Top 5 Reasons to Visit Nigeria

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Nigeria

As a citizen of Nigeria, Gabriel Eziorobo has seen the beauty that makes foreigners come to Nigeria to live, invest or spend their vacation. If you are considering your next destination, check out Gabriels top reasons why you might want to consider traveling to Nigeria and also why you will love the experience...

 

1. Nature

Nigeria is blessed with incredible natural resources, destinations and warm weather. The warm and cold water flows in Ikogosi, Ekiti state in the south-west of the country are highly recommedned which attract thousands of international tourists every year.

 

2. Language

Nigeria is blessed with varieties languages including hausa, igbo,edo, efik, igala, ijaw, isoko, urhobo, igbira and also local languages. A lot of international tourists visit Nigeria and try to learn, or pick up some of the basics of some of the languages available. Popular languages to learn include yoruba which is the common language in Nigeria.

 

3. Culture

One of the main reasons people visit Nigeria is due to the amount of entertainment available in places like Lagos. Popular activities include listening to afro-music, pop, afro-pop and fuji. During seasonal periods like Christmas there are a lot of shows which are popular with tourists including the akpororo vs akpororo and the ay-show.

 

4. Food

Nigeria is one of the best countries to visit in Africa in terms of varieties of foods. Popular local dishes include banga and starch, ogbono-soup, pepper-soup, African-salad (jakwu, abacha), ukwa, jollof-rice, porridge-yam, ewedu, egusi and efo-riro.

 

5. People

You will find the people of Nigeria are very friendly, open to outsiders, good company to be with and it is very easy to make new friends. Nigeria is a country full of different people and traditional clothing including the buba, agbada, sokoto, kaba, fila, abeti-aja, iborun, iro, gele and the traditional beads used by the benins.

 

By Gabriel Eziorobo

 

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