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  • Ogun state, Nigeria

    Ogun state, Nigeria

  • Deforestation in Nigeria

    Between 1990 and 2005, Nigeria lost 35.7% of its forest cover and deforestation continues at an annual rate of 3.5%. Logging and palm tree plantations are the most visible causes.

  • Calabar museum, once the residence of the colonial governor

    Slave trade history reveals that 30% of the slaves shipped to the Americas came from Biafra (present-day Nigeria), 20% from the Gold Coast (present-day Ghana), 20% from Angola and Mozambique, and only 5% from Senegambia. Most slave ships transporting slaves from Calabar belonged to merchants from Bristol and Liverpool.

  • Electricity in Nigeria

    Nigeria has capacity to generate 12 GW of electricity, but poor maintenance has taken power generation capacity down to 2.5 GW in 2016. Today, Nigeria (180M people) produces less electricity than Ireland (5M people).

  • Cocoa in Nigeria

    Nigeria is the world's fourth largest producer of cocoa, behind its neighbors Ivory Coast and Ghana.

  • Christianity in Nigeria

    More than half of Nigerians are Christians, spread across many churches.

  • One of many abandoned petrol stations

    Nigeria used to appear among the world's top 10 oil producers. As of 2016, it tops African production (1.5M barrels/day) alongside with Angola.

  • Ibadan

    With 3 million inhabitants, Ibadan is the 3rd largest city in Nigeria, and spreads over twice the size of Luxembourg (or twice the size of Hong Kong).

  • Abeokuta

    Birthplace of Fela Kuti and Wole Soyinka, Abeokuta, which means "refuge among rocks", is overlooked by the Olumo rock where the Egba people used to hide during inter-tribal wars.

  • Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove

    The sacred grove is dedicated to the river goddess of fertility Osun and other Yoruba deities. A century ago, every town of Yorubaland had one, and Osun-Osogbo is the largest one to have survived.

  • Crossing the Niger river, between Agenebode and Idah

    Spanning over 4180 kilometers, passing through Bamako, Timbuktu, and Niamey, the Niger River is the third largest in Africa. Its unusual route starts in the Guinean highlands, near the border with Sierra Leone, and ends in the Delta region of Nigeria.

  • Cape Town city centre

    Like many of the towers in Cape Town City Bowl, the Civic Centre was erected in the 1970s.

  • Wine estates of Franschhoek

    Franschhoek valley (the "French corner") was originally settled in 1688 by 176 French Huguenot refugees. Farms have evolved into renowned wineries such as La Motte, Haute Cabrière, La Provence, Dieu Donné, …

  • Silavatnet lake

    Norway is one of Europe's most mountainous countries with mountains and heaths making up 46% of the land area, the average elevation is 460 m and 32% of the mainland is located above the tree line.

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