Why was Nigeria named Nigeria?

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The name Nigeria was taken from the Niger River running through the country. This name was coined by Flora Shaw, the future wife of Baron Lugard, a British colonial administrator, in the late 19th century.
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Where is Nigeria?

On the continent of Africa, under the western bulge, near the equator. Nigeria is located in west Africa. It's located south of Niger, west of Cameroon and east of Benin. C

What does Nigeria have?

Nigeria is rich in Agriculture. It is also one of the highest distributors of oil in the World. It houses one of the biggest Head Offices for the Oil company, 'Shell'

Who name Nigeria?

Nigeria, officially known as the Federal Republic of Nigeria,comprises 36 states, including its Federal Capital Territory,Abuja. The name Nigeria is taken from the Niger River

How did Nigeria get its name?

Nigeria got its name from the Niger River that flows through it.Nigeria is one of the largest nations in Africa. It is more thantwice the size of California. In the 1890's, a
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Nigeria was named by who?

Nigeria was named by Laura Shaw who later became Lord Lugard's wife thereby becoming Laura Lugard. Other proposed name then was Nigerland but Nigeria was later chosen meaning
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Where is is Nigeria?

Nigeria is locates in the second popular continent in the worldafrica and its divided into poor and rich people and have popularland marks and rich people in africa have rich