1. Geography has played a powerful role in influencing the culture of a people, that is, the people’s way of life and mode of dressing.
  2. It has also helped in influencing the type of food people eat and the type of occupation they practice.
  3. Geography has also helped in natural boundary divisions of various regions in the country.
  4. It has also helped to unite the country.
  5. Geography, through the river system, especially the Niger-Benue basin has provided opportunities of contact between the peoples of Ijaw, Yoruba, Igbo, Idoma, Tiv, and Jukun.
  6. Geography through the Niger-Benue River systems has supplied waterways which have made the movement of people possible.
  7. Through geography, the major river was used to carve out the name “Nigeria’.

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