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Nigeria. By Wolf Zidd,Tre,Bradley,mondreques,davis. Important People. Benedict Chuka Enwonu, agbani darego,and Mohammed Bah Abba. Important Places. Calabar,idaban,lagos,and kano. Physical Features. Anambra basin,adamaua mountain range,benue river,niger river.

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nigeria

Nigeria

By Wolf Zidd,Tre,Bradley,mondreques,davis

important people
ImportantPeople
  • Benedict Chuka Enwonu, agbani darego,and Mohammed Bah Abba.
important places
Important Places
  • Calabar,idaban,lagos,and kano.
physical features
Physical Features
  • Anambra basin,adamaua mountain range,benue river,niger river
humans and the physical environment
Humans and the physical environment
  • People in Nigeria mostly log, ship oil and
  • mine.
career opportunities
Career Opportunities
  • Banking, Finance/Admin JobsEngineering, Oil and Gas JobsComputer, Telecoms & InfoTech JobsHospitality, Medical & Law Jobs
natural resources
Natural Resources
  • natural gas, petroleum, tin, iron ore, coal, limestone, niobium, lead, zinc, arable land.
religion
Religion
  • Muslim,christian,and local beliefs.
traditional dishes
Traditional Dishes
  • Isu Nigerian Stew Jollof Rice.
traditions
Traditions
  • Durbar Argungu Fishing Festival Osun festival and the Eyo masquerade.
music
Music
  • The music of Nigeria includes many kinds of Folk and popular music, some of which are known worldwide. Styles of folk music are related to the multitudes of ethnic groups in the country, each with their own techniques, instruments, and songs. Little is known about the country's music history prior to European contact, although bronze carvings dating back to the 16th and 17th centuries have been found depicting musicians and their instruments.[1]
  • Nigeria has been called "the heart of African music" because of its role in the development of West African highlife and palm-wine music, which fuses native rhythms with techniques imported from the Congo for the development of several popular styles that were unique to Nigeria, like apala, fuji, jùjú, highlife, and Yo-pop. Subsequently, Nigerian musicians created their own styles of United States hip hop music and Jamaicanreggae. Nigeria's musical output has achieved international acclaim not only in the fields of folk and popular music,[2] but also Western art music written by composers such as Fela Sowande.
government
Government
  • Nigeria is a Federal Republicmodeled after the United States, with executive power exercised by the president and with influences from the Westminster System model in the composition and management of the upper and lower houses of the bicameral legislature. However, the President of Nigeria is both head of state and head of government, and of a multi-party system. Nigerian politics takes place within a framework of a federal, presidential, representative democraticrepublic, whereby Executive power is exercised by the government. Legislative power is vested in both the government and the two chambers of the legislature, the House of Representatives and the Senate. Together the two chambers make up the law-making body in Nigeria called the National Assembly. The highest judiciary arm of government in Nigeria is the Supreme Court of Nigeria. Nigeria also practices Baron de Montesquieu's theory of the separation of powers. The National Assembly serves as a watchdog to the excesses of the executive arm of government.
location
Location
  • Located at the extreme inner corner of the Gulf of Guinea on the west coast of Africa, Nigeria occupies an area of 923,768 sq. km (356,669 sq mi), extending 1,127 km (700 mi) E–W and 1,046 km (650 mi) N–S. Comparatively, the area occupied by Nigeria is slightly more than twice the size of the state of California. It is bordered by Chad on the NE, by Cameroon on the E , by the Atlantic Ocean (Gulf of Guinea) on the S , by Benin (formerly Dahomey) on the W , and by Niger on the NW and N , with a total boundary length of 4,900 km (3,045 mi), of which 853 km (530 mi) is coastline. The borders between Nigeria and Chad and Nigeria and Cameroon are disputed, and there have been occasional border clashes. Read more: Location, size, and extent - Nigeria - located, areahttp://www.nationsencyclopedia.com/Africa/Nigeria-LOCATION-SIZE-AND-EXTENT.html#ixzz1Dwffw85U
questions
Questions
  • What is government type?
  • What country borders Nigeria to the NE ?
  • Name 3 natural resources.
  • Name a religion in Nigeria.
  • What is the name of the mountain range?
  • Name a traditional dish.
  • What is the highest court in Nigeria?
  • What festival is about fishing?
  • What is a job in Nigeria?
  • What do people mostly do with stuff from nature?