Nigeria

My first visit to Nigeria

Word Count: 2133In this essay I will reconstruct . The journey took place when I was seventeen in early 1993, during which time Nigeria was under the military rule of General Sanni Abacha. For the most part of my trip I stayed in Lagos, former capital state and still highly recognised as the commercial capital […]

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The Country of Nigeria

This essay looks at the literature on Nigeria as a country. It investigates the socio-cultural as well as the political history of the country with special emphasis being put on the colonial era and the question as to whether or not it was a subject to the imperial rule. Further, it examines the demographic makeup […]

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Shell Oil in Nigeria

Nigeria is referred to as the “giant of West Africa,” with a population of over 98 million, and a land mass of twice the size of California (Lawrence, “Shell Oil in Nigeria”, 2008). Nigeria is the sixth largest oil producer in the world, currently over 95 percent of its foreign exchange market is from the […]

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Nigeria – College Essay

The first part of this two-part essay takes a look at the demographic and lifestyle developments that have occurred in Nigeria in the period between 2000 and 2009, and also evaluate the key social cultural trends that have stemmed out of them. This section will also look at how these developments have impacted two Nigerian […]

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The History of Agriculture in Nigeria from the Colonial Era to the Present Day

The agricultural history of Nigeria is intertwined with its political history. This is discussed broadly in the context of the varying constitutional frame works, viz: Colonial, the Internal Self Government and the Post-1960 periods, according to sectors. Crop Production: The period of the colonial administration in Nigeria, 1861-1960, was punctuated by rather ad hoc attention […]

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Nigerian Colonization: a Fight for Identity

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Nigeria’s independence. Nigeria is a land of culture filled with rich history dating as far back as 9000 BC. Looking back at their years of history, one can find that it very complicated. Colonization is an important part of Nigerian history, and many will tell people only one […]

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Shell Oil Crisis Nigeria

In the early 20th century Britain colonized Africa and created false borders through out the continent. The creation of such false countries as Nigeria caused the grouping of people that didn’t get along well. This action by Britain caused severs instabilities in the country of Nigeria. This may have made the country unstable at first […]

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Challenges to Nigerian Housing Policies

Housing is one of the most basic of human needs. Provision of houses through the creation of mortgages is taken for granted in developed countries; however, it remains a major challenge in developing countries, especially in sub-Saharan Africa. All governments in Nigeria since independence highlighted housing as a major priority. Unfortunately for over 47 years […]

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Nigeria – College Essay

Hello, my name is Mesoma Ejeh and I’ll be talking about Nigeria. Off all the feautures of Nigeria that acronym missed a very important one. It’s my home. Probably 98% of this class knows little to nothing about Nigeria so I will cover our foods and drinks,our people and culture,our fashion and its impact to […]

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Early History in Nigeria

The history of the territories which since ca. 1900 have been known under the name of Nigeria during the pre-colonial period (16th to 18th centuries) was dominated by a number of powerful West African kingdoms or empires, such as the Yoruba Oyo Empire and the Islamic Songhai Empire in the north and west, and the […]

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Presentation of four articles

In Lagos, Nigeria, a case of insurgency has caused problems to international oil companies in the area. The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta rebel group attacked major pipelines of the Royal Dutch Shell, disrupting operations, makings them unable to meet their oil supply obligations in Nigeria (CNN. com “Shell Issues Nigeria Oil […]

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Evolution of Public Relation in Nigeria

Nigeria gained its independence on October 1, 1960. In 1963 it became a Federal Republic and a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa, with about 140 million people (2006 national census) and the largest concentration of Black people in the world. One in ? ve Africans is […]

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Effective Utilization of Revenue Available to Nigerian Local Government

1.1BACK GROUND OF THE STUDY Nigeria as a sovereign nation operates a federal system of government i.e the federal government, state government and the local government councils. Onwo (1992) Observed that each level of the three tiers of government derive its powers not from the magnanimity of the central government but from the constitution; each […]

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Is Oil Helping or Hurting Nigeria’s Economy

The abundance of oil in Nigeria should be helping the countries economy, but in actuality it is hurting it. Oil in Nigeria has become a resource curse in that many of the countries economic problems can be closely related to it’s oil industry. It is causing a situation of Dutch Disease in which other sectors […]

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Census Controversies in Nigeria

The first census was held in Nigeria in 1866. The colonial authorities conducted other census exercises in 1871, 1901 and 1911, whereas all these covered only the Lagos colony and in 1911, the southern protectorate. The first nationwide census involving the north and south were organized in 1921. There was also the 1931 census and […]

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The Effects of Globalization on Nigeria

There are many definitions of globalization, some suggesting that globalization is an ideological battleground where power and resources are fought over and won by a privileged few – that power in fact controls globalization (Adesanya, 2011). Theoretically globalization is meant to make possible the democratization of market forces, the breakdown of trade barriers (Adesanya, 2011) […]

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The Case of Youth Unemployment in Nigeria

The case of youth unemployment in Nigeria has been a popular discourse with various perspectives to causes and consequences of unemployment. The rate of youth unemployment has been alarming according to the National Bureau of Statistics. In 2004, young people aged between 15-24 years made up 52. 9% of the total number of unemployed persons […]

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History of Entrepreneurship in Nigeria

Tradition is an inherited pattern of thought or action. It refers to a specific practice of long standing. It is also an established custom or tradition – a custom that for a long time has been an important feature of some cultural … group, tribe, ethnic group, society, nation etc. Traditional means: when a practice […]

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History of Nigeria

The Federal Republic of Nigeria, is a federal constitutional republic comprising 36 states and its Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The country is located in West Africa. The name Nigeria was taken from the Niger River running through the country. Nigeria is roughly split half and half between Muslims in the North and Christians in the […]

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Role of Agriculture in Nigeria

The term “Agriculture” has been subjected to different definitions by various experts. As a result Ighodo (1984: 20) defined agriculture as the art and science of the cultivation of crops and rearing of animals for man’s use. He also emphasized that agriculture is also the production of fibres for industries, processing of farm produce, packaging […]

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Insecurity in Nigeria

This paper aims to study the insecurity in Nigeria which is widely caused by Islamic sects known as Boko Haram in Nigeria and its effects on security. This paper will also find if there is a connection between poverty and Insurgency that has led to a great unrest in Nigeria, the aim of writing is […]

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