Towns in Nigeria

10 Places of Interest found


Eko Atlantic Economic City

Eko Atlantic Economic City

Rising off the coast of Lagos, on land reclaimed from the Atlantic Ocean, stands Eko Atlantic: a 21st century city providing vital real estate for people to live and work in what will become the new financial capital of Nigeria and perhaps West Africa.

Category: Town
Tags: Ceremony, Explore nature, Meet friends, Sightseeing, Work
Badagry

Badagry

Badagry town is an ancient town that is important in Nigerian history as it houses relics from a dark segment of Nigerian history and it is also a testament of the tenacity of the Nigerian people in the face of adversity.

Category: Town
Tags: Ceremony, Explore nature, Meet friends, Sightseeing, Work
Jebba

Jebba

Jebba is home to relics and monuments highlighting past interactions with Europeans and Colonial masters.

Category: Town
Tags: Ceremony, Explore nature, Meet friends, Sightseeing, Work
Victoria Island

Victoria Island

Victoria Island is an affluent area sitting between Lagos Island and the Lekki Peninsula in the Lagos Lagoon. It is the main business and financial centre of Lagos state.

Category: Town
Tags: Explore nature, Sightseeing, Work
Lagos Island

Lagos Island

ABOUT Lagos Island (Isale Eko), nicknamed Lasgidi, is the primary Local Government Area in Lagos State, Nigeria. It is home to the Eko people, the founding community of the present Lagos city. According to an ancient myth, the Eko community was founded by the sons of Olofin Ogunfunminire, a messenger of Oduduwa. The Eko Awori, Edo, and Saros people are the main inhabitants of this village. Also, the Eko community was the settlement of slave trade returnees from Brazil. The people of Eko were mostly fishermen and hunters. During the 2006 census, the Lagos Island population was estimated to be about 209,437. Lagos Island served as the capital city of Nigeria from 1861 - 1991 and the Lagos State headquarters from 1967 – 1975 during which the island gained influence as the industrial hub of the country. Currently, Lagos Island is the cultural centre and the main business district of Lagos state. Hundreds of tourists, investors and visitors troop into this city to explore its beauty and riches. BEST FEATURES A great number of interesting features come together to make this region one of the most preferred parts of Lagos city. This high-class city is the main industrial district of Lagos State. It is also the home of the Oba of Lagos, the ruling monarch of Lagos city. Lagos Island is not just about commerce, it is the place to be if you want to have fun and just unwind after a handful of activities. From top-rated night clubs to classy restaurants, the Island has any fun-seeker covered. Also, visiting this island gives you a sense of what the perfect city life should be like. It is the point where business-minded and fun-loving people intersect. The balance the city strikes is amazing. WHO CAN VISIT Lagos Island is open to people of all tribes, race and colour. BEST TIME TO VISIT Although the city is always bustling all year long, there are certain periods when the glow of the city comes with a little extra. Christmas, New Year Eve, and New Year day are some of those times when the city is most lovely. SAFETY This is a very safe location.

Category: Town
Tags: Explore nature, Sightseeing, Work
Lagos Lagoon

Lagos Lagoon

ABOUT Lagos Lagoon is the largest of the 10 lagoons in Lagos State, Nigeria. It is about 50 km long and 3 - 13 km wide. With an average depth of 2-4 metres, the lagoon is somewhat shallow. However, at the entrance of the Commodore channel, the lagoon is about 10 metres deep and this is the deepest part of the lagoon. The Lagos Lagoon has three segments: Epe Division, the Metropolitan end and the Lagos Harbour. Also, the lighthouse creek, the Badagry creek and the waterway that link Lagos to Porto- Novo, and Cotonou are situated on the western side of the lagoon. Ikorodu Local Port lies northeast of the lagoon and in the northern part of the lagoon, it is joined by the popular Five Cowries Creek. Some parts of the lagoon provide an attractive sight to visitors and inhabitants of towns in the Lagos Island. However, it is constantly plagued with solid and liquid waste from factories and villages on its banks, this has led to pollution of the lagoon SERVICES Lagos Lagoon is surrounded by rural communities with poor road networks, thus, the lagoon is the major channel of transportation in these areas. Boats, canoes and barges ply the lagoon every day, transporting goods and people. Besides being a site attraction and channel of transportation, the lagoon also plays a major role in the improvement of the economy of the communities surrounding it. It serves as a source of income for fishermen, Plastering Sand Companies, Sand Filling companies, and aquatic farmers. Also, the Lagos Lagoon links Lagos Island to other parts of Lagos State. It is constantly plied by boats Lagos Lagoon has striking features which makes it quite a view for visitors and tourists. You can not miss the Lagos Lagoon on a visit to Lagos Island. BEST FEATURES - Major water transportation channel for some towns in Lagos Island. - Source of income for construction companies, fishermen and other businesses. - Site Attraction for tourists and visitors of the Lagos Island WHO CAN VISIT Lagos Lagoon is open to tourists, visitors, business persons, and travellers of any country or race. BEST TIME TO VISIT The Lagos lagoon is open 24/7 year long, except in special situations where the lagoon is closed to the public. However, the lagoon is sometimes hit by storms originating from the Atlantic ocean, it is best to visit the lagoon when there is clear weather. SAFETY This is a very safe location.

Category: Town
Tags: Explore nature, Sightseeing, Travel
Broad Street

Broad Street

A major commercial hub in one of Lagos's central business districts, this is one of the busiest streets in Nigeria where commercial activities take place day and night. From modern buildings to ancient structures, this street gives one a raw dose of life in Lagos and Lagosians.

Category: Town
Tags: Buy/Sell, Sightseeing, Work
Ekulu East Estate

Ekulu East Estate

Ekulu East Estate also known as Zoo Estate is a gated high profile community and GRA with alot of beautiful residential and commercial properties for sale and lease at good prices.

Category: Town
Karishi Traditional Settlement

Karishi Traditional Settlement

About Karishi Traditional Settlement Karishi town is situated around Sakaba town in Sakaba local Government. This settlement is a traditional one and not yet been changed, the people there still holds to the traditional belief and customs. It is hilly and the people come down for anything, they have a fence surrounding their town and watchmen all the day against invaders. The ruler of these people is seen once a year by his subject, he only comes out once a year during one festival. The people see him as a god. Safety It is a very safe location. Things to Do While at the Karishi traditional settlement, guests can attend different festivals, learn about the culture and history of the Karishi people. What to Bring Before heading to the Karishi traditional settlement here are some helpful things to take along with you; notepad, mosquito repellant, clothes, food, water. Best Features There are so many festivals to attend and they are all very exciting to attend. Best Time to Visit Karishi Traditional Settlement There is no bad time to visit Karishi traditional settlement as the Karishi people are very welcoming. Most Common Visitors The most common visitors are tourists, adventurers, researchers. Why You Should Visit To learn about the culture of Karishi culture. Weather at Karishi Traditional Settlement Karishi Traditional settlement is located at  Kebbi which is at the North-West region of Nigeria. Usually, this region experience two kind of seasons which is the rainy and dry season. the rainy season comes between the month of May till August while the dry season comes from the month of October till April.

Category: Town
Tags: Learn, Relaxation, Sightseeing
Keana Salt village

Keana Salt village

About Keana Salt Village Keana Salt Village is located in Keana, it is 67 km away from Lafia. The Keana salt mining industry dates back to the 12th century when the salt discovery attracted human settlement in the area. A visit to the site shows that the industry is made of huts with large pots and ridges laid out for mining of salt. Each of these huts belongs to an individual whose acquisition or ownership is by heritage. Safety There is no threat to safety as there is no threat to safety here. Things to Do Take a tour of the village and learn how to refine salt. What to Bring Before heading to Keana Salt Village here are some helpful things to take along with you; a camera to take selfies with, a notepad to note things you learnt while at the village, flip flops.  Best Features You are going to see a lot of large ridges and pots that have been kept for salt mining that dates back to the 12th century. Best Time to Visit Keana Salt Village The village can be visited at aytime as the villagers are very welcoming.  Most Common Visitors The most common people you will meet here are villagers, researchers. Why you Should Visit You will be amazed at the type of local tools that are used for the salt mining here.

Category: Town
Tags: Meet friends, Relaxation, Sightseeing

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