NIGERIA. Ma. De Lourdes Fuentes Layún Universidad Iberoamericana Puebla. General Details. Full name : The Federal Republic of Nigeria d ivided in 36 federal states Capital: Abuja Largest city : Lagos Major languages : English ( official ), Yoruba, Igbo, Hausa
Ma. De Lourdes Fuentes Layún
Universidad Iberoamericana Puebla
TheFederal Republic of Nigeria
divided in 36 federal states
October 1st 1960- Nigeria became an independent State within the Commonwealth.
Southern Front: Bonny and Calabar
Northern Front: Enugu, Biafra’s Capital
Since 1968, the war stagnated: Nigerian forces were unable to make significant advances in the areas controlled by the Biafrans for the great lost of soldiers from the previous step.
May 19 - Nigerian conquered Port Harcourt along with the progress on the fronts of the North and East, they could run the total block of Biafra, causing a real massacre, which could be described as genocide.
During 1968 and 1969 Nigerians took biafreñas major cities: nitsha, Aba, Owerri and Ogoja
180 habitants per km2
$502 billion (2013 est.)Economy
Gross national saving:
15.5% of GDP (2013 est.)
15.9% of GDP (2012 est.)
15.4% of GDP (2011 est.)
country comparison to the world: 106
GDP (purchasing power parity):
$478.5 billion (2013 est.)
$450.4 billion (2012 est.)
$422.6 billion (2011 est.)
country comparison to the world: 31
GDP - per capita (PPP):
$2,800 (2013 est.)
$2,700 (2012 est.)
$2,600 (2011 est.
country comparison to the world: 180
Services: 26% (2012 est.)
Labor force - by occupation:
Services: 20% (1999 est.)
The government is striving to boost the economy, which experienced an oil boom in the 1970s and is once again benefiting from high prices on the world market.