Nigeria: economic, political, and social issues by Ella L. Jones; Grace R. Edwards
Call Number: HN831.A8 N545 2008
The most populous country in Africa, Nigeria accounts for over half of West Africa's population. The variety of customs, languages, and traditions among Nigeria's 250 ethnic groups gives the country a rich diversity. Nigeria is the United States' largest trading partner in sub-Saharan Africa, largely due to the high level of petroleum imports from Nigeria, which supply 11% of U.S. oil imports--nearly 46% of Nigeria's daily oil production. Nigeria is the fifth-largest exporter of oil to the United States. This new book presents a broad selection of research on important economic, political and social issues.