Nigeria ranks 2,170th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Fontenay-aux-Roses, Shandong, and Maracay. Memorable people born in Nigeria include Momodu Mutairu, Isaac Okoronkwo, and Kennedy Igboananike. Nigeria has been the birth place of many soccer players and politicians. Nigeria is located in Nigeria.
Nigeria, officially the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is a country in West Africa. It is geographically situated between the Sahel to the north and the Gulf of Guinea to the south in the Atlantic Ocean. It covers an area of 923,769 square kilometres (356,669 sq mi), and with a population of over 218 million, it is the most populous country in Africa, and the world’s sixth-most populous country. Nigeria borders Niger in the north, Chad in the northeast, Cameroon in the east, and Benin in the west. Nigeria is a federal republic comprising 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, where the capital, Abuja, is located. The largest city in Nigeria is Lagos, one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world and the second-largest in Africa. Read more on Wikipedia