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According to topschoolsintheusa.com, Nigeria is located in West Africa and is bordered by Niger, Chad, Cameroon, Benin and the Gulf of Guinea. It is a large country with a varied geography including savannahs, tropical forests and coastal plains. The climate varies from tropical in the south to arid in the north. The education system of Nigeria consists of four levels: primary, junior secondary, senior secondary and tertiary. Primary schooling starts at age 6 and lasts for 6 years. Junior secondary school begins at age 12 and lasts for 3 years. Senior secondary school starts at age 15 and lasts for 3 years before students take an exam which determines whether they can continue their studies at the tertiary level. Tertiary education includes universities, polytechnics, colleges of education or industry training centers which offer a range of qualifications from certificates to doctorates. Nigeria also offers students the opportunity to study abroad through student exchange programs with countries such as Australia, Canada, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States. These programs provide students with an opportunity to gain international experience while developing their language skills in their chosen language(s). Additionally, there are also scholarships available for international students which can help cover some of the costs associated with studying abroad. See top-engineering-schools for Nigeria Population and Geography.

Nigeria Modern History

Nigeria is a country located in Western Africa. With the capital city of Abuja, Nigeria has a population of 206,139,600 based on a recent census from COUNTRYAAH. Nigeria became independent from the United Kingdom in 1960. Ethnic and religious tensions contributed to the collapse of democracy in 1966. In a civil war that raged from… Read More »

Nigeria Healthcare and Money

Health care Vaccinations Vaccination needed receipt required Eat Drink malaria 1 – Typhoid & Polio Yes 2 cholera 3 yellow fever 4 Overview Medical care cannot be compared to Europe. It is often highly problematic in terms of technology, equipment or hygiene, especially outside of the big cities. In many cases there is also a… Read More »

Global Health – Both Human Rights and Foreign Policy Part I

The most difficult issues in cooperation between states have long been about security and military conditions, trade and business interests. This is an area where national interests are strongly dependent on other countries and where the states’ interests can quickly come into conflict with each other. But in recent years, health has become an both… Read More »

Nigeria Politics and Law

Politics The constitution, which came into force on May 17, 1999, characterizes Nigeria as a presidential Federal Republic (in the Commonwealth ) and guarantees the separation of state and religion, separation of powers, elementary human and civil rights and a multi-party system. The head of state, head of government and commander in chief of the… Read More »