The Niger River is the principal river of western Africa, extending about 4,180 km (2,600 mi). Its drainage basin is 2,117,700 km in area. Its source is in the Guinea Highlands in southeastern Guinea. It runs in a crescent through Mali, Niger, on the border with Benin and then through Nigeria, discharging through a massive delta, known as the Niger Delta of the Oil Rivers, into the Gulf of Guinea in the Atlantic Ocean.
The Benue River is the major tributary of the Niger River. The river is approximately 1,400 km long and is almost entirely navigable during the summer months. As a result, it is an important transportation route in the regions through which it flows. It rises in the Adamawa Plateau of northern Cameroon, from where it flows west, and through the town of Garoua and Lagdo Reservoir, into Nigeria south of the Mandara mountains, and through Jimeta, Ibi and Makurdi before meeting the Niger at Lokoja.
The Kaduna River is a tributary of the Niger River which flows for 550 kilometres through Nigeria. It got its name from the crocodiles that lived in the river and surrounding area. Kaduna in the native dialect, Hausa, was the word for "crocodiles".
Cross River may refer to: In Africa Cross River (Nigeria) Cross River State, in southeastern Nigeria, named after the above river Cross River languages, a branch of the Benue-Congo languages subgroup of the Niger-Congo languages In Canada Cross River (British Columbia), a tributary of the Kootenay River In the United States Cross River (New York), a tributary of the Croton River Cross River, New York, a hamlet of Lewisboro, New York
The Escravos River is a river in southern Nigeria. "Escravos" is a Portuguese word meaning "slaves" and the area was one of the main conduits for slave trade between Nigeria and the USA in the 18th century. The Escravos is a distributary of the Niger River, it flows for 57 kilometers, ending at the Bright of Benin of the Gulf of Guinea where it flows into the Atlantic Ocean.
The Forcados River is a channel in the Niger Delta, in southern Nigeria. It flows for approximately 198 km and meets the sea at the Bight of Benin in Delta State. It is an important channel for small ships. The Forcados River splits from the Niger River at the same point as the Nun River. People have been fishing on this river for years and then came to a dock on the Niger River to sell them/keep them and bring them to their homes.
The Nun River is a river in Nigeria. The Nun is formed when the Niger River splits in two, forming the Nun and Forcados rivers. (Nun River may also be an alternative name for the Nen River in Manchuria.)
The Gadar Tamburawa River is a river in Nigeria, just south of Kano. Gada means bridge in Hausa language. The settlement is known as Tamburawa and its located just one and a half mile away from the river. A prominent town under Dawakin kudu Local Government,Kano state. The inhabitant of Tamburawa are Hausa, mostly Lecturers,Farmers,Union workers,and Marketers. though an irrigation farming is as well widely practiced.
The Sokoto River (formerly known as Gublin Kebbi) is a river in north-west Nigeria and a tributary of the River Niger. The river's source is near Funtua in the south of Katsina State, some 275 km in straight line from Sokoto. It flows north-west passing Gusau in Zamfara State, where the Gusau Dam forms a reservoir that supplies the city with water.
The Oṣun River (sometimes, but rarely spelt Oshun) is a river that flows southwards through central Yorubaland in southwestern Nigeria into the Lagos Lagoon and the Atlantic Gulf of Guinea. It is one of the several rivers ascribed in local mythology to have been women who turned into flowing waters after some traumatic event frightened or angered them. Oṣun was reputedly one of the wives of Ṣango, the Yoruba god of thunder.
SNDP founded schools and colleges in the independent India. Previously the only private colleges were those managed by the Church. The movement started with SN College, Kollam. Many educational institutions were started under leadership of SNDP yogam. But soon it became quite difficult to maintain many such institutions by the yogam whose main objective was prophesy of guru's vision among the masses. Under such circumstances, under the leadership of late CM of kerala Mr R.
"Long Walk Home" is a Bruce Springsteen song. Long Walk Home may also refer to: ', the third soundtrack and twelfth album overall released by Peter Gabriel The Long Walk Home, an American historical drama film