The Nigerian Diaspora

Millions of Nigerians have emigrated from Nigeria to other parts of the world, with a significant number leaving after 1990. These migrants and their descendants make up the Nigerian Diaspora. Estimates of the size of the Nigerian Diaspora vary greatly and range from about 5 million to 15 million people.

The Nigerian Diaspora covers practically every part of the world but the largest populations of Nigerians can be found in the UK, USA and South Africa. In Europe, London's Peckham can be called "Little Lagos" and in the USA, Houston, Texas has the largest population of Nigerians in the country. more...

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Nigeria, officially known as the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is made up of 36 states and a Federal Capital Territory.

The name Nigeria was derived from the River Niger which runs through the country. It 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...

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