Cityscape and skyline of Lagos Island, Ikoyi, and Victoria Island in Lagos, Nigeria.

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Nigeria is a pulsating powerhouse: as the most populous nation on the continent – nearly every fifth African is Nigerian – it dominates the region. Lagos, the main city, is overflowing with tech industries, posh restaurants and clubs, and an exploding arts scene, this megacity is the face of modern Africa.


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Best Things to Do

From thrilling festivals to immersive cultural experiences, here are the 9 best things to do in Nigeria.

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Things to Know

From what to pack to helpful etiquette rules and safety tips, here are the some things to know before visiting Nigeria.

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From okadas (motorcycle taxis) to kekes (tricycles), these are the best ways for getting around Nigeria.

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Visa Requirements

Heading to Nigeria? Unless you're a citizen of ECOWAS/CEDEAO-member countries, Chad or Cameroon, you'll need a visa.

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Money and Costs

In Nigeria, there are many ways to save your naira if you know how the locals roll. Here are some tips on how to experience the country on a budget.

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Best Road Trips

Hire a driver and hop in the car to explore more of Nigeria with these top road trip routes.

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