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Appendix B: Journalism Freedom: 1980–2008 (Country Ratings from Freedom House) - Nigeria

Population (2010, proj.): 158,259,000

Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $920

Date of Independence: October 1, 1960 (from the UK)

Date of Last Constitution: Adopted May 5, 1999; effective May 29, 1999

In Nigeria, one of Africa's most important countries, government harassment of the news media is fairly common, especially around ...

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