The first national elections in independent nigeria, held on 30 december 1964, were contested by two political alliances: the nigerian national alliance (nna), led by sir ahmadu bello, premier of the northern region, and the united progressive grand alliance (upga), led by michael okpara, premier of the eastern region. The igbo are the second largest group of people living in southern nigeria they are socially and culturally diverse, consisting of many subgroups. Nigeria is blessed with abundance of natural gas, petroleum, tin, iron ore, coal, limestone, niobium, lead, zinc, arable land, etc nigeria is a very oil rich country in fact, nigeria is the leading exporter of oil in africa today and one of the leading oil exporters in the world (the 6th leading oil exporter in the world today. The world's nations agreed to deep decarbonization in the paris climate agreement and getting developing nations such as nigeria to leapfrog over fossil fuels is seen as crucial to that goal. The nigeria's power sector is presently yearning for rescue that if drastic measure isn't taken, soonest the country won't only reckoned to be synonymous with blackout but a place invariably.
Breaking news and deep investigative stories from nigeria. From the wind map, it can be concluded that nigeria indeed has the potential for huge wind energy development and will need to invest in this renewable source starting from the north, as wind speed is highest in the region including sokoto, jos, bauchi and kebbi states. Nigeria was the champion at the expense of burkina faso in the 2013 african cup of nations held in south africa having eliminated the ivory coast in the quarter final and mali in the semifinal, nigeria faced burkina faso in the final. This information was provided by the government of nigeria to the fifth session of the united nations commission on sustainable development last update: 1 april 1997.
Nigeria united nations 2002 country profiles series agenda 21, adopted at the united nations conference on environment and development (unced) in rio de coordination and cooperation among a. Along with south africa, nigeria is considered a super-power in the african continent and consequently nigerians are generally proud of their country it has the largest population in africa and the land is endowed with vast quantities of natural resources. In the past years, nigeria's rebel group boko haram has repeatedly attacked schools, churches, mosques and markets, but state institutions such as police stations and military facilities have. Power transition focuses on differential growth rates and their effect on altering relative power between nations, resulting in new relationships among nations or competing groups and the formation of new political and economic entities.
Nigeria's insecurity has added to its economic woes, hindering foreign investment the former british colony is one of the world's largest oil producers, but few nigerians, including those in oil. Youth unemployment rate in nigeria increased to 3310 percent in the third quarter of 2017 from 2950 percent in the second quarter of 2017 youth unemployment rate in nigeria averaged 2173 percent from 2014 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 3310 percent in the third quarter of 2017 and a record low of 1170 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014. In the central, south-east, and south-south zones of nigeria has a statistically significant negative effect on the probability of being poor in male-headed house - holds, while rural location statistically increases it. Nigeria, and other african countries, including angola, congo, côte d'ivoire, egypt, gabon, ghana, kenya, mozambique, and tanzania are among the first slated for the initial roll out of the.
The energy department and lawrence berkeley national laboratory today released the 2012 wind technologies market report - detailing the latest trends in the us wind power market last year, over 13 gigawatts (gw) of new wind power capacity were added to the us grid - nearly double the wind capacity deployed in 2011. In 2012, transparency international again deemed nigeria one of the most corrupt nations in the world again (uzochukwu 2013) in that year, the country ranked 139th out of the 176 surveyed countries, making nigeria the 37th most corrupt nation. According to the united nations, 873 million elementary school-aged children in 2010 did not participate in education at all, making nigeria the country with the highest number of out-of-school children in the world.
Norway is an oil-producing nation with similar production capacities like nigeria you need to have renewable energy take root in this country, you need to have the incentive, not disincentives. Nigeria is among the african countries experiencing youth bulge that is rapid growth of large youthful population presently, it is estimated that nigeria's youthful population is close to 70 to 80 million, about 55 to 60 per cent of the entire population (giwa, 2008. Women education in nigeria: problems nigeria is still among the nations facing many challenges in reaching that target by the impact of unequal power.