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 The Islamic Chamber of Commerce , Industry and Agriculture (ICCIA)
The Federal Republic of Nigeria
Head of State : Muhammadu Buhari
Population : 182.2 Million
Capital City : Abuja
Largest City : Lagos
Languages : English (official), Hausa, Yoruba, Ibo, Fulani, and more than 200 others
Monetary Unit : Naira (NGN)
Facts
GDP (USD) : 481 Billion (2014)
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) (USD) : 7,028.85 million (2012)
GNI (USD) : 465 Billion (2015)
Exports of Goods & Services (USD) : 105 Billion (2014)
Imports of Goods & Services (USD) : 70.78 Billion (2014)
Life Expectancy at Birth : 52.75 Years (2014)
Intra-OIC Exports (USD) : 8,273.53million (2013)
Intra-OIC Imports (USD) : 5,049.34million (2013)
Location & Geography
Nigeria is located in West Africa. It is bordered by Benin in the West, Niger in the North, Chad in the North-east, Cameroon in the East, and the Gulf of Guinea in the South. The country’s major geographical features are the Niger and Benue Rivers. The highest elevations are in the Eastern highland along the border with Cameroon. The most extensive upland area is the Jos Plateau. The dusty haze carried by the winds even causes airports to close from time to time. Nigeria covers three climatic regions: equatorial in the South, tropical in the centre and arid in the North. Rainfall is heavy set in the South along the coast but decreases sharply inland. The dry and rainy seasons are fairly distinct.
Investment Profile
Doing Business 2016 Rank***Doing Business 2017 RankChange in Rank
1701691
Doing Business 2016 DTF**
(% points)
Doing Business 2017 DTF**
(% points)
Change in DTF**
(% points)
44.0244.630.61
Investment Opportunities
Events
Forum | November 14 - 16, 2017 | Nigeria
Forum | November 14 - 16, 2017 | Nigeria
Forum | October 31 - 02, 2017 | Nigeria
Publications