Includes bibliographical references (Page 134) and index.
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A world of potential -- Top to bottom -- The wild world -- Nigeria's rocky path -- Governing a young country -- Oil and more -- A diverse nation -- Spiritual life -- A vibrant culture -- Living in Nigeria -- Timeline -- Fast facts -- To find out more.
With the largest population of any African country, Nigeria is home to a remarkably diverse group of people from many different ethnic and religious backgrounds. Its vast natural resources also make it one of Africa's leading economic powers. Readers will explore this incredible country's history from its earliest settlement to the present day. They will also tour its beautiful wilderness for a closer look at its many plant and animal species and visit its towns and cities to see how Nigerians live.