Nigeria

Nigeria

General background:

The Federal Republic of Nigeria is located in the west of Africa. Nigeria is the most populated country in Africa, with over 177 million residents. Nigeria is bordered to Benin to the west, Chad and Cameroon to the east, and Niger to the north. 
Many languages are spoken in Nigeria, but the most widely spoken are Hausa and English.

Continent: Africa
Capital city: Abuja; the largest city in the country is Lagos.
Official language: English and Hausa
Population: 181,562,056
Local currency: Naira (NGN)
National motto: Peace and Unity, Strength and Progress.
Government:  Federal Presidential Republic.
 

Cooperation with AICAT:

Cooperation with AICAT began in 2015 with the arrival of students to participate in the MSc program in Plant Science, emphasising Food Safety and Food Security.
 

Embassies:

Israeli Embassy in Nigeria
Nigerian Embassy in Israel