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Publisher Description

This is a professionally-formatted, free flowing ebook reproduction of unique, up-to-date guides produced by the Department of Defense that provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Nigeria, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.

CHAPTER 1: GEOGRAPHY * Area * Topography * Geographic Divisions * Climate * Bodies of Water * Major Cities * Wildlife * Environmental Concerns * CHAPTER 2: HISTORY * Prehistory and Early Civilizations * European Powers and the Transatlantic Slave Trade * Colonization * Unification * Independence * Late 20th Century * A Democratic Nigeria * Recent Events * CHAPTER 3: ECONOMY * Resources * Sectors * Standard of Living * Foreign Investment * Business Culture * CHAPTER 4: SOCIETY * Ethnic Groups * Languages * Religion * Gender Issues * Traditional Celebrations * Cuisine * Dress Codes * The Arts * Sports * CHAPTER 5: SECURITY * U.S.-Nigerian Relations * Relations with Neighboring Countries * Military and Police Structure * Internal Threats * CHAPTER 1: PROFILE * Area and Topography * Climate * Rivers * Niger * Benue * Cities of Northern Nigeria * Kano * Kaduna * Regional History * The Hausa * Slavery * The British Conquest * North and South * Independence * Government * Media * Economy * Oil * Northern Nigeria * Nollywood and Kanywood * Scam Culture * Ethnic Groups * Hausa-Fulani * Yoruba * Igbo * Ijaw * CHAPTER 2: RELIGION * Major Religions * Islam * Indigenous Religions * Christianity * Religion and Government * Influence of Religion on Daily Life * Gender Relations and Religion * Religious Holidays and Celebrations * Ramadan * Buildings of Worship * Behavior in Buildings of Worship * Mosques * Churches * CHAPTER 3: TRADITIONS * Greetings * Male-Female Interaction * Hospitality and Gift Giving * Eating Habits and Types of Food * Types of Food * Dining Etiquette * Dress Codes * Non-Religious Celebrations * Hausa Dance Festival * Argungu Fish and Cultural Festival * Dos and Don'ts * CHAPTER 4: URBAN LIFE * Urbanization * Water and Sanitation * Crime and Violence * Pollution * Urban employment * Healthcare * Education * Restaurants * Markets * Money, Credit Cards, and ATMs * Traffic and Transportation * Cars * Public Transportation * Street Crime, Safety, and Solicitations * Beggars * CHAPTER 5: RURAL LIFE * Land Tenure * Rural Economy * Ineffective Solutions * Village Life * Healthcare * Rural Transportation * Education * Checkpoints * ID Cards * Border Crossing * CHAPTER 6: FAMILY LIFE * Courtship and Weddings * Funerals * Seclusion * Status of Children, Adolescents, and Elders * Marriage and Divorce * Marriage * Divorce * CHAPTER 1: PROFILE * Geography * Area * Climate * Geographic Divisions and Topographic Features * Rivers and Lakes * Niger River * Benue River * Kaduna River * Gongola River * Sokoto River * Principal States/Cities * Abia State * Anambra State * Ebonyi State * Enugu State * Imo State * History * Early and Colonial History * Civil War and Recent History * Government * Media * Traditional Jobs and Economy * Ethnic Groups * Edo * Efik * Ekoi * Ibibio * Igala * Ijaw (Ijo) * CHAPTER 2: RELIGION * Overview of Major Religions * Role of Religion in Government * Influence of Religion on Daily Life * Traditional Religion and Christianity * Traditional Religion * Ancestor Worship * Religious Conventions and Gender Roles * Religious Events * Religious Holidays * Buildings of Worship * Behavior in Places of Worship * CHAPTER 3: TRADITIONS * Honor and Values * Formulaic Codes of Politeness * Interactions between Men and Women * Hospitality and Gift-Giving * Eating Habits/Types of Food * Dress Codes * Non-Religious Celebrations * Dos and Don'ts * CHAPTER 4: URBAN LIFE * Urbanization * Urban Employment * Urban Healthcare * Urban Education * Restaurants

GENRE
History
RELEASED
2015
October 16
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
787
Pages
PUBLISHER
Progressive Management
SIZE
648.5
KB

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