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Aso Rock

Aso Rock is a large outcrop that is in the outskirts of Abuja, the capital of Nigeria. The Aso Rock is a 400 metre monolith and is the city's most noticeable feature. The Nigerian Presidential Complex, Nigerian National Assembly, Nigerian Supreme Court and much of the town extend to the south of the rock. "Aso" means victorious in the language of the (now displaced) Asokoro (the people of victory). Image File history File links Asorock. ... Image File history File links Asorock. ... Aso Rock Abuja is the capital city of Nigeria. ... A monolith is a geological or technological feature such as a mountain, consisting of a single massive stone or rock. ... Known as The Villa this is the complex where the President resides ... [1]Politics of Nigeria}} The National Assembly of the Federal Republic of Nigeria is a bicameral legislature established under section 4 of the Nigerian Constitution and comprises a 109-member Senate and a 360-member House of Representatives. ... The Supreme Court of Nigeria is the highest court in Nigeria, and is located in the Central District, Abuja, in what is known as the Three Arms Zone, so called due to the proximity of the offices of the Presidential Complex, the National Assembly, and the Supreme Court. ...


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