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Nigeria

Capital :Abuja

Land Area :923,768 sq km

Head of Government : President Olusegun Obasanjo (since 29 May 1999)

Population :128,771,988 (July 2005 est.)

Major Languages :English (official), Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo (Ibo), Fulani

Major Religion(s) : Muslim 50%, Christian 40%, indigenous beliefs 10%

Date of Joining : 1960

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