TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «NIGERIA»
The term «Nigeria» is very widely used and occupies the 3.467
position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary
Very widely used
10 QUOTES WITH «NIGERIA»
Famous quotes and sentences with the word Nigeria
My mother was English. My parents met in Oxford in the '50s, and my mother moved to Nigeria and lived there. She was five foot two, very feisty and very English.
I've had trouble now and again in Nigeria because I have spoken up about the mistreatment of factions in the country because of difference in religion. These are things we should put behind us.
Nigeria has had a complicated colonial history. My work has examined that part of our story extensively.
I live half the year in Nigeria, the other half in the U.S. But home is Nigeria - it always will be. I consider myself a Nigerian who is comfortable in the world. I look at it through Nigerian eyes.
In primary school in south-eastern Nigeria, I was taught that Hosni Mubarak was the president of Egypt. I learned the same thing in secondary school. In university, Mubarak was still president of Egypt. I came to assume, subconsciously, that he - and others like Paul Biya in Cameroon and Muammar Gaddafi in Libya - would never leave.
There isn't a class structure in Nigeria; there's a tribal structure and prestige as far as money is concerned.
I come from Nigeria, and we live by the idea that it takes a village. So my entire team. I live by my team: my friends, my neighbors, my teachers - they're the people who taught me how to be a free actor.
I loved 'Ghana Must Go' by Taiye Selasi. It's about a first-generation African family living in America that has to return home to Nigeria when their estranged father passes away.
I consider myself a man of the world; I connect very strongly with Nigeria, but I see that the work exists all over the world, and I will go where the work is.
The work of Nigeria is not complete for as long as there is any one Nigerian who goes to bed on empty stomach.
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «NIGERIA»
Discover the use of Nigeria
in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Nigeria
and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
This book offers a unique portrayal of a resilient people living in a country with immense, but unrealized, potential.
Toyin Falola, Matthew M. Heaton, 2008
: Dancing on the Brink
In this thoroughly updated edition, John Campbell explores Nigeria’s post-colonial history and presents a nuanced explanation of the events and conditions that have carried this complex, dynamic, and very troubled giant to the edge.
The Trouble with Nigeria
"The trouble with Nigeria is simply and squarely a failure of leadership," concludes internationally acclaimed writer Chinua Achebe
: The Bradt Travel Guide
Despite its negative image, for travelers with an open mind and friendly demeanor Nigeria is an incredibly absorbing country in which to travel.
: The Politics of Adjustment and Democracy
For the author, it is at this emerging level of struggle and interaction that the future of Nigeria lies. This work examines several critical, but often overlooked or underresearched aspects of Nigeria's political economy.
Julius Omozuanvbo Ihonvbere, 1994
This book examines the ways in which Nigeria is aiming to learn the lessons of its past and is facing the challenges of the future.
Culture and Customs of Nigeria
Discusses Nigerian traditions, culture, religion, media, literature, and arts.
: Current Issues and Historical Background
This book brings together current issues and a detailed historical background.
Religion, History, and Politics in Nigeria
: Essays in Honor ...
The book provides a lively and straightforward treatment of the relationship among religion, politics, and history in Nigeria, and how it affects public life today.
Chima Jacob Korieh, G. Ugo Nwokeji, 2005
: Leadership and Development
This book, NIGERIA: LEADERSHIP AND DEVELOPMENT - ESSAYS IN HONOUR OF CHIBUIKE ROTIMI AMAECHI, is an attempt to clarify the issue about leadership and how, in our circumstances, it has impeded ( or for those who believe differently, ...
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «NIGERIA»
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is used in the context of the following news items.
Nigeria rejects online degrees, warns students against virtual schools
Mr.Yakasai explained that in Nigeria the duration for a fulltime degree programme is not less than three years for direct entry and at least six ... «Premium Times, Jul 15»
US 'aiding and abetting' Boko Haram by refusing Nigeria arms, says …
Nigeria's president warned Thursday that the U.S. refusal to sell his country weapons was “aiding and abetting” Boko Haram, comments that ... «Al Jazeera America, Jul 15»
Nigeria cannot fight corruption alone
Nigeria's new president, Muhammadu Buhari, is visiting the United States this week, with international corruption just as high on the agenda as ... «The Hill, Jul 15»
The Consequences of Deteriorating Sanitation in Nigeria
Children play at a slum in Ijegun Egba, a suburb of Nigeria's commercial capital of Lagos, July 2, 2008. (Courtesy Reuters/George Esiri) ... «Council on Foreign Relations, Jul 15»
Tame Fuel Subsidy or it Will Tame Nigeria
But the truth is that if you isolate the North-east of Nigeria from the rest of Nigeria and you compare their per capita income to that of the Congo ... «THISDAY Live, Jul 15»
Nigeria Marks Gates-Backed Polio Victory as Survivors Neglected
For the first time Nigeria is set to eradicate polio as it marks one year with no new cases after billions of dollars spent by a global campaign ... «Bloomberg, Jul 15»
Global Ship Owners Protest Nigeria's Ban on 113 Crude Carriers
International crude tanker owners have strongly protested against Nigeria's ban on 113 vessels from loading at its oil terminals, with some oil ... «THISDAY Live, Jul 15»
Boko Haram holds territories in Nigeria's NE: governors
Abuja (AFP) - Boko Haram Islamists are still holding on to some territories in Nigeria's troubled northeast, state governors from the region said ... «Yahoo News, Jul 15»
Nigeria: “Our team is working all the time, because IPDs arrive every …
Due to Boko Haram (BH) insurgency, the situation in Northern Nigeria remains critical, particularly in Borno State. The security situation in north ... «Médecins Sans Frontières International, Jul 15»
Nigeria's NNPC unable to assess damage after major pipeline blast
ABUJA, July 23 (Reuters) - Nigeria's state oil company has yet to assess the damage to a key pipeline carrying gasoline to Lagos and the ... «Reuters Africa, Jul 15»