The Hausa are also predominantly Muslim while the Igbo are predominantly Christian.

The trend of politics is always divided along ethnic lines. Your email address will not be published.

Even in the history of Nigeria, one may agree with the writer that it was the cultural or ethnic differences which propelled polarize ideologies that made indirect rule during the colonial era to be successful in the north and failed in the south. A laboratory study was conducted to examine the potential for discrepancies in observer judgment making among Asian American and Caucasian American subjects.

The event draws people from various parts of the country especially sons and daughters of Kagoro as well as highly dignifying chiefs within Nigeria. Some of these secession moves by some ethnic groups lead to a full blown civil war while others were overtaken by dialogue for the achievement of peace and development in the areas concerned.
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For example, the southern part of the state has Kagoro, Moro’a, Jaba, Fantsuan, Kataf, Baju, Gbagi, Kagoma, Mada, Ninzam, Attakar, Fulani, Attukur, Koro etc.
In Nigeria, social etiquette transcends common pleasantries and is actually a statement of respect and upbringing. WHY ASUU STRIKE DOES NOT MOVE ANYONE BUT NASU/SSANU STRIKE DOES!

The Role of Culture and Cultural Diversity on National Development in Nigeria-By Benedict Masade. I left Nigeria 12years ago, some things about Nigeria might be different but you will get the gist. This group is followed by the Ibibio/Annang/Efik people of the coastal south southern Nigeria and the Ijaw of the Niger Delta. We use cookies on this website to enhance your experience.To learn more about our Cookies Policy go. Culture is a cure-all for growth and development. On the other hand, in the eastern side of the country the Ibo are know for their red cap which is traditional worn (but mostly) by title holders. The Mass Media today turn out targeted information with profound intended and unintended outcomes. Among the Yorubas in Nigeria, men wear agbada with caps while the women tie wrappers with buba. Interestingly, the BRIC Nations and the Asian Tigers (so called) all started the journey to development with Nigeria but they have since left Nigeria far behind on the race to development. The values, behavior, beliefs, and norms they accept are passed on to younger generations through active communication and imitation. Some parts of the tribe makes tribal marks on their faces for beautification of the face.

The local cultural milieu of Nigeria is extremely diversified, and depends not only on the ethnic cultural values and habits, but also on religious habits and obligations.

Nigerian people and culture: Nigeria is famous for being Africa's most populous country with her huge population of more than 150 million. These researchers argue that consideration of cultural differences is critical when applying observation techniques in cross-cultural research as well as in the applied contexts of performance appraisal and international management. Local culture & language .