About Zuma Rock The quickest way to see this grand monolith is by looking at the 100 naira note. It should inspire you enough to want to see the real thing. Welcome to Abuja! Zuma rock was a safe haven for the Gbagyi during the intertribal wars when they were encroached upon by neighbouring tribes. Zuma rock rises 725 metres (2,379 ft) above its surroundings. It is sometimes called the "Gateway to Abuja". Safety This is a very safe place to be. Things to Do/ What to Bring It is a great environment to have a picnic and also for relaxation. Guests are advised to go with a camera and a picnic box. Best Features There is a natural shape in the rock that depicts a human face with eyes, a nose and mouth. The top of the rock catches fire when it rains. Best Time to Visit Zuma Rock The best time to visit Zuma rock is during the weekends when there a lot of people visiting to have a nice time. Most Common Visitors The most common visitors are tourist, people who just want to have a good time and archeologists. Why You should Visit To be taken aback by the top of the rock when it rains and also see the face on the rock.
This is one of the biggest natural tourist attractions Nigeria has to offer.
Kainji lake national park
ABOUT Kainji National Park is a national park in Niger State and Kwara State, Nigeria. Established in 1978, it covers an area of about 5,341 km2 (2,062 sq mi). The park includes three distinct sectors: a part of the Kainji Lake in which fishing is restricted, the Borgu Game Reserve to the west of the lake, and the Zugurma Game Reserve to the southeast. Kainji National Park was established in 1978 and is divided into three distinct sectors, the Zugurma Game Reserve, the Borgu Game Reserve and Kainji Lake. Since 2005, the protected area has been considered a Lion Conservation Unit together with Yankari National Park. The park is owned by the state and managed by the Federal National Park Service (FNPS), receiving direct government funding. This means that enforcement actions against poachers can be pursued under national park law and not in the local courts. The Kainji national park established from a merge of two game reserves is home to a variety of wild life ranging from elephants to monkeys, baboons and lions. It is a conservation center aimed at promoting the biodiversity of Nigerian wildlife. Trivia: The Kainji national park is located near the famous Kainji hydroelectric dam. SERVICES There are no services rendered here as the national forest is not properly managed. BEST FEATURES Kainji National Park has it beautiful environment full with all kinds of animals around the forest BEST TIME TO VISIT Kainji National Park can be visited at any time of the year WHO CAN VISIT Historians, Photographers, couples, tourists, and fun lovers SAFETY Kainji National Park is not safe at night as there are no security agents around the forest and one needs to be extremely careful
Bida brass works
It is often said that before you can marry a woman in Bida, you have to pay the brass price. Bida which is home to beautiful brass works hopes to tell the story of its people via artistic expressions of copper and zinc.
Ladi Kwali Pottery Centre
Police Secondary School, Minna
This is a co-educational institution and all its students are residents for effective learning.
National Gallery of Art, Minna
Kpakunge Road, Old Secretariat, Minna
Federal University of Technology Minna
FUTMINNA specializes in technological education.The University is a designated Center of Excellence in Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering and has a core competence in the development of vaccines and drugs.
Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University
This is a modern multidisciplinary University named after the former Head of States Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida.
This is the airport serving Minna and the neighboring areas in Niger, opening up the state to air migration.
Niger State Government Secretariat
This is the permanent administrative office of the Niger State Government. Here, all state agencies and parastatals are quartered. As such, this is one of the most important place in the state.
Federal High Court, Minna
New Horizons College Minna
About New Horizons College Minna New Horizons College was established on 10th September 1995 as one of the four schools established by the Islamic Education Trust,Minna,Niger State .It was established with the vision and aim to provide muslim children with the right mix of western and islamic education on the highest International Standards. Safety This is a very safe location Things to Do At the College,you could get your child enrolled into a class,attend lectures and seminars,also visit the guidance counselor for counselling What to Bring Before heading to the College,you should go along with necessary documents for enrollment,writing materials and some spare cash Best Features New Horizons College Minna offers the right mix of a value based and moral standard of education,it caters to both genders and has proper and separate boarding sections and classrooms for them Most Common visitors Most Common visitors are the parents,students and staff Best Time to Visit Best time to visit the college are during its allowed visiting days and break periods for each day. New Horizons College is one of the four schools established by the Islamic Education Trust, Minna, Niger State. It was established September 10th, 1995, it initially admitted only male students and had no boarding facility. Today the school has both male and female students, each gender having its own section and classrooms, as well as separate boarding facilities, to cater for students from all over Nigeria, who had for long wished to benefit from the type of education offered by New Horizons College. The school is a product of the vision of the Trustees who aimed to provide Muslim children and parents, with the right mix of Islamic and Western education to the highest international standards. We offer children who come to our school the best of two educations; quality secular education that qualifies them for admission anywhere in the world and religious education which gives them a broad understanding of Islam and other faiths. Our educational system is value based and we place strong emphasis on character development.
Unguwan Daji Muslims Cemetery
This is a gravesite and final resting place for a lot of Muslim faithfuls in the state. Not popular, and so neglected for the most parts, it enjoys the tranquility and peace of minimum disturbance.
This is a public hospital that offers quality medical solutions in an affordable and conducive environment.
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