THE SITUATION IN NIGERIA.
NIGERIA , an African country on the Gulf of Guinea, has many natural landmarks and wildlife reserves. Protected areas such as Cross River National Park and Yankari National Park have waterfalls, dense rainforest, savanna and rare primate habitats. One of the most recognizable sites is Zuma Rock, a 725m-tall monolith outside the capital of Abuja that’s pictured on the national currency.
Nigeria ranks sixth worldwide and first in Africa in farm output. The sector accounts for about 18% of GDP and almost one-third of employment. Nigeria has 19 million head of cattle, the largest in Africa.
The number one thing Africa's giant is most famous for is petroleum. When you think oil, you think Nigeria. Nigeria remains Africa's largest oil producer, though the country went from being 10th to 12th largest producer of oil in the world.
Avoid non-essential travel to Nigeria due to the unpredictable security situation throughout the country and the significant risk of terrorism, crime, inter-communal clashes, armed attacks and kidnappings.
Poverty in Nigeria. Nigeria had one of the world's highest economic growth rates, averaging 7.4% according to the Nigeria economic report released in July 2014 by the World Bank.
It is the most widely spoken language, although English is the official language of Nigeria. In addition to English, Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo, Fula, and English Creole are widely spoken. Many of the languages exist in written form.
Nigeria is often referred to as the "Giant of Africa", owing to its large population and economy, it is also considered to be an emerging market by the World Bank; it has been identified as a regional power on the African continent, a middle power in international affairs.
Reasons why We Nigerians and Our Country(Nigeria) can never change
* The lecturer who insists on sex for a young girl to pass is complaining about the rot in Nigeria.
* The pastor who pays his driver 20k in Lagos or PH while his own son schools in the US is complaining about the hopelessness in Nigeria.
* The trader who removes 2 bowls of rice from the bag, rebags and sells as a 'full' bag is complaining about the wickedness in Nigeria.
* The civil servant who comes to work once a week and shows up end of month to receive alert is complaining about politicians who do nothing.
* The student who spends the weekend partying only to start posting Instagram pictures on Monday is complaining that Nigeria is stealing his/her dreams.
* The motor owner who can't join a simple queue but keeps darting in and out of traffic to shunt is complaining about disorderliness in Nigeria.
* Doctors in public and teaching hospitals on government payroll who abandon patients on the floor but are thriving in their private hospitals are complaining that Nigeria is hopeless.
* Until we realize that the value of Nigeria today is the average of our own individual values, we will keep fooling ourselves.
* We are all architect of our economic development woes. Stop the blame game. Our attitudes and unpatriotic behaviour should stop.
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