Detomo's Abroad

Detomos Abroad

A Few Facts

July 7, 2008 1:19 pm

Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa 140,000,000 (2006); 17,000,000 in Lagos.

Nigeria is twice as large as the state of California.

Seventy percent of the people earn less than $1.00/day.

In Nigeria over 300 languages are spoken with 9 of these languages used in network broadcasting.

Nigeria is a democracy since the constitution of 1999 and just celebrated its 50th anniversary of independence from Great Britian.

A view from our hotel window

Here is the view from our hotel window.  In the foreground is a popular fishing lagoon, Kumara Waters, bounded by Bar Beach.  In the distance is the Atlantic Ocean.

 

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