What is interesting about Nigeria?


What is interesting about Nigeria? I am a tourist looking to visit an African country in the next few month, Nigeria is top on the list but I really like to know some interesting facts about Nigeria.

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  1. Eva

    Nigeria is known for its natural resources mostly hydrocarbon, it is also known for its hydroelectricity, some people like visiting Nigeria to see the rivers in it like Niger and Benue….some like the comic nature of the country(they come here to laugh out their sorrows)… Some come to Nigeria because of the beautiful nature. This are some of the interesting facts about Nigeria.


    What is Interesting About Nigeria?

    Interesting about Nigeria

    1) Oldest Human Existence

    It was discovered from archaeological report that life existed in Nigerian as early as 9000 BC, That’s like 11000 years ago… we had humans living in certain parts of Nigeria, Interesting right? I know.

    2) The NOK Were here

    A group of people… later named “The Nok” was traced to a village in Northern Nigeria as earlier as 1000 BC, the Nok had mastery of Iron use, in smelting and forging for tools, hence the popular phrase ‘Nok Civilization’ However, they disappeared around 500 AD

    3) Most Populated Country

    Nigerian is the 8th most populated country in the world and the 1st in Africa. There are more than 180 million Nigerians. It double as the most popular African country and also the number one country in the world with black people.

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  2. Flint

    Nigeria is the most interesting beaches and tourism sites. Other interesting things about Nigeria includes their ancestral stories…. second-to-none. their stories helps to develop your imagination and writing skills if you are a writer and also it gives you wonderful thinking skills.

  3. Evans

    Nigeria is a country in Africa that is endowed with natural resources and human resources .Nigeria is a nation full of strength and dynamism, the Giant of Africa indeed.

    The world hasn’t stop seeing the God giving potential and dreams in Nigeria, though faced with tough times but still patient enough to emerge victorious in her ordeal.

    The lives of Philip Emeagwali, a Nigerian-American computer scientist who won the 1989 Gordon Bell prize for price- performance in high-performance computing applications, in an oil reservoir modeling calculation using a novel mathematical formulation and implementation.

    Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is a Nigerian, an economist and international development expert .

    Akinwande Oluwole Babatunde Soyinka, known as wole soyinka, is a Nigerian playwrite,poet,eassyist . He was awarded the 1986 Nobel prize in Literature, the fisrt African to be honoured  in that category .

    Jay-jay  Okocha is a former professional footballer who played as an attacking midfielder, is a Nigerian as well .

    • Prof. John O. Ifediora is a Nigerian, a Professor Emeritus  at the university of Wisconsin  System and currently in the faculty of Economics at American University, Washington, DC…

    Despite the challenges in Nigeria, it’s the breeding home of greatness


    To many people Nigeria is just the giant of Africa because of its economy and large population, but its actually more than that.

    Nigeria has unique hotel and suites like the Eko hotel and oriental hotel. Nigeria like most African countries have wonderful parks and tourists sights in Lagos, calabar, or Abuja. There are amazing mountains and cave to see at Enugu and Abia state in Nigeria

    Nigerian citizens are very heart warming and welcoming. They are also very hardworking.

    Nigerian entertainment industry is also the best in Africa. The great legend late Fela kutti was a Nigerian. The best music awards in Africa almost every year goes to Nigerian musicians No wonder Beyonce featured more Nigerians in her recent album. Nigerian movie industry is also unique.

    Nigeria is also an oil producing nation. They have the biggest gas processing facility in Gbaran, Bayelsa state. Nigeria also possess natural resources like coal, tantalum, niobium and tin ore and more than 200 others

  4. Williamspro

    Some interesting facts about Nigeria are
    1) Largest Diversity of Butterfly.

    2) Home Of Nollywood (The Nigeria’s own version of hollywood)

    3) One of the Oldest Locations of Human Existence.

    4) Niger River is West Africa’s Largest River.

    5) Christianity and Islam Are The 2 Major Religions

    6) More Than 300 Ethnic Groups exist in Nigeria.

    7) Most Populous Country in Africa and number 13th in the world.

    Nigeria is truly a blessed Nation, there is just so much interesting about Nigeria.

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