billion and $1 trillion in terms of nominal GDP. It overtook South Africa to become Africa’s largest economy in 2014.Additionally, the debt-to-GDP ratio is just 11 percent, which is 8 percent below the 2012 ratio.

  30. During the oil boom of the 1970s, Nigeria joined the enormous sales and OPEC generated made the market more affluent. Despite huge revenues from oil production and sale, the military government did little help small and medium businesses, to enhance the standard of living of the population, or purchase infrastructure. As petroleum sales fuelled the rise of federal subventions to states, the federal government became the centre of political struggle and the brink of power in the country. The Nigerian government became increasingly dependent on oil revenues and the international commodity markets for economic and budgetary concerns, as oil production and sales grew. It failed to develop other sources of the market for economic stability. That spelled doom to federalism.

  31. In the 2014 ebola outbreak, Nigeria was the first nation to effectively check and eliminate the Ebola hazard that was ravaging three other states in the West African region, as its unique approach to contact tracing became an effective strategy after used by other states, like the Usa, when Ebola threats were found.

  32. The North East of the country has seen sectarian violence by Boko Haram, an Islamist movement that seeks to abolish the lay system of government and create Sharia law. Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan in May 2014 claimed that Boko Haram attacks have left at least 12,000 people dead and 8,000 people crippled. At the exact same time, neighbouring countries, Niger, Chad, Cameroon and Benin joined Nigeria in a combined effort to fight Boko Haram in the consequences of a world media emphasized kidnapping of 276 schoolgirls and the spread of Boko Haram attacks to these nations.

  33. Since 2002, sectarian violence has been seen by the North East of the state by Boko Haram, an Islamist movement that seeks to abolish the lay system of government and create Sharia law. Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan in May 2014 promised that Boko Haram assaults have left at least 12,000 people dead and 8,000 individuals crippled. Neighbouring nations, at the same time, Cameroon, Chad, Benin and Niger joined Nigeria in an united effort to battle Boko Haram in the aftermath of a world media emphasized the spread of Boko Haram assaults and kidnapping of 276 schoolgirls to these states.

  34. The Federal Republic of Nigeria, usually called Nigeria, is a federal constitutional republic in West Africa, bordering Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east, and Niger in the north. Its coast in the south lies in the Atlantic Ocean on the Gulf of Guinea. Where Abuja, the capital is situated, it comprises 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory. Nigeria is officially a secular nation that is democratic.

  35. As of 2015, Nigeria is the world’s 20th largest market, purchasing power parity respectively and worth more than $500 billion and $1 trillion in terms of nominal GDP. It overtook South Africa to become Africa’s largest economy in 2014.Additionally, the debt-to-GDP ratio is just 11 percent, which is 8 percent below the 2012 ratio.

  36. In the 2014 ebola outbreak, Nigeria was the first state to effectively control and remove the Ebola danger that was ravaging three other nations in the West African region, as its exceptional way of contact tracing became an effective system after used by other nations, including the Usa, when Ebola dangers were discovered.

  37. Rioting broke out in 1966, and military leaders, mainly of Ibo ethnicity, assumed control. In July, a second military coup place Col. Yakubu Gowon in power, an alternative unacceptable to the Ibos. Also for the reason that year, the Muslim Hausas in the north massacred the predominantly Christian Ibos in the east, many of whom had been driven from the north. Thousands of Ibos took refuge in the eastern region, which declared its independence on May 30, 1967 as the Republic of Biafra. Civil war broke out. In Jan. 1970, after 31 months of civil war, Biafra surrendered to the federal government.

  38. As of 2015, Nigeria is the world’s 20th largest economy, worth $1 trillion and more than $500 billion in relation to nominal GDP and purchasing power parity. It overtook South Africa to become Africa’s largest market in 2014.Also, the debt-to-GDP ratio is just 11 percent, which is 8 percent below the 2012 ratio.

  39. An African country on the Gulf of Guinea, Nigeria, is known for the natural landmarks and wildlife reserves. Safari destinations including Cross River National Park and Yankari National Park showcase waterfalls, dense rainforest, savanna and infrequent primate habitats. One of its most recognizable sites is Zuma Rock, a 725m- tall monolith outside the capital of Abuja that’s pictured on the national money.

  40. As of 2015, Nigeria is the 20th largest market, worth more than $500 billion and $1 trillion in relation to nominal GDP and purchasing power parity respectively of the world. It overtook South Africa to become Africa’s biggest market in 2014.Also, the debt-to-GDP ratio is only 11 percent, which is 8 percent below the 2012 ratio.

  41. As of 2015, Nigeria is the 20th largest market, worth more than $500 billion and $1 trillion in relation to nominal GDP and purchasing power parity respectively of the world. It overtook South Africa to become Africa’s largest economy in 2014.Also, the debt-to-GDP ratio is just 11 percent, which is 8 percent below the 2012 ratio.

  42. Nigeria, one-third larger than Texas and the most populous country in Africa, is situated on the Gulf of Guinea. Its neighbors are Benin, Niger, Cameroon, and Chad. The lower course of the Niger River flows south through the western area of the state into the Gulf of Guinea. Swamps and mangrove forests border the southern shore; inland are hardwood forests.

  43. In the 2014 ebola outbreak, Nigeria was the first nation to effectively control and eliminate the Ebola hazard that was ravaging three other states in the West African region, as its exceptional approach to contact tracing became an effective approach afterwards used by other nations, such as the Usa, when Ebola hazards were discovered.

  44. Nigeria is an associate of the MINT group of countries, which are broadly seen as the globe’s next “BRIC-like” markets. It’s also listed among the “Next Eleven” markets set to become among the biggest on the planet. Nigeria is a founding member of the Commonwealth of the African Union, Nations, OPEC, and the United Nations amongst other international organisations.

  45. Nigeria is an associate of the MINT group of states, which are broadly viewed as the world’s next “BRIC-like” economies. Additionally it is listed among the “Next Eleven” economies set to become among the biggest on earth. Nigeria is a founding member of the Commonwealth of the African Union, Nations, OPEC, and the United Nations amongst other international organisations.

  46. On Oct. 1, 1960, Nigeria gained independence, becoming a member of the Commonwealth of Nations and joining the United Nations. Organized as a loose federation of self-governing states, the independent nation confronted the overwhelming task of unifying a country with 250 ethnic and linguistic groups.

  47. During the oil boom of the 1970s, Nigeria joined the tremendous revenue and OPEC created made the market more loaded. Despite huge earnings from sale and oil production, the military administration did little to improve the standard of living of the population, help medium and small businesses, or invest in infrastructure. As oil sales fuelled the rise of federal subventions to states, the federal government became the centre of political battle and the threshold of power in the country. As oil production and sales rose, the Nigerian government became increasingly dependent on petroleum revenues and the international commodity markets for economical and budgetary concerns. It failed to develop other sources of the market for economic stability. That spelled doom to federalism.

  48. Since 2002, sectarian violence has been found by the North East of the country by Boko Haram, an Islamist movement that seeks to abolish the lay system of government and create Sharia law. Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan in May 2014 promised that Boko Haram strikes have left at least 12,000 people dead and 8,000 individuals crippled. At exactly the same time, neighbouring countries, Chad, Benin, Cameroon and Niger joined Nigeria in an united effort to fight Boko Haram in the consequences of a world media emphasized kidnapping of 276 schoolgirls and the spread of Boko Haram attacks to these countries.

  49. Nigeria became a federation that was formally independent in 1960, and plunged into a civil war. It has since switched between democratically-elected civilian authorities and military dictatorships, until it attained a stable democracy with its 2011 presidential elections being viewed to be ran relatively freely and pretty, in 1999.

  50. Nigeria, one third larger than Texas and the most populous nation in Africa, is situated in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea. Its neighbors are Benin, Niger, Cameroon, and Chad. The lower course of the Niger River flows south through the western part of the nation into the Gulf of Guinea. Mangrove forests and swamps border the southern coast; inland are hardwood forests.

  51. Nigeria is considered to be an emergent marketplace by the World Bank;It has already been identified as an emerging global power, and continues to be identified as a regional power a middle power in international affairs, on the African continent.

  52. During the oil boom of the 1970s, Nigeria joined the tremendous sales and OPEC created made the economy more loaded. Despite enormous revenues from oil production and sale, the military administration did little help small and medium businesses, to enhance the standard of living of the population, or purchase infrastructure. As petroleum sales fuelled the rise of federal subventions the government became the center of political struggle and the threshold of power in the country. As oil production and revenue rose, the Nigerian government became increasingly dependent on oil sales and the international commodity markets for budgetary and economic concerns. It did not develop other sources of the economy for economic stability. That spelled doom to federalism.

  53. In the 2014 ebola outbreak, Nigeria was the first state to effectively contain and eliminate the Ebola danger that was ravaging three other nations in the West African area, as its exceptional way of contact tracing became an effective strategy afterwards used by other nations, like the Usa, when Ebola dangers were discovered.

  54. Nigeria plunged into a civil war from 1967 to 1970, and became a federation that was formally independent in 1960. It’s since alternated between democratically-elected civilian authorities and military dictatorships, until it attained a secure democracy with its 2011 presidential elections being viewed as the first to be conducted reasonably pretty and freely, in 1999.

  55. In the 2014 ebola outbreak, Nigeria was the first state to effectively control and remove the Ebola danger that was ravaging three other countries in the West African region, as its unique method of contact tracing became an effective system afterwards used by other countries, including the United States Of America, when Ebola threats were discovered.

  56. Modern-day Nigeria has been the site of numerous kingdoms and tribal states over the millennia. The modern state originated from the merging of the Southern Nigeria Protectorate, and British colonial rule starting in the 19th century and Northern Nigeria Protectorate in 1914. The British set up administrative and legal structures whilst practising indirect rule through conventional chiefdoms.

  57. Nigeria is a part of the MINT group of countries, which are broadly viewed as the globe’s next “BRIC-like” economies. It’s also recorded among the “Next Eleven” markets set to become among the largest on earth. Nigeria is a founding member of the Commonwealth of the United Nations, the African Union, OPEC, and Nations amongst other international organisations.

  58. Nigeria became a independent federation in 1960, and plunged into a civil war from 1967 to 1970. It has since alternated between democratically-elected civilian authorities and military dictatorships, until it reached a stable democracy in 1999, with its 2011 presidential elections being viewed to be ran moderately fairly and freely.

  59. Modernday Nigeria has been the site of numerous kingdoms and tribal states over the millennia. The modern state originated from British colonial rule beginning in the 19th century, and the merging of the Southern Nigeria Protectorate and Northern Nigeria Protectorate in 1914. The British set up administrative and legal structures whilst practising indirect rule through traditional chiefdoms.

  60. An imbalance was created in the polity by the consequence of the 1961 plebiscite. While Northern Cameroons chose to continue in Nigeria Southern Cameroon opted to join the Republic of Cameroon. The northern part of the state was now far larger in relation to the southern area. The state created a Federal Republic, with Azikiwe as its first president. The Nigerian National Democratic Party came to power in the Western Region of Nigeria, when elections were held in 1965.

  61. During the oil boom of the 1970s, Nigeria joined OPEC and the tremendous revenue created made the market more affluent. Despite huge revenues from oil production and sale, the military administration did little help medium and small businesses, to enhance the standard of living of the population, or invest in infrastructure. The government became the centre of political struggle and the brink of power in the nation as petroleum revenues fuelled the rise of national subventions to states. As oil production and revenue rose, the Nigerian government became increasingly determined by petroleum sales and the international commodity markets for economic and budgetary concerns. It didn’t develop other sources of the economy for economic stability. That spelled doom to federalism.

  62. The Federal Republic of Nigeria, commonly referred to as Nigeria, is a federal constitutional republic in West Africa, bordering Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east, and Niger in the north. Its coast in the south lies on the Gulf of Guinea in the Atlantic Ocean. Where Abuja, the capital is situated, it contains 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory. Nigeria is formally a laic country that is democratic.

  63. In the 2014 ebola outbreak, Nigeria was the first nation to effectively control and remove the Ebola danger that was ravaging three other states in the West African area, as its unique approach to contact tracing became an effective process afterwards used by other nations, like the United States, when Ebola hazards were found.

  64. During the oil boom of the 1970s, Nigeria joined the huge earnings and OPEC generated made the economy more affluent. Despite huge revenues from oil production and sale, the military administration did little to improve the standard of living of the population, help medium and small businesses, or spend money on infrastructure. The government became the center of political battle and the brink of power in the nation, as oil sales fuelled the rise of national subventions to states. The Nigerian authorities became increasingly dependent on oil sales and the international commodity markets for economic and budgetary concerns as oil production and sales climbed. It failed to develop other sources of the market for economic stability. That spelled doom to federalism in Nigeria.

  65. Nigeria, one-third larger than Texas and the most populous nation in Africa, is situated in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea. Its neighbors are Benin, Niger, Cameroon, and Chad. The lower course of the Niger River flows south through the western part of the country into the Gulf of Guinea. Swamps and mangrove forests border the southern shore; inland are hardwood forests.

  66. During the oil boom of the 1970s, Nigeria joined OPEC and the tremendous earnings generated made the market more affluent. Despite enormous revenues from oil production and sale, the military administration did little invest in infrastructure, help small and medium businesses, or to enhance the standard of living of the population. The government became the centre of political struggle and the threshold of power in the nation as petroleum earnings fuelled the rise of national subventions to states. The Nigerian authorities became increasingly determined by oil sales and the international commodity markets for economical and budgetary concerns as oil production and revenue rose. It failed to develop other sources of the economy for economic stability. That spelled doom to federalism.

  67. Nigeria gained independence from the UK as a Commonwealth Realm on 1 October 1960. Nigeria’s government was a coalition of conservative parties: the Nigerian People’s Congress (NPC), a party controlled by Northerners and those of the Islamic faith, and the Igbo and Christian-dominated National Council of Nigeria and the Cameroons (NCNC) led by Nnamdi Azikiwe. Azikiwe became Nigeria’s maiden Governor-General in 1960. The opposition comprised the comparatively liberal Action Group (AG), which was mainly controlled by the Yoruba and directed by Obafemi Awolowo. The cultural and political differences between Nigeria’s dominant ethnic groups – the Hausa (‘Northerners’), Igbo (‘Easterners’) and Yoruba (‘Westerners’) – were sharp.

  68. Nigeria is an associate of the MINT group of states, which are broadly seen as the earth’s next “BRIC-like” economies. Additionally it is recorded among the “Next Eleven” economies set to become among the biggest in the world. Nigeria is a founding member of the Commonwealth of the United Nations, the African Union, OPEC, and Nations amongst other international organisations.

  69. Modernday Nigeria has been the site of numerous kingdoms and tribal states over the millennia. The modern state originated from the merging of the Southern Nigeria Protectorate, and British colonial rule beginning in the 19th century and Northern Nigeria Protectorate in 1914. The British set up administrative and legal structures whilst practising indirect rule through conventional chiefdoms.

  70. Nigeria plunged into a civil war from 1967 to 1970, and became a federation that was independent in 1960. It has since alternated between democratically-elected civilian governments and military dictatorships, until it achieved a stable democracy with its 2011 presidential elections being viewed to be ran relatively freely and fairly, in 1999.

  71. Modern day Nigeria has been the site of numerous kingdoms and tribal states over the millennia. The modern state originated from British colonial rule beginning in the 19th century, and the merging of the Southern Nigeria Protectorate and Northern Nigeria Protectorate in 1914. The British set up legal and administrative structures whilst practising indirect rule through conventional chiefdoms.

  72. Nigeria attained independence from the UK as a Commonwealth Realm on 1 October 1960. Nigeria’s government was a coalition of conservative parties: the Nigerian People’s Congress (NPC), a party controlled by Northerners and those of the Islamic religion, and the Igbo and Christian-dominated National Council of Nigeria and the Cameroons (NCNC) led by Nnamdi Azikiwe. Azikiwe became Nigeria’s maiden Governor-General in 1960. The opposition included the comparatively liberal Action Group (AG), that was largely controlled by the Yoruba and directed by Obafemi Awolowo. The cultural and political differences between Nigeria’s dominant ethnic groups – the Hausa (‘Northerners’), Igbo (‘Easterners’) and Yoruba (‘Westerners’) – were sharp.

  73. Nigeria is a member of the MINT group of states, which are widely viewed as the earth’s next “BRIC-like” economies. It’s also listed among the “Next Eleven” markets set to become among the biggest on earth. Nigeria is a founding member of the Commonwealth of Nations, the African Union, OPEC, and the United Nations amongst other international organisations.

  74. The Federal Republic of Nigeria, commonly referred to as Nigeria, is a federal constitutional republic in West Africa, bordering Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east, and Niger in the north. Its coast in the south lies in the Atlantic Ocean on the Gulf of Guinea. It contains the Federal Capital Territory and 36 states, where Abuja, the capital is situated. Nigeria is formally a democratic secular state.

  75. Nigeria, an African country on the Gulf of Guinea, is known for wildlife reserves and its natural landmarks. Safari destinations like Yankari National Park showcase waterfalls, dense rainforest, savanna and rare primate habitats and Cross River National Park. Among its most recognizable sites is Zuma Rock, a 725m- .

  76. {Nigeria has among the biggest populations of youth in the world. The nation is viewed as a multinational state, as it’s inhabited by over 500 ethnic groups, of which the three biggest are the Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba; these ethnic groups talk over 500 distinct languages, and are identified with extensive assortment of cultures. The official language is English.

  77. Rioting broke out in 1966, and military leaders, mostly of Ibo ethnicity, assumed control. In July, another military coup set Col. Yakubu Gowon in power, a choice unacceptable to the Ibos. Also for the reason that year, the Muslim Hausas in the north massacred the mostly Christian Ibos in the east, many of whom had been driven from the north. Thousands of Ibos took refuge in the eastern area, which declared its independence as the Republic of Biafra. Civil war broke out. In Jan. 1970, after 31 months of civil war, Biafra surrendered to the federal government.

  78. Nigeria is often referred to as the “Giant of Africa”, owing to its large population and market. With about 182 million inhabitants, Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa and the seventh most populous state on earth.

  79. Nigeria is regarded as an emergent market by the World Bank;It has already been identified as an emerging global power, and continues to be identified as a regional power a middle power in international affairs, on the African continent.

  80. The Federal Republic of Nigeria, usually known as Nigeria, is a national constitutional republic in West Africa, bordering Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east, and Niger in the north. Its coast in the south lies in the Atlantic Ocean on the Gulf of Guinea. It consists of the Federal Capital Territory and 36 states, where Abuja, the capital is situated. Nigeria is officially a democratic secular nation.

  81. Nigeria plunged into a civil war, and became a federation that was formally independent in 1960. It has since switched between democratically-elected civilian authorities and military dictatorships, until it attained a stable democracy with its 2011 presidential elections being viewed to be ran reasonably fairly and freely, in 1999.

  82. In the 2014 ebola outbreak, Nigeria was the first state to effectively check and remove the Ebola danger that was ravaging three other nations in the West African region, as its unique way of contact tracing became an effective method later used by other nations, like the United States Of America, when Ebola hazards were discovered.

  83. Nigeria, an African country on the Gulf of Guinea, is known for wildlife reserves and its natural landmarks. Safari destinations including Yankari National Park showcase waterfalls, dense savanna, rainforest and infrequent primate habitats and Cross River National Park. One of its most identifiable sites is Zuma Rock, a 725m- .

  84. An African country on the Gulf of Guinea, Nigeria, is known because of its natural landmarks and wildlife reserves. Safari destinations for example Yankari National Park showcase waterfalls, dense rainforest, savanna and infrequent primate habitats and Cross River National Park. One of its most recognizable sites is Zuma Rock, a 725m- tall monolith outside the capital of Abuja that’s pictured on the national currency.

  85. Nigeria is divided roughly in half between Christians, who live mostly in Muslims in the northern area, and the southern area of the country. A minority of the inhabitants practise religions indigenous to Nigeria, including those native to Yoruba and Igbo peoples.

  86. The Federal Republic of Nigeria, typically known as Nigeria, is a national constitutional republic in West Africa, bordering Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east, and Niger in the north. Its coast in the south lies in the Atlantic Ocean on the Gulf of Guinea. It comprises 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, where Abuja, the capital is located. Nigeria is formally a democratic secular country.