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Super Count down… Lagos Carnival 2014 is 13 days to go!

Super Count down… Lagos Carnival 2014 is 13 days to go!

That time of the year has come again, when the beautiful city of Lagos, Nigeria, blows up in grand display of beautiful people, fabulous costumes and musical jamboree, all celebrating the loveliness and magnificence of the culture and people of Lagos. Every year, the whole parade normally kicks off with over a thousand beautifully dressed…

Plateau State Gov. approves N2bn makeover for Jos Wildlife Park

Plateau State Gov. approves N2bn makeover for Jos Wildlife Park

The Plateau Government has approved N2 billion for the rehabilitation and expansion of Jos Wildlife Park in 2014, an official said in an interview recently. The General Manager of Plateau State Tourism Corporation, Mr John Doy, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Jos that the money would be used to restock the park…

Exclusive: Captain Matthew Ekeinde opens a new tourist resort in Badagry

Exclusive: Captain Matthew Ekeinde opens a new tourist resort in Badagry

The pilot husband of Nollywood actress, Omotola Jolade-Ekeinde, Captain Mathew Ekeinde recently opened an entertainment and tourist center in Badagry called “Aquatic Jungle Entertainment”. The center has planes as part of its tourist and entertainment attractions. According to Captain Matthew, his idea to embark on such a tasking and money gulping project was born after…

In Nigeria, art boom feeds revival of ancient rites (REUTERS)

In Nigeria, art boom feeds revival of ancient rites (REUTERS)

Displayed at a Lagos gallery alongside colorful paintings of domestic scenes, stunning stone sculptures represent a revival of ancient art forms in Nigeria, rooted in traditional spirituality, that Christian missionaries tried to banish a century ago. That revival coincides with a turn by the country’s super rich elite and small but growing middle class towards…

Nigerian Blog Awards 2012: Pls, ejoor, biko, abeg… Nominate Naijatreks for “Best Travel Blog” ooohh

Its time for the Nigerian Blog Awards 2012 and nominations are now open. Naijatreks aspires to win in the “Best Travel Blog” and “Nigerian Blog of the Year” categories. Please, ejoor, biko, abeg… kindly nominate Naijatreks for these two categories oooh. It’s easy.. – Simply go to http://nigerianblogawards.com/register.php – Fill your name and email into…

US returns 11 cultural artefacts to Nigeria

US returns 11 cultural artefacts to Nigeria

The United States has returned 11 cultural artefacts to Nigeria. Authorities said French customs officials tipped off the U.S. in April 2010 about a shipment headed to New York’s Kennedy Airport. The 10 Nok statues and a carved tusk were seized from a Manhattan gallery owner, and an investigation determined they were bona fide antiquities….

World Tourism Day 2011: Linking Cultures through Tourism

Yesterday, 27th Sepember marked the annual World Toursim Day (WTD) and the Egytian City of Aswan was selected to host this year’s celebration. At Naijatreks, we took the day as a moment to reflect back on our ventures so far across the Naija landmass and we have been greatly overwhelmed by the volume of our…

Naijatreks Discovers Rare Turtle Species in Akure, Ondo State

Naijatreks has announced its discovery of a rare turtle species- not in some far-off exotic location, but in the southwest Nigeria. Discovered in well hidden granite gnammas (rock pools) on some inselbergs dotting the northern outskirts of Akure in Ondo State, this species of turtle is believed to belong at least to a unique sub-species…

2011 Nigerian Blog Awards: Naijatreks Wins Best Travel Blog!

Finally, this year’s winners of The Nigerian Blog Awards have been announced (http://nigerianblogawards.com/details/the-winners-2011-nigerian-blog-awards/) and we extremely glad to inform you that Naijatreks won the Best Travel Blog of the year. We also wish to express our appreciation to all those that nominated and voted for us. Thanks also to all our subscribers and readers, and…

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