Fun facts about Nigeria

1. Nigeria is Africa's most populous country located in West Africa bordered to the North with

Niger and Chad Republic, to the East by Cameroon, Benin Republic on the Western part and the

Atlantic Ocean by the South.

2. Nigeria has 3 main tribes Igbo, Hausa, and Yoruba with over 250 Ethnic group.

3. The Lingua Franca in Nigeria is English with over 200 ethnic languages spoken

4. Nigeria is one of the next ‘N-11’ countries, identified by Goldman Sachs’ economist Jim

O'Neill. With significant growth potentials similar to the BRIC emerging market economies,

Nigeria is projected to be one of the world's largest economies in the 21st century.

5. Nigeria has a population of over 160 million people making it the most populous country in

Africa. 1 in every 7 African is Nigerian.

6. Nigeria is one of the largest producers of oil in the world with a prolific movie making industry