198 million (approximately)
Three-tier structure - A Federal Government, 36 State Governments, and 774 Local Government Administrations.
MAIN INDIGENOUS LANGUAGES
Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba
Christianity, Islam, Traditional
MAIN COMMERCIAL / INDUSTRIAL CITIES
Lagos, Onitsha, Kano, Ibadan, Port Harcourt, Aba, Maiduguri, Jos, Kaduna, Warri, Benin, Nnewi.
MAJOR INDUSTRIAL COMPLEXES
Refineries and petrochemicals: Kaduna, Warri, Port Harcourt, Eleme.
Iron and Steel: Ajaokuta, Warri, Oshogbo, Katsina, Jos
Fertiliser: Onne - Port Harcourt, Kaduna, Minna, Kano
Liquefied Natural Gas: Bonny
Aluminum Smelter: IkotAbasi, Port Harcourt
Lagos (Apapa, Tin-can Island), Warri, Port Harcourt, Onne Deep Sea and Hub Port, Calabar (EPZ).
Lagos, Kano, Port Harcourt, Abuja, Enugu, Kaduna, Maiduguri, Ilorin, Jos, Owerri, Calabar, Yola, Sokoto
Over 15,000 km of intercity all-weather paved roads, including dual carriage express trunks
2 main lines (South-west to North-east; South-east to North-west) inter-linked and terminatory at Lagos, Port Harcourt, Kaura, Namoda, Maiduguri, and Nguru.Major junctions at Kaduna, Kfanchan, Zaria. Gauge: 1067mm; Total length 3505 route km.
Hydroelectric: Kainji, Jebba, Shiroro. Thermal and Gas: Egbin (Lagos), Ughelli, Afam, Sapele, the National grid for electricity distribution; National network (pipeline) for distribution of gas (under construction.
NAIRA; N1.00 = 100k (one naira = hundred kobo)
Nigeria is situated in the West African region and lies between longitudes 3 degrees and 14 degrees and latitudes 4 degrees and 14 degrees. It has a land mass of 923,768 sq.km. It is bordered to the north by the Republics of Niger and Tchad; it shares borders to the west with the Republic of Benin, while the Republic of Cameroun shares the eastern borders right down to the shores of the Atlantic Ocean which forms the southern limits of Nigerian Territory. The 800km of coastline confers on the country the potentials of a maritime power. The land is in abundance in Nigeria for agricultural, industrial and commercial activities.