Nigeria Transportation

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Nigeria Transportation

  • Mile Two in Lagos

    To travel around Nigeria the best place to get a bus is to go to Mile Two, there you can find transport to any place in Nigeria that you may need.

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  • Danfo buses in Lagos

    When you go you Lagos in Nigeria, the one thing you must try is the danfo buses, they are crowded and clostraphobic, but you havent been in Lagos unless you have been on one of these. Its quite a experience. The first time I went on one, I was told to get on by my friend but I soon stepped off as I couldnt see a spare seat, but I was soon told to...

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  • Hiring a car in Nigeria

    Since we were not so limited in money as in time, we hired a car with a driver from Avis (they have a desk in Hilton Abuja).It cost us $100 per day, which I consider to be a reasonable price.

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  • Moving Around

    LAGOS, Nigeria - A Nigerian passenger aircraft carrying 114 people went missing late on Saturday shortly after take-off from Nigeria’s commercial capital Lagos, local media reported. The aircraft, a Boeing 737-200 operated by Bellview Airlines, lost contact with the control tower five minutes after taking off at 8:45 p.m. on Saturday, It was headed...

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  • THE OKADA

    Ironically, the best way to move around town and cities in Nigeria, is by OKADA.They are fast, cheap and dangerous at times.But I have seen a lot of white tourist on Okada in Lagos and Abuja. I would recommend Okada if you are in a hurry to get about, especially in Lagos which is reputed for long traffic jams.

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  • Peace Mass Transit (Nsukka-Abuja)

    This is a typical mode of transportation in Nigeria. Though, this particular company is based in Nsukka, Eastern Nigeria, The buses, are meant to carry Ten perssengers, but, they usually load Fourteen people, which make the journey one of a hell. Not only that, they usually overload the bus with cargoes to a dangerous level. It is not a convinient...

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  • Fly round Nigeria, it is save, it is...

    This tip is about getting around in Nigeria by air. There are regular flights from Lagos to Abuja. It cost 10,000 Naira (Local currency) Thats about 70-80 dollars. There are also regular flight to Enugu, Port harcourt and Calarba in the eastern part of Nigeria for the same amount. Flying to Kaduna, Kano, Jos and Maiduguri, are also on regular basis...

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  • Motorcycle or Okada Riders

    While in any of the Nigerian cities, you might want to move around town, but due to high population in the major cities, traffice jams will do a mess to you especially if you want to get quick to you destination. the only way out is the motorcycle operators also known here as Okada Riders. you can get to your destination as fast as possible with...

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  • "What do you have for us today?"

    Checkpoints (both Police and criminals) are fairly common in Nigeria. At Police checkpoints, they randomly stop cars and ask for "dash" -- a small cash bribe. Most times you can get by with a really small amount (50 Naira). However, they'll remember your car and you'll pay everytime!!! The false or criminal checkpoints will take a lot more from...

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  • Fly: use major International...

    Fly: use major International Airlines. Regional and National airlines are not as reliable.Road: don't take public transportation (taxis, mini-vans, scooters). Very susceptible to robbery, kidnapping, etc. There are no traffic rules or regulations whatsoever....everyone drives like the world is ending in five minutes!!! Be prepared for...

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  • The best way to travel to and...

    The best way to travel to and from Nigeria is by AIR.Sometimes you can get a direct flight depending on the country you are coming from.Within Nigeria, the best way of getting around is by flight too if you can afford it. Though there are some towns you may wish to visit that don't have air ports, in that case you need to resort to bus or taxi. You...

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  • The best way to move in...

    The best way to move in Nigeria is by car. The national airline is to dangerous (look at their aircrafts). Forget a bicycle (you'll die). To walk, well that's another adventure, there's mostly no pavement, and cardrivers don't respect people walking (not even on the market..always watch out!!!!)There's a public transport going to almost every...

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  • Lagos By Air : Air France,...

    Lagos By Air : Air France, British Airways, KLM, Lufhtansa, Alitalia, Liban Air, etc.Warning: No direct flight yet from the USA.With Care.Domestic Airlines: AeroContractors, Bellview, ADC, Chanchangi, EAS, etc.By road: highly dangerous because of the bad state of roads, high speed and bandits.

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  • Travelling to Nigeria is by...

    Travelling to Nigeria is by air,Roads in Nigeria are generally in poor condition, causing damage to vehicles and contributing to hazardous traffic conditions.You will need a car and driver as it can be hectic.I am a very experienced and confident driver but would not attempt to drive here.Dont see any motorhomes here......just not suitable or safe...

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  • TRANSPORTATIONBECAUSE OF THE...

    TRANSPORTATIONBECAUSE OF THE HIGH POPULATION DENSITY THE TRANSPORT FACILITY IS VERY BAD. THE RATE FOR A TAXICAB IS VERY EXPENSIVE. AS AN AFRICAN ONE HAS TO SQUEEZ IN MINI VANS WHICH YOU CAN FIND IN ANY PART OF THE CITY AT A VERY LOW FAREBELIEVE ME NIGERIA, LAGOS IS A PLACE FOR ANY TOURIST TO BE.

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  • Private cars are fine provided...

    Private cars are fine provided you have a good driver as the pot holes in the road are not only several feet across at times the drop is 40 feet if you were unfortunate to drive into them.With someone carrying an envelope full of local currency to bride officials.

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