American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A country of western Africa on the Gulf of Guinea. A variety of states were established in the region prior to the arrival of Europeans, including the Bornu, Benin, and Songhai empires. Exploited by Portuguese, British, French, and Dutch traders in the 17th and 18th centuries, Nigeria was eventually claimed by the British, who consolidated the area into one colony in 1914. The country attained its independence in 1960. Abuja is the official capital (since 1991), but many government offices remain in Lagos, the former capital and the largest city. Population: 135,000,000.
- n. Country in Western Africa, south of the country of Niger. Official name: Federal Republic of Nigeria.
- n. a republic in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea; gained independence from Britain in 1960; most populous African country
“BOYCOTT SHELL - FREE NIGERIA www. protectthehuman.com Shell Nigeria is one of the largest oil producers in the Royal Dutch/Shell Group. 80% of the oil extraction in Nigeria is in the Niger”
“ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife) -- A Christian human rights group on Wednesday, March 31, urged prayers for Christians in northern Nigeria”
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“i need 2009 economic policy of nigeria factors affecting the development of accounting in Nigeria”
“Over 1,500 have died in Nigeria from a cholera outbreak this year, officials said.”
“Extremism in Nigeria is important to the extent it impacts these other things, but not so much as something independent from them.”
“A la Achebe, the situation in Nigeria is like that of the weather, you complain and discuss but can't do anything about it and move on”
“The father, Alhaji Umaru Mutallab, a former minister and chairman of First Bank in Nigeria, is shocked that his son was even was allowed to fly to the U.S., family members told the Nigerian newspaper This Day.”
“And if I am talking about rape, abuse, child trafficking, child labour and all that happen in Nigeria, is that enough for any reasonable individual to stigmatize the entire race?”
“Chioma: Honestly, if you look at the efforts of civil society in Nigeria, and even the efforts of some individuals, you would say Nigeria is doing a lot.”
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