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Aso Rock

Aso Rock

ABOUT Aso Rock is a large outcrop of granitic rock located on the outskirts of Abuja, the capital of Nigeria. The Aso Rock is a 400-metre (1,300 ft) prominent monolith with a peak height of 936-metre (3,071 ft) above sea level. It is one of the city's most noticeable features. The Nigerian Presidential Complex, Nigerian National Assembly, and Nigerian Supreme Court are located around it. Much of the city extends to the south of the rock. "Aso" means victorious in the native language of the Asokoro ("the people of victory") ethnic group. Aso Rock was the site of the 2003 Aso Rock Declaration, issued by Heads of Government of the Commonwealth during the CHOGM held in Abuja. It reaffirmed the Commonwealth's principles as detailed under the Harare Declaration, but set the 'promotion of democracy and development' as the organisation's priorities SERVICES Aso Rock, Abuja, you could attend an official function or ceremony,work or sight see. BEST FEATURES Aso Rock, Abuja has a cool beautiful environment and security is taken very seriously as well BEST TIME TO VISIT The official time to visit Aso Rock, Abuja is from Monday to Friday (8am - 4pm) and any other time fixed by President WHO CAN VISIT Common visitors include government officials and authorized personnel SAFETY Aso Rock, Abuja is a very safe place to Visit

Category: Monument
Tags: Explore nature, Sightseeing, Work
Abuja National Mosque

Abuja National Mosque

Abuja national mosque with its rich Architectural design is a place of worship for the Muslim faithfuls. It should also be noted that Non-muslims are also allowed in except during prayers.

Category: Place of worship
Tags: Explore art, Sightseeing, Worship
Aso Villa

Aso Villa

About Aso Villa (officially The Aso Rock Presidential Villa) is the workplace and official residence of the President of Nigeria since 1991, when Nigeria moved its capital from Lagos to Abuja. It is located at Yakubu Gowon Crescent, The Three Arms Zone, Asokoro, Abuja, FCT, Nigeria. Several names that are used for Aso Villa include: State House, The Rock and The Villa. The Aso Rock villa is the most protected presidential state house in Africa. The most powerful man in Nigeria lives in the Aso Villa and it is from here that the bulk of the nation's decisions occur. The rock on which the villa is built is an impressive 400-meter monolith which is the most noticeable feature of the town. The beautiful palatial residence was completed in 1991, the same year the military junta of Ibrahim Babangida relocated the national capital from Lagos to Abuja. Aso Villa encompasses the 400 meter monolith Aso Rock, located within the Three Arms Zone of Abuja metropolis. In 1976 the Military Government of Murtala Mohammed took the decision to relocate the Federal Capital from Lagos by a committee under the leadership of Justice Akinola Aguda which recommended the creation of a Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in the center of the country and its proclamation to this effect was issued on February 3, 1976. Akinola Aguda House (formally named on October 1, 1983) was originally conceived as a Presidential Lodge & Guest House Complex and hosted the first ever formal Cabinet Meeting held outside Lagos, only days after Abuja hosted Nigeria's Independence Anniversary celebrations for the first time, in October 1982. President Ibrahim Babangida, who took office in 1985, commenced construction of a new Presidential residence and in 1991 the Aso Rock Presidential Villa was completed and President Babangida became the first Head of State to occupy it, in on December 12, 1991. Upon completion of the Aso Rock Presidential Villa the Aguda House became the Vice Presidential Complex, and has remained so till date — apart from the period between 1999 and 2007 when the Vice President lived in a Residence that has since been transferred to the Judiciary as Official Quarters for the Chief Justice of Nigeria. In 2010, construction of a new Vice Presidential Residence commenced. The Residence has yet to be completed the Buhari administration has said it is not a priority. Today the Presidential Complex, located in the Three Arms Zone of the Federal Capital Territory, consists of the Main Presidential Villa (Office and Residence of the President, and Offices of the Vice President and Wife of the President), the State House Conference Center, State House Annexe, and the Akinola Aguda House. The old Presidential Lodge in Marina, Lagos, was handed over to the Lagos State Government in 2017. The villa is currently under the protection of the Presidential Guard Brigade which perform ceremonial and protective duties for the president. The brigade performs public duties in a weekly changing of the guard ceremony outside the villa. Services Asides the villa being the residence of the president, other activities like the plenary session takes place within the villa. Best Features The villa has the  Presidential Complex, National Assembly, Supreme Court, Abuja National Mosque, Nigerian National Christian Centre, Zuma Rock, Millennium Tower. Who Can Visit Visiting the villa is strictly on invitation. Best Time To Visit If you’re looking to catch all the great moments at Aso Rock, then you should visit this place in the day, between 8 am and 5 pm, as this the period when government functions like plenary at the Senate, House of Assembly, Children’ Parliament as well as proceedings at the Supreme Court are carried out at Aso Rock. Safety The Presidential Villa has the first roadblock manned by a surfeit of security agents – police, army etc. It is heavily guarded.

Category: Government Building
Tags: Explore nature, Sightseeing, Work
Millennium tower

Millennium tower

A drink, a significant other and the scenic view from the millennium tower is the perfect spot for a romantic date. The millennium tower, the largest artifical structure in the capital city of Abuja is one of the many projects from the national complex programmes aimed at transforming the face of the city.

Category: Monument
Tags: Explore nature, Play, Relaxation, Sightseeing
National Assembly Complex

National Assembly Complex

The green dome, hand of justice and imposing structure all emphasize the importance of this building, The national assembly complex is the legislative arm of the Federal Government responsible for making and passing the laws that guide our activities.

Category: Government Building
Tags: Attend public lectures, Sightseeing, Work
Abuja International Conference Center

Abuja International Conference Center

In the last decade, the AICC has been the venue of many regional, national summits, conferences, religious meetings and programs.

Category: Hall
Tags: Attend public lectures, Learn, Meet friends, Sightseeing, Work
Central Bank of Nigeria Headquarters

Central Bank of Nigeria Headquarters

About Central Bank of Nigeria The Central Bank of Nigeria is the nation's foremost and apex financial institution. In its latest Act of 2007, the CBN is charged by the federal government with overall control and administration of all monetary and financial sector policies. Its objectives also include; Issuing a legal tender for the country, ensuring monetary and price stability, maintaining external reserves to safeguard the currency's international value, act as Banker and provide economic and financial advice to the Federal Government. The Bank has its Headquarters in Abuja and branches in every state capital of the federation. History of Central Bank of Nigeria The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) was established by the CBN Act of 1958 which has been modified in 1991, 1993,1997,1998,1999 and 2007. It commenced operations on July 1, 1959 and issued its first treasury bills in April 1960. In its early days, the CBN mainly acted as regulators of the banking sector, monitored  balance of payments according to the demands of the federal government and adjust monetary policy along the demands of the federal budget. The Central Bank has had 12 Governors since Nigerian Independence and is probably the most popular government body in Nigeria. Safety An office with watertight security. Visitors here have to be cleared to get in. No security threat. Best Time to Visit Central Bank of Nigeria CBN operates between 8am and 5pm on weekdays. This is the best period to visit. Most Common Visitors The CBN is visited by a wide range of people from government officers to bank representatives. Weather at Central Bank of Nigeria Central Bank of Nigeria is located in Abuja North-Central of Nigeria.Thus, it experiences three weather conditions every year.  This includes a warm, humid rainy season and a blistering dry season.  In between the two, there is a brief interlude of harmattan occasioned by the northeast trade wind, with the main feature of dust haze and dryness. Temperatures can drop to as low as 16 degrees during the harmattan period.The Central bank of Nigeria located in the capital city of Abuja is responsible for the effective, efficient and transparent implementation of monetary and exchange rate policy and management of the financial sector of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Category: Government Building
Tags: Sightseeing, Work
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme Court of Nigeria

The apex judiciary body in Nigeria consisiting 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.

Category: Court
Tags: Sightseeing, Work
National Church of Nigeria

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 Christains 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.

Category: Place of worship
Tags: Explore art, Sightseeing, Worship
National Christian Center

National Christian Center

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.

Category: Place of worship
Tags: Explore art, Sightseeing, Worship
Shehu Musa Yar'Adua Center

Shehu Musa Yar'Adua Center

This is a multipurpose magnificent architectural center built to memorialize the late Shehu Musa Yar'Adua, one of Nigeria's foremost leaders

Category: Hall
Tags: Attend public lectures, Ceremony, Explore art, Read, Sightseeing
Kelina Hospital

Kelina Hospital

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 our fellow man is service to God, and we commit to this service knowing that each patient satisfactorily cared for is a testimony to the effectiveness of our stewardship. This is our motivation for joining hands with you in 'taking your health to heart'. 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.

Category: Hospital
Tags: Healthcare, Medical check up
Bold and Beautiful Salon

Bold and Beautiful Salon

No longer do you have to go to different locations to have a beauty day. Bold and Beautiful Salon offers in one place, all your beauty needs from hair fixing to manicure and spa services and so much more.

Category: Salon
Tags: Healthcare, Meet friends
Primus International Super Specialty Hospital

Primus International Super Specialty Hospital

About Primus Super Specialty Hospital is a state of the art institute of Specialized surgery conveniently located in the heart of Nigeria's capital, Abuja. Primus Hospital has been designed and constructed using the most advanced medical technology, available in the world. The infrastructure of the hospital and the quiet environment are conducive to faster recovery, health and well being. With prominent surgeons from across the globe, excellent infrastructure and state of art advanced technology, Primus Super Speciality Hospital is set to continue its legacy of providing the best healthcare facilities in the African continent. We strive to become the best place for treatment for all Medical problems. Services Their services include: Ophthalmology General Surgery Cardiology Gynecology Best Features Airport pickup Parking available Pharmacy Interpreter services Local transportation booking Visa / Travel office Personal assistance / Concierge Who Can Visit Primus International welcomes everyone. Best Time To Visit The hospital operates for 24hours. Safety There are security agents that make sure the building is well guarded.

Category: Hospital
Tags: Healthcare, Medical check up
Zankli Medical Centre

Zankli Medical Centre

About Zankli Medical Centre is a 45-bed hospital located in Utako district of Abuja in the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria. It was established in Abuja in 1997 growing over the years to one of the leading private hospitals in Nigeria. It is a group practice which provides excellent care in various specialities of Medicine and Surgery. It has approximately 180 members of staff committed to delivering high-quality clinical care using systems and procedures that are safe and effective, both for staff and patients. Services Zankli offers: General Practice Internal Medicine Paediatrics Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Obstetrics and Gynaecology Dentistry Physiotherapy Surgery Radiology Laboratory ENT Pharmacy Ophthalmology Orthopaedic Care Gastroentrology Hematology Neurology Urology Psychiatry Dermatology Clinic Dietary Clinic Best Features PREMIUM FACILITIES Our facilities are top notch, staffed by professionals who are proficient and excellent. EMERGENCY SERVICES Our Ambulances are available to get to you in the event of an emergency. NURSING STAFF Our professionally trained and carefully selected nurses are always poised and ready to cater to your medical needs. Who Can Visit The hospital is open to everyone. Best Time To Visit  They operate for 24 hours. Safety The hospital has security guards that man the gate for 24hours.

Category: Hospital
Tags: Healthcare, Medical check up

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