USAID distributes safe drinking water equipment in Ikom, Nigeria
USAID renovates schools in Nigeria, including this one in Nasarawa, northern Nigeria
USAID supports voluntary counseling and testing for HIV/AIDS near Calabar, Nigeria
USAID helps train sorghum farmers in Kano techniques that will improve their yields
Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa with a population of over 173 million. In 2012, the country’s economy grew at a rate of 6.5 percent, largely fueled by oil revenues. It is the sixth largest exporter of oil in the world. However, amidst the indicators of progress, the country is still troubled by myriad socioeconomic problems.
Last updated: August 19, 2015