WARNING: Many foreign governments advise against travel to much of Northern and Central Nigeria due to ethnic tension, lawlessness and the current activities of murderous Islamist groups such as Boko Haram. Church-goers should not form in groups which are too large due to suicide bombings and alcohol consumption should not be done in public. You may encounter jihadist groups in the regions of Borno, Kaduna, Bauchi, Yobe and Kano.Nigeria (Hausa: Nijeriya, Igbo: Naíjíríà, Yoruba: Nàìjíríà) is a country in equatorial West Africa. It is the continent's most populous nation. It has a southern coastline on the Gulf of Guinea, and has Benin to the west, Cameroon to the southeast, Chad to the northeast, and Niger to the north.Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa and the seventh most populous country in the world. It is the largest African oil producer and, since April 2014, the largest economy in Africa.