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Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Proverbs Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo languages

Nigerian African Proverbs translated into Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo, and Fulani

The origins of most Nigerian African proverbs are unclear — lost in the generations of African ancestral word of mouth oral history.

Teenage boys riding in a tuk-tuk or three-wheeled taxi in Abuja Nigeria

African principles through Proverbs

Nigerian Proverb

Never fight a stranger in the dark for he may turn out to be your brother - Nigerian Proverb

Hausa language
Kada ka taba baƙo a cikin duhu saboda zai iya zama ɗan'uwanka - Batun Najeriya

Yoruba language
Maṣe ja alejo ni okunkun nitoripe o le jade lati jẹ arakunrin rẹ - Ilu ẹlẹsẹ orilẹ-ede Naijiria

Igbo language
Agatụla onye ọbịbịa n'ọchịchịrị n'ihi na ọ nwere ike ịgbanwere nwanne gị nwoke - ilu ilu Nigeria

Nigeria Facts

Nigeria has the largest population of any African country with large population groups spread throughout the country accounting for Nigeria major language diversity. 

The highest population density areas are in the south and southwest of Nigeria. 

Nigeria is more than four times the size of the United Kingdom.

Major languages in Nigeria are English the official, Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo, Fulani, and over 500 indigenous languages, some yet unclassified.

Nigeria is named for the Niger River that flows through the west of the country to the Atlantic Ocean; from a term - Ni Gir - meaning - River Gir.

The Niger River enters the country in the northwest and flows southward through tropical rain forests and swamps to its delta in the Gulf of Guinea.

Nigeria’s population is projected to grow from more than 186 million people in 2016 to 392 million in 2050, becoming the world’s fourth most populous country.

Over 50.3% of the total population of Nigeria is urbanized.

Major urban areas of Nigeria are13.463 million Lagos, 3.82 million Kano, 3.383 million Ibadan, 2.919 million Abuja the capital, 2.343 million Port Harcourt, 1.628 million Benin City.

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