Nigeria is the 12th largest
producer of crude oil in the world and is the 8th largest exporter of crude oil
in the world
The current capital of Nigeria is
Abuja. Abuja became the Federal Capital Territory in December 12, 1991
The first capital of Nigeria was in
Calabar before it was moved to Lagos in 1906, before finally taken to Abuja in
Nigeria shares border with four
other African countries: Chad, Niger, Benin, Cameroon.
The first building in Nigeria was
built in Badagry in 1845
The state of Taraba speaks more
languages than at least 30 countries in the world
The National Youth Service Corps
began in 1973
The largest annual Christian
gathering in Africa is hosted by the Redeemed Christian Church of God and it is
called the Holy Ghost Convention.
The Nigerian Currency – Naira was
introduced in 1959
The Cocoa House in Ibadan was once
the tallest building in Africa. It was built in 1965
The oldest water works in Africa was
found in Nigeria. …
Nigerians have the highest number of
PhD’s of any sub group in the United States. …
Nigeria has the highest number of
twins in any country. …
Nigeria is the fastest growing
market for private jets after China
The Walls of Benin (800-1400AD) in
present day Edo State, are the longest ancient earthworks in the world, and
probably the largest man-made structure on earth. They enclose 6500 square
kilometers of community lands that connected about 500 communities. At over
16000km long, it was thought to be twice the length of the Great Wall of China,
until it was announced in 2012 (after five years of meticulous measurement by
Chinese surveyors) that the Great Wall is about 21,000km long.
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