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Local Laws - Nigeria

NIGERIA | Tue, 1 May 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [309]

Some of the local laws and customs in Nigeria focus on its heavy Muslim population. It boasts the largest number of practitioners in sub-Saharan Africa, and much scrutiny will be given to revealing clothes and overt sexual behaviour. Be especially ... Read more >

Tags: africa, nigeria, travel-legal

Nigeria - Transport Troubles

NIGERIA | Tue, 1 May 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [456]

Getting around in Nigeria can be really difficult, because of bad infrastructure and criminal elements.  Travelers should know first and foremost that Nigeria has a lot of traffic. Like, a lot, a lot. Epic traffic jams can turn a five-minute trip ... Read more >

Tags: africa, nigeria, travel-transport

Nigeria's Criminal Record

NIGERIA | Tue, 1 May 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [416]

The political and economic instability of Nigeria opens the doors for a cornucopia of crime. On one end, you have the less sinister, more basic thievery and pick pocketing. On the other, you have armed robberies, muggings, abductions and car-jackings, particularly ... Read more >

Tags: africa, nigeria, travel-crime

Nigeria - Is It Safe?

NIGERIA | Tue, 1 May 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [419]

Nigeria is currently a very dangerous place in which to travel. Governments in several countries have issued warnings against traveling to this West African nation, citing terrorism risks, kidnapping and other violent crime. The country’s track ... Read more >

Tags: africa, nigeria, travel-safety, travel-terrorism

My Scholarship entry - Understanding a Culture through Food

NIGERIA | Sun, 18 Mar 2012 | By foluking2004 | Views [421] | Scholarship Entry

Nigeria consists of diverse culture and that means uncountable cuisines. Food is necessary for survival and is also the source of pride, looking at what people consider edible around the world may influence opinions about their outlook to life. A tribe’s ... Read more >

Tags: africa, cultures, food, nigeria, ondo state, travel, travel writing scholarship 2012

October - Durbar, Nigeria

NIGERIA | Thu, 17 Sep 2009 | By worldfestivals | Views [1927] | Video

Location: Emir Palace Road, Kano, Nigeria Dates: End of Ramadan Level of Participation: 2 – watch the colourful cavalry Description: Throughout the Islamic world, the Eid al-Fitr festival is ... Read more >

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February - Argungu Fishing Festival, Nigeria

NIGERIA | Sat, 17 Jan 2009 | By worldfestivals | Views [2960]

Location: Argungu, Nigeria Dates: Around mid-February Level of Participation: 1 – get a fish-eye view from the river banks Description: Don’t come to this fishing festival expecting to see a ... Read more >

Tags: argungu fishing festival, nigeria, world festivals

Polio outbreak in Nigeria and Western Africa

NIGERIA | Mon, 12 Jan 2009 | By safetyhub | Views [2646]

WorldNomads.com's roving medical expert and afficionado of Adventure Travel Health, Dr. Erik McLaughlin MD , suggests that travellers to Nigeria and Western Africa should review their immunization history in light of a recent polio outbreak.... Read more >

Tags: adventure doc, africa, dr. erik mclaughlin, immunization, nigeria, polio, travel-alert, travel-health, vaccinations

 

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