10 Meals That Will Make You Love Living in Nigeria

Living in Nigeria is awesome. Most times, Nigerians complain about the economy of the country without considering some exceptional reasons why living in Africa’s most populated country is a blessing. There are a number of business opportunities, fun spots, and unique local foods that will make you to always want to live in the country. 

Nigerian meals are the best, they are the true reflection of our culture and identity. Live in Nigeria and enjoy rich sumptuous meals.

Below are the top ten meals you will enjoy while living in Nigeria;


Nigerian Jollof

Nigerian Jollof


When Mark Zuckerberg came to Nigeria, he testified that Nigerian  Jollof was awesome. No Nigerian wants to miss it. It is a good reason to decide to live in the country. Its unique aroma is mouth watering. It tastes so delicious!!! You cannot get any other unique jollof rice in the continent. This delicacy is king in Owambe parties.

Pounded yam and Egusi

Pounded Yam and Egusi

Pounded yam is one of Nigerian’s best delicacies. This meal is made by pounding boiled yam. Yam flour can never be as original as locally made pounded yam. Many Nigerian tribes love this delicious delicacy. It yummy tasty and you can never have enough of it.



Adalu is beans and corn cooked together with local seasoning and spices. Most Nigerians love this delicious meal. It is rich in protein and carbohydrates as well.

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Tuwo Shinkafa


Tuwo Shinkafa is one of the most delicious foods in the Northern part of Nigeria. Tuwo is made by soft rice and spicy sauce. The Hausa tribes love this food and that is why most of them living abroad miss it so much.

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Nigerians love ‘African Salad’ called Abacha. It can be eaten as a meal or snack. This sumptuous meal fills up your stomach just like any other meal. This meal is well-known in the Eastern part of Nigeria, among the Igbo tribes and they love it.



banga soup

Banga Soup can be taken with Starch and it is a very delicious Nigerian meal. No one wants to miss it.  It is a well-known meal in the Southern part of Nigeria.



Kilishi is made of dried spicy meat. It has a unique taste and aroma. Locally wrapped in paper, the meal is common in the northern part of Nigeria.



Suya is Suya can only be found it in Nigeria.  There is a unique kind of feeling or sensation you get when you take hot Suya, especially when it is soaked in Yaji (Suya Spice). This delicacy is utterly delicious that it gives Nigerians a sense of enjoying home.

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Ofada Rice

ofada rice

Ofada Rice is locally produced in Nigeria. What makes it special is its distinct flavour and aroma. Most Nigerians abroad long to eat Ofada Rice, after so many years of missing the meal. The Ofada stew is usually spiced up with “Iru” (Locust Beans).

Poundo Cocoyam and Oha Soup

oha soup

 Igbo families treasure this meal and they enjoy a form of bonding and an identity having this meal. This delicious delicacy delights people from the Eastern part of Nigeria. 



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