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Nigeria Tourism: Exploring Sustainable Tourism for Developmental Growth

Stakeholders in the tourism sector must be guided by the following recommendations: Development of Infrastructure: infrastructures i.e. roads, water, electricity, communication facilities, and health and safety services should be developed and provided in manners that will minimise the ecological footprints of tourism, and to a standard that encourages internal and international tourism. Read more…

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Nigeria Tourism: Ikogosi Warm Springs Resort

Ikogosi Warm Springs Resort is one of the nation’s finest tourist destinations with enchanting natural beauty that stands out. What is mysterious about the Ikogosi Warm Spring is the Therapeutic effect on all forms of skin ailment, aches, hypertension, arthritis, barrenness and many more. Read more…

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Nigeria Tourism: Old Oyo National Park

Old Oyo National Park derives its name from the ruins of Oyo-Ile (Old Oyo) the ancient political capital of Yoruba Empire. The Park is made up of two previous Native Administrative forest Reserves, the Upper Ogun (1936) and Oyo-ile (1941) Forest Reserves. These unique ecosystem and historical relics were converted to Game Reserves in 1952 and finally upgraded to the present status of a National Parks. Read more…

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Nigeria Tourism: Oban Hills / Korup

Oban Hills rainforest lies in the southern section of the Cross River National Park of South-Eastern Nigeria and adjoin the Korup National Park in Western Cameroon. The steep-side hills are covered in ancient Biafran type rainforest. A “neck” between village enclaves serves as a crucial link between two sections of the Oban Hills. Oban is an internationally recognized biodiversity hotspot and contains a number of important species such as the Nigeria-Cameroon chimpanzee, the drill, Preuss’s red colobus monkey, leopard, forest elephant and the grey-necked Picathartes or rockfowl. Read more…

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Nigeria Tourism: Niger Delta Mangroves

Niger Delta Mangroves: Niger Delta is fringed by a deep belt of mangrove forest, which protects vast areas of freshwater swampland in the Inner Delta. The trees and roots provide rich habitats for a wide range of flora and fauna, much of which is only just beginning to be understood. The dominant feature of the Nigerian coast is the Niger Delta which consists of swampy ground separated by narrow fresh or brackish lagoons (around Lagos) and anastomosing creeks. Read more…

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Nigeria Tourism: Gashaki-Gumpti National Park

Gashaka-Gumti National Park is located in a mountainous region of North-east Nigeria adjacent to the international border with Cameroon, and immediately to the North of the Mambilla plateau. No roads cross this remote region and only a few lonely footpaths wind through the forested mountains towards Cameroon. Visitors to the park are able to enjoy lush forests, wide sweeping grasslands, cool highland plateaus, rugged moody mountains, abundant wildlife, and fascinating ethnic cultures, all combined within a single protected area. Read more…

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Nigeria Tourism: Oke Idanre (Idanre Hill)

Oke Idanre hill consists of high plain with spectacular valleys interspersed with inselbergs of about 3,000 ft above sea level. Its physical attributes include Owa’s Palace, Shrines, Old Court, Belfry, Agbooogun foot print, thunder water (Omi Aopara) and burial mounds and grounds. Read more…

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Nigeria Tourism: Arochkwu Long Juju Slave Route (Cave Temple Complex)

Arochkwu Long Juju Slave Route: There is a six-foot gully though now covered ‘in a thickest that leads into the ancient Cave Temple. This is the main oracular shrine of Ibn Ukpabi and by which stands as if on guard the cult statute of Kamalu “the warrior god”. The site also contains an altar, which is the kitchen area. A waterfall (the loud sound of which from a distance is regarded as the prophetic voice of Ibn Ukpabi). Read more…

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Nigeria Tourism: Surame Cultural Landscape

Surame Cultural Landscape: Surame ancient kingdom existed around the 15th and 16th centuries. It is a very unique site with a surface of about 9 kilometres, in which one third of the relics has some traces of human settlement in the form of Hausa foundations, remains of compound enclosures, wall rubbles, wells, potsherds. Other features of the site are the walls, Grates, Baobab tree, trench and ditches. Read more…

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Nigeria Tourism: Alok Ikom Stone Monoliths

Alok Ikom Stone Monoliths: Akwasnshi/Atal as the monolith is called among the Ejagham people of the Cross River State is distributed among over” thirty communities. In each community, the stones are found in circles, sometimes perfect circles, facing each other standing erect, except where they have been tampered with by weather or man. Read more…

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Nigeria Tourism: 5 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do in Lagos

If you are looking for a recreational place in Lagos, this is going to be great for you especially as it combines the outdoors, sporting activity and social bonding. Cyclotron is a cycling club based in Lagos that aims to promote cycling as a recreational activity and they are open to receiving new members at all times. Read more…

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Nigeria Tourism: Ogbunike Caves

Ogbunike Caves are situated in a valley with tropical rain forest behind the “Ogba” hills in which lies St. Monica College, Ogbunike. Descending into the valley where the caves are located is a lengthy walkway made up of about 317 steps said to have been constructed by the Anambra State Government in the mid 90s. At the end of the walkway is an open space used as a reception point where visitors are by tradition to remove their shoes. Read more…

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Nigeria History and Tourism Information: Travel, Discover Touristic Sights in Nigeria, Giant of Africa With Giant of Attractions By Sampson Jerry, Anderson Jones, Morgan Koumana

Nature has endowed Nigeria with a good design that is so attractive that Nigeria makes one of the most naturally picturesque nations in the world. Nigeria is an adventure, simply put. Tourist attractions abound in Nigeria, ranging from natural attractions like hills, waterfalls, springs, lakes, mountains, rocks, beaches, etc; Olumo Rock in Abeokuta, Obudu Cattle Ranch, Man-made attractions like resorts, parks, game reserves, ranches, etc; and Cultural attractions such as Festivals, carnivals, etc. Read more…

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How Culture, Tourism Can Boost Nigeria’s Economy

Nigeria stands a great chance of surviving the current economic meltdown facing the entire globe if it could focus more on cultural tourism. To this end, Nigeria can forge a solid partnership with symbiotic foreign countries for culture and tourism in developing and marketing their potentials to boost patronage of local and foreign tourists. Read more…

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Nigeria Tourism: Here Are Common Mistakes Travelers Make When Visiting Calabar

Calabar has a very rich culture as well as a unique language that influences their English pronunciations. A lot of Nigerian comedians tell jokes with the local accent however, it is important to understand the culture and the surrounding when visiting. Having an unbiased mind will help you blend better, absorb the culture in a more interactive way and avoid insulting them unintentionally. Read more…

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Nigeria Tourism: Here Are Honeymoon Places in Nigeria That Won’t Break Your Pocket

The fact is that Nigerians believe that honeymoons should be spent in South Africa, Dubai, Seychelles, London and other spectacular tourist hubs in different parts of the world. Unknown to them, there are pleasant and amazing destinations in the country that can also serve as a perfect honeymoon spot. We assure you that you do not need to break the bank to visit these sites. Kajuru Castle is one of Nigeria’s hidden tourist destinations that is a perfect honeymoon getaway. It was built in 1978 by a German expatriate. Read more…

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Nigeria Tourism: Best Nigeria Cities You and Your Friends Should Visit

One of the favorite locations for Nollywood movies, Asaba is a major ‘fun’ capital that screams to be visited in a group. With an endless abundance of bars, galleries, clubs, and restaurants, take a break from the overwhelming Nigerian history and relax on the beach, or window shop through one of the most many shopping areas in the city. Read more…

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Nigeria 2.0 By Dayo Adedayo

Nigeria 2.0 is a visual journey. It reveals the country’s familiar and unknown treasures never seen before through the lens of a renowned and award winning photographer ‘Dayo Adedayo. Find out more about Nigeria 2.0 By Dayo Adedayo. Discover Nigeria today. The real and true Nigeria. Read more…

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Nigeria Tourism: The Sukur or Sukur Cultural Landscape

Sukur Cultural Landscape is a National Monument as determined by the Joint Instrument of Federal Decree No. 77 of 1979 (now NCMM ACT, Cap 242 of 2000) and the subsequent legal authority of the Adamawa State Government as in Gazette No. 47 Vol. 7 of 20 November 1997, and the written consent of the Hidi-in-Council. Sukur is located in Madagali local government area of Adamawa State. Sukur is an ancient settlement with a recorded history of iron smelting technology, flourishing trade, and strong political institution dating back to the 16th century. Read more…