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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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Is there any hospital in Abuja Nigeria by the name of FUTHA?

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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. Chad also shares a small border on North-East Nigeria. (see related map link)

Is there a hospital in Lagos Nigeria named County Hospital?

Yes, there is a hospital called County Hospital in Lagos, Nigeria. The full address is : 43-45 Isheri Road, Aguda Ogba Ikeja, Lagos. P. O . Box, 846, Agege-Lagos. Tel: 01-7397368. It is a very popular private hospital in Ikeja. It was founded in 1976 and owned by Dr. A.B Cr (MORE)

What is the name of the river in Nigeria?

There are many rivers in Nigeria to include the following: Aba River Benue River Bonny River Bunga River Cross River Escravos River Forcados River Gadar Tamburawa River Gongola River Goulbi de Maradi river Hadejia River Ka River Kaduna River Katsina River List of tribu (MORE)

What does my name Nigeria mean?

The name " Nigeria " is difficult to define, because it's not a historical name. Nigeria was originally a made-up name, Niger-Area , used in British newspaper, The Times, in 1897 to describe the River Niger . Later, Niger-Area became Nigeria and the name officially stuck, becoming the name (MORE)

Is there a hospital in abuja Nigeria by the name kelina medical center?

Yes. There is a hospital in Abuja, Nigeria, called Kelina Medical Centre. It is registered by The Federal Capital Territory Development Authority, and it opened on February 1, 2008. At present, it has 46 staff, 7 full-time doctors including 2 Consultants, and over 15 Visiting Consultants in Surgery, (MORE)

Names of newspapers and magazines in Nigeria?

Nigeria Newspapers and Magazines . A1 Nigeria News (Abuja, Lagos, Kaduna, Delta) [In English] . Abuja Mirror . The Abuja Inquirer (Abuja, Portharcourt, Lagos, Asaba, kaduna) [In English] . African Business Information Service [In English] . Almizan (Lagos) . Arewa . The Beam newspaper (Port (MORE)

What are the names of past governors of central bank of nigeria?

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What is the name of the current minister of Agriculture in Nigeria?

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Names of service chiefs in nigeria?

Air Chief Marshal Paul Dike-Chief of Defence Staff. Lt General Abdulrahman Dambazau-Army. Vice-Admiral II Ibrahim-Navy. Air Marshal OO Petinrin-Air Force

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 and wascoined by Flora Shaw.

Who gave Nigeria its name?

Nigeria derives its name from the Niger River which is one of the countries main waterways. It is a name that predates known history.

Names of cooperative societies in Nigeria?

A cooperative societies or businesses are places where people canpay to have a share in a crop or livestock, as well as otherproducts. They also help take care of the crop or livestock inturns. Some of these in Nigeria are: consumer cooperative society,thrift and credit cooperative society, retail a (MORE)

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 British reporter named Flora Shaw suggested thatthe country be named 'Nigeria' after the Niger River.

What are the names of registered Pentecostal churches in Nigeria?

Just look for things that say The First Assembly of God or The Crossing there are some pentecostal churches where i live that are called The Church of the Harvest and Cross Connection and i heard of another called WildFire. You just have to ask some people around those areas if you do find a First A (MORE)

Names deputy comptroller general in Nigeria customs?

DCG. John Atteh MFR DCG. Dr. Jatau MD (Ph.d) DCG. Julius Nwagwu DCG. Makarfi Garba DCG. Saka Yinusa.. These are also in order of seniority, they are indeed the brains that support Dikko Abdullahi's success.

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 'NIGER AREA'.

What are the names of the states in nigeria?

1Abia 2Adamawa 3Akwa-Ibom 4Anambra 5Bauchi 6Bayelsa 7Benue 8Borno 9Cross River 10Delta 11Ekiti 12Ebonyi 13Edo 14Enugu 15Gombe 16Imo 17Jigawa 18Kaduna 19Katsina 20Kano 21Kebbi 22Kogi 23Kwara 24Lagos 25Nassarawa 26Niger 27Ogun 28Ondo 29Osun 30Oyo 31Plateau 32Rivers 33Sokoto 34Taraba 35Yobe 36Zamfara (MORE)

What is the name of Nigeria chief judge?

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What is the meaning of the name Nigeria?

Nigeria is the land on the River Niger. The name of the river, although later Latinized as niger ("black"), probably comes originally from that by which it is known to the Tuareg people of the Timbuktu region -- that is to say: gher n-igheren ("river of rivers").

What are the names of Food processing Multinational companies in Nigeria?

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What is the name of the first lady in Nigeria?

Her name is Patience Jonathan. She is married to Nigeria'spresident, Goodluck Jonathan. Dame Jonathan is a former teacher,and is also known as a philanthropist and an advocate for HIV/AIDSprevention.

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 people clothes andmansions and have cars from the usa now today africa is cool butasia is number 1 popular continent in the w (MORE)