Nigeria is found in western Africa. The country has southwestern coastline along the Gulf of Guinea and shares land boundaries with Benin, Niger, Chad, and Cameroon. Nigeria’s geographical location is the basis for much of its economic activity. The country sits on a large oil reserve, and its economy depends heavily on exporting crude oil and gas.
Nigerians in Toronto
|In the GTA: 19,330||In Toronto: 9,745|
Primary Areas of Settlement in the GTA (Social Atlas):
Brampton, Mississauga, and the City of Toronto (Ward 42 Scarborough — Rouge River; Wards 1 & 2 Etobicoke North).
Settlement Services in the GTA
African Community Services of Peel
20 Nelson Street West, Suite 302
Churches in the GTA
All Nations Full Gospel Church
4401 Steeles Avenue West
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