Posts Tagged “Travel”

AJALA: The Nigerian who travelled the World on his Bike

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AJALA: The Nigerian who travelled the World on his Bike

Dear Beloved Reader, today’s story is a very special one and it is on one of the foremost Nigerian icons of cultural history, the quintessential explorer. Europe had Christopher Columbus, Vasco da Gama, Ferdinand Magellan, James Cook, and Marco Polo, Asia had its Ibn Battuta and Zheng He and Africa had OLABISI AJALA. A very…

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Eko Hotel owner, Chagoury, sues FBI, US Justice Department over visa ban

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Eko Hotel owner, Chagoury, sues FBI, US Justice Department over visa ban

Gilbert Chagoury, billionaire businessman and owner of Eko Hotels in Lagos Nigeria has filed a legal action against the US government and its agencies for Privacy Act Violations. The case filed on Friday is the first to be made under the Judicial Redress Act, which was signed into law by President Barack Obama in February…

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TOP 8 TRAVEL DESTINATIONS IN TARABA STATE

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TOP 8 TRAVEL DESTINATIONS IN TARABA STATE

Taraba State is located in the North-East geopolitical zone of Nigeria. It was carved out of the old Gongola State on August 27, 1991, by the former military government of General Ibrahim Babangida. The state derived its name from the Taraba River which crosses the southern part of the state, and both the river and…

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A Foreigner studied Nigeria and this is his Description

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A Foreigner studied Nigeria and this is his Description

Ever since taking West African History 201, I’ve been fascinated by the rich cultural tapestry that is Nigeria. Professor Olson really opened my eyes to Nigerian accomplishments in art, music, and literature. What an incredibly cool place!   It’s sad how the media always dwell on the negative aspects of African society. Granted, Nigeria faces…

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WHY YOU SHOULD TRAVEL AROUND NIGERIA

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WHY YOU SHOULD TRAVEL AROUND NIGERIA

Nigerians travel abroad to view modern shops and buildings while the Westerners travel to Nigeria to appreciate the nature,” he said as we travelled by road from Kaduna to Bauchi through Saminaka and Gumau. He was right; I only had to look out of the window to see that natural beauty – from awe-inspiring rock formations to grassy plains – on both sides of the highway. It is time we begin to change this reality — for our own good and for the good of Nigeria.

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44 COUNTRIES NIGERIAN PASSPORT HOLDERS CAN VISIT WITHOUT A VISA

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44 COUNTRIES NIGERIAN PASSPORT HOLDERS CAN VISIT WITHOUT A VISA

1. Bangladesh (Visa on arrival) 2. Barbados ( Visa free for 6 months) 3. Benin Republic ( Visa free) 4. Burkina Faso ( Visa free) 5. Burundi ( Visa on arrival for 30days) 6. Cameroon ( Visa free) 7. Cape Verde ( Visa on arrival) 8. Chad ( Visa free) 9. Comoros Island ( Visa…

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OBUDU MOUNTAIN RESORT, CROSS RIVER STATE

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OBUDU MOUNTAIN RESORT, CROSS RIVER STATE

Obudu Mountain Resort is one of the Africa’s finest and most magnificent tourist destinations. It is a tourist heaven with its inviting natural endowment to be explored. Obudu Mountain Resort is located in the highlands of Cross River State, only 45 miles from the border with Cameroon, and it possesses a temperate climate due to…

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TOP 7 TOURISM DESTINATIONS IN SOUTHWEST NIGERIA

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TOP 7 TOURISM DESTINATIONS IN SOUTHWEST NIGERIA

When it comes to travel destinations in Nigeria, the southwest is one of the points of call. The southwest of Nigeria is one of the six geopolitical zones of the country, it is largely the home of the Yoruba people and comprises of Oyo State, Ogun State, Osun State, Ondo State, Ekiti State, and Lagos…

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5 amazing Nigerian books to Read while Traveling

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5 amazing Nigerian books to Read while Traveling

There’s a new generation of Nigerian writers who are making waves around the world. To say the least, you will find a Nigerian name almost every prestigious literary prize from the Nobel prize for Literature to the Man Booker Prize, The Caine Prize for African writing, among others. For any traveler who wants something to…

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Top 5 Most Travelled Roads in Nigeria

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Top 5 Most Travelled Roads in Nigeria

The major road links Enugu, Awka, and Onitsha together – having been built in the late 1970s. It is one of the busiest roads used by Igbo traders and businessmen, and one of the most popular roads in the Eastern part of the country.

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