River Niger Bridge

History of River Niger Bridge

River Niger Bridge was built in 1964-1965. It is notable as the link between South Eastern Nigeria and Western Nigeria.

Built by Dumez, french construction giant. in 1964-1965.

Once upon a time, the Niger bridge was used to halt the advance of the Nigerian soldiers during the civil war. Fast forward to present day and it is still useful as it serves as a link of trade between Onitsha and the rest of Western Nigeria.


This is a very safe location.

Things to do while at River Niger Bridge

Before heading to River Niger Bridge, here are some helpful things to take along with you:

  • Enjoy the view of the River Niger.
  • Admire the architecture.
  • Best Features

    It holds significant historical importance.

    Most common visitors

    Commuters are the people to find here.


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