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Located in the center part of the country, Abuja is Nigeria's capital city. The western-style city offers a safe environment to expats settling here, thus attracting a quite large expat community.

Skilled foreign professionals can find job opportunities in the capital city. Living here, they will enjoy a variety of activities during their spare time: shops, cinemas, pubs, nightclubs...

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The family being a central institution and the cornerstone of the society in Nigeria, you should find the country quite welcoming if you move to Nigeria with children. Yet finding quality education services can be a bit of a challenge.

The numerous attractions, places of interest and cultural opportunities that Nigeria has to offer are apt to fulfil anyone’s tastes. In addition to wonderful natural endowments, the country boasts quality cultural institutions, ensuring there are plenty of leisure activities to enjoy in Nigeria.

Phone and internet access in Nigeria typically goes through mobile networks, which offer relatively fast and reliable connection. Obtaining a functioning landline for fixed phone and internet is yet another affair but should not prove so big a deal as long as you live in a urban centre, where the telecommunications network is more developed.

Given the unreliable nature of public transportation in Nigeria, having a car in Nigeria is deemed essential by a number of expats. Here is what you need to know about driving in Nigeria.

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Having left Qatar after two and a half years my new assignment led me back to Nigeria where I already spent two years in the past.

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