The party won regional power in western nigeria while nigeria was still under british colonial rule. The action group was a liberal and, later, leftleaning political party which was supported largely by the peoples of the then western region of nigeria. Sep 17, 2017 we hope to answer any question you might have about nigeria tribes here. The independent national electoral commission inec has said that there is no merger application by political parties yet. Ukpo calls an ethnic group a group of people having a common language and cultural values 10. A chieftain of the all progressives congress apc, mr osita okeckukwu, says ethnicity, religious bigotry and corruption are the major factors militating against good governance in the country. Besides, it is a joyous to migrate because migration meant. Depends on whether you are referring to horizontal or vertical mergers. President barack obama launched the power africa initiative power africa on june 30, 20, during his visit to africa. Mergers and performance of conglomerates companies in nigeria. The hausa are one of the largest ethnic groups in all of africa and are scattered across west africa, with most making up the majority of the population in nigeria, as well as niger.
Nigeria has been wracked by periodic episodes of violence for decades. It has been estimated that nigeria has as much as 350 ethnic groups based on lingual classification. Multinational corporations and economic development in nigeria. The global transaction report obtained by sweetcrude indicated. While a region within the country has as high as 222 underfive deaths per live births, the rate is as low as 89 per live births in another region. In the intense religious and ethnic turmoil of contemporary nigeria, the specific situation of the numerous ethnic minorities in the country is hardly mentioned. Nigeria is found in west africa and borders benin, chad, cameroon, and niger. Mar 26, 2015 the consent of the board of the federal inland revenue service must be obtained for every merger and asset transfer in nigeria. Parties to a small merger may voluntarily notify the sec of the merger at any time. For instance, in the first republic, the action group ag as a party metamorphosed from a yoruba cultural association i. Cheap and abundant availability of power is a prerequisite for economic development, with the potential to have a multiplier effect on growth. This paper investigates the consequences of the demo. Between ethnicity, nationality and development in nigeria. Almost two thirds of its population 62 per cent are under the age of 25 years, and 43 per cent are under the age of 15.
It is also mandated to undertake demographic sample surveys, compile, collate and publish migration and civil registration statistics. Usg, acting through the office of the coordinator of power africa and trade africa and the united states ambassador in nigeria collectively, the participants. Nigeria is made of many diverse cultures, tribes, dialects, peoples and states. In nigeria, conflict between ethnic groups led to a. Merger, acquisition in nigeria, other african nations to. Managing ethnic and cultural diversity for national. Jos, some 300 miles north of nigerias largest city, lagos, sits smackdab in the center of nigerias tumultuous middle belt, a socalled. Follow report log in to add a comment answer expert verified 2. Panel data for the study was collected on four sample companies for the period of fifteen years. Department of political science and international relations, covenant university, p.
The obatse cult activities in nasarawa state in north central nigeria remains so volatile. The full list of ethnic groups in nigeria, their culture, languages, states, and region they can be found. Abstract this exploratory study examines cultural characteristics of nigerian negotiators. Each ethnic group has its own constituted features which do not change and are consistently distributed within this group. Pages in category ethnic groups in nigeria the following 107 pages are in this category, out of 107 total. The consent of the board of the federal inland revenue service must be obtained for every merger and asset transfer in nigeria. This page gathers key information on nigeria s participation in the wto.
Hence, the yoruba of the west in nigeria, the zulus in south africa. Ethnicity, religion, corruption undermine good governance. It has the statutory powers to collect, analyse and disseminate populationdemographic data in the country. We hope to answer any question you might have about nigeria tribes here. Multinational corporations and economic development in. List of minority ethnic groups in nigeria nigerian infopedia. In the east, issues of kidnapping by gang men remain also volatile in that region. The hausa people in niger speak the hausa language. What is the fourth largest ethnic group in nigeria. Some merger actions are specified by law or by a regulatory body as was the case of recent bank consolidations in nigeria. There are huge regional disparities in underfive mortality in nigeria. Drivers of change component three output 28 prepared for dfid, nigeria final report roger blench mallam dendo 8, guest road cambridge cb1 2al united kingdom voice fax. Nigeria has been referred to as the giant of africa, due to the large population and distinct economic achievements in comparison to countries that surround this land.
The origin, development, ethnic politics, impacts, postcolonial governance. Search and screen birds of the same feather, they say, flock together. About 200 years after, the fulani came to northern nigeria. In 1995, 60 out of 115 banks in nigeria were considered to be distressed umoh, 2004. Jun 07, 2018 the hausa ethnic group is the largest in niger, and the majority of the population 54. Nigeria was also among the least livable nations dike, 2012. The amalgamation was an act of colonial convenience. The vice chancellor gave the advice at the 2019 annual lecture of the faculty of arts, lagos state university lasu on monday in lagos.
The action group of nigeria ag which forms the government of the western region and the official opposition in the federal, eastern and northern legislative houses is the best organised, best. Nigeria from 89 as at june, 2004 to 25 in december, 2005. Recent statistics has shown that there is over 500 different tribes in nigeria. Kamwe adamawa state and borno state republic of cameroon name of ethnic group state abayon cross river state. These groups exist in order to promote their specific group interests and wellbeing. Challenges of mergers and acquisition in nigeria career.
Consequently, thispaper is intended to determine the extent to which multinational firms have spurred up economic development in nigeria. For this purpose, this paper is structured into five sections. Nigeria tribes and ethnic groups facts about nigeria. The struggle against boko haram in southeastern niger is increasingly sharpening local conflicts over access to resources. What is the fourth largest ethnic group in nigeria reply by tataunu fervent on sunday august 16, 2015 at 11. Military spending and arms imports in five west african countries, briefing note, grip, 15.
Nigeria is a country in west africa, that shares borders with niger republic in the north, chad on the southeast side, cameroon republic on the east, and the republic of benin to the west. Ciforb country profile nigeria demographics nigeria has a population of 186,053,386 july 2016 estimate, making it africas largest and the worlds seventh largest country by population. The following is a nonexhaustive list of ethnic groups in nigeria. Stop using ethnicity to divide nigerians, vc charges. The synergistic effect of mergers and acquisitions includes economics of scale. Notification is mandatory for acquisitions involving companies with assets or turnover of n500,000,000 and above which do not qualify for the exemptions referred to in 1. There is no capital gains tax on the transfer of shares and this makes an acquisition by means of a transfer of shares more. Among the igbo ethnic group of southeastern nigeria, migration is essential to achieving perceived improvement of personal living standards or economic and social success. Hausa is the biggest tribe in nigeria they are the major inhabitants of about 10 states in nigeria which includes. As nigeria constitutes a major market in africa, knowledge of what behavior to expect from nigerian negotiators can facilitate the negotiation process.
It also had appeal in the later southsouth and middle belt regions of the country. The different ethnic groups soon became connected because there were lots of marriages between them. In october 1963, nigeria altered its relationship with the united kingdom by proclaiming itself a federal republic and promulgating a new constitution. The hausa came around years ago and started trading centers and kingdoms. Nominal gdp split, q1 2016 agriculture services manufacturing mining oil and gas 0. There is no military solution to this insurgency, and the authorities should instead put the emphasis on demobilising militants, solving local conflicts, reinvigorating the economy and restoring public services. The roots of nigerias religious and ethnic conflict the. Nigeria has more than three hundred ethnic groups with several languages and dialects. A publicly quoted conglomerate with a diversified shareholders base of about 290,000 investors, its notable assets include transcorp hotels plc transcorp hilton hotel, abuja and transcorp hotels, calabar.
This category has the following 33 subcategories, out of 33 total. National population commission of nigeria, commonwealth. There is no capital gains tax on the transfer of shares and this makes an acquisition by means of a transfer of shares more tax efficient than the transfer of the targets assets. Obasanjo seeks merger of mdas in states the guardian. A merger or an acquisition is a method that is carefully planned to achieve a synergistic effect akinsulire, 2002. Ethnic differentials in underfive mortality in nigeria. Multinationals also allows the opportunity of career expansion for employees and a very conducive working. Andrew haruna, has advised nigerian leaders against using language and ethnic differences as a political distraction to hinder national integration and development. This pdf is a selection from an outofprint volume from the national bureau.
Percentages calculated after rounding adjustments figure 2. There are different social, economic and political groups. Nigeria in a letter dated 18th june, 1975, expressed its desire to channel assistance to the less favoured african countries through the facilities of the bank and, to this end, has. This paper is a survey of the current situation of minority ethnic groups in nigeria. These common factors are emphasized by frequent interaction between the people in the group.
From this demographic and historical starting point, nigeria has evolved a tripolar ethnic structure, which forms the main context for ethnic mobilization and contestation. The fight against boko haram requires significant expenditure on domestic security and defence. The vicechancellor, federal university, gashua in yobe state, prof. Bauchi, borno, niger,taraba, jigawa, kaduna, kano, kastina, kebbi, sokoto with. Geography nigeria is the most populous country in africa and accounts for over half of west africas population. Nigeria has been a wto member since 1 january 1995 and a member of gatt since 18 november 1960. One such area requiring immediate focus and investment is the power sector. It is a natural thing to find different social, economic and political groups. Nigeria has expressed its desire to contribute to the strengthening of african solidarity and economic independence. The reason why these tribes are referred to as the minority. The national population commission npc of nigeria was established by the federal government in 1988. Ethnic group the two largest and most popular ethnic groups in northern nigeria are the hausa and fulani.
Banks consolidation in nigeria covenant university. The countrys 150 million people are divided about equally between christians and muslims and further splintered into about 250 tribes. It is a status enhancing event, and thus fashionable to move chukwu, 2016. Multinational companies in nigeria spread across various platforms and line of production from oil and gas, telecommunications, health and wellness, consumables and so on and they boast some of the highest paid workforce in nigeria. No merger applications by political parties yet the.
Ethnic structure, inequality and governance of the public. In nigeria, the ethnic groups are occasionally fusions created by. Among those people are over 250 ethnic groups and tribes, each with their own. Ethnic groups in nigeria, their languages and states. There is abundant research evidence that culture affects negotiating styles. Though the country is said to have three 3 major ethnic groups which are the igbo, yoruba and hausa, there are other minor ethnic groups that are also included in the federation. For banks, consolidation has increased interbank competition, demands for high returns on investment, a need to. A questionnaire was administered to 200 nigerian business men and women of. Modern nigeria emerged through the merging of two british colonial territories in 1914. Conglomerates companies were purposively selected for this study because they are the only sector on the nigeria stock exchange list that has carried out merger and acquisition which covered the period of. Nigeria is located in western africa with a population of over 180 million people as of 2016. For banks, consolidation has increased interbank competition, demands for high returns on investment, a need to retain highly skilled employees, and a.869 1298 632 601 1415 116 1381 660 721 1224 1474 358 772 115 169 801 396 1363 648 442 311 35 1095 380 282 428 1422 703 1068 917 622 169 717 376 1229 148 949 1339 1263 262 18 1244 160 1429 484