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Nigeria

Nigeria Media Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Broadcast media nearly 70 federal government-controlled national and regional TV stations; all 36 states operate TV stations; several private TV stations operational; cable and satellite TV subscription services are available; network of federal government-controlled national, regional, and state radio stations; roughly 40 state government-owned radio stations typically carry their own programs except for news broadcasts; about 20 private radio stations; transmissions of international broadcasters are available 2007
Households with television 25.6% 2002 107th out of 142
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 0.0846 2012 176th out of 188
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 320.5 2013 124th out of 205
Internet > Users per 1000 67.94 2007 113th out of 149
Internet users 43.99 million 2009 9th out of 206
News Agencies > List of news agencies

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) - government-owned

2013
Personal computers > Per capita 6.28 per 1,000 people 2004 135th out of 155
Radio > List of radio stations

Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) - state-run, operates 37 stations broadcasting in 15 languages

Voice of Nigeria - FRCN's external service, via shortwave

Ray Power - private, owned by DAAR Communications, runs music-based and speech-based FM stations


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2013
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 67.68 2012 153th out of 200
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 299.15 per 1,000 people 2007 120th out of 162
Television > List of TV stations

Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) - state-run, operates scores of national and regional stations; national services broadcast in English

AIT - private, owned by DAAR Communications, broadcasting in Lagos, Abuja and internationally via satellite

Minaj TV - private, eastern Nigeria and via cable/satellite


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2013
Television receivers > Per capita 59.9 per 1,000 people 1997 117th out of 178
Televisions 6.9 million 2003 26th out of 214
Televisions per 1000 52.06 2003 134th out of 191

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; World Development Indicators database; International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Wikipedia: List of countries by number of Internet users (Calculated using penetration rate and population data from "Countries and Areas Ranked by Population: 2012" , Population data, International Programs, U.S. Census Bureau, retrieved 26 June 2013). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Internet World Stats, June 30, 2010; British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database, and World Bank estimates.; Source: UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics; CIA World Factbook, December 2003; CIA World Factbook, December 2003. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

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