Features of Nigerian Rivers

  1. Most Nigerian rivers have short course, which do not favour navigation.
  2. Most Nigerian rivers are known for their characteristic waterfalls, rapids and cataracts, which also do not favour navigation.
  3. The seasonality of Nigerian rivers does not really promote navigation.
  4. The Deltaic nature of Nigerian rivers also impedes navigation.
  5. The shallowness and non-directional flow of most Nigerian rivers also hamper navigation.

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