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.
“Let me, on behalf of the government and people of Nigeria, congratulate you on your well-deserved election as President of the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly... On our part, Nigeria has made strenuous efforts to contain the virus and halt its deadly onslaught on our people.
DataCentre infrastructure in Nigeria and the West African sub-region being driven by rapidly growing digital economy will soon receive a boost with CloudExchange partnering Huawei ...It’s impressive potential that has attracted enterprises to invest in IDCs and build large-scale data centers in Nigeria, experts said.
Retail giant Shoprite has added Uganda to its list of African exits after selling its business in Nigeria of 15 years and closing Kenyan stores in March. Until recently, Shoprite had been the poster child for African expansion ... By December 2005, Shoprite had entered Nigeria in West Africa, with a supermarket in a new shopping centre in Lagos ... Log In.
Edo State government on Tuesday signed an agreement with Persianas NigeriaLimited for the development and construction of a modern shopping centre in Benin City, the state capital ... We thank the chairman, who built the first Shoprite in Nigeria.
It will take more than setting up an international financial centre for Nigeria to position Africa’s largest economy as an investment hub and attract badly-needed foreign investments, according to analysts surveyed by BusinessDay ... So, you can attain or say Nigeria aspires to have one or more global finance centres in Nigeria.
Africa's most populous nation suffers from a high rate of water-borne diseases as a result of dilapidated infrastructure and under-investment.` "As at September 5, 2021, a total of 69,925 suspected cases, including 2,323 deaths, have been reported," NigeriaCentre...
From 1979 when Nigeria adopted the presidential system from the US, its distribution of powers is heavily skewed towards the centre ... This psychology is still pervasive today, especially among the Northern elite, where they fear the disintegration of Nigeria if the centre loses power to the states or “regions”.
He also asserted that one of the top priorities for FMDQ was to support the development of commerce in Nigeria, postulating that commerce was the life blood of every nation, and that thriving and liquid money, capital and foreign exchange markets were sine qua non in the development of Nigeria’s trade, industry, and commerce.