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Arell OwensNigeriaCountry Analysis
Introduction: NigeriaRationale: I picked to do research on Nigeria because it is a country that I feel goes unnoticed and is less likely to get picked.Location and Geography: Western AfricaWater access: Gulf of Guinea , Lake ChadBordering countries: Benin, Chad, Cameroon, NigerNatural hazards or climate: Periodic droughts and flooding
Sociocultural EnvironmentCountry Composition:Literacy rate: 59.6% 15 and olderRate of urbanization: 4.66%Heavily populated cities: Lagos, Kano, Ibadan, Benin City, Port HarcourtMajor religion: Muslim, ChristianityEducational data: N/AAge structure: 0–14 (52%), 15–64 (25%),65+ (23%)
Sociocultural EnvironmentValues and Communication: Language: Official Language is EnglishNonverbal: Greeting people with handshake and smile. Eye contact is intrusive and rude.Business EtiquetteShake hands at the beginning and end of meetingsBusiness cards are exchanged without formal ritual