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  1. Nigeria Slide Show

  2. Climate and Weather • Humid sub-tropical: with wet season from April to October and dry season from November to March • Wet season lasts from April to Oct • Dry season lasts from Nov to March • There are two overlapping dry seasons that are the best times to visit. In the north, the season lasts April to October. In the south, it's dry November to March. It's very hot year-round -- hot and humid in the south and hot and dry in the north. The best time to visit is November to January, when the days are in the 80s-low 90s F/27-34 C, with nights in the 70s F/23-27 C.

  3. People • Nationality: Nigerian's • Nigeria is popular for having a huge population of about over 120 million, it actually has the largest population in the African Continent. • Ethnic Group: Nigeria is divided into about 374 different ethnic groups, but there are about 7 major groups, which are: • Hausa-Fulani – 29% • Yoruba – 21% • Ibo and the Delta States – 18% • Kanuri – 4% • Ijaw – 10% • Tiv – 2.5% • Religion: There are different kinds of religions in Nigeria, because the country has so many different tribes but the main religions are: • Christianity – 40% • Muslim – 50% • Traditional Beliefs – 10% • Languages: • English (Official), • Yoruba • Igbo • Hausa • Fulani

  4. Transportation Airports: 70 (2003 est.) • Railways : total: 3,557 kmnarrow gauge: 3,505 km 1.067-m gaugestandard gauge: 52 km 1.435-m gauge (2003) • Highways : total: 194,394 kmpaved: 60,068 km (including 1,194 km of expressways)unpaved: 134,326 km (1999 est.) • Waterways : 8,600 km (Niger and Benue rivers and smaller rivers and creeks) (2004) • Pipelines : condensate 105 km; gas 1,660 km; oil 3,634 km (2003) • Ports And Harbors : Calabar, Lagos, Onne, Port Harcourt, Sapele, Warri • Merchant Marine : total: 45 ships (1,000 GRT or over) 327,808 GRT/608,076 DWTby type: cargo 7, chemical tanker 5, petroleum tanker 30, refrigerated cargo 1, roll on/roll off 1, specialized tanker 1foreign-owned: Norway 2, Pakistan 1, Togo 1, United States 1registered in other countries: 26 (2003 est.) • Heliports : 1 (2003 est.)

  5. Communication • Telephone Systems: • General System – An Inadequate system, Poor maintenance, Major expansion required and it’s been worked on. • Domestic – Intercity traffic is carried by a Coaxial Cable, supported by 19 earth stations. Mobile and Cellular facilities are available. • International – Country Code (234), supported by Satellite Earth Station. • Telephones Main Line In Use: 853,100 (2003) • Telephone Mobile Cellular: 3,149,500 (2003) • Radio Broadcast Stations: • AM 83 • FM 36 • Shortwave 11 (2001) • Television Broadcast Stations: 3(The government controls 2 of the stations and 15 repeater stations) (2002) • Internet Country Code: (.ng) • Internet Host: 1,142 (2004) • Internet Users: 750,000 (2003)

  6. Education • Out of the 120 million in Nigeria, 30 million are students. There are different levels of schools just like every other country. • The different levels are: • Primary School • Secondary Education • Federal Government School • State Owned School • Private Secondary School • After going through your Primary, Secondary and Tertiary most students decide to go to a University • Nigeria’s philosophy of education is based on the integration of the individual into a sound and effective citizenry. There is to be equal educational opportunities for all citizens of the nation at the primary, secondary and tertiary levels.

  7. Military • Military Branches: • Army • Navy • Air Forces • Military Service – Age of Obligation: • 18 Years of Age • Manpower Available for Military Services: • Males Ages – 18 to 49: 26,804,314 (2005 est.) • Manpower Fit for Military Services: • Males Ages – 18 to 49: 15,053,936 (2005 est.) • Manpower Reaching Military Service Age Annually: • Males – 1,353,161 (2005 est.) • Military Expenditures (Dollar Figure): • $ 544.6 million (2004 est.) • Military Expenditures (Percent of GDP): • 0.8% (2004 est.)

  8. Tourism The Obudu Ranch Lekki Beach Calabar Beach National Museums

  9. Tourism Nigeria’s Appeal To Tourist

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