Modern-day Nigeria has been the site of numerous kingdoms and tribal states over the millennia. The modern state originated from British colonial rule beginning in the 19th century, and the merging of the Southern Nigeria Protectorate and Northern Nigeria Protectorate in 1914. The British set up administrative and legal structures whilst practising indirect rule through traditional chiefdoms. Nigeria became a formally independent federation in 1960, and plunged into a civil war from 1967 to 1970. It has since alternated between democratically-elected civilian governments and military dictatorships, until it achieved a stable democracy in 1999, with its 2011 presidential elections being viewed as the first to be conducted reasonably freely and fairly.
Five of Nigeria’s untapped resources can contribute $1trillion to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP), but poor regulatory and fiscal policies by successive governments keep the country poor ... In the 1970s Nigeria had a prosperous, export-orientated mining industry ... Why rising oil price fails to boost Nigeria’s foreign reserves.
ABUJA, Sept 22 (Reuters) - Nigerian and foreign companies that were granted licences in 2015 to mine coal and generate power from it have made little or no progress, according to a motion put forward in Nigeria's House of Representatives on Wednesday ... Nigeria's current ...
We all know that Nigeria is Africa’s largest economy, and with a population of 200 million people, one with huge potential for growth ... But I must admit that, while the purpose of making profits for investors is well understood and understandable, my perspective in this keynote address is mostly that of my country, Nigeria.
Mamuda Group has disclosed plans to speed up production and distribution of carbonated drinks, energy drinks and bottled water across Nigeria with expected production of six million bottles per day in the next two years ... Other participants came to mine the local contents and agricultural produce in Nigeria for global export and consumption.
However, if the oil and mining subsectors’ revenue ratios had been equal to the averages of Nigeria and Botswana respectively, the country would have earned an additional amount of GHȻ19.82 billion or $4.32 billion in 2018 alone, representing 6.6 % of GDP.
Upon completion in 2022, BUA’s P.O.P (gypsum powder) production plant will be Nigeria’s largest plaster (gypsum powder) production facility ... BUA is one of Africa’s largest manufacturing, mining, foods, and infrastructure conglomerates with its headquarters in Lagos, Nigeria.
Nigeria comprises 36 states and the capital, Abuja. ... Nigeria’s federal government aims to vaccinate the adult population of about 110-million over the next two years ... If people choose to reject the shots, “then we have to apply the basic rule of law which stipulates that your human right stops where mine begins”, he said.
Touching on what to expect in today’s presentation, he disclosed, “in today’s presentation, you’ll be shocked to know that Botswana is getting billions from its mining sector, mainly diamonds.” ... Even in Nigeria here, they get more than 51% of their oil revenue.
Touching on what to expect in today’s presentation, he disclosed “in today’s presentation, you’ll be shocked to know that Botswana is getting billions from its mining sector, mainly diamonds.” ... Even in Nigeria here, they get more than 51% of their oil revenue.
Education, and by that, I mean attending school and getting good grades was a big part of our lives and thankfully, we had good government schools in Nigeria at that time that ensured middle class families like mine had access to quality education for their children.
This cooperation means any industry affected by weather in Nigeria, including aviation, oil and gas, mining, and manufacturing, can now take advantage of the most technologically advanced severe weather alerts and data to promote safety and ease operational challenges caused by weather.