How Powerful is Nigeria?

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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?

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World population projected to reach 9.6 billion by 2050
http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/news/population/un-report-world-population-projected-to-reach-9-6-billion-by-2050.html
“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
http://www.economist.com/news/middle-east-and-africa/21633901-continents-armies-are-going-spending-spree-arms-and-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
http://www.premiumtimesng.com/news/165053-jonathan-seeks-to-borrow-1-billion-to-fight-boko-haram.html
“Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan has sought the National Assembly, NASS, approval to borrow $1 billion (N168 billion) to fight Boko Haram.”

Watch More:
Why Nigeria Is Important And On The Rise:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9FI_6hflWWY

Why the US & China are investing in Africa:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lq0bKvEg560

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