You may hear a name "Giant of Africa". Often times it is used when people talk of Nigeria and at times when they discuss Sout Africa. What is the reason to call Nigeria so? Well, presently it is the largest and fastest growing economy of the continent. Plus, it is #1 by its population number, which is really impressive (170+ million people). So, the name can rightfully be given to the country. Below you can find a link and compare the economies of NIgeria and South Africa.
Nigeria is indeed the Giant of Africa by the level of its population and economic growth tempo. Still it has Giant problems to deal with and to overcome. READ ALSO What are social problems in Nigeria - 10 top here https://ask.naij.com/culture/what-are-social-problems-in-nigeria-10-top-i23504.html
The reason why Nigeria is called the giant of Africa is pretty obvious. It has the largest population in Africa and it takes the position #7 in the whole world. According to stats one in 40 people on our globe come from Nigeria.
Last year this country outpaced South Africa by its economy results and has become number one in Africa by its GDP. Plus, the land has all the natural resources, such as oil, gas, gold, and diamonds along with fertile land. Indeed, this country can rightfully be called the Giant of Africa. READ ALSO: https://ask.naij.com/politics/is-nigeria-a-nation-i23410.html article.