Nigeria is Africa’s most populous country and its largest economy. The country’s population currently stands at more than 200 million with a GDP of more than $400 billion. With an annual growth rate of 2.6 percent, Nigeria adds more than 5 million people to its population every year. Thus, global leaders project Nigeria to be a major global economic hub and a preferred destination for global market watchers.
Read the full story published at The Chicago Council for Global Affairs by Kelvin M. Shikuku, Nhuong Tran, Julius A. Nukpezah, and Joseph T. Steensma.