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Main ethnic groups
- Abuja (ABV)
Known as Nnamdi Azikiwe International, located 22miles (35km), about 40 minutes from Abuja, the capital city.
- Lagos (LOS)
Known as Murtala Muhammed, located 13 miles (22km), about 40 minutes north of Lagos. Taxis are available but an airport pick up service is advised. Free coach service every 10 minutes.
- Kano (KAN)
Kano international airport is 5 miles (8km), about 25 minutes north of Kano. Buses leave every 10 minutes. Taxis are available.
There are trains in Nigeria but traveling by train is not as comfortable as traveling by bus.
Traveling by bus is a safe and comfortable way to travel in Nigeria, all major cities are connected.
The average taxi ride from the airports is N4000 and within the cities N2000.
In Lagos the preferred mode of transport among locals is the motor-bike or Okada bike transport (between N50 and N500 depending on the distance).
- All foreign nationalities need a visa including evidence of sufficient funds for the duration of stay and a current vaccination certificates. This must be done prior to arrival. Citizens of ECOWAS states are allowed to enter Nigeria without a visa, subject to their stay not exceeding three months.
- All visitors to Nigeria must carry a valid national passport or other internationally recognized travel documents endorsed for travel to Nigeria.
- Internet country code: .ng
- Telephone country code: 234
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