Facts and Trivia about Nigeria
Facts and Trivia about Nigeria

Interesting Facts and Trivia About Nigeria

There been many facts about the most populous black nation. Below are some few more things you need to know about Nigeria:
– Nigeria is China’s top market.
– Nigeria has more writers and authors than the whole of West Africa.
– There are more hairs on the chest of Imo females than their males.
– Nigeria is rated as having the 4th largest number of doctors in the world.
– Living in Abuja costs more than living in London.
– Wole Soyinka is the only black African to have won the Nobel Prize for Literature.
– Chinua Achebe’s ‘Things fall apart’ translated into more than 10 languages, is compared to Greek Tragedy.
– Nigeria, the sixth largest oil producer in the world, meets 8% to 15% of the U.S oil demand.
– The second largest deposit of Bitumen in the world is found in Nigeria.
– The largest Christian gathering in the world is held in Nigeria.
– Nigeria has the largest church auditorium in the world.
– Nigeria has the highest number of musicians in the world.
– Every state in Nigeria has a place called Sabo.
– Nigeria has more Muslims than any other African country.
– The hottest place in Nigeria is Gwagwalada.
– Late Chief MKO Abiola sent 10m dollars to Youeri Museveni to help topple Idi Amin Dada.
– The pastors of the largest churches in UK, Kenya, Tanzania and Ukraine are a Nigerians.
– The most spoken phrase in Nigeria is ‘how far?’
– Nigeria is the highest user of slang in Africa and the second in the world after U.S.

Compiled by Michael Valentine.

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