Who Is Aliko Dangote?

Al Sahibani (right), and Aliko Dangote (left) seal the acquisition of Dangote Cement by ICD in 2014.

Africa has 18 billionaires with an estimated worth of $84.9 billion—the largest tally since at least 2015. The demands for products and services from telecom to luxury goods have lifted the fortunes of these tycoons from Nigeria to Zimbabwe. For the eleventh time in a row, Aliko Dangote from Nigeria is the … Read more

Who are the Ijaw people of Nigeria?

Niger Delta

The Izon people, also known as the Ijaw people, are a Nigerian ethnic group who live primarily in the Niger Delta, with large populations in Bayelsa, Delta, and Rivers. They can also be found in other Nigerian states such as Ondo and Akwa Ibom, as well as long-term migrants in Edo. As … Read more

Who are Nigeria’s Edo people?

Edo State

The Edo or Benin people are an Edoid ethnic group who live primarily in Edo State in Nigeria’s south. They are descendants of Igodomigodo, which evolved into the Benin Empire and speak the Edo language. They are closely related to other Edoid language-speaking ethnic groups such as the Esan, Afemai, Isoko, and … Read more

What type of government does Nigeria have

Lagos, Landscape Images & Pictures, Urban

The Government of Nigeria Nigeria is a country in West Africa. Nnamdi Azikiwe, a former governor-general, became the country’s first president when the Federal Republic of Nigeria was established in October 1963. A coup d’état in Nigeria in 1966 established military rule, igniting the Nigerian Civil War, which lasted from 1967 to … Read more

What are the most popular places to visit in Nigeria?

Lagos, Lagos Metropolitan Area

Tourist attractions can draw worldwide attention in ways that go beyond erecting a physical structure and enshrining natural and physical treasures. They portray historical significance and outstanding beauty capable of awe and amusement to the general public; the physical evidence of brilliant architectural designs and brain work, combined with the mysterious dynamism … Read more

When was Nigeria founded as a Country?

Abuja, Welcome to Nigeria, Welcome

Geography of Nigeria Nigeria, the most populous country in Africa and one-third the size of Texas, is located on the Gulf of Guinea in West Africa. The Niger River’s lower course continues to flow south through the country’s western region and into the Gulf of Guinea. The southern coast is bordered by … Read more