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Bolstered by trade with the Nile region and Trans-Saharan routes, the empire prospered.In the next centuries, complex political and social systems were developed, particularly after the Bulala invasion in the 14th Century.Later, other groups such as Shuwa-Arabs, the Tuaregs, and the Fulanis, who are concentrated in the far north, entered northern Nigeria in migratory waves across the Sahara Desert.
Until 1989 the capital was Lagos, with a population of about 2,500,000, but the government recently moved the capital to Abuja.
Ife is the site of a unique art form first uncovered in thel93Os.
Naturalistic terracotta, bronze heads and other artifacts dating as far back as the 10th Century show just how early the Yoruba developed an advanced civilization.
Near the coast, the seasons are less sharply defined.
Temperatures of over 90°F are common in the north, but near the coast, where the humidity is higher, temperatures seldom climb above that mark.