It is a noun since it means the person who lives in Nigeria. Whereas, “Nigerian” is an adjective since we do not add an indefinite article to adjectives in English language.
Correct spelling for the English word “nigeria” is [na͡ɪd͡ʒˈi͡əɹɪə], [naɪdʒˈiəɹɪə], [n_aɪ_dʒ_ˈiə_ɹ_ɪ__ə] (IPA phonetic alphabet).
The name “Nigeria,” as most people know, isn’t native to the languages spoken by the people who populate the area; it’s an anglicized Latin word that denotes blackness. … When it came time to name the polity that British colonizers cobbled together, they decided to name it “Niger area,” in honor of River Niger.
You can trace your state of origin- if you were not born in Nigeria- by which one of the states your parents or grandparents hail from. If you were born to Nigerian parents, you are a Nigerian national according to the nationality law of Nigeria, and you can have the same rights as any other Nigerian born in Nigeria.
Lagos is one melting point of cultures and people. However, contrary to what foreigners think, it is not pronounced “Lah-gos”, as in the city in Portugal, but “Lay-guhs”. It is not pronounced “Bang-kok” but rather, “Bahng-gawk”. This famous island is not pronounced as spelt, but rather “Ee-bee-tha” or “Eye-bee-tha”.
a republic in W Africa: member of the Commonwealth of Nations; formerly a British colony and protectorate.
Nigerianoun. Country in Western Africa, south of the country of Niger. Official name: Federal Republic of Nigeria. Etymology: Named after the Niger River, from a native term “Ni Gir” (meaning “River Gir”).
“Kay-Ro” is the pronunciation for the city in Egypt. Since several cities in that area such as Memphis, Alexandria and Cairo were named after Egyptian cities It should be pronounced ki as in hi and row as in bow.
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If you paid attention, you’d notice that like most Nigerian exclamatory words, ‘O‘ connotes more than one idea/reaction. It can be the answer to a call. It can be used in agreement. It can also be used to reiterate a point.
Two major types of marriage exist in Nigeria: monogamy, a marriage of one man to one woman, and polygyny, a marriage of one man to two or more wives. In most cultural groups in Nigeria, traditional marriage is usually an arrangement between two families as opposed to an arrangement between two individuals.
Nigeria is often referred to as the Giant of Africa owing to its large population and economy and is considered to be an emerging market by the World Bank. It is a regional power in Africa, a middle power in international affairs, and is an emerging global power.
Nigeria allows dual nationality for most persons, but does not allow persons who have been naturalised in another country to naturalise as a Nigerian.
The Nigerian Constitution also provides for the following individuals under Section 26(2) of the Constitution to be a Nigerian citizen by registration: A woman who is married to a man from Nigeria.
Everyone born in the US, assuming they are not born to agents of a foreign government, are US citizens. The demonym for citizens of the United States of America is “American”. Your nationality is “American”.
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