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Abuja National Mosque

Abuja

Abuja National Mosque

History of Abuja National Mosque Abuja National Mosque was built in 1984to serve as a place of worship for Muslim faithfuls.. It is notable as a place of worship for the Muslim faithfuls. 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. Security/Safety of Abuja National Mosque This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Abuja National Mosque, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Praying mat. Things to do while at Abuja National Mosque Before heading to Abuja National Mosque, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Say a prayer. Appreciate the architecture Best Features It is a beautiful place to worship. Writer's Review To go and worship with a difference. Most common visitors Muslim faithfuls, Tourists. Chief Imam of Abuja National Mosque dies at 68 - Vanguard News, May 2, 2015.

Category: Place of worship

Tags: Worship, Sightseeing, Explore arts

Aso Villa

Abuja

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: Work, Sightseeing, Explore natures

Millennium tower

Abuja

Millennium tower

History of Millennium tower Millennium tower was built in 2016. Built by Salini Nigeria Limited. in 2016. 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. Security/Safety of Millennium tower This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Millennium tower, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Your A game. A place like this requires the right dressing, attitude and swag. Things to do while at Millennium tower Before heading to Millennium tower, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Soak in the view Take a bomb selfie(s). Enjoy a delicious meal. Best Features The view is priceless! Writer's Review To go and enjoy a perfect romantic date. Most common visitors Couples, Families and Fun seekers are the kind of people you are likely to find here. OMG! The view is priceless- Rukayat, my date for the night.

Category: Monument

Tags: Sightseeing, Relaxation, Play, Explore natures

National Assembly Complex

Abuja

National Assembly Complex

History of National Assembly Complex National Assembly Complex was built in 1999. It is notable as the legislative arm of government where laws are made and passed. Built by ITB Nigeria. in 1999. 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. Security/Safety of National Assembly Complex This is a very safe location. Things to do while at National Assembly Complex Before heading to National Assembly Complex, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Take a picture. Read up on the history of the national assembly. Best Features It is where the bulk of our laws are made and passed.

Category: Government Building

Tags: Work, Sightseeing, Attend public lecturess

Abuja International Conference Center

Abuja

Abuja International Conference Center

History of Abuja International Conference Center Abuja International Conference Center was built in 1980. It is notable as It is known as the home of then President Ibrahim Babagindas consistuency, which was responsible for reviewing and redrawing the Nigerian constitution. In the last decade, the AICC has been the venue of many regional, national summits, conferences, religious meetings and programs. Security/Safety of Abuja International Conference Center This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Abuja International Conference Center, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Notepad to take down points during your conference. A camera to capture the moment! Things to do while at Abuja International Conference Center Before heading to Abuja International Conference Center, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Attend a lecture Appreciate the architectural beauty. Best Features It is a multipurpose building for a variety of events. Writer's Review For conferences, lectures. Most common visitors Anybody can visit. AICC, one of the must visit tourist sites in Abuja- Justin Irabor.

Category: Hall

Tags: Work, Sightseeing, Meet friends, Learn, Attend public lecturess

Central Bank of Nigeria Headquarters

Abuja

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: Work, Sightseeings

Supreme Court of Nigeria

Abuja

Supreme Court of Nigeria

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 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. 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

Category: Court

Tags: Work, Sightseeings

National Church of Nigeria

Abuja

National Church of Nigeria

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. in 2005.. 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. Security/Safety of National Church of Nigeria This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to National Church of Nigeria, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Hymn book. Scarf or head wrap. Things to do while at National Church of Nigeria Before heading to National Church of Nigeria, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Say a prayer. Admire the 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.

Category: Place of worship

Tags: Worship, Sightseeing, Explore arts

National Christian Center

Abuja

National Christian Center

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 Before heading to National Christian Center, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Bible Hymn Book A note pad and pen Things to do while at National Christian Center Before heading to National Christian Center, here are some helpful things to take along with you: 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 traveled 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

Category: Place of worship

Tags: Worship, Sightseeing, Explore arts

Shehu Musa Yar'Adua Center

Abuja

Shehu Musa Yar'Adua Center

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 Before heading to Shehu Musa Yar'Adua Center, here are some helpful things to take along with you: 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

Category: Hall

Tags: Sightseeing, Read, Explore art, Ceremony, Attend public lecturess

Kelina Hospital

Abuja

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: Medical check up, Healthcares

Bold and Beautiful Salon

Abuja

Bold and Beautiful Salon

History of 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. Security/Safety of Bold and Beautiful Salon This is a very safe location. Best Features It is a multipurpose, hi-tech beauty hall equipped with the best collection of hair treatment and styling products from all 18 leading beauticians in the hair world from all over the continents. It boasts of a highly functional state-of-the-art Micro Mist, Minx Nails Equipment and other hair and nail machines with the staff using only the best hair care products. Writer's Review This one-stop beauty salon is a premier, exclusive, full-featured and full-service salon with all the exclusive trappings of a modern day super executive salon. Very beautiful place for hair and beauty care. Finest I've seen, with high standard services - Ron Marvel Bold Beautiful Hair Salon is really the best. It is more conducive, more reliable and trusted than any I have been to - Egbudu Emmanuel

Category: Salon

Tags: Meet friends, Healthcares