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Transcript of Nigeria
The government in Nigeria is facing debt that keeps rising at an unprecedented rate.
The Nigerian government owes $38.89 billion as of 2012
Maps of Nigeria
Politics of Nigeria
Nigeria is a Federal Republic modeled after the United States.
Nigeria: A modern and ancient struggle
Nigeria government is also influenced by the Westminster system.
The law of Nigeria is based on the rule of law and the independence of the judiciary, and British Common Law.
Jungles in Nigeria
More issues concerning nigeria
The Land and it's people.
Nigeria has a very nice petroleum business and has a 500 mile long coastline. Nigerians settled with the land in about 2000 BC.
A major problem is the amount of people trying to come together of different religions and it causing many problems for the people themselfs
Nigeria and it's people ( Continued )
Nigerian Leaders in History
A lot of Nigeria's business comes from the sea. Things like Fish, Crabs, Oil, Shipping imports and exports, ect
Sir James Roberson (1955-1960)
Johnson Thomas Umurakwe Aguiyi-Ironsi (1966-1966)
Yakubu Gowon (1966-1975)
Olusegun Obassanjo (5/29/1999- present)
Leaders in Things fall apart
Another problem concerning Nigeria
It is becoming impossible to maintain economic stability, and employment and price stability. Nigeria‘s economic stability has been based on low value of the Naira, high interest rates which are over 20% and heavy unemployment rates which are over 30%.
Political issues in Nigeria
Nigeria with an estimated 135 million people has faced many political crisis and economic crisis since gaining their independence in October of 1960.
Nigeria faces many social and economic challenges .
The Nigeria movement took place in 1905-1910.
It's purpose was to start a group to give a militant alternative to Washington.
Even though the movement had 30 branches and a few civil right victories, it wasn't enough to keep the movement going.
This movement ended up founding the NAACP(National Association for the Advancement of Colored People)
The Nigeria movement
"Nigeria." Infoplease. Infoplease, n.d. Web. 11 Mar. 2014.
"Nigeria." Nigeria. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Mar. 2014.
Nigeria before colonization
"BRIA 26 1 Nigeria After 50 Years Still Struggling to Be a Democracy - Constitutional Rights Foundation." BRIA 26 1 Nigeria After 50 Years Still Struggling to Be a Democracy - Constitutional Rights Foundation. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Mar. 2014.
Our presentation is on Nigeria and it's history, the politics of Nigeria and the issues concerning Nigeria. Nigeria was a peaceful place and and had beautiful jungles and forests. Then they got colonized and and things started getting more complicated as we will explain here in this presentation.
In conclusion we have discussed topics from ancient and modern day Nigeria. We have discussed the issues concerning the ethnicity and religion of the people of Nigeria. The political issues, both social and economic. We have gone over the land and how it connects to the people of Nigeria. As well as the Independence movement, the leaders of Nigeria, and the time before colonization.
Nigeria is home to many tribes like the Hausa Fulani, Yoruba and the Ibo. They have also achieved the status ethnicity.
-Nigeria had more of a traditional and historic culture.
-Nigeria lived by traditional and original ways.
"Nigeria - Nigerian Leaders Since 1914:." Nigeria - Nigerian Leaders Since 1914:. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Mar. 2014.
-Nigeria was used to being under there own control they didn't accept colonization.
In Things Fall apart the Igbo people of Umuofia made the decisions as a whole clan. In chapter two (pgs. 8-9), The men of Umuofia gathered together to decide what should be done about the dispute with the neighboring village. Only the male members of the clan were called to make the decisions.
In Things Fall Apart, before Umuofia was colonized, the Igbo people would raise yams and women would raise other crops. The men would also have more than 2 wives and women had diferent roles. ( pgs. 23-26) and (pgs. 10-11)