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Nigerian National Tradition

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The name “Nigeria” comes from

A

a combination of the word for “people” in 5 major tribal languages.

B

the Niger River which runs through, making it the “Land of the Niger River.”

C

the name of its earliest tribal king to unite the Hausa.

D

the British, who arbitrarily applied the name to the northern, southern, and eastern colonies they united.

E

the religious tradition of the Yoruba which believed in dark spirits who must be appeased to avoid calamity.