Full Name Federal Republic of Nigeria Capital Abuja Form of Government Parliamentary Federal Republic Date of Independence 1 October, 1963 Date of Entry into the UN Total Area 923,768 km2 (32nd)356,667 sq mi Total Population (2007 estimate) 148,000,000 (8th) Time Zone WAT (UTC+1) Currency Nigerian Naira GDP (nominal, 2007 estimate) $166.985 billion GDP Per Capita […]