Nigeria Tourist Traps

  • A Nigerian University girl.
    A Nigerian University girl.
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  • One of my collections
    One of my collections
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  • Beware of 419
    Beware of 419
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Nigeria Tourist Traps

  • Watch out for Ian!!!

    One problem I found is some locals would try and be over friendly. It is difficult to know the good people from the bad people.My friend Jon Kamara (a local) spotted some chap who went by the name of Ian trying to raid our things.When Jon confronted this guy Ian, he was attacked.Thankfully we got to him before any lasting damage was done. However,...

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  • The Nigerian Art Work

    From experience, you may fall into buying fake Artworks for a high price. Go to reputable Hotels or Art Galleries, if you must buy Art works. You may also get at the Airports. Better if you have connections at any of the Art department in the Universities, students do produce better qualities.

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  • 419

    When you get an offer that is too generous, especially cash related, becareful. The Oil and Gas sector is very volatile. Especially the up stream sector. If you must do business, do it first, with genuine intentions. Don't be greedy. Once it looks like you have to break rules, or beat the system, don't do it. Go through the Economics desk of a...

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  • THE NIGERIAN LADIES

    I watch in amazment how tourists fall head long for the Nigerian women... the statistics of foreigners getting married to Nigerian women is on the increase. This tourist trap is healthy, the natural endowment is simply irresistible to the male folks from the Northern hemisphere. The participants would be in a better position to explain... Ask them...

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  • Some Nigerian Roads-its not same as what...

    Some roads in Nigeria are not in condition, causing damage to vehicles and contributing to hazardous traffic conditions.Excessive speed, unpredictable driving habits, and the lack of basic maintenance and safety equipment on many vehicles are additional hazards. There are few traffic lights or stop signs in some cities. Motorists seldom yield the...

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  • The whole country is out to...

    The whole country is out to swindle anyone and everyone - don't believe anything any Nigerian tells you. I never suffered at their hands, but during the three weeks spent there, the evidence just piles higher and higher.

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  • The worst tourist trap of all!!

    A far-reaching trap: Nigerian Financial Fraud!! Millions are solicited each day with letters/faxes/e-mails trying to sucker you in to helping obtain some "lost wealth". Thousands are victims and end up losing a lot of money. The worst victims are those that are tricked into going to Nigeria---they usually are drained of all their money. This threat...

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  • Roads in Nigeria are generally...

    Roads in Nigeria are generally in poor condition, causing damage to vehicles and contributing to hazardous traffic conditions.Excessive speed, unpredictable driving habits, and the lack of basic maintenance and safety equipment on many vehicles are additional hazards. There are few traffic lights or stop signs. Motorists seldom yield the...

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