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Eagle Square
Eagle Square

Eagle Square

Open arena

Abuja

275

Sightseeing, Play, Ceremony

History of Eagle Square Eagle Square was built in 1999 to serve as the platform of the official take-off of the Fourth Republic of the Federation of Nigeria. It is notable as one of the nation's notable iconic landmarks. Renowned for providing the primary arena for the symbolic transfer of power and inauguration of the new Government, notably the Swearing-in Ceremony of the Executive President of the Federal Republic, the Eagle Square is one of Nigeria’s most symbolic icons. Security/Safety of Eagle Square This is a very safe location. What To Bring A camera to capture and appreciate significant historic events Best Features It is noteworthy to know that the name 'Eagle Square' is derived from the eagle shape in front of the square which can be seen clearly from an aerial view "Zuma, Kerry, Others Attend Buhari's Inauguration At Eagles Square" - The Tide "President Jonathan officially declares in Eagle Square, Abuja, to run for a second term in office" - MobileNigeria

Supreme Court of Nigeria
Supreme Court of Nigeria
113

Work, Sightseeing

History of Supreme Court of Nigeria Supreme Court of Nigeria was established in 1963. It is notable as the apex Court that operates on matters involving both Federal and State Laws. The apex judiciary body in Nigeria consisting of the Chief Justice of Nigeria and not more than twenty-one justices that have been determined by an act of the National Assembly, the legal and political imposing Supreme Court complex is located in the famous Three Arms Zone. Security/Safety of Supreme Court of Nigeria This is a very safe location. Writer's Review Visitors are allowed inside the building to experience the hustle and bustle associated with a legal atmosphere. Most common visitors Law practitioners are always present here during its opening hours. "Of the three federal courts in Lagos, the Supreme Court was the first to move to Abuja" - Chief Justice Muhammadu Lawal Uwais

National Church of Nigeria
National Church of Nigeria

National Church of Nigeria

Place of worship

Abuja

227

Worship, Sightseeing, Explore art

History of National Church of Nigeria National Church of Nigeria was built in 2005. It is notable as the primary Christian place of worship. Built by Gitto Costruzioni Generali Nigeria Ltd, it was previously known as the National Ecumenical Centre and sometimes known as the National Church of Nigeria. The National Church of Nigeria is the primary point of worship for Christians in Nigeria. It is an inter-denominational church open to Christians and non-Christians alike. When not being used for Christian ceremonies, it is open to the public. Guided tours are available for anyone interested in having a look. In some cases, members of the public are only allowed to tour the church when accompanied by a guide. Security/Safety of National Church of Nigeria This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to the National Church of Nigeria, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Hymnbook. Scarf or head wrap. Things to do while at National Church of Nigeria Say a prayer. Admire its superior architecture. Best Features It is a place to worship and connect with the creator. Writer's Review To go and meditate, confess, or say a prayer. Most common visitors Priests, Religious faithfuls, Preachers are the most common people you can find here.

Abuja National Stadium
Abuja National Stadium

Abuja National Stadium

Sport arena

Abuja

272

Stadium, Relaxation, Play, Meet friends, Exercise, Eat, Drink

History of Abuja National Stadium Abuja National Stadium was built. It is notable as the home of the Nigerian National Football Team. Abuja is where the major activities in the country occur and so the national stadium is the numero uno of football activities in Nigeria. Want to see local stars and foreign players battle on the pitch for your pleasure? Grab a buddy and come have a revelrous time! Security/Safety of Abuja National Stadium This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Abuja National Stadium, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Vuvuzela. Drums, Trumpets. Things to do while at Abuja National Stadium Attend a social event. Watch a football match. Take a selfie of the game. Bond with fellow fans. Best Features This is a multifaceted stadium serving as a home to the Nigerian national football team, as well as a centre for various social, cultural, and religious events. Football fans can also catch a glimpse of their favourite football stars during an international friendly or a cup qualifier. Most common visitors Footballers, Fans, Coaches are the people you will find here.

The Trukadero place
The Trukadero place
293

Relaxation, Play, Meet friends, Eat, Drink

About The Trukadero place The Trukadero place is notable as a multifacted fun center offering a variety of indoor games. The Trukadero place offers a wonderful bowling experience to first timers and regulars and for those who spinning a ball isn't their thing, there are also a variety of billiard games, there is an amusement park and also a restaurant. Everyone is welcome to come play. Security/Safety of The Trukadero place This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to The Trukadero place, here are some helpful things to take along with you: A group of friends. Casual clothing. Things to do while at The Trukadero place Heading to The Trukadero place? Here are some things you can do there: Enjoy a meal. Try out their various games. Best Features It offers a unique gaming experience as bowling is not a common sport in Nigeria. Writer's Review To go and enjoy gaming with a difference. Most common visitors Fun lovers, Gamers, Couples are the common faces here. Guys, are we going to Trukadero today or not? - Ope, my roommate.

National Christian Center
National Christian Center

National Christian Center

Place of worship

Abuja

389

Worship, Sightseeing, Explore art

History of National Christian Center National Christian Center was built in 2005. It is notable as the symbol of unity of Christendom in Nigeria. Built by Christian Association of Nigeria in 2005. One of the largest church centers in Abuja, the project was initially in comatose for 16 years before the CAN raised funds to reactivate its completion in 2004 and in a year, it was completed and dedicated by the Anglican Primate of Nigeria. Security/Safety of National Christian Center This is a very safe location. What To Bring Bible Hymn Book A notepad and pen Things to do while at National Christian Center Fellowship Join the choir or other church groups Best Features It is the most significant neighboring structure to the Central Bank of Nigeria Headquarters and makes up an imposing but accommodating edifice in the Abuja skyline. Most common visitors The center displays remarkable work of architecture and excellent work of craftsmanship. It was built in a neo-gothic style and has several pivoted arches which lead to the altar. The altar itself is centrally placed in the church and makes a complete rotation every 10 minutes. A pipe organ is fitted to the right wing of the church, close to which sits the choir. Stained glass windows which employ a simple but attractive mix of yellow, green and red colors can be seen all around the church. I have travelled to many parts of the world, I have gathered photographs of great Cathedrals of the world and there is none like this one - Dominica Gitto (CEO, Gitto Construction) If you want to smoke you get out, this house has been dedicated to the glory of God - Archbishop Akinola

Wuse Market
Wuse Market

Wuse Market

Market

Abuja

378

Sightseeing, Meet friends, Buy/Sell

History of Wuse Market Wuse Market. This secondary school-turned-market is the biggest and most popular shopping market in Abuja. A very busy market, you can find almost anything ranging from foodstuff, clothes, electronics, furniture, phones, rugs and carpets etc Security/Safety of Wuse Market This is a very safe location. What To Bring Shopping list Cash as local markets hardly accept electronic payment mediums Things to do while at Wuse Market Search and patronize the numerous stores Best Features It offers a glimpse of the local life, with numerous stores and outlets selling everything from all over the country. Wuse market traders give loans to cooperative groups - Daily Trust, Dec 16 2015 Wuse Market Inaugurates New Excos - Leadership Newspapers, Feb 4 2015

Shehu Musa Yar'Adua Center
Shehu Musa Yar'Adua Center

Sightseeing, Read, Explore art, Ceremony, Attend public lectures

History of Shehu Musa Yar'Adua Center Shehu Musa Yar'Adua Center was built in 2002. This is a multipurpose magnificent architectural center built to memorialize the late Shehu Musa Yar'Adua, one of Nigeria's foremost leaders. Security/Safety of Shehu Musa Yar'Adua Center This is a very safe location. Some areas are restricted from public entry so follow directions of officials Things to do while at Shehu Musa Yar'Adua Center View the multimedia exhibition displayed on Shehu Musa Yar'Adua's life and legacy Host conference events Visit the extensive library Take a scroll in the carefully landscaped lawns and gardens Best Features One spectacular feature of the center is the Unfinished Bridge. It is a symbol of Shehu Musa Yar'Adua's life, work and legacy. The axis formed by the beginning and end of the bridge points directly to the National Assembly. Writer's Review It is open to the public so anyone can visit. New Media

Kelina Hospital
Kelina Hospital

Kelina Hospital

Hospital

Abuja

321

Medical check up, Healthcare

About Kelina Hospital had its humble beginnings in February 2008. Armed with a well-thought-out plan, a passion to make a difference in healthcare delivery in Nigeria, and the favor of God and man, the founding team worked tirelessly to launch what has become one of the fastest-growing medical institutions in the nation. The hospital's core values recognize the principle that helping people is service to God, and they commit to this service knowing that each patient satisfactorily cared for is a testimony to the effectiveness of their stewardship.    Services Kelina hospital offers services like: Urology Surgical Videos Technology Clinical Specialties Service Departments Surgery Dental Clinic Minimal Access Surgery   Best Features FACILITIES The gated hospital complex contains a car park for patients and staff, a borehole providing clean water throughout the building, two standby generators, and air-conditioned sections for all the major departments of the hospital, including the laboratory, pharmacy, consulting rooms, surgical theatres, labor rooms, staff offices, nursing stations, kitchen, laundry, and 25 private patient rooms.   PATIENT ROOMS Patient admission rooms are fully contained suites composed of a spacious bedroom, bathroom, patient care equipment, TV, internet access, and one or two beds. Currently, only one patient is housed per suite. When necessary (in the case of younger patients) or at the request of the patient, the second bed in the room may be used by an adult relation of the patient. Many patients choose to take advantage of this provision so that the adult family member or friend can help to provide emotional and social support while the patient is receiving treatment. Patients may also request to have a room upstairs or downstairs, and the staff would usually consider such preferences as long as the requested room type is available. Who Can Visit Anyone can visit the hospital. Children and adults inclusive.   Best Time To Visit The hospital is open for 24hours.   Safety The building is fenced and secured.  

Vanilla Restaurant and Lounge
Vanilla Restaurant and Lounge
199

Relaxation, Meet friends, Eat, Drink

History of Vanilla Restaurant and Lounge Vanilla Restaurant and Lounge was established in 2008 to provide mouth-watering meals, great cocktails and exciting canapes served in a relaxing atmosphere. Like most worthy gems separated from the lot, Vanilla Restaurant and Lounge is tucked away from the bustling activities of Abuja to give you that private dining experience in a pleasant environment. Local Foods to eat at Vanilla Restaurant and Lounge Food to try at the Vanilla Restaurant and Lounge include; Fisherman's Pie Vietnamese Rice Security/Safety of Vanilla Restaurant and Lounge This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Vanilla Restaurant and Lounge, here are some helpful things to take along with you: An appetite A date, friend or family Cash or Credit/Debit Card Best Features Boasting a Sunday Brunch buffet as the ideal family outing, a diverse range of mouth-watering selection of flavors and dishes, a lounge with a cool beige and dark chocolate decor that uniquely blends intimacy with a lively vibe, its no wonder this is self-styled "Abuja's Best Kept Secret" Writer's Review For that classy dining experience in Abuja, your date is sure to agree with me this is the ideal place. Nice food, good cocktails... Bliss - Amara Brown

The Obudu Grill House
The Obudu Grill House

The Obudu Grill House

Restaurant

Abuja

289

Relaxation, Meet friends, Eat, Drink

About The Obudu Grill House Providing a menu of local and international cuisines guaranteed to give your taste buds that unique feel of quality, the high-class customers have made this a place to see and be seen. Local Foods to eat at The Obudu Grill House Food to try at The Obudu Grill House include; New York Strip Loin Cowboy Rib Eye Security/Safety of The Obudu Grill House This is a very safe location. Best Features Located in the prestigious Sheraton Hotel, The Obudu Grill House is one of the best steak houses in Abuja with a unique dining experience that serves the finest steak cuts and grills prepared right before your eyes.

Wakkis Restaurant
Wakkis Restaurant

Wakkis Restaurant

Restaurant

Abuja

253

Relaxation, Meet friends, Eat, Drink

History of Wakkis Restaurant Wakkis Restaurant was established in 2000 to carry out services in food, beverage and catering. Built by Wakkis Food and Beverage Ltd.  Offering an inventive approach to Indian cuisine, authentic and delicious Indian food is served in a clean and hospitable environment here in central Abuja. Local Foods to eat at Wakkis Restaurant Food to try at the Wakkis Restaurant includes; Chicken Biriyani Ajwani Fish Tikka Security/Safety of Wakkis Restaurant This is a very safe location. What To Bring Your hungry friend Cash or Credit/Debit Cards Best Features The structure and surroundings are craftily designed to give the most welcoming and comfortable feel to customers. The uniquely designed building and furniture setting provide customers with a feeling of 'in the presence of Nature' that connects them with a peaceful aura. I wish I can work here, so I can be sampling the food every day! - A friend of mine Great ambience, looks really impressive - Roda Krishna