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  • Nigeria

    Located in West Africa and bordering the Atlantic‚ Nigeria is a big country that occupies 356‚667 square miles with a total population of 168 million. Nigeria is abundant in natural resources like coal‚ gold‚ lead‚ iron‚ salt‚ copper‚ and zinc‚ but it is best known as a big producer of oil. Thanks to its size‚ population‚ and resources‚ Nigeria is dubbed as “the giant of Africa” (Falola‚ 4). According to World Bank Data of 2010‚ Nigeria has an annual percentage growth rate as 8.0%‚ one of the world’s

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  • Nigeria

    NIGERIA INTRODUCTION Hello‚ my name is Mesoma Ejeh and I’ll be talking about Nigeria. Off all the feautures of Nigeria that acronym missed a very important one.It’s my home.Probably 98% of this class knows little to nothing about Nigeria so I will cover our foods and drinks‚our people and culture‚our fashion and its impact to the world and Nigeria’s location‚season‚weather and cilmate. For Starters Nigeria is in west Africa.North of Nigeria would be Niger‚ south‚ the Atlantic Ocean and the

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  • Nigeria

    http://peoplesdailyng.com/changing-nigerians-identity-diaspora/ http://olorisupergal.com/nigeria-rich-country-poor-people-by-gbenga-ogunbiyi/#.UpH2I9Lik8o Nigeria is a member of both the Commonwealth of Nations‚ and the African Union. LANGUAGE There are hundreds of languages spoken in Nigeria. The official language of Nigeria‚English The languages spoken in Nigeria are said to be 521. The official language is English while the major ones that are spoken are Hausa‚ Igbo‚ Yoruba and

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  • Nigeria

    NIGERIA The Federal Republic of Nigeria comprises thirty six states and its Federal Capital Territory is Abuja. Nigeria is located in West Africa and shares land borders with the Republic of 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 on the Atlantic Ocean. The Flag The flag of Nigeria consists of three equal sized vertical stripes - the right and left stripe are green; and the middle stripe is white. The Nigerian

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  • CONFLICT IN NIGERIA

    Social Science.http://www.jstor.org This content downloaded from 41.204.186.122 on Wed‚ 2 Oct 2013 11:21:25 AM All use subject to JSTOR Terms and Conditions ANNALS‚ AAPSS‚ 483‚ January 1986 Religion‚ Legitimacy‚ and Conflict in Nigeria By HENRY BIENEN ABSTRACT: Nigeria has not evolved political formulas that explicitly allow religion or religious authorities to define legitimacy. There have‚ however‚ been struggles carried out in religious terms over constitutional mechanisms for adjudicating conflict

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  • Globalization in Nigeria

    The Positive and Negative Effects of Globalization in Nigeria Globalization according to Clark and Wallace (2003) refers to a “greater interconnectedness of the world’s financial‚ economic‚ technological‚ political‚ cultural‚ sociological‚ ecological‚ and geographical systems” (p. 447). Globalization has various effects both positive and negative on the countries that choose to achieve the worldwide connection. In the case of Nigeria‚ which is classified by the U.S Department of State as a developing

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  • Education in Nigeria

    Factors Influencing Education in Northern Nigeria Introduction The aim of every country in establishing the quality education starts in the availability for all. A well developed country promise much more of the other countries can promise in terms of quality education. Sometimes‚ the countries that have a good quality of education usually serve better opportunities. On the other hand‚ the developing countries are still on planning to catch up with the other successful countries. This

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  • Insecurity in Nigeria

    INSECURITY IN NIGERIA Underlying the quest for national security in Nigeria is the issue of political morality‚ which focuses on the question of defining the relationship between the state and the various groups in the society. Political morality properly construed seeks to establish and sustain the essential conditions for the smooth functioning of the state and society. It is in this light that we identify the problem of the moral basis of Nigeria’s security to be a vital imperative of national

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  • NIGERIA AND BAKKASSI

    Agreement has been implemented ten years after it was signed and six years after Nigeria ceded the Bakassi Penisula to Cameroon : Going by the procedural rules of the International Court of Justice ‚ ICJ by October 10 this year Nigeria will lose its right to appeal against the judgment of the International Court of Justice‚ ICJ‚ which had in 2002‚ ceded the oil-rich Bakassi Peninsula in Cross River State‚ Southern Nigeria to the Republic of Cameroon. By the terms of the 2005 Green Tree Agreement

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  • Economic of Nigeria

    The economy of Nigeria is a middle income‚ mixed economy emerging market with well-developed financial‚ legal‚ communications‚ transport‚ and entertainment sectors. It is ranked 31st in the world in terms of GDP (PPP) as of 2009‚ and its emergent‚ though currently underperforming manufacturing sector is the second-largest on the continent‚ producing a large proportion of goods and services for the West African region. Previously hindered by years of mismanagement‚ economic reforms of the past

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