We love Nigeria for:
Lagos: After Cairo Lagos is the 2nd most populous city in Africa with a population of 8 million.
Nollywood: The cinema of Nigeria grew quickly in the 1990s and 2000s the cinema of Nigeria to become the second largest film industry in the
world in terms of number of annual film productions.
Afrobeats and Hiplife: In November 2008, Nigeria's music scene (and that of Africa) received international attention when MTV hosted the
continent's first African music awards show in Abuja
Nigeria has had its share of bad press. However Nigeria is recovering itself and becoming more of a place we love. Its amazing contribution to the music and
entertainment in Africa and across the world. Nigeria is the most populous country of black people in Africa. Nigeria is the 7th most populous country in
Nigerias most popular sport is football. The national men’s football team is known as the Super Eagles
The choice of English as the official language. Nigerian Pidgin is an English-based language spoken The language is commonly referred to as
"Pidgin" or "Brokin English”
Religion is split 50/50 in Nigeria. 50.4% of Nigeria's population are Muslims, 50.8% are Christian
Nigeria is the 12th largest producer of petroleum in the world and the 8th largest exporter. Nigeria has one of the fastest growing telecommunications
markets in the world, major emerging market. operators. At one time, Nigeria was the world's largest exporter of groundnuts, cocoa, and palm oil. About 60% of
Nigerians work in the agricultural sector.
Nigerian law requires every tourist to have vaccinations against yellow fever in order to enter the country.
Things to do
Visit the beaches
Elecko beach the beach is very calm and peaceful with least activities. Do not expect any water sports. Reasonably big waves, so keep safe.
60km of the city
Lekki Beach: This very popular beach is only a few kilometres from the city centre along the Lekki-Epe Expressway. It is possible to hire a
beach shelter made of palm fronds and set up a picnic or barbecue
Bar Beach: This is the main beach on Victoria Island, alongside Ahmadu Bello Way and one of the more popular beaches in the state. Bar Beach is
the main (inner city) beach being smack in the middle of the city, it attracts the wealthiest walking along the poorest and no one batting an eyelid.
Widlife Yankari National Park
Is a large wildlife park located in north eastern Nigeria. Yankari was designated and opened as Nigeria’s biggest national park in 1991. It is the most
popular destination for tourists in Nigeria. The park is an for over 50 species of mammal including African Bush Elephant, Baboons and Monkey’s.
Collection of Nigerian art. Located on the drive in from the airport.
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