Goverment / capital

The Nigerian government is the federal republic. Their president is Goodluck Jonathan. Originally, before he was president he was the Vice President .The official language is English and the capital is Abuja. Abuja replaced Lagos as the capital on December 12 1991.


Nigeria is located in the continent of Africa. The countries that boarder Nigeria are chad and Cameroon on the east, Niger is north of Nigeria and Benin on the west. On the south side is the gulf of guinea.

Currency / time zone

The word used for dollar in Nigeria is naira and the word for cent is kobo. If you have 100 naira you have 1 Canadian dollar. The time in Nigeria is 5 hours ahead. So if it were 12:00 pm in Toronto it would be 5:00 pm in Nigeria.

nigeria's soccer team