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Nigeria (Abi 2022)

Nigeria (Abi 2022)

 • In southwest Africa
Capital: Abuja
• Parted into three major regions by mountains as well as two rivers (Niger
and Benue
• North is popul

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• In southwest Africa Capital: Abuja • Parted into three major regions by mountains as well as two rivers (Niger and Benue • North is populated by Hausa Fulani, southwest by Yoruba, southeast by Igbo • many different resources spread across the country ● Niger Delta region: important source of income for Nigeria's future Challenges • Harsh terrain for agriculture • Ethnic divisions (Igbo, Ijaw, Hausa-Felani, Yoruba +250 ethnic groups) Population growth (project population = 390 million by 2050) Geographic division ● • Overpopulation of cities, expanding slums • Education is problematic (high illiteracy rates: 1/3 of the population) ● Corruption rates are very high Chances Nigeria • Natural resources (especially oil, natural gas) • Positive developments after gaining independence • Access to the sea ● ● Oil industry Facts Biggest resource of revenue for Nigerian government 12th-largest producer of oil worldwide • 2nd-largest oil-reserves in Africa ● Biggest producer of oil in Africa Nigeria is extremely resource-rich (gold, oil, minerals) • Niger Delta is where most of the oil can be found Foreign companies like Shell run most of the oil-business ● BENIN ● NORTH .Kano SOUTH- WEST Lagos ● • The so-called „brain-drain" -> young people leaving the country ● Religious division between Muslims and Christians • Terroristic groups like Boko Haram harass the country • Cultural challenges like child marriage, genital mutilation, domestic violence & gender inequality • Division between the wealthier south and the poorer north NIGERIA Jos NIGER DELTA REGION Benin City Abuja Benue SOUTHEAST digitalization, computer science and IT mean a...

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bright perspective for Nigeria's future • Musicians and artists are redefining the identity of Nigeria Being a member of the Commonwealth helps to increase educational chances and humanitarian help Nollywood - Africa's largest film industry is booming Port Harcourt Maiduguri CAMEROON Blessing or Curse? Blessing • Oil is the biggest source of revenue for the country • Reforming the NNPC (cutting out the regulator) → Oil bill • Refine Nigerian oil themselves → build new refineries in the Niger-Delta Diversifying the economy Nigerian Pidgin ● Corruption Curse Nigeria doesn't have the infrastructure to refine the oil • Leads to Corruption and lack of transparency among the NNPC (Nigerian National Petroleum Cooperation): millions of $ go missing • International companies find ways to avoid taxes • Oil theft (by gangs like the Delta Avengers): 29 million barrels were stolen in 2016 • Students learn better in their mother tongue and then continue with Pidgin Regional language (Ghana, Sierre Leone etc.) • Politicians and intellectuals are interested in promoting Pidgin • Makes locals feel more homely • Wider reach than Standard English (less structure & rules) ● Easily to be combined with other languages Used for public announcements Reasons why • Low salaries → frustration • Leaders want to get rich ● Nigeria is not in control of its own affairs • No structure Strong bonds between politics and industry ● ● Spoken by 50 million people in Nigeria Bridge between social-classes, ethnicities, age-groups and educational levels Mostly foreign companies are extracting and selling the oil • Nigeria is dependent on the oil and when prices drop this means recession • Money doesn't go into education or other important fields • Pollution leads to poverty and health problems Consequences • No trust in police forces Violence, deaths Poverty • Bad conditions in schools ● Sectors affected ● • Police, soldiers, airport security (low-level-corruption) ● Education, oil-industry, politicians, military (high-level-corruption) • Lack of funding new ones • Shortage of resources • Lack of transparency • Whistleblowers get fired Solutions • Prosecute corrupt individuals • Help from outside ● ● Fight the system? Raising awareness through media-presence Tourism Attractive • Creative start-ups • Cultural variety ● Strong economy • Arts (Nollywood) Dangerous • Terrorism ● Poverty → crime • Floods • Human trafficking Abductions

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• In southwest Africa Capital: Abuja • Parted into three major regions by mountains as well as two rivers (Niger and Benue • North is populated by Hausa Fulani, southwest by Yoruba, southeast by Igbo • many different resources spread across the country ● Niger Delta region: important source of income for Nigeria's future Challenges • Harsh terrain for agriculture • Ethnic divisions (Igbo, Ijaw, Hausa-Felani, Yoruba +250 ethnic groups) Population growth (project population = 390 million by 2050) Geographic division ● • Overpopulation of cities, expanding slums • Education is problematic (high illiteracy rates: 1/3 of the population) ● Corruption rates are very high Chances Nigeria • Natural resources (especially oil, natural gas) • Positive developments after gaining independence • Access to the sea ● ● Oil industry Facts Biggest resource of revenue for Nigerian government 12th-largest producer of oil worldwide • 2nd-largest oil-reserves in Africa ● Biggest producer of oil in Africa Nigeria is extremely resource-rich (gold, oil, minerals) • Niger Delta is where most of the oil can be found Foreign companies like Shell run most of the oil-business ● BENIN ● NORTH .Kano SOUTH- WEST Lagos ● • The so-called „brain-drain" -> young people leaving the country ● Religious division between Muslims and Christians • Terroristic groups like Boko Haram harass the country • Cultural challenges like child marriage, genital mutilation, domestic violence & gender inequality • Division between the wealthier south and the poorer north NIGERIA Jos NIGER DELTA REGION Benin City Abuja Benue SOUTHEAST digitalization, computer science and IT mean a...

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bright perspective for Nigeria's future • Musicians and artists are redefining the identity of Nigeria Being a member of the Commonwealth helps to increase educational chances and humanitarian help Nollywood - Africa's largest film industry is booming Port Harcourt Maiduguri CAMEROON Blessing or Curse? Blessing • Oil is the biggest source of revenue for the country • Reforming the NNPC (cutting out the regulator) → Oil bill • Refine Nigerian oil themselves → build new refineries in the Niger-Delta Diversifying the economy Nigerian Pidgin ● Corruption Curse Nigeria doesn't have the infrastructure to refine the oil • Leads to Corruption and lack of transparency among the NNPC (Nigerian National Petroleum Cooperation): millions of $ go missing • International companies find ways to avoid taxes • Oil theft (by gangs like the Delta Avengers): 29 million barrels were stolen in 2016 • Students learn better in their mother tongue and then continue with Pidgin Regional language (Ghana, Sierre Leone etc.) • Politicians and intellectuals are interested in promoting Pidgin • Makes locals feel more homely • Wider reach than Standard English (less structure & rules) ● Easily to be combined with other languages Used for public announcements Reasons why • Low salaries → frustration • Leaders want to get rich ● Nigeria is not in control of its own affairs • No structure Strong bonds between politics and industry ● ● Spoken by 50 million people in Nigeria Bridge between social-classes, ethnicities, age-groups and educational levels Mostly foreign companies are extracting and selling the oil • Nigeria is dependent on the oil and when prices drop this means recession • Money doesn't go into education or other important fields • Pollution leads to poverty and health problems Consequences • No trust in police forces Violence, deaths Poverty • Bad conditions in schools ● Sectors affected ● • Police, soldiers, airport security (low-level-corruption) ● Education, oil-industry, politicians, military (high-level-corruption) • Lack of funding new ones • Shortage of resources • Lack of transparency • Whistleblowers get fired Solutions • Prosecute corrupt individuals • Help from outside ● ● Fight the system? Raising awareness through media-presence Tourism Attractive • Creative start-ups • Cultural variety ● Strong economy • Arts (Nollywood) Dangerous • Terrorism ● Poverty → crime • Floods • Human trafficking Abductions