The Calabar Carnival & Festival

The Calabar Carnival & Festival

Nigeria /

The vision started in 2004 by the then Governor of Cross River State Mr. Donald Duke. Carnival Calabar also tagged “Africa’s Biggest Street Party” was created as part of the vision to make Cross River State the number one tourist destination for Nigerians and tourist all over the world. The event which begins on every […]

UNESCO world heritage sites: Nigeria

UNESCO world heritage sites: Nigeria

Nigeria /

The ‘Giant of Africa” boast 2 UNESCO World heritage sites that are a testaments to its cultural significance to the continent. Come check them out with us!   The Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove   Established over 400 years ago in Osun state on the outskirts its capital Osogbo, this sacred grove is the largest to have survived the […]

A week-end in Lagos from Yogi’s POV Part 2

A week-end in Lagos from Yogi’s POV Part 2

Nigeria /

Lagos, Nigeria. Population – 21 Million, With a population of 21 Million, Lagos has more people than Norway, Finland, Denmark and Ireland combined and you would have to multiply the land area of Lagos by over 100 to get the land area of Norway alone. That’s how small and how big Lagos is. After Part […]

A week-end in Lagos from Yogi’s POV Part 1

A week-end in Lagos from Yogi’s POV Part 1

Nigeria /

Lagos, Nigeria. Population – 21 Million, With a population of 21 Million, Lagos has more people than Norway, Finland, Denmark and Ireland combined and you would have to multiply the land area of Lagos by over 100 to get the land area of Norway alone. That’s how small and how big Lagos is.   Living […]

Portrait of Michael Ernest, ambassador from Nigeria

Portrait of Michael Ernest, ambassador from Nigeria

Nigeria /

It’s no secret that Visiter l’Afrique is a collaborative platform. Every day, travellers publish their travel logs and locals share stories of their daily lives. Some of these locals have even become our ambassadors, always quick to let us know what’s popping and take us along with them around their villages, cities and countries. It’s […]

5 Top Places In Lagos by DJ Cuppy

5 Top Places In Lagos by DJ Cuppy

Nigeria / West Africa /

• Nok Resturant By Alara Nok is the BEST restaurant in Nigeria, forget Lagos. I love the ambience and vibe. It an amazing place not only to meet friends, but also to make some new ones. My favourite dish is the ‘Hummus with Suya’. • Quilox Nightclub As a DJ, I go to many clubs, […]

How to cook Nigerian Party Jollof Rice ?

How to cook Nigerian Party Jollof Rice ?

Nigeria / West Africa /

Nigerians say that a party is not a party without Jollof rice. It is a popular party favourite in Nigeria and most West African countries.It has a basic simple method and the ingredients are easy to find. For Nigerians, no wedding, funeral, birthday party is complete without it…and certainly not Christmas.It is almost always served […]

Lagos in the camera of Yagazie Emezi

Lagos in the camera of Yagazie Emezi

Culture / Nigeria /

Could you introduce yourself to our readers? I’m a documentary photographer and curator based in Lagos, Nigeria. On the side, I like creating cartoons and rant videos How your studies on Cultural Anthropology and African Studies influence your work as Photographer? Studying Cultural Anthropology and African Studies expanded my view on Africa. Yes, I grew up […]