Nigeria, also called the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is a country in West-Africa consisting of 36 states, including the capital Abuja. The country is bordering Niger in the north, Benin in the west and Cameroon and Chad in the east. Nigeria has an estimated population of 180 million inhabitants, making it the most populous country in Africa. The West-African country is also the wealthiest country in Africa, due to large revenues from the oil industry. Unfortunately, the industry does not only have
Africa is a continent with a vast amount of natural resources, including oil, gold, and diamond. It is also a continent filled with intelligent people, but a problem has risen in Africa that could eventually drain Africa of its intellectual population. This is the problem of the African Brain drain. Africa’s fully educated populations are leaving to find better jobs overseas, and the young brains are leaving to get education abroad. This phenomenon could lead to the downfall of several African countries
mental well-being, as well as a surge of euphoria and exhilaration. Users experience a temporary rise in energy, often perceived to improve their performance at manual or intellectual tasks. Users also experience delayed hunger and fatigue. Causes of Illicit Drug Trafficking 9. There are several reasons why illicit drug trafficking is so lucrative and pronounced: a. Failure of Political Reform
Africa’s most populous country, and when oil was discovered in the Niger Delta in 1958, Shell oil began production (Crude Politics). With an average output of 2.5 million barrels per day (Donatus), Nigeria has become the highest producer of crude oil in Africa and the third-highest in the world (World Factbook). Nigeria’s population growing rapidly, and is projected to reach 392 million people by 2050 (Falola), making it one of the most rapidly growing nations in the world. Its main economy is oil, contributing
Nigeria’s foreign policy. Since independence 55 years ago the military have ruled the nation for over 25 years shaping the main direction of Nigerian foreign policy. Major highlights and successes recorded particularly with commitment to liberation of Africa and ensuring global peace have been associated with military regimes, since hierarchical command structure of the military enhances decisiveness in decision making (Bello, 2002).
Anglican and Roman Catholic Churches are the most established Christian denominations. Other well established African religions and denominations include the African Inland Church (AIC), Seventh Day Adventists (SDA), and the Presbyterian Church of East Africa (PCEA). In addition, there are a number of Evangelical churches and Independent African Christian churches. Islam is another major religion in Kenya. Followers include both Sunni and Shi'ite Muslims. The largest number of Muslims in Kenya is found
Bharti Mittal, in his recent interview said that “Africa is an article of faith. I believe in this continent”. Recently, newspapers such as The Economist or the BBC have flooded their magazine with titles on Africa everywhere, calling it “the hopeful continent” or the “future breadbasket of the world”. But is Africa really rising, or are we being too optimistic? Economically, demographically, geographically, technologically, and socially, Africa has truly been growing, but maybe yet not enough to