Festivals and cultural events of Nigeria form a substantial and interesting part of touristic activities made possible by an ample amount of ethnic groups inhabiting this West African country. Equally distributed amongst Muslims and Christians, the people of this land have an extensive history. One of the most populous countries in Africa, Nigerian topography includes an impressive collection of rain forests, savannah, beaches and waterfalls. Featuring a rare beauty in diversity, the flourishing tourism industry of Nigeria revenues have crossed the 10 million USD mark.
Nigeria is a mixed economy emerging market and has recently shown a marked improvement in tackling corruption and mismanagement. Although poor roads, electricity and water quality hamper growth and development of a substantial tourist infrastructure, Nigeria has faced a number of societal issues due to a history of inept handling and inefficient governance. Although English is the official language, Nigerian English can be surprisingly different and may take some time for you to adjust and understand.