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The 10 Most Beautiful States in Nigeria

Nigeria is made up of thirty-six (36) states and a Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. All of these states have in different ways contributed to the economic growth, manpower, and beauty of the country. Although this beauty comes in different aspects and each state is beautiful in its own right, the question of what is the most beautiful state in Nigeria continues to come up time and again. It is...

These 25 Hotels Have Beautiful But Ridiculously Expensive Suites…Check Them Out!

We all love to dream! We all love to fantasize about vacations, holiday cruises, honeymoon travels, etc in the best places on earth. Even as dreams and fantasies are not yet criminal offenses, not many of us can afford a luxury hotel room let alone any of these outrageously most expensive hotel suites. As the age of the billionaires becomes more and more entrenched, so the price of hotel suites skyrocket. Everyone dreams...

Hausa People: What to Know About their Language, Tribe and Culture

The Hausa people are one of the prominent and largest ethnic groups in Nigeria and Africa. The people of this tribe are unique in various aspects of their culture. They have several practices, which are exclusively found among them. Apart from the stereotyped characteristics of the Hausas virtually known to all, there are several other important and interesting facts you must know about them. Quick Facts Population Approximately 70 million (as of the...

Igbo People: What to Know About the Tribe, Language and Culture

There are more than 300 Nigerian tribes and among which are three which are often referred to as the major ones, and these three are the Hausa people, the Igbo people, and the Yorubas. Igbo is a language spoken by Igbo people of the Igbo ethnic group, one of the three major ethnic groups in Nigeria. The group is indigenous to the Southeastern part of the country, mostly on...

10 Rare Landmarks On The Map Of Nigeria

Nigeria has many landmarks and monuments. Most of the landmarks in Nigeria are man-made. They include statues and city squares that are formal. However, there are also Natural Landmarks that are absolutely beautiful in Nigeria. Some examples of the rarest landmarks in Nigeria are the Zuma rock, Gurara Falls, and the stunning Owu Falls. Lagos Island is believed to be the home of most of the noteworthy landmarks in...

Top 10 Safest Cities to Live in Nigeria

Nigeria is a country located in West Africa and one of the most populous. For the past few years, many violent crimes, kidnappings and the existence of a brutal militia group known as Boko Haram in the northern part of the country sends chilling nerves down the spine of the visitors. However, the most part of Nigeria is safe and receiving millions of visitors every year. Here are top...

Travelling From Lagos to Abuja by Road: Distance, Fares And Safety Tips To Note

The distance from Lagos to Abuja is approximately 717.5 kilometers (446 miles) by road via Benin-Sagamu Expressway/A121. This is about 10 to 12 hours drive. The cost of transportation ranges from N18,000 to N35,000. What exactly comes to your mind the moment Lagos or Abuja is mentioned to your hearing? Discussing Nigeria without mentioning the cities of Abuja and Lagos would seem like telling a sketchy story to an alien....

Nigerian Civil War: Causes, Effects and Other Facts You Should Know

Some causes of the Nigerian Civil War are ethno-religious riots that occurred in the north, a military takeover, and the attempt to form the Biafra Republic in the southeastern provinces that Igbo people primarily inhabited. Its impacts include but are not limited to displacement of citizens, fatalities, serious damage to both adults and kids and severe malnutrition. The Nigerian Civil War, also known as the Biafran War, July 6, 1967 – January...

Nile River: Map Location, Length and Source and Africa’s Longest River

The Nile is a major north-flowing river in northeastern Africa. It is the longest river in Africa and has historically been considered the longest river in the world Many people are aware of the fascinating features of the Nile River. They know of the river being the longest in the world. Many are familiar with the economic importance of the river. Also, they will talk of its many names and tributaries. Unknown to many...

How Many Tribes, Languages and Local Governments Are In Taraba State?

Taraba State consists of 16 local governments, 40 different tribes, and about 73 spoken languages. The state has grown in manifold ways with lots of tribal and language diversities. However, its government continues to work assiduously to ensure and advance in unity, even amidst the gross diversity. In the course of this writing, we will tell you the tribes, languages, and local governments that are in existence in Taraba...

How Many Local Government Areas Are In Edo State?

There are 18 local government areas in Edo State, and they are  Akoko-Edo, Etsako East, Etsako Central, Etsako West, Owan West, Owan East, Esan West, Esan North-East, Esan Central, Esan South-east, Ovia South-West, Ovia North-East, Igueben, Egor, Uhunmwonde, Oredo, Ikpoba-Okha, Orhionmwon. The Present-day Edo State, located in the southern region of Nigeria, used to be part of the now-defunct Bendel State that was split into two states; Edo and Delta,...

Beginner Yoruba Words and their Meaning in English

The Yoruba language is a language spoken predominantly by people from the southwestern part of Nigeria. It is a member of the Congo-Kordoanian language family and is a tonal language with the highest number of native speakers. The language is prominent among the Yoruba ethnic group, one of the major ethnic groups in Nigeria. It is a vast language that is also spoken in some other Nigerian neighboring countries...

How Much Is International Passport In Nigeria and How Do You Get One?

The official price for a 64-page Nigerian passport with 10-year validity period is N70,000, while the price for the one with five years validity is N35,000. The price for the new 32-page passport with a five-year validity period is N25,000 The Nigerian international passport serves as a necessary official document for people within the country to travel to other countries. It is also a valid means of identification within Nigeria....

Yoruba People, Culture and Language

Yoruba people are a West African ethnic group and one of the three largest ethnic groups in Nigeria. They also inhabit parts of Benin and Togo, and constitute more than 46 million people in Africa Yoruba culture is made up of cultural philosophy, religion and folktales, embodied in Ifa divination Often considered as one of Nigeria's most educated, the Yoruba people are unique with rich cultural heritage, language, and religion. They...

20 Nigerian Foods You Need To Try

There's a wide range of Nigerian foods available today. The wide variety of ethnic communities found in Nigeria means that the nation located in West Africa has a varied and rich culinary tradition. Like other West African countries, most Nigerian Foods uses spices and herbs in combination with palm oil or groundnut oil in order to create deeply flavored sauces and soups often made very hot with chili peppers. There are some staples and ingredients that cross the country's...

Who Designed the Nigerian Flag and What is Meaning of the Colors

  The Nigerian flag was designed in 1959 by Mr. Michael Taiwo Akinkumi, a Nigerian student in London. While the central white stripe on the flag symbolises the River Niger bisecting the countryside and also the nation's passion for peace and unity, the two green stripes on either side of the white one represent Nigeria's evergreen vegetation and agriculture. The Nigerian flag is one of the National symbols that makes the...

Delta State Postal Code

Delta State postal codes are a series of unique 6 digits (320001 to 334196) that are used for sorting mail. Each of these digits has its significance; the second and third digits are a representation of the dispatch district, the fourth digit is a representation of the route, and the last two digits represent the delivery location.  Therefore, knowing the right postal code equals ease in getting a post delivered...

List of Tribes and Villages in Delta State

Delta State is home to tribes such as the Ijaw, Urhobo, Isoko, Itsekiri, and many more. These tribes are spread across numerous villages, each with its distinct cultural identity and heritage, contributing to the state's rich cultural tapestry. This article will explore the tribes in Delta State and also list the villages in the state. Tribes in Delta State Delta State is located in the south-south region of Nigeria and is...

List of Local Governments in Cross River State

There are 18 local governments in Cross River State. Calabar is the state's capital, while Akamkpa is the largest LGA by landmass. Each local government in Cross River is characterized by different things, but together, they make the state the 19th largest in Nigeria by area.  The existence of Cross River as a Nigerian state started in 1967 as South-Eastern State before it was given its present name in 1976....

List of Tribes and Languages in Cross River State

With over 30 tribes and about 70 languages, Cross River State certainly lives up to its reputation as a melting pot of cultures. Cross River is one of the Nigerian states most recognized for its unique blend of cultures. As a state in the southern part of Nigeria, it is named after the popular Cross River, which runs across the state, and its capital city is Calabar. The state occupies...

The Richest Local Governments in Cross River State

The top ten richest local governments in Cross River State are Calabar municipality, Obudu Local Government, Ogoja, Ikom, Bekwarra, Bakassi, Biase, Boki, Calabar South, and Etung Local Government. Cross Rivers State is a state in the South-South geopolitical zone of Nigeria. It is also the leading tourism state and a petroleum-producing state in Nigeria. It was established on 27 May 1967 during the regime of General Yakubu Gowon. Since its creation,...

Cross River Postal Codes and Zip Code

The Cross River Postal codes or zip code is 500001; however, this code cannot be used for paperwork as each of the 18 Local Government Areas in the state has its unique postal code. Cross River postal code is diversified into the six-digit code assigned to the various towns, villages, districts, areas, and places under the state. Generally, a postal code is a series of letters or digits or sometimes...

List of Local Governments in Delta State and their Headquarters

There are 25 local governments in Delta State, Nigeria. Each local government serves as a unit of administration and development within the state. Delta State is a state in the southern region of Nigeria, located along the country's oil-rich Niger Delta region. It is one of the 36 states in Nigeria and comprises 25 local government areas (LGAs). The LGAs are crucial in grassroots governance, ensuring effective service delivery to the local...

Highest Rock in Nigeria: The Top 10 Biggest Rocks and Hills

The highest rocks and hills in Nigeria are marked by their extensive heights above the surrounding and sea level. The highest rock is Zuma Rock, which stands at 2,379 feet, while the highest hill is Shere Hills, found in Jos, Nigeria. It stands at 1,829 meters (6,001 ft), and is over two times larger than Zuma Rock. Then, the most elevated part of Nigeria is called Chappal Waddi Mountain, found...

List of North Central States in Nigeria

There are six North Central States in Nigeria and they are Benue, Kogi, Kwara, Nasarawa, Niger, and Plateau States and there is also the Federal Capital Territory (Abuja) included in the zone. The region is one of the six geopolitical zones in Nigeria and they also include some of the middle belt states in the country.  The states in North Central were carved out between 1976 and 1996 and it...

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