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Nigeria

Nigeria, officially the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is a federal  constitutional republic comprising thirty-six states and its Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The country is located in West Africa and shares land borders with the Republic of Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon  in the east, and Niger in the north.

Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa, the eighth most populous country in the world, and the most populous country in the world in which the majority of the population is black. It is listed among the "Next Eleven" economies, and is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. The economy of Nigeria is one of the fastest growing in the world, with the International Monetary Fund projecting a growth of 9% in 2008 and 8.3% in 2009.

 It is the third largest economy in Africa, and is a regional power that is also the hegemon in West Africa.

Articles About Nigeria

Sony Xperia M2 vs. BlackBerry Z3 – Specifications, Features and Price Showdown
Moto G vs. BlackBerry Z3 – Specifications, Features and Price Showdown

By IBTimes AU

The new entrant BlackBerry Z3 has recently been launched in Indonesia and India. Other countries can expect to see this handset later this year. The Moto G, meanwhile, was released in the last quarter of 2013. (Jul 16)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, AUSTRALIA, INDIA, SOUTH AFRICA, BLACKBERRY, SONY

Sony Xperia M2 vs. BlackBerry Z3 – Specifications, Features and Price Showdown
New BlackBerry Z3 vs. BlackBerry Z10 – Specifications, Features, and Price Comparison

By IBTimes AU

The latest BlackBerry Z3 has recently been launched in Indonesia and India. As a next step, the entry-level BlackBerry Z3 will be launched in South Africa followed by Nigeria. Very soon other countries can expect to see this handset make a landfall. (Jul 11)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, INDIA, FCC, SOUTH AFRICA, NIGERIAN NAIRA, BLACKBERRY

Argentina's Lionel Messi celebrates his second goal
World Cup Semifinals: Argentina vs. Netherlands Live Streaming Info and Preview

By IBTimes AU

While the world is left in shock of Germany’s 7-1 shellacking of hosts Brazil, the other two semifinalists-- Argentina vs. Netherlands will be slugging it out for the last slot in the final of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. (Jul 09)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, AUSTRALIA, ARGENTINA, MEXICO, SOUTH AFRICA, LIONEL MESSI

Germany's Thomas Mueller (C) celebrates
World Cup QF Live Stream: Germany vs. France - Preview, Live Score, Radio Streaming and Stats

By IBTimes AU

Bad blood just won't go away for Germany and France. On Friday at 12:00 midnight East (2:00 a.m Sydney Time), these two football juggernauts will duke it out on the pitch of for a spot in the semifinal of the 2014 World Cup at Estadio de Maracana. (Jul 04)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, JAPAN, ALGERIA

Germany's Mesut Ozil (L) is congratulated by teammate Per Mertesacker
Germany vs. France Experts Pick, Predicted Lineup & Injury Report: World Cup 2014 Quarterfinals

By IBTimes AU

Germany and France will try to settle the score, as two of Europe's most dominant football nation clash in what could be a pivotal quarterfinal showdown in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. (Jul 04)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, JAPAN, SOUTH AFRICA

France's national soccer team striker Mamadou Sakho attends a news conference in Ribeirao Preto, 336 km (208 miles) northwest of Sao Paulo, July 2, 2014.
Sakho: France Will Play with Rage Against Germany

By IBTimes AU

World Cup Update - France Defender Mamadou Sakho declared that their team will play with a chip on their shoulder as they face Germany for their quarterfinal match-up Saturday in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. (Jul 03)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, UKRAINE

England's Wayne Rooney (L) and Italy's Giorgio Chiellini fight for the ball during their 2014 World Cup Group D soccer match at the Amazonia arena in Manaus June 14, 2014.
Sex and the Athlete: Elimination of All Soccer Teams in World Cup 2014 that Forbade Sex Raises More Question If Sex & Sports Mix

By IBTimes AU

The long-held belief in the athletic world that sportsmen should abstain from sex during completion appears to have been proven false, based on the performance of the teams that are participating in the ongoing World Cup 2014 games in Brazil. (Jul 03)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, RUSSIA, MEXICO

Brazil's Neymar Celebrates Their Win Against Cameroon After Their 2014 World Cup Group A Soccer Match at the Brasilia National Stadium in Brasilia
FIFA World Cup 2014 Quarterfinals Schedule and Round of 16 Complete Results

By IBTimes AU

The round of 16 of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil has been concluded and only eight teams remain to battle it out in the quarterfinals. At this point, It's an even toss-up between the Americas and Europe with four representatives each. (Jul 02)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, ARGENTINA, MEXICO, ALGERIA

Germany's national soccer team player Schweinsteiger flashes a victory sign on his way to a ferry boat in the town of Santa Cruz Cabralia
FIFA 2014 Quarter-Finals Predictions: Match #58 France vs. Germany

By IBTimes AU

Match number 58 is the second quarter-final match. France won against Nigeria in normal time to enter the quarter-finals while Germany defeated Algeria in extra-time. (Jul 02)

MORE TOPICS: PORTUGAL, GERMANY, AUSTRALIA, ALGERIA

Argentina's national soccer player Lionel Messi attends a training session at Ciudad do Galo grounds in Vespasiano, outside Belo Horizonte, June 26, 2014. Argentina will face Switzerland on July 1.
FIFA World Cup Live Streaming: Argentina vs. Switzerland Preview and Betting Odds

By IBTimes AU

Can the Swiss tame Lionel Messi in the Argentina vs. Switzerland Round of 16 match-up in the 2014 World Cup? La Nati will surely try but they need to dig deep if they want to survive the knockout game at the Arena de Sao Paulo in Sao Paolo, Brazil on Tuesday. (Jul 01)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, AUSTRALIA, ARGENTINA, LIONEL MESSI