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Nigeria Archaeology

Alok Stone Monoliths The sculptured granite stones represent human figures and are considered sacred by the local people. Their age is not known but the earliest may date from the 16th century. They represent an advanced form of stone carving, as the granite is a hard crystalline rock, requiring a great deal of labour to produce such precise work...

Beaches in Nigeria

Coconut Beach Coconut Beach is a beautiful beach in the coastal town of Badagry, west of Lagos. The beach is attractively set in an area surrounded by coconut trees. About 20 miles towards the border of Nigeria and the Republic of Benin, Coconut Beach is accessible through the Lagos-Badagry expressway. Bar Beach Bar Beach, also known as Victoria...

Nigeria Travel Facts

Natural Features: In the center around Jos is a plateau area with short grasses and open scenery, this is the most pleasant climate in the country. The only mountains are in the far east along the Cameroon border. Cutting northwest to southeast is the Niger River, Africa's third longest river. As you move inland from the Coastal oil- producing...

Historical Sites In Nigeria

Jos National Museum and Museum of Traditional Nigerian Architecture (Motna) The National Museum Jos is situated opposite the Jos Zoo in the heart of the city. This museum is one of the earliest museums in Nigeria and also a popular one. Famous among the collections in the museum are Nok Terracotta Sculptures dating as far back as 500 B.C. Other...

Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA)

Mission statement To ensure the efficient management of port operations. Introduction Times have never been better for the NPA. We have a stable and supportive environment in which to operate, and are continuing to upgrade and improve our facilities, ensuring that we meet the challenges of the new millennium. We live in dynamic and changing times...

Nigeria Investment - Nigeria Privatisation

Nigerian privatization Programme The privatization programme will be conducted in a transparent, accountable and comprehensive manner, as it holds the key for reviving our public utilities and engendering foreign investors’ confidence, in the direction we want to move the economy. The business and international community are making privatization...

Festivals in Nigeria

Image: Durbar Festival in Nigeria Nigeria has many local festivals that date back to the time before the arrival of the major religions, and which are still occasions for masquerade and dance. The local festivals cover an enormous range of events, from harvest festivals and betrothal festivals, to the investing of a new chief and funerals. It seems odd to Western ways of thinking...