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Nigeria
Nigeria

The World Language Process program of the UNKOMMON Foundation is proposing a World Conference / Congress on the subject of a Universal Auxiliary Language.

We would like to have participants from every country in the world including individuals from as many languages possible.

As people agree to participate we hope to update these web pages.

Persons the WLP Proposes to Participate
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Name

Geographic Location
Location:

    Western Africa, bordering the Gulf of Guinea, between Benin and Cameroon.

Border countries:

    Benin 773 km, Cameroon 1,690 km, Chad 87 km, Niger 1,497 km.

Cultural Demographics
Population:

128,771,988

Cultural Groups:

Ethnic groups: Nigeria, Africa's most populous country, is composed of more than 250 ethnic groups; the following are the most populous and politically influential: Hausa and Fulani 29%, Yoruba 21%, Igbo (Ibo) 18%, Ijaw 10%, Kanuri 4%, Ibibio 3.5%, Tiv 2.5%

Religions: Muslim 50%, Christian 40%, indigenous beliefs 10% .

Languages Spoken:

English (official), Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo (Ibo), Fulani.

Literacy:
male: 75.7%
female: 60.6% (2003 est.)

Provinces and Universities
Capital:

    Abuja

Number of provinces

36 states and 1 territory*; Abia, Adamawa, Akwa Ibom, Anambra, Bauchi, Bayelsa, Benue, Borno, Cross River, Delta, Ebonyi, Edo, Ekiti, Enugu, Federal Capital Territory*, Gombe, Imo, Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Kogi, Kwara, Lagos, Nassarawa, Niger, Ogun, Ondo, Osun, Oyo, Plateau, Rivers, Sokoto, Taraba, Yobe, Zamfara.

Universities go here.

Nigeria


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