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Thursday, 10 September 2015

Some Interesting facts about the most populous black nation and the Giant of Africa; Nigeria

Hi friends, here are some interesting facts about Nigeria

1. Spread your wings and fly! Nigeria boasts the world’s largest diversity of butterflies.
Red. Yellow. Blue. Name it, you get it. These beautiful rainbows going up and down fluttering above the ground are literally pieces of art. Each year, a few recently discovered species are added to already existing 1,320 species, 50 of which are either unique or extinct.No wonder, travelers from across the globe flock to Cross River State being run off their feet booking butterfly tours while fashion designers spend days and nights creating clothes with Nigerian butterfly prints.

2. Genetic mirror:
Nigeria outnumbers the world in twin siblings Having a twin is fun. Given that most twins feature nearly 95% similarity, you can pretend being someone you are not anywhere you want: at the bank, in relationship, and even at the customs control! This is especially true for Yoruba people who are believed to be the most successful twin makers in the world and are good at picking comfy car seats,toys, and carriages.

3. Knock-knock! Nigeria is home to the first traces of human civilization on Earth Now, isn’t that something?
Just imagine. As far back as 13,000 years ago on the very same piece of land people were talking, laughing, and eating just like you do now. Even though the idea itself boggles your mind, that’s exactly what kids in India, Japan, and the U.S.study at their world history classes.

4. Did you know you that Nigeria was once the happiest nation on Earth?
Believe it or not, according to poll results published by the Guardian in 2011, Nigeria became second to none in terms of the most joyful and fulfilled people throughout the world. Well, this precious state of mind is definitely something they won’t teach you at school and, as experts say, has a lot to do with DNA and hormone profile of Nigerian population.So, hurray folks! We have what others spend their entire lives on in search of true sense of pure happiness!

5. Are you an active Internet user?
It is hardly surprising as Nigeria is the largest web and mobile community in Africa If you are familiar with words such as Facebook.com, Nairaland.com, and Eskimi.com, chances are, you are an active user of your phone, tablet, or home PC. With this in mind, here goes the math for year 2015:
*.every half a year another 3 million Nigerians become Internet users
*.over 110 million Nigerians have mobile phones
*.63% of entire population have experience with online shopping whereas clothes,mobile phones, and online services are the most popular searches

6. No place like home. Drill monkey and lowland gorilla draw thousands of zoologists from other countries to explore these one-of-a-kind species.
Nowhere else on Earth except Nigeria you can find animals with blue, pink, and red bottoms that eat everything from herbs and eggs to insects and meat. What makes a drill monkey special is its famous grinning smile which actually is a smile while among other apes it clearly indicates a warning sign.Relying heavily on fruit, lowland gorillas leave hundreds of miles behind boasting the most developed musculo skeletal frame compared to other monkey species.

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  1. Wow... I duff my hat for this great country...BT its hard to believe some facts like it was one time d happiest nation... Y isn't it so nw???

  2. Lol, yes Nigeria was once the happiest nation on planet Earth, but past circumstances such as bokoharam, corruption and even the ebola virus greatly had a significant impact on the happiness of Nigerians; but this has all changed and the smiles, laughter and happiness of Nigerians are returning. And very soon I see Nigeria once again as the happiest nation on planet Earth. Thank you for the comment.