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Location

West Africa
Gulf of guinea and the Atlantic ocean

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Importance

Giant of africa- biggets population (184 million)
Went from LIC to NEE
MINT country
Fastest growing economy in the world
Youthful population
High reserves of oil

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Social context

Founded under british rule
Muslim and christian
Rural-urban migration is high

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Environmental context

Mostly agriculture
Dessertification

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Political context

Came out of a civil war
Now democratic
High rates of terroism
Very corrupt government

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Outline the industrial change

Huge growth in telecomunications
Large retail and wholesale
Nollywood (3rd largets film industry in the world)
Oil (dependant on TNC's)

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Relationship with the UK

Trading for over 300 years

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Chnaging relations

Biggests trades are with China and the USA
Oil is biggest export
Machinery

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China and Nigeria

Huge investments in infrastructure (bullet trains)
Constant demand for resources (always a customer)

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Types of aid and what they are

Official developement assistance
given by governments
Multilateral
Given through organisations
Bilateral
Given directly to the country
Voluntary aid
Given by individuals or companies
Short term relief
given to cope with imdediate problems
long term developement assistance
helps to improve peoples lives

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Does nigeria still need aid

Yes- high infant mortality and poverty
No- space program and biggest economy in Africa

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Has it developed that much

liffe expectancy; 45.6-52.5
years of schooling 6.7-9
GNI; 4,000-5000
Thousands of migrants risk their lives to get a better life
However not equally shared
1980-2013