Nigeria map of africa. Nigeria news on live map and nigerian crime politics military security technology noticies in engish. He is joined in studio by reverend aniedi okure executive director of the. People began settling the region as far back as 9000 bc but it wasnt until the 9th century that the country began to flourish under the ruling of the kanem bornu empire. Officially the republic of niger this landlocked country of western africa is nearly completely covered by the saharan desert.
Nigeria is a country in west africa. Google earth is a free program from google that allows you to explore satellite images showing the cities and landscapes of nigeria and all of africa in fantastic detail. The federal republic of nigeria commonly referred to as nigeria n a d er i e is a federal republic in west africa bordering niger in the north chad in the northeast cameroon in the east and benin in the west. For more information the following are good places to start.
In this episode of straight talk africa host shaka ssali examines the results of the nigerian and senegalese elections. Facts about africa flags maps geography history statistics disasters current events international relations and more. Explore nigeria using google earth. Little is known of nigers pre history although humans have lived in the region for nearly 2 35 million years.
The optimism that followed the relatively peaceful elections that brought in president muhammadu buharis administration gradually gave way to concerns about government intolerance for dissent.