7 Reasons why Nigeria Will Be the Best Place to Live in 2020

A school girl holds a Nigerian flag as she joins a parade marking Nigeria's 54th Independence Day in Lagos October 1, 2014. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: POLITICS ANNIVERSARY) - RTR48JM4

Nigeria Will Be the Best Place to Live in 2020

It will interest you to know that despite the challenging time being experienced currently in Nigeria, the country will be the best place to live in 2020.

This affirmation comes from the various efforts being invested by the Nigerian government to transform the country. We have highlighted below 7 reasons why we believe Nigeria will be the best place to live in 2020.


  1. Economy

The Nigerian economic status has been attracting a huge number of foreign investors to the country. This form of attraction will go a long way in stabilizing the economy.

The federal government has been creating an enabling environment to bring in businesses into the country and to ensure Nigeria is the one stop destination for foreign direct investment.

  1. Power Supply

Another sector which will make Nigeria the best place is the power sector. The federal government has been putting in efforts to remove the structural weaknesses hindering the revolutionizing of the power sector. The lapses in the power sector have been reviewed by the government and efforts are being put in place to address those lapses.

  1. Improvement of Export Portfolio

Since the government cannot continue to import more than it exports, the federal government of Nigeria has put in place strategies to improve the export portfolio of the country.

More than 16,000 local and foreign investors have been registered for business transactions that worth about 6.6 trillion naira within a year. This will bring about industrial revolution that will make Nigeria the best place by 2020.

  1. Disease Control

Nigeria has been taking drastic steps to improve the health sector. The steps are geared towards facilitating the implementation of definite programs that will ensure the control and treatment of major diseases and causes of blindness.

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  1. Contribution by ICT

Another reason why Nigeria will be the best place to live in 2020 is the massive contribution by the Information Communication Technology (ICT). According to the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), ICT will contribute to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). This projection will bring together stakeholders from all parts of the world to invest in the ICT sector thereby boosting the Nigerian economy.

  1. Food Security

Over 70 percent of the Nigerian population is employed by agriculture. The drive for food security is one of the goals of the Nigerian government. The determination of the government to improve the agricultural sector will go a long way in eradicating the low productivity and low income for practitioners plaguing the sector.

  1. Education

The determination of the federal government to create 500,000 teaching jobs and build more schools will go a long way in developing the education sector. The plans of the government will eradicate the unwillingness to use agreed standards and lack of funding facing the sector. Developing the education sector will lead to the production of educated and informed citizens, which will make it the best place to live in 2020.

What are the policies currently made by the government which you believe will make the nation the best place to live in 2020?