The Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Giant of Africa is located in the Western part of the African Continent and was named by a British journalist named Flora Shaw who had coined the name 'Nigeria’ from 'River Niger'. The country Nigeria shares borders with other countries such as Niger to the north, the Gulf of Guinea to the south, Cameroon to the east and Benin Republic to the west. There are 36 states in Nigeria as well as the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja the state capital of Nigeria. Nigeria is a conglomerate of diverse people with 774 Local Government Areas and over 300 different cultures with about 521 languages spoken. The official language spoken is English following after her colonisation by the British Colonial Masters while the three major local languages in Nigeria are Igbo, Yoruba and Hausa.
The rich cultural heritage of Nigeria evident in the various festivals it hosts which includes the Eyo Festival, Calabar Carnival, Lagos Carnival, Osun Festival, Sango Festival, Ojude Oba festival, Ofala Festival, Argungu Fishing Festival and New Yam Festival and many others will appeal to any tourist seeking for an African adventure.
Often referred to as the 'giant of Africa', Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa.The country Nigeria is endowed with natural resources such as; Gold, Lead/Zinc, Limestone, crude oil, Salt, Bentonite, Gypsum, Kaolin, Magnesite and Limestone among others. The leading role Nigeria has in commercial activities in Africa has made her a prime place for investors who have been able to acknowledge the jewels embedded in this beautiful country. The presence of investors has helped Nigeria take giant strides in economic activities within Africa.
Popular states in Nigeria include; Lagos, Rivers, Kano and the Federal Capital Territory which are being referred to as mega cities in Nigeria except for Kano.
Lagos, located in the western geopolitical zone of Nigeria, is a major hub of commercial activities in Nigeria as many establishments have their headquarters here. The city of Lagos promises an improvement in the standard of living of her residents due to the various employment opportunities this state possess resulting from the presence of these companies. The capital of Lagos is Ikeja. Other states in the western zone of Nigeria include; Ogun, Osun, Oyo, Ekiti, Ondo and Kwara state.
Rivers state where oil was first discovered in Nigeria transformed the country's economy. The discovery of oil in Nigeria led to the diversion from agriculture and fully into the oil industry. This breakthrough attracted quite a number of investors to Nigeria and bringing the country into a limelight as part of the oil producing countries in the world, implying 'money' and topmost recognition. Rivers State with Port Harcourt as its capital is bordered by other states in Nigeria such as Imo, Abia and Anambra state to the North, Bayelsa and Delta states to the west, Akwa Ibom state to the east and the Atlantic Ocean to the South.
The Abuja mega city is located in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) where the seat of government in Nigeria is. It is located in the middle belt region of Nigeria bordered by Kaduna state to the north, Niger state to the west, Kogi state to the South, and Nasarawa state the East. Abuja is well planned and it hosts the second busiest airport in Nigeria. Central Business District such as Maitama, Asokoro, Garki, Gwarimpa, Wuse and Aso Rock is home to federal government parastatals and also many multinational establishments.
Properties for rent in Nigeria are available in every state. Properties ranging from apartment to commercial spaces are available to satisfy your longings to live or work in any state in Nigeria. The mega cities in Nigeria pose to be the most expensive places to live in Nigeria. Property for rent in places like Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt can be quite expensive compared to other states in Nigeria but it is a surety that you have made the best decision as these places present an urban approach to living as well as huge business and commercial activities.
Apartments for rent in Nigeria include; boys quarters, self-contain, Mini flat, bungalow, duplex, mansion, townhouses, terrace, semi-detached and detached apartments. Apartments such as townhouses, duplexes, mansion and terrace are in great numbers in the mega cities of Nigeria.
Commercial properties such as shops, halls, showroom, office spaces and hotels for rent in Nigeria are available in all the states of the federation and also in Nigeria's Central Business District with large markets such as Onitsha Market in Anambra state, Lagos, Abuja, Kano and Port Harcourt. Real Estate Business in Nigeria is a rewarding one as there has been the advent of Real Estate companies buying hectares of land for the purpose of creating gated residential estates. Virgin lands are in abundance in every state in Nigeria with only a few available in megacities with suburbs. Nigeria is one of the choice places to rent a property in Africa because the rate of properties for real estate business is Nigeria is on the profitable side.