Some of the local laws and customs in Nigeria focus on its heavy Muslim population. It boasts the largest number of practitioners in sub-Saharan Africa, and much scrutiny will be given to revealing clothes and overt sexual behaviour.
Getting around in Nigeria can be really difficult, because of bad infrastructure and criminal elements. Travelers should know first and foremost that Nigeria has a lot of traffic. Like, a lot, a lot.
The political and economic instability of Nigeria opens the doors for a cornucopia of crime, from basic thievery to muggings, abductions, and car-jackings.
Nigeria is fraught with political instability, terrorism and crime. If you choose to travel against the advice of your government, here's what you need to know about personal safety.
12/01/2009 - WorldNomads.com's roving medical expert and afficionado of Adventure Travel Health, Dr. Erik McLaughlin MD, suggests that travellers to Nigeria and Western Africa should review their immunization history in light of a recent polio outbreak.