In a social situation, they are greeted and served first.
In return the most senior person has the responsibility to make decisions that are in the best interest of the group.
Nigerians living in the south of the country tend to speak more directly.
Along with South Africa, Nigeria is considered a super-power in the African continent and consequently Nigerians are generally proud of their country.
It has the largest population in Africa and the land is endowed with vast quantities of natural resources.
It is the sixth largest oil-producing nation and has a well-educated and industrious society.
They are fond of the expression, "When Nigeria sneezes, the rest of the African nations (with the exception of South Africa) catch cold." Extended families are still the norm and are in fact the backbone of the social system.