Nigeria Travel Advice and essential information about Abuja

 

Transportation

Driving

The Jabi Motor Park is city's main motor park, and it is located on the Obafemi Awolowo Way, past Berger junction. Other motor park locations include: Julius Berger Park, Utako, Karu and AP junction where you can get buses for location all over Nigeria. The Jabi Park is the main stopping area for buses and taxis going anywhere in the country. ABC Transport provides clean, efficient, air conditioned, reliable buses to Lagos, Port Harcourt, Benin City, and other destinations. The ABC transport also carry parcels and has nearby terminals between Utako market and Jabi Motor Park.

There are also car hiring services, as well as tours and excursion agencies. The recommended ones in these categories are Hertz, contact: +234(0) 9413 7614 for car hiring, and Kivilac Travel & Tours which offers one of the best services, for tours and excursions. Contact: +234(0) 9413 1773.

Airlines

Abuja's Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport is the second busiest in the country after the Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos. It has separate terminals for international and domestic flights. Tickets for domestic flights can be bought in the airport on the day of travel, and inter-city flights usually take an hour.

Domestic

There are direct flights to destinations within Nigeria like: Lagos, Oweri, Akure, Port Harcourt, Sokoto, Kano, Enugu, Benin City, Warri and Calabar. Some of these domestic airlines include:

International

There are also direct flights to and from Europe, using British Airways and KLM being the main airlines. Some of these international airlines include:

Health

Hospitals and clinics

Abuja has a range of health facilities but below is a list of some recommended ones in case of any problems. They include:

Abuja Clinics

Located on 22 Amazon Street, Maitama. Contact: +234(0) 9413 7020, website: www.abujaclinics.com

Arewa Specialist Hospital and Diagnostic Centre

Situated on 25 Akure Crescent, Aminu Kano Crescent, Gwarimpa War College Junction, Gwarimpa. Contact: +234(0) 9671 5493.

National Hospital

Located on PMB 425, near US Embassy, Garki. Contact: +45(0) 9671 2526, website: www.nationalhospitalabuja.net

Red Cross

Situated at Cornershop 42, Zone I, Wuse. Contact: +234(0) 9523 3870 or +234(0) 803 453 8095.

St Francois Medical Centre

Located on Plot 501, Bangui Street, across the street from Amigo's Supermarket, Wuse II. Contact: +234(0) 1523 6282.

Wuse Health

Situated in Centre Zone 3, Wuse. Contact: +234(0) 9523 1209

Zankli Medical Centre

Located on Plot 1021, B5 Shehu Yar'Adua Way, opposite Federal Ministry of Works, on the main road to Julius Berger Life Camp, North of Wuse market, Utako. Contact: +234(0) 1523 6854.

Smile Care Dental Clinics

Situated at 1210 Yakubu Crescent, Asokoro. Contact: +234(0) 1314 2670.

Pharmacies

Besio Pharmacy

Located in Banex Plaza, Wuse II. Contact: +234(0) 806 966 3000.

Mediland Pharmacy and Stores

Situated at the Dreams Multiplaza, Plot 1350 Aminu Kano Crescent, Wuse II. Contact: +234(0) 1671 0737.

Mondec Pharmacy

Located on 1 Jiwa Road, Gwagwa. Contact: +234(0) 9523 1825.

Tonia Pharmacy Ltd

Situated on Suite 2, Landmark Plaza, IBB Way, Maitama. Contact: +234(0) 1413 6248.

Tourist Information

Abuja State Tourism Board

Located at the New Federal Secretariat, Central Business District. Contact: +234(0) 9234 2727 or +234(0) 9234 2755.

National Parks Service

Situated on the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport Expressway. Contact: +2354(0) 9234 5507.

Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation

Located in the Old Secretariat, Garki Area I. Contact: +234(0) 9234 2764, website: www.nigeriatourism.net

 

Room rates

Nordic Suite
₦51900 / $180

Studio
₦46900 / $160

Standard Double
₦41900 / $145

Standard Single
₦37400 / $130

Economy
₦33700 / $120

Breakfast included.
All prices are exclusive of 5% VAT

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