Nigeria international travel guide

Landscape view of Nigeria

Nigeria πŸ‡³πŸ‡¬

Nigeria is part of Africa with main city at Abuja. It's usually 🌀️ 26.29 °C in Nigeria with a rainfall of 🌧 16.38 mm. Internet speed in Nigeria is on average 2.7 Mbps. In Nigeria you drive on the right side. Its Developing country with a population of 187M people. The main currency is Naira. The languages spoken are English. Automatic teller machines are rare in Nigeria. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
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πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety

Do not travel

There's a nationwide curfew from 10pm to 4am. It's mandatory to wear a facemask in public spaces. There are movement restrictions within and across state borders. Mass gatherings are prohibited. Some domestic flights have now resumed in Nigeria. All airports are closed to international flights, except essential and emergency flights. If you travel to Nigeria, you must have tested negative to COVID-19 in the previous fortnight as a condition of boarding. You'll need to self-isolate in Lagos or Abuja when you arrive for 14 days at your own cost. This can be at your home (see Travel). All land borders are closed. If you overstay your visa because of COVID-19 travel restrictions, you won't be penalised when you leave. We advise: Do not travelΒ to Nigeria.

issued date: July 10, 2020


🌀️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall


πŸ”Œ Sockets

Nigeria uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type D and Type G.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are English


πŸ’± Currencies Used

Nigeria uses the Nigerian naira (symbol: ?), code NGN.Banknotes come in denominations of 1000, 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5 nairas. Naira is subdivided into 100 kobos. Coins come in denominations of 2 and 1 nairas and 50 kobos.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are rare in Nigeria. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM β€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.


πŸ“‘ Internet

Internet speed in Nigeria is on average 2.7 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Nigeria is very low. It's quite hard to find one.

πŸ“± Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 7,693.07 NGN, which includes 2 GB of data plan. You can choose from 4 telecoms: 9mobile, Airtel, Glo or MTN. Nigeria uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Nigeria upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

πŸ“ž Calling

To call Nigeria, dial +, then 234 (the country code for Nigeria), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Nigeria, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 1 .


πŸ›£οΈ Road rules

In Nigeria you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 120 km/h (74 mph) on motorways, 120 km/h (74 mph) on expressways, 40 km/h (24 mph) in all built-up areas and 80 km/h (49 mph) on undivided highways.

πŸ†˜ Emergency







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Last updated: November 9, 2020

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