Though there is archaeological evidence that societies have been living in Nigeria for more than twenty-five hundred years, the borders of modern Nigeria were not created until the British consolidated their colonial power over the area in The name Nigeria was suggested by British journalist Flora Shaw in the s. The word niger is Latin for black. More than ethnic tribes call present-day Nigeria home.
UN quality of life index: Nigeria placed On 1: The report puts the highest possible years of schooling for a child in Nigeria at 8. With a Gross national income GNI per capita of 2, dollars, Nigeria lags behind countries like Equatorial Guinea 17, dollarsBotswana 13, dollars and Gabon 12, dollars.
However the report shows Nigeria to be among sub-Saharan Africa countries that recorded the highest average HDI improvement over the past decade of any region in the world. Between andcountries in the lowest 25 per cent of countries ranked—the majority of them African improved their overall HDI achievement by 82 per cent, twice the global average.
There have been many important gains at the national level. The report shows that extreme poverty has declined in both Kenya and Nigeria, noting that these advances are attributable in part to improvements in water, sanitation, health and other living standards. Nonetheless, sub-Saharan Africa is still home to the 10 countries with the lowest HDI levels of the nations and territories included in the index.
These low-HDI nations still suffer from inadequate incomes, limited schooling opportunities, and life expectancies far below world averages, partly due to deaths from preventable and treatable diseases such as malaria and AIDS. The report added that in many of these countries lingering armed conflict had further compounded the problem.The Nigeria country health profiles provide an overview of the situation and trends of priority health problems and the health systems profile, including a description of institutional frameworks, trends in the national response, key issues and challenges.
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The most important factor in determining quality of life is income per working person and wealth distribution.
Sep 10, Nestlé R&D Abidjan and Regulatory and Scientific Affairs (RSA) Sub Saharan Africa represented at Africa Green Revolution Forum See which country has the best quality of life. US News ranks countries on access to education, employment, food, health care and more. Quality of Life in Nigeria The term ‘quality of life’ (QOL) refers to the general well-being of individuals and societies.
The term is used in a wide range of contexts, including the fields of international development, healthcare, and politics.