0771182 The Nigeria I Know

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Published on October 13, 2008

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Nigeria, also known as "Africas giant". A multicultural and multifaceted pot of diversity and talent. Nigeria is located on the west coast of Africa where she is blessed with rich bountiful resources, agricultural wealth and a vibrant assortment of cultural diversity. This is just a bit of Nigeria you probably have not seen.

N I G E R I A Many Tongues, One Voice

Nigeria. Nigeria, Also known as “Africa's Giant” is located at West Africa. A multi cultural and multifaceted melting pot of diversity and talent.

Nigeria, Also known as “Africa's Giant” is located at West Africa. A multi cultural and multifaceted melting pot of diversity and talent.

Many Tongues... Nigeria has more than 521 languages recognized. But there are 3 major languages in which the others originated from; the Yoruba’s, the Ibo’s and the. The Pie chat to the right contains a breakdown of all the recognized languages in Nigeria. 30% of the population are from the Yoruba's 10% are from the Ibo’s 20% are from the Hausa’s And 40% are the other 518 languages.

Nigeria has more than 521 languages recognized. But there are 3 major languages in which the others originated from; the Yoruba’s, the Ibo’s and the.

The Pie chat to the right contains a breakdown of all the recognized languages in Nigeria.

30% of the population are from the Yoruba's

10% are from the Ibo’s

20% are from the Hausa’s

And 40% are the other 518 languages.

Religion In Nigeria, the Muslims outnumber the Christians. They are responsible for half of the populations religion, then the Christians own 48% and other religions takes 2% of the population .

In Nigeria, the Muslims outnumber the Christians. They are responsible for half of the populations religion, then the Christians own 48% and other religions takes 2% of the population .

MR OMARO YAR’DUA (THE MAN IN WHITE IN THE PICTURE TO THE LEFT) IS THE PRESIDENT OF NIGERIA BUT NIGERIA STILL HAS CHIEFS WHO KEEP LITTLE SOCIETIES AND TRIBES MOSTLY IN THE RURAL AREAS IN ORDER. THE 36 STATES OF NIGERIA ALSO HAVE GOVERNORS WHO RULE THEM. . A Picture of a chief in Yoruba.

. A Picture of a chief in Yoruba.

<-Traditional wear “Westernized”. IN THE NIGERIAN CULTURE, DIFFERENT TRADITIONAL ATTIRES REPRESENT DIFFERENT TRIBES BUT THE WESTERN CULTURES HAVE STARTED INFLUENCING THE WAY THE NIGERIANS DRESS.

<-Traditional wear “Westernized”.

The picture on the left is the media portrayal of a Nigerian house but the picture on the right is an average home of a family.

The Nigerian Anthem and Pledge Anthem Arise, O compatriots, Nigeria's call obey  To serve our fatherland  With love and strength and faith  The labour of our heroes past  Shall never be in vain  To serve with heart and might  One nation bound in freedom, peace and  unity. Oh God of creation, direct our noble cause  Guide our leaders right  Help our youth the truth to know  In love and honesty to grow  And living just and true  Great lofty heights attain  To build a nation where peace and justice  shall reign. Pledge I pledge to Nigeria my country  To be faithful, loyal and honest   To serve Nigeria with all my strength    To defend her unity and uphold her honour and glory  So help me God.

Anthem

Arise, O compatriots, Nigeria's call obey  To serve our fatherland  With love and strength and faith  The labour of our heroes past  Shall never be in vain  To serve with heart and might  One nation bound in freedom, peace and  unity.

Oh God of creation, direct our noble cause  Guide our leaders right  Help our youth the truth to know  In love and honesty to grow  And living just and true  Great lofty heights attain  To build a nation where peace and justice  shall reign.

Pledge

I pledge to Nigeria my country 

To be faithful, loyal and honest   To serve Nigeria with all my strength 

  To defend her unity and uphold her honour and glory 

So help me God.

Music has always been the love of every Nigerian. From the talking drum(man on the blue attire) to the flutes. Nowadays, we hear traditional instruments being mixed with the pianos and saxophone. Nigerian music is also becoming popular. Songs by Femi Kuti ( a famous Nigerian musician) can be heard in one of the most popular video game Grand Theft Auto 4.

 

Bibliography Colour chart Green= Strength Brown= representing important resources in Nigeria Green=Agriculture White=peace Black= good earth Red= Strength Purple= Royalty Picture and Text Wikipedia . 05 October. 2008. http://en.wikiped ia.org/wiki/Nigeria Nigeria Facts . 3 October, 2008. http://www.nutnigeria.org/images/Nigeria_coan.jpg.

Colour chart

Green= Strength

Brown= representing important resources in Nigeria

Green=Agriculture

White=peace

Black= good earth

Red= Strength

Purple= Royalty

Picture and Text

Wikipedia . 05 October. 2008. http://en.wikiped ia.org/wiki/Nigeria

Nigeria Facts . 3 October, 2008. http://www.nutnigeria.org/images/Nigeria_coan.jpg.

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