Essay America And Nigeri A Developed Country

1060 Words Jun 2nd, 2016 5 Pages
America and Nigeria and two entirely different countries. America is a developed country, who has one of the best economies in the world. Nigeria is a developing country who has one of the fastest growing populations in the world. Even though America and Nigeria are almost different of countries, they both face problems in their populations, urban patterns, and globalization. Both Nigeria and America have fast growing populations, but for two different reasons. While Nigeria faces the problems of urbanization, America has to deal with counterurbanization. Both countries are negatively affected by globalization. In Developing countries, The urban population is rapidly growing because of various push and pull factors. People think that there are high paying jobs and better living spaces in the cities. They are tired of living in poverty in rural areas. Once they arrive, they find that the cities are not as great as they thought they were. Cities in developing countries are often ill equipped for this kind of population growth. In Lagos, they didn’t have plans for all of the new residents. Slums started popping up in areas that were previously empty. These slums didn’t have running water, electricity, or plumbing. Most people have to settle for low paying jobs, like collecting trash. Most people dream of moving to the city, but when they get there, they find that it’s a nightmare. Developed countries are experiencing the exact opposite problems that the developing countries…

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