Nigeria is expected to surpass the population of the US sometime before the year 2050 – which would put them third in the world behind India and China. Experts expect to see major economic growth during this time. So, how powerful is Nigeria?
World population projected to reach 9.6 billion by 2050
“The current world population of 7.2 billion is projected to increase by 1 billion over the next 12 years and reach 9.6 billion by 2050, according to a United Nations report launched today, which points out that growth will be mainly in developing countries, with more than half in Africa.”
Arms and the African
“THE north-eastern Nigerian town of Chibok is spared little. Earlier this year fighters from the extremist group, Boko Haram, abducted more than 200 local schoolgirls. ”
Jonathan seeks to borrow $1 billion to fight Boko Haram
“Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan has sought the National Assembly, NASS, approval to borrow $1 billion (N168 billion) to fight Boko Haram.”
Why Nigeria Is Important And On The Rise:
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