"No people please we're the capital" Abuja by sebblit7

Abuja Travel Guide: 14 reviews and 36 photos

Abuja is a young city (30 yrs old) built as a capital city and seemingly designed not to cater for a large influx of urban migrants. So on the one hand it's quite pleasant because it's not affected by the usual overcrowding common in most African capitals, but on the other it's sterile and dull. Lot's of construction going on.

Foreign Journalists wishing to visit Nigeria need to get accredited in Abuja, a one hour flight from Lagos. It's a good idea to travel with Virgin Nigeria because their international and domestic flights use the same terminal (i.e. international terminal, so you don't need to cart your luggage all the way to domestic when you arrive in Lagos)

To make official arrangements Contact Mr. Bolaji Kazeem at Nigeria EPD (External Publicity Department) on cell +2348033254923 email: bolaji28[at sign]yahoo.com

Driver in Abuja (he has a few different vehicles) Mr. Sunday Nduka Cell: +234803 701 9946 or Cell: +234805 542 8901

Satellite uplinks: Nigerian Television Authority(NTA) : Joshua (Dep. Dir. Engineering NTA) Cell: +234802 307 8378.Email: joshassan[at sign]hotmail.com Fax: +234 9234 8022. Or Zack Cell: +234802 313 9986

They have 11 SNG's throughout the country.

  • Last visit to Abuja: Apr 2007
  • Intro Updated May 5, 2007
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