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Facts to prove that Nigeria is on top of Africa

ByJuma Chai

Nov 27, 2018

These facts proove that Nigeria is on top of Africa

  1. The GDP of Nigeria is $481.1 billion. The highest in the continent
  2. The richest man in Africa Aliko Dangote comes from Nigeria
  3. Nigeria has the highest population in Africa
  4. Even though their population is high The nominal GDP per capita is $5,900.
  5. There are over 250 ethnic groups that live throughout Nigeria.
  6. English is the official language, there are over 500 indigenous languages in Nigeria.
  7. It is the country with the highest number of Kings
  8. At least Seven percent of the total languages spoken in the world are spoken in Nigeria.
  9. The largest city in Africa both by GDP and population is Lagos.
  10. The green eagles nigerias national team has won the Africa Cup of Nations a total of three times.
  11. About half of Nigerians are Muslim, while approximately 40% are Christian.
  12. The country is the 7th largest democracy in the world.
  13. Nigeria is Africas largest producer of Oil which accounts for over 70% of the country’s exports.
  14. The country was named after the Niger River, which spans 2,600 miles, is the third largest river in West Africa.
  15. Nigerian film industry known as nollywood is the second largest industry in the world in terms of films produced.
  16. Nigeria’s movie industry is known as “Nollywood” and it is one of the largest movie industries in the world
  17. Nigeria’s Third Mainland Bridge is the largest bridge in Africa.
  18. It is thought that the area surrounding Calabar has the world’s most diverse species of butterflies.
  19. The drill monkey is native to Nigeria, and it is only found in one other country – Cameroon.
  20. Five of the 10 richest pastors in the world live in Nigeria, according to a report from Forbes. Their net worth ranges from $10 million to $150 million.
  21. Africa’s oldest civilization, the Nok, have been in the country since 1000 BC.

Juma Chai

A writer dedicated to providing the world with the best insights into Africa.

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