Assop Waterfall, Jos

Jos city travel guide

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The city of Jos was established in 1915 as a tin transportation camp and its early history was closely linked to the prosperity of the mining industry.

Kano city museum

Kano city travel guide

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With a population of more than 4 million, Kano City is the third largest city in Nigeria in terms of geographical size, after Ibadan and Lagos.

Osun Osogbo sacred forest

Osogbo travel guide

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Osogbo was founded around early 18th century by hunters from a nearby village which was suffering from famine. The hunters decided to move a few of their family members to the lower terraces of a nearby river, the river Osun.

Ibadan is one of the busiest commercial cities in Nigeria

Ibadan Travel Guide

Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State, is the largest city size-wise in both Nigeria and Africa. With more than 3 millions people, Ibadan had been the centre of administration of the old Western Region since the days of the British colonial rule, and parts of the city’s ancient protective walls still stand to this day.

Overview of Port Harcourt city

Port Harcourt travel guide

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Port Harcourt named after Lewis, Viscount Harcourt, Secretary of State for the Colonies was originally known as “Igwe Ocha” and was founded in 1912 by the British in an area traditionally inhabited by the Ikwerre and the Ijaw. The initial purpose of the port was to export coal from Enugu.