You may already know that Nigeria is
largest black nation in the world and
most populous nation i n Africa.
You may already know that Nigeria has
great dependency on crude oil, plus all
the other opinions of David Cameron.
*Here are 20 unpopular facts about
1. Are you aware that all over the world
Nigerians are setting the pace and
standard by which others measure
themselves? Do you know??
2. In the US, Nigerians are the most
immigrant community. Type it into
Google and you’ll see it.
Not one of the most educated, the
3. 60% of Nigerians in the US have
degrees. This is far
above the American national average of
4. Nigerians in US are one of the
highest earners, typically earning 25%
the median US income of $53k.
5. In Ivy League schools in Europe and
Nigerians routinely outperform their
peers from other nations.
6. A Nigerian family, The Imafidon
family, have officially been
named the smartest family in the UK.
7. The designer of the famous car,
Chevrolet Volt, Jelani Aliyu, is a super
talented Nigerian from Sokoto State.
8. The World’s fastest supercomputer
designed by a world renowned inventor
and scientist, Philip Emeagwali, a full-
blown Nigerian whose patency was
awarded in 2015. This means Nigeria
has the patency to the world’s
fastest computer: a Black Nigerian.
9. The wealthiest Black man and woman
on earth are Nigerians, Aliko Dangote
and Mrs. Folorunsho
have no trace of criminal record of any
10. South Africa couldn’t have ended
Black rule if not for
the leadership role Nigeria played.
11. Of the 3 South African Presidents
ruled after apartheid, two of them once
lived in Nigeria under asylum. Both
Mandela (60s) and
Thabo Mbeki (70s) lived in Nigeria
of South Africa. We gave financial
support, human support, boycotted an
our politicians, musicians and activists
12. Nigeria spent over $3 Billion and
hundreds of soldiers to end the wars in
Liberia and Sierra
Leone which the
world ignored because they have no oil.
13. When there was a coup in São Tomé
Príncipe in 2003,
Nigeria restored the
elected President back to power.
14. Before there were street lights in
had street lights fueled by palm oil.
15. 500 years ago, Benin casted metal
alloys to create
magnificent art including the world
16. Amina was a warrior queen who
Northwestern Nigeria 400 years ago in
Google and see
what she means to
17. We gave monetary gifts to Ireland
during our oil boom and
built a statue for
France free of charge. We are not poor
Nigeria is rich
and don’t be lied to.
18. The first television station in Africa
was NTA Ibadan (1960) long before
Ireland has their RTE station.
Wherever you look in this great country,
Nigeria, heroes abound both now and in
our recent and ancient past.
If all you do is listen to mainstream
Western media, you’ll not get the full
picture of your Nigerian heritage.
Do not listen to any leader who says
no matter who he
is, or his height and position.
We’re not a nation of scammers, drugs
corruption, but a people with a
track record of greatness.
Here is what CNN, BBC, Aljezeera and
western media will not tell you about
19. On the 7th May, 2016 at Howard
Washington D.C history was
made. Out of 96 graduating Doctor of
43 of them were
Nigerians and out of 27 awards given,
16 went to Nigerians.
The entire world still envies our
uniqueness as a NATION with
living together despite our ethnic
diversity. One single country
with over 400 languages.
They will only tell you how Nigerians
cheats, how Nigerians are into drugs
overseas et al.
If you don’t blow your trumpet, no one
will blow it for you.
20. There are over 180,000,000
world over and only less than 250,000
of this figure have
records. This is about 0.14% of our
entire national population in the last 20
years: nothing close to 1%. Shame on
Listen Nigeria, don’t let anybody woo
into believing that you are a criminal
just because you are a
Nigerian. Nigerians are
NOT criminals. You are NOT a criminal.
You are topnotch; second to none
around the world.
I am proud am created a Nigerian, thank
Be proud of Nigeria wherever you go.
Take out your Passport with pride.
Be proud of our GREEN HERITAGE.
Be enthusiastic of our FUTURE
FACTS ABOUT NIGERIA YOU MAY NEVER HAVE KNOWN
You may already know that Nigeria is