Nigeria Country Profile

Source: CIA World Factbook

Population: 155,215,573 (July 2011 est.)
Religion: Muslim 50%, Christian 40%, indigenous beliefs 10%
Languages: English (official), Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo (Ibo), Fulani, over 500 additional indigenous languages
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%
Major Cities – Population: Lagos 10.203 million; Kano 3.304 million; Ibadan 2.762 million; ABUJA (capital) 1.857 million; Kaduna 1.519 million (2009)

Source: CIA World Factbook

Media Appearances Regarding Nigeria

If you’re working in any medium of journalism, and require an authoritative insight relating to current events in Nigeria, Dr. Gabbay can provide an incredible degree of knowledge and experience while lending a historical perspective to your topic. With his extensive knowledge on Nigerian history, as it fits into a broader Muslim world picture, Dr. Gabbay is a self-sufficient well of information. You can check out some of Dr. Gabbay’s past media appearances on his YouTube channel here.

Consulting on Nigerian Issues

Dr. Gabbay has consulted with professionals in a variety of industries across the country relating to Muslim and Nigerian specific world issues. As he brings both a contemporary and historical context, Dr. Gabbay can lend unparalleled diligence to make your project a success.

Source: CIA World Factbook

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