Nigeria have been ranked eighth in the list in the most fragile countries in Africa.
The ranking is based on their vulnerability to collapse based on twelve key political, social and economic indicators using the Conflict Assessment System Tool (CAST) analytical approach.
The annual report released since 2005.
The most populous black nation comes behind South Sudan, Somalia, Central African Republic, Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo, Chad and Guinea, with Zimbabwe taking ninth.
In the ranking of the least fragile country, Mauritius is ranked first, followed by Seychelles, Botswana, Ghana, Cape Verde, Namibia, Sao Tome and Principe, South Africa, Gabon and Tunisia.
They rank 125th, 120th, 108th, 106th, 103rd, 97th, 96th, 91st and 89th in the world respectively.
178 countries were ranked based on the different pressures they face that impact their levels of fragility.
The most stable country on the global scale is Finland, followed by Norway, Switzerland, Denmark and Ireland.
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