Nigeria

SHORT INFORMATION

Health in Nigeria

Health care provision in Nigeria is a concurrent responsibility of the three tiers of government in the country.Private providers of health care have a visible role to play in health care delivery.

SHORT INFORMATION

Overview of Nigeria

Nigeria 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. Its coast in the south lies on the Gulf of Guinea on the Atlantic Ocean.

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Culture of Nigeria

The culture of Nigeria is shaped by Nigeria’s multiple ethnic groups. The country has over 50 languages and over 250 dialects and ethnic groups. The three largest ethnic groups are the Hausa-Fulani who are predominant in the north, the Igbo who are predominant in the southeast, and the Yoruba who are predominant in the southwest.