How Powerful is Nigeria?


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
“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.”

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