By : Mireina Barrios Javell Jones Anton Coulter Lakeya Martin Nigeria
Video of Nigeria http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/places/find/nigeria/
Gov. and Economy • War independence from Britain in 1960 . • In 1999 country adopted a New Constitution and the 1st Democratic elections in 20 years were held . • It is richer than all other West African Nation and Holds Considerable power.
Natural Resources • Oil • Beans • Cashews • Coco • Peanuts • Rice • Farming
Borders • Gulf of Guinea • Lake Chad
Languages • English • Native Languages • Husa
Nigeria Timeline • 1472 – Portuguese navigators reach Nigerian Coast . • 1850s – British establish presence around Lagos . • 1998 – Abacha dies , Succeeded by Major – General Abdulsalami • 2010 December – Christmas Eve Bomb Attacks near Central City of Jos kill MORE than 30 People
Questions & Answer’s ! Q :The Fulani Empire rule the region from the beginning of what Century ? A : 19th Q : What is the President Name ? A : Goodluck Jonathan Q : What is the Capital ? A : Abuja Q :What and When is the National Holiday? A : October 1st , Independence Day Q : What do the green stripes represent the flag ? A : Farming Q : Which instrument is the MOST important in Nigeria ? A : Drums Q : In 1996 , Nigeria won an Olympic Gold Medal in which Sport ? A : Soccer Q : Why is Nigeria Called ‘ Giant of Africa ? ‘ A : It has the largest population of any African Country Q : The Economy in Nigeria depends MOST on which natural resource ? A : Oil Q : In 1960 , Nigeria GAINED independence from which country ? A : Britain