The Margouilla's Advice on Nightstopping in Nigeria

NIGERIA



Quickfacts

Capital: Abuja (DNAA/ABV)

Head of State: President Goodluck JONATHAN (since 9 February 2010)

Population: 155.2 million (2011)

Major infectious diseases:

     Degree of risk: very high

     Food or waterborne diseases: bacterial and protozoal diarrhea, hepatitis A and E, and typhoid fever

     Vectorborne disease: malaria (level 3) and yellow fever

     Respiratory disease: meningococcal meningitis

     Aerosolized dust or soil contact disease: one of the most highly endemic areas for Lassa fever

     Water contact disease: leptospirosis and shistosomiasis

     Animal contact disease: rabies

     HIV prevalence: 3.6% (2009 est.)

Major beers: Star, Gulder, Gulder Max

Languages: English (official), Haussa, Yoruba, Igbo, Fulani and over 500 dialects

Religions: Muslim (50%), Christian (40%) & Animist (10%)

Currency: Naira (NGN) - 221 for a Euro (2011)

Telephone code: +(234)

Electrical plugs: British 220V

 

Main Airports

Abuja (DNAA/ABV)

Benin City (DNBE/BNI)

Calabar (DNCA/CBQ)

Enugu (DNEN/ENU)

Ibadan (DNIB/IBA)

Jo (DNJO/JOS)

Kaduna (DNKA/KAD)

Kano (DNKN/KAN)

Lagos (DNMM/LOS)

Maiduguri (DNMA/MIU)

Port Harcourt (DNPO/PHC)

Sokoto (DNSO/SKO)

Yola (DNYO/YOL)

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