nkem

Nkem Vivienne is a Travel/Technology writer at Jovago.

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8​ unforgettable beaches around Nigeria

While Nigeria is not particularly known for its coastlines, it is blessed with an abundance of beautiful sea shores. There are dozens of breathtaking stretches of golden sand around the country to be enjoyed at any time of the year – although June to August can be a little wet.…

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Carrying a baby? Top 5 travel tips for pregnant women

Planning a trip while pregnant? Whether it is an essential family visit, a critical business trip or just mind-clearing ‘babymoon’, the idea of travelling when you are pregnant can be frightening. How do you manage a plane or a strange hotel room when it is hard to get comfortable in your…

Top 5 traditional dances from eastern Nigeria

Whether it’s celebratory, energizing, cathartic, funny, or just plain embarrassing, dance is one of the best art forms for expression. People gyrate in order to celebrate, commemorate or even to prepare for some ritual. Historic and traditional dance goes back hundreds and even thousands of years. Nigeria has the treasure of…

5 Things to Do For Free In Suleja

Suleja​,​ sometimes confused ​as one of Abuja's suburbs, due to its proximity, is one of the major cities in Niger state, Nigeria. Originally called Abuja before the Nigerian government adopted the name for its federal capital in 1976, it is now regarded as Abuja’s younger, smaller, less glamorous sister considering…

K​ano’s Best Value Hotels

Kano, a major state in Northern Nigeria, hosts a variety of tourists attraction – including Kurmi Market, the largest in Africa; The Emir's Palace, the oldest continuous site of authority in Nigeria; and The Ancient Kano City Walls, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Thanks to these amazing attractions,…

4 romantic spots to get a ‘YES” in Ilorin

Popping the marriage question is no longer as simple as dropping on a knee in your favorite restaurant and presenting a ring, or hiding it in an ice-cream cone until your spouse finds it with her tongue. The bar has been raised. People have become a little more creative with…

Explore Abuja on a low budget

Abuja is one of Nigeria’s most expensive cities. Each year, many prospective tourists bypass the country’s capital due to the high cost of living.However, once you learn the things to do and the things to avoid, you will discover that there are plenty of ways to keep the costs associated with…

5 best places to break up with a lover in Lagos

“It’s not you, it’s me”…almost everyone has had to deal with that phrase at some point in their lives. Ending a relationship and living through a heartbreak is inevitable…one of the perks of having a soul.  However, the process in itself can be a chore, given all the possible ways it…

10 Northern cities every Nigerian should visit

For many, the thought of Northern Nigeria conjures up images of bomb-damaged and dangerous cities with inhospitable residents; however, this is not entirely true as the region features idyllic cascades, picturesque plateaus, captivating architecture and welcoming locals who are proud to show off their local cities and culture. Those who…