All you need to know about Nigeria people, facts, life style, business, mentality, custom and the way of the people. We included a short history of the people of Nigeria… the untold story.
Nigeria as a country is made up of over 250 different ethnic groups, Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba is the three most popular tribes in Nigeria with Fulani, tiv, Ibibio, Calabar, and overhundred other minority tribes.

However, few of the

languages initially spoken in Nigeria
are no longer traceable.

People in Nigeria give great importance to religion and religious activities. Initially, they worshiped inanimate object and several low-life animals as far back as the early nineties and backwards; they worshiped animals like snakes, tortoise, several other animals and trees. (But then it is so in most country’s genealogy).

This method of worship was severe until the advent of Islam followed by Christianity in Nigeria.
Nigerian people

Historically, the Islamic religion was introduced to Nigerians by traders from Mali. The Islamic religion became the most popular religion for the people of Nigeria during the reign of mai(king) Idris Aloma in the kanem-bronum empire, as early as 1571.

The king – Idris Aloma furthered the cause of Islam in Nigeria, he established Islamic courts, mosques and introduced the religion to many of his cabinet members.

The Islamic religion soon spread to the western part of the country. Nigeria people, especially the Yorubas referred to Islamic religion as “Esin-Mali” meaning – religion from Mali.

The people from the eastern part of Nigeria, mostly the people of Igbo adhere strictly to Christianity which was introduced in Nigeria by the British missionaries.

Nigeria People engage in several activities to make ends meet, most men from the rural part of the country specialize in semi-intensive system of agriculture while their wives engage in simple trades (buying and selling foods stuff) and activities like mending of clothes. However, many still delve into tough activities like large scale farming and inter-state trades.

Nigerian People in the urban areas are mostly company workers, bankers, politicians, students, graduates or young people aspiring to be graduates. The average Nigerian have a less complicated mind-set – go to school – get a job and have a family while many still break the barriers of nominal thinking to establish good companies, fund discoveries and further the course of humanity.

A Nigerian youth is one with determination, hopes and aspiration who only discovers that that battle to survival, the battle to optimum health and satisfaction is a fierce and a deadly one at his prime.

And either chose to gather together what he can find and keep making a living or dream high enough to keep hammering through the hard economic situation while ignoring the often self centered leaders and with the hope to hit broad-way eventually. And sometimes they don’t hit it but many times they don’t.

Statistic has shown that it is five times easier for Nigeria people to make good money in developed country than in Nigeria. Nigeria people got potentials, we have human and mineral resources only managed by leaders who are often selected by the already corrupted ex-leaders to do their bidding while the few that is properly elected often always take to swelling their pockets and funding private organizations.

The simple precise prayer and hope of the Nigeria people is for a good leader, a good man from above, who would take proper cognizance and make sure that the vast resources of the Nigerian people is used to the development of the Nigerian nation, that there would be equity and justice, that offenders would be severely punished.

Are you ever wondering what is going on in the mind of an average Nigerian, what is the earnest expectation of the Nigeria youths? Well, like the rest of the world, you would likely find us with the same hunger and thirst to move ahead, move a step forward, to increases, to improve; only that we are being faced with almost insurmountable amount of resistance and impediment – unemployment, bad roads and bad leaders.

But If you want to know if Nigerian people got hopes; we do, we got patience also, anxiously waiting for a better Nigeria… that will accommodate the entire people of Nigerian.

Although we are moving but we need to make it faster.

The average Nigerian dreams of a life outside the shores of this country. Well, what more is expected of citizens of a developing country? we have hopes and aspirations and if leadership should fall into the hand of the right people, we shall win the world and win Jupiter also.

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  1. David J  May 3, 2018

    Well, I’m a British/Australian currently living in France and before that in Madagascar (6 years) where I eventually married an aTandroy who gave me 2 gorgeous children. Can’t marry a Naijagirl therefore (shucks!!! Cos otherwise nothing would make me more proud). However I did date a Nigerian girl – and that for a long time – in London years ago. Actually we have remained freinds for 35+ years! Now my big ambition is to enroll in Uni in Laagos to learn Yarouba & Igbo. More white guys (like me) should. That way the world would be a better more tolerant and understanding place I believe. You know what? Personally (or “perso” as they say here) I love Nigerian people (despite the — sorry to say it — bad press they generally suffer from!) also the music and rich & diverse culture(s). The potential is certainly there and, although I may be amongst a small minority of Eupeans, I do truly believe that you will get your collective act together one fine day . However, oddball that I am, I’d prefer to live in Nigeria than here ………… but the grass is always perceived as greener “chez le voisin”!

    • dave25d  May 4, 2018

      You made perfect sense, I could totally buy you holy beer (Should have said beer but I am a good Christian). Sure, We are definitely gonna get our acts together, the world will be shocked. It’s is just bad press, Nigerian people are lovely and very fun to live with, plus, we are good Christians.

    • njoku  May 27, 2018

      Wow David, I’m a Brazilian but my parents are Nigerians and one thing i dont like about Nigeria is they are not organized

      • dave25d  June 3, 2018

        The people or the government? I think Nigerian people are very much organised. We have hiccups here and there but over all, we are moving forward.

  2. ISA  August 7, 2018

    Good news to all the citizens of Nigeria, the Nigeria custom service has opened the 2017/2018 recruitment employment,qualification to apply are O level, NCE, ND, BSC,, application is currently going on at any cafe nation wide, for more information contact miss ISA the assistant controller public relations officer, sign controller Ali Mohammed ?

  3. desz  September 27, 2018

    Good news to all the citizens of Nigeria, the Nigeria custom service has opened the 2017/2018 recruitment employment,qualification to apply are O level, NCE, ND, BSC,, application is currently going on at any cafe nation wide, for more information contact miss ISA the assistant controller public relations officer, sign controller Ali Mohammed ?


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