Nigeria - The People (Lands, Peoples, and Cultures)

by Anne Rosenberg

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company

Written in English
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  • Human geography / peoples of the world,
  • People & Places - Africa,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 People & Places,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Nigeria,
  • Social Science - Customs, Traditions, Anthropology,
  • Ethnology,
  • Social Science - Sociology,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Social life and customs
The Physical Object
Number of Pages32
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Open LibraryOL8315551M
ISBN 100865053286
ISBN 109780865053281

Nigerian people and culture Famous for her huge population of more than million and with more than ethnics groups, Nigeria has the highest population in African continent. The country is made up of three major ethnic groups namely: the Hausa-Fulani, the Yorubas and the Igbos – and they represent around 70 per cent of the population.   Nigeria is also often misunderstood or misrepresented so here are answers to some of the most burning questions about visiting Nigeria. The energy and positivism is contagious: The people Author: 'Funmi Oyatogun. The United States and its partners continue to face a growing number of global threats and challenges. The CIA’s mission includes collecting and analyzing information about high priority national security issues such as international terrorism, the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, cyber attacks, international organized crime and narcotics trafficking, regional conflicts.   Nigeria culture or culture of Nigeria is simply the way of life of the people of Nigeria. Culture generally (in my own simple definition) is the way an individual or group of people chose to do their own thing; it is often handed down from generation to generation. At some point, it could be somehow amended and could possibly wear out.

However, people from Niger are referred to as “Nigerien” and not “Nigerian” as the latter refers to someone from Nigeria. Though “Nigerien” is the formal name for a resident of Niger, other sources such as the BBC and Associated Press often refer to the country’s residents as “Nigerois” to create a clear difference between. Young people in rural areas receive basic instruction in farming and other skills through apprenticeships. Nigeria also has preschools, special education, adult education, and classes for the gifted and talented. Nigeria has one of Africa's most developed systems of higher education. Nigeria is often called the "Giant of Africa." This name comes from the vastness of its land, the diversity of its peoples and languages, its huge population (the largest in .   The Nigerian people and culture facts have been an interesting topic which most people really want to have an idea about, especially if they are residing outside a, a country which is been regarded as the giant of Africa is located in the southern waterfront of west Africa. The most popular city in Nigeria is Lagos, while Abuja still remain the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

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Nigeria - The People (Lands, Peoples, and Cultures) Paperback – January 1, by Anne Rosenberg (Author)3/5(1). Nigeria: the people. [Anne Rosenberg] -- Text and photographs provide information about the people of Nigeria, discussing village and city life, homes, food, school, sports and leisure, and other topics.

Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Get this from a library. Nigeria: the people. [Anne Rosenberg] -- Text and photographs depict the various ethnic groups of Nigeria. We The People Nigeria Building a New Democracy Buy The Book. A Man of the People () is a novel by Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe.

Written as a satirical piece, A Man of the People follows a story told by Odili, a young and educated narrator, on his conflict with Chief Nanga, his former teacher who enters a career in politics in Author: Chinua Achebe.

Nigeria’s population is projected to grow from more than million people in to million inbecoming the world’s fourth most populous country. Nigeria’s sustained high population growth rate will continue for the foreseeable future because of population momentum and its high birth rate.

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Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Nigeria - The People book & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Nigeria is a land of rich cultures, stunning artistic achievement and industrious and resourceful people.

I hope my book, Another Man's War, will shatter some of the prejudices around Nigeria Author: Barnaby Phillips. Nigeria, country located on the western coast of Africa. Nigeria has a diverse geography, with climates ranging from arid to humid equatorial.

However, Nigeria’s most diverse feature is its people. Hundreds of languages are spoken in the country, including Yoruba, Igbo, Fula, Hausa, Edo, Ibibio, Tiv, and English.

The best books on Nigeria: start your reading here a powerful and ambitious warrior among Nigeria's Igbo people. One of the characters in the novel is writing a book Author: Pushpinder Khaneka.

A Fatherless People: The Secret Story of How the Nigerians Missed the Road to the Promised Land tells the story of Nigeria, from its early conceptualisation by British colonialists in the aftermath of the abolition of the slave trade, up to the present day.

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Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. The books are mostly the same in their content, all their writers professing their undying love for Nigeria and stating the hard work they put into public service.

Discover the best Nigeria History in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. Hausa or Haussa (both: hou´sə, –sä), black African ethnic group, numbering about 23 million, chiefly in N Nigeria and S Hausa are almost exclusively Muslim and practice agriculture.

Their widespread trading activities have contributed to making their language a lingua franca in much of W Africa. Books shelved as nigerian-history: Why We Struck: The Story Of The First Nigerian Coup by Adewale Ademoyega, Oil, Politics and Violence: Nigeria's Milita.

Exactly. In Nigeria, you see that in the administration of Muhammadu Buhari, the dictator who introduced all these extraordinary measures after coming to power. Compulsory street-cleaning days. People say those caught peeing in public were made to hop down the street like frogs.

Public horsewhippings. Some people saw that Nigeria was dying and they began to feed on it. They have gone beyond vulture and that was why I titled the second series of my book, ‘ Nigeria in the belly of Vampires’.

The best books on Nigeria recommended by Helon Habila. The award-winning Nigerian writer, Helon Habila, picks his favourite books about Nigeria. I haven’t read the book yet. And other people are writing about the Niger Delta troubles. These are topical issues that people living there are trying to make sense of.

Nigeria is a society in. Nigeria. likes talking about this. Nigeria we hail thee. Become a fan of Nigeria's largest page on facebook and let us get things moving again in Nigeria. God bless our wonderful country/10(1). Issues on Nigerian Peoples and Culture is the title of this book and also one of the general benchmark course requirements of the NUC for undergraduate studies in Nigeria.

The Ewe people of Nigeria call their indigenous language ‘Evegbe’, pronounced ‘eBegbe’ which means Ewe language. According to Diedrich Westermann and M. Bryan (), the Ewe language is a member of the Kwa language family of the Niger-Congo family.

The Ewe people of Nigeria have a fascinating history of migrationfrom the ancient OduduwaFile Size: KB. Their Nigeria is under military dictatorship, and people are leaving the country if they can.

Ifemelu – beautiful, self-assured – departs for America to study. She suffers defeats and triumphs, finds and loses relationships and friendships, all the while feeling the weight.

Nigeria People engage in several activities to make ends meet, most men from the rural part of the country specialize in a semi-intensive system of agriculture. The women, on the other hand, are mostly petty traders (buying and selling foods stuff) and activities like the mending of clothes.

A New Political Philosophy for Nigeria and Other African Countries, Babajuma, Malomo. Nigeria, My Beloved Country, Barkindo, Bawuro M.

Studies in the History of Kano, Central Intelligence Agency. CIA World Fact BookEllah, Francis J. Ali-Ogba: A History of the Ogba People.

The Nigerian People and Culture. Between the Yoruba in the west and the Igbo in the southeast, and everything in between, Nigerian culture is an amalgamation of many beliefs and peoples. Igbo men perform a traditional dance in Nigeria. Editorial credit: Lorimer Images / : Lanessa Cago. Nigeria (nījĬr´ēə), officially Federal Republic of Nigeria, republic ( est.

pop. ,),sq mi (, sq km), W borders on the Gulf of Guinea (an arm of the Atlantic Ocean) in the south, on Benin in the west, on Niger in the northwest and north, on Chad in the northeast, and on Cameroon in the east. Nigerians or the Nigerian people are citizens of Nigeria or people with ancestry from Nigeria.

Nigeria is composed of various ethnic groups and cultures and the term Nigerian refers to a citizenship-based civic nationality. Nigerians derive from over ethnic groups and languages.

Though there are multiple ethnic groups in Nigeria, economic factors result in significant mobility of Nigerians Benin: 6, One of the most influential collections of Nigerian folklore is the collection  Folk Stories from Southern Nigeria, published in   Elphinstone Dayrrell was a British colonial official in Ikom and the District Commissioner of Southern Nigeria.

A key regional player in West Africa, Nigeria accounts for about half of West Africa’s population with approximately million people and one of the largest populations of youth in the world. Nigeria is a multi-ethnic and culturally diverse federation which consists of 36 autonomous states and the Federal Capital Territory.

Nigeria is Africa's most populous country, with an estimated million people. It is also a country of stunning diversity, with some different ethno-linguistic groups. Demographic data are politically sensitive in Nigeria and the last census, conducted indid not collect or analyze data disaggregated by ethnicity, religion or language.Search Nigeria 3 hrs Years of neglect in Nigeria by the looting elite have made it impossible for Nigeria to offer adequate palliates to the people in time of # covid 5/5.Ibibio, people of southeastern Nigeria, mainly in the Cross River state.

They speak dialects of Efik-Ibibio, a language now grouped within the Benue-Congo branch of the Niger-Congo language family. The Ibibio comprise the following major divisions: Efik, Northern (Enyong), Southern (Eket), Delta.