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MY EXPERIENCE ON THE NRC KADUNA TO ABUJA EXPRESS TRAIN

MY EXPERIENCE ON THE NRC KADUNA TO ABUJA EXPRESS TRAIN

In this post, I’ll be sharing my experience on the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) train from Kaduna to Abuja. I have travelled by road to a couple of places in Nigeria. My furthest trips were, down south to Lagos, Imo State in the East and […]

Abuja Dining Experience: Blu Cabana

Abuja Dining Experience: Blu Cabana

Looking for some where classy and exciting to add some colour to your day, BluCabana is a place to try. Located on 1322, Shehu Yar’Adua Blvd, in the Mabushi district of Abuja. It redoubles as a Club, Fitness centre, Restaurant and Beauty Lounge. I tagged […]

Jabi Boat Club

Jabi Boat Club

JABI BOAT CLUB Situated in the backyard of Nera Hotel, no. 26 Alex Ekwueme way, Jabi. Jabi boat club is a nice hangout in Abuja, it has a well built wood house structure with a bar and restaurant.  The atmosphere is quite chill and it […]

Ten Things You didn’t know about the Ngas Tribe of Plateau

Ten Things You didn’t know about the Ngas Tribe of Plateau

1. The Ngas are an ethnic minority from West Africa, indigenous to the Plateau State of Nigeria. The Ngas people are said to have migrated from the Kanem-Borno empire to the present day Plateau state. 2. An alternate spelling of the Ngas is Angas 3.The Ngas […]

Catch the show: Made in Nigeria in Lagos!

Catch the show: Made in Nigeria in Lagos!

Attention please! All lovers of poetry, dance, drama, catch Made in Nigeria this June, in Lagos! Made In Nigeria in Lagos If you love an amiable gathering with some fun and some enlightenment, Made in Nigeria is one show to attend. Led by Dike Chukwumerije, […]

Catch Fela and the Kalakuta Queens, Live in Abuja

Catch Fela and the Kalakuta Queens, Live in Abuja

Dear Lovers of Fela Kuti in Abuja, this one is just for you. A MUSICAL SHOW: FELA AND THE KALAKUTA QUEENS Fela and the Kalakuta Queens will be showing live this week, on the 8th, 9th and 10th of June at the NAE Centre Kado, […]

THE KALAKUTA REPUBLIC MUSEUM

THE KALAKUTA REPUBLIC MUSEUM

Located on  No. 7 Gbemisola street, Allen avenue, Ikeja, the kalakuta republic museum stands in the 3rd and last residence of the renowned Fela Kuti. You have to inform them in time, a day before going. You can do that via their facebook page. I […]

LAGOS: First Impressions and Fun facts

LAGOS: First Impressions and Fun facts

Getting to Lagos A few airlines fly from Abuja to Lagos, I took Arik for the first leg and peace for the 2nd leg, contrary to popular opinion, both flights left on time and arrived on time, they were both early morning flights. Places I […]

Abuja: My First Hiking Experience

Abuja: My First Hiking Experience

Hiking has become a norm in Nigeria lately, especially in Abuja, Jos and places with rocks and hills. How it All Came About I have always wanted to have a feel of it as I’m all out for experiences over owning or acquiring things.   […]

Visiting Coal City a.k.a the Capital of Igbo land

Visiting Coal City a.k.a the Capital of Igbo land

Enugu; The Capital of Igbo land Enugu has a rich and long history, its nickname of coal city is from the discovery of coal in 1909, which significantly helped in the development of the region, coal mining declined around the 1960s owing to the discovery […]

SULEJA: ZUMA ROCK GOLF AND RECREATION CLUB

SULEJA: ZUMA ROCK GOLF AND RECREATION CLUB

ZUMA ROCK An iconic landmark, featured on the former 100 Naira bill before it was replaced in 2014.  Zuma Rock stands at 725m and is known as the gateway to Abuja. It is located in the Madalla region of Niger State and revered by some […]

Abuja: Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Exhibition

Abuja: Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Exhibition

SHEHU MUSA YAR’ADUA CENTER The Shehu Musa Yar adua center was built in 2002, it is located in Wuse, in the same area as Silverbird, the National Council for arts and yeah somewhat around the National Mosque. The center also has a library, am not […]

What is a world heritage Site? Heritage Sites of Nigeria

What is a world heritage Site? Heritage Sites of Nigeria

It was while visiting the Qin Shi Huang Terracotta warriors museum in China  that I discovered the existence of world heritage sites and what they meant. When you speak of countries with a long history and preserved heritage, China is indeed worth the mention. Hungary […]

11 Reasons You Should Never Visit Nigeria

11 Reasons You Should Never Visit Nigeria

1. You do not like tropical countries. Sorry oh, we only have rainy season (wet season) and harmattan (dry season). Mangoes are more popular than apples here. 2. You do not appreciate good food, or food whose names you cannot pronounce, never mind that its just […]

Wait, Are Nigerian Dishes ‘Spicy’ or ‘Peppery’?

Wait, Are Nigerian Dishes ‘Spicy’ or ‘Peppery’?

The Answer Is… Ever Wondered Where Nigerian Dishes Get Their ‘Spiciness’ From? Look no further, the answer is pepper. Pepper is to most Nigerians what cheese is to the french. My Dad even puts pepper in his sandwich, bread sandwich, I tell you. (was there […]