All-Round-Africa (ARA) is one of the leading blogs in Africa that aims at exploring the stories, cultures, and hidden crème de la crème in the continent. All-Round-Africa (ARA) aims at revealing everything about Africa. It aims at showing off the beautiful continent of Africa to the world. Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most-populous continent in the world. The blog can also serve as a guide for tourists in Africa.

Africa has a total of 54 countries, hundreds of cultures, and more than 2,000 languages, and widely divergent landscapes. Africa is home to the Sahara desert, the largest desert on earth, and the highest standing mountain in the world, the mountain Kilimanjaro. Africa has a population of over 1.1 billion people and so many tribes living in the continent.  Africa is so rich naturally and also home to the world’s largest living land animal, the African elephant weighs up to 7 tons.

The Africa continent is known to be one of the toughest places to live due to the standard of living and its underdeveloped nature. The continent is known for some killer diseases and also has the highest number of malaria in the world.

Here are some important facts about Africa:

Africa is the world’s second-largest continent covering about over 30 million square kilometers

Africa is the world’s second driest continent

Africa owns over 30% of the earth’s remaining mineral resources.

Over 25% of all languages are spoken only in Africa with over 2,000 recognized languages.

The Sahara desert is the largest in the world and assumed bigger than the continental USA.

Africa has the largest reserves of precious metals with over 40% of the gold reserves, over 60% of the cobalt, and 90% of the platinum reserves.

Africa covers over 30 million square kilometers.

Africa has a high level of water scarcity.

Lake Victoria is the largest in Africa and the second-largest freshwater lake in the world.


Nigeria is a country in West Africa. The West African country has a total population of 195 million people. Nigeria is rich in tourist places like landmarks and conversation centres. Here are some top tourist destination in Nigeria;


The slave history museum was established in the year 2011. The slave trade museum is a place that reflects on the historical event of Nigeria. The slave trade museum is located at Marina Resort, Calabar.
The museum is really a place to visit in Calabar and have to spend some time learning so much on the slave trade activity in the country.

Many slaves were conveyed out of the country through the Calabar seas and this museum shows us how they were being transported and the life of these slaves on their journey to live with their new masters. The museums also have some audio presentation and stage by stage adventure by the slaves. 


Company Name
United Bank For Africa Plc

Head Office        
UBA House,
57, Marina,
P. O. Box 2406, Lagos.

Telephone: 234 1 6319822, 280 8822, 700 2255 822
Fax: 234 1 2808448
Date Listed on Exchange          March 31st 1970

Tony O. Elumelu, CON - Chairman
AMB. Joe Keshi, OON - Vice-Chairman
Phillips Oduoza - Group MD/CEO


The Ikeja City Mall is an ultra-modern Shopping Centre. The Mall is located in Alausa, Ikeja.  The best of its kind in the Lagos Mainland and home for so many commercial activities in its domain.

The City Mall was opened for trade-in late 2011. The total 23,000m2 area of Ikeja city mall guarantees ample parking space for buyers. The mall comprises of a 100 stores with a desirable mix of retailers trading renowned quality brands.

The Mall exhibit justified categories of fun activities ranging from the Silverbird cinema to the Shoprite store, Gaming Centres, Fast Food and Fashion Houses.


Here are some categories offered by some brands in the Ikeja City Mall.

Accessories & Gift
Music and Entertainment
Health & Beauty


Getting a job in Modern-day Nigeria can be a very hard task for people that are not computer literate. The wave of time has taken every step into secondary level, where you go to the internet and run applications, online tests, and online interviews.
The prayer of every graduate in the country is getting a well-paid job and starting up Life. The Nigeria Unemployment rate stand at about 29% (2020)
Here are some website to always get your daily job post and opportunities. is a fast-growing job in Nigeria publishing platform.
We assist job seekers by providing a listing of common jobs in Nigeria, verified job vacancies in Nigeria, and career information from employers and recruiters in all Nigerian states. We ensure candidates get to apply for insider job openings near them that go unadvertised both online and in newspapers. Our job services are FREE ie. we do not expect jobseekers to pay for our career services. Subscribe to MyJobMag via the following channels: email, Facebook, Twitter

Welcome to (HNJ), we are happy igniting your curiosity to know About Us. We will go further to tell you what we do. is not just a Job Portal, we are presently building a highly interactive and dynamic online destination for Nigerians worldwide to collaborate, interact, get informed and exchange ideas on career issues.


Ikeja Bus Terminal is located in Ikeja, the capital city of Lagos State. The Ikeja bus terminal is located on the direction to the local airport(MM2) behind the present railway line in the city, and close to the state teaching hospital, Ikeja general post office, a stone throw to the famous computer village

The modern facility is fitted on a 10,000 square meter land space equipped with the Intelligent Transport system, air-conditioned terminal, food courts, fitted shops, ATM gallery, WiFi, electronically controlled shades among others.

 The Ikeja Bus terminal also has a big land space for buses to park and load its passengers, large walkway for passengers, street lightning, restrooms, control tower to monitor activities and greening with adequate exits.

The Ikeja bus terminal serves as the hub of all transport activities within the Ikeja area which will serve over 70,000 passengers daily and provide access to many destinations like neighboring Oshodi, Ojota, Iyana-Ipaja, Maryland, Lekki, Ogba, CMS among others.
The Ikeja bus terminal is one of the biggest in the state and as well so beautiful. The beautiful sight has added so much to the beautiful city of Ikeja.


TBS (Tafewa Balewa Square)

The Tafewa Balewa Square is a historical place for Nigerians and it is also a very important place in the history of Lagos. The Tafewa Balewa Square is a 14.5-hectare (35.8-acre) ceremonial ground. It was formerly called the “Race Course”. The Square was formerly known to host Horse Race, Football, and other sports activities that involve a large congregation. The Square was constructed in the year 1972. The square is a 50,000 capacity seater and other center used to run small businesses like Business Centres, Travel Agencies, Car Parks, and Restaurant. The TBS also has a Bus Terminal in front that helps with the transportation movement of the people. The BRT conveys people to different destinations in the state. The entrance to the Tafewa Balewa Square has a beautiful gigantic sculpture of four white horses hovering above the gate and seven red eagles, which are symbols from the national emblem signifying Strength and Dignity. The Tafewa Balewa Square is been used to hosted prestigious activities in the Country like the October 1st independence Day celebration, It also hosts events like Africa's biggest Music concert “The Experience”.


The National Arts Theatre is located in the heart of Surulere, Lagos State. The national theatre is the primary center for art performance in Nigeria.

The National Arts Theatre was completed in the year 1976 in preparation for the Festival of Arts and Culture (FESTAC) in 1977. The collection of National Gallery of Modern Nigerian Art is housed in a section of this building.

The Construction of the famous National Arts Theatre started by the military regime of General Yakubu Gowon and completed during the military regime of General Olusegun Obasanjo.

The exterior of the theatre is shaped like a military hat. The National Arts Theatre was designed and constructed by a Bulgarian construction company. The Theatre has a 5,000-seater Main Hall with a collapsible stage, and two capacity cinema halls, all of which are equipped with facilities for simultaneous translation of 8 languages; among others. The national theatre bears a resemblance to the Palace of Culture and Sports in Varna, Bulgaria completed in 1968.

There are some new development on the National theatre that will be unfolded soon.


Guo transport is one of the best road transportation company in Nigeria with a high level of customer satisfaction. GUO Transport Company Ltd. is a division of G. U. Okeke & Sons Ltd.  It was founded in the year 1980.  GUO transport is a household name in the transportation industry and one of the largest provider of interstate transportation, serving more than hundreds of destinations across Nigeria and West Africa.
The company has become a great choice in the transportation industry, providing safe, enjoyable and affordable travel to hundreds of passengers daily.

While GUO transport Co. is well known for its regularly scheduled passenger service, the company also provides a number of other services for its customers such as value-priced same-day and early-next-day haulage and package delivery to numerous destinations in Nigeria.

GUO Transport over the year has provided timely transportation and logistics solutions with the highest level of quality and customer satisfaction, as well as exceptional safety, comfort, and economic value to our customers and partners.


Electricity (power) is a regulated business world over, and the same is true in Nigeria. The regulator, NERC (Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission) in our case, sets the license areas of distribution, consumer tariff, codes & standards for network and works to safeguard interests of both the consumers and shareholders.

The electricity/power industry in Nigeria has undergone tremendous reforms, and the business of generation, transmission, and distribution, which were together under a single umbrella of NEPA, have hitherto been unbundled into separate arms. As a direct result of the Electric Power Sector Reform (EPSR) bill, that was signed into law on March 11, 2005, total 11 distribution companies (called DISCO) were formed. These DISCOs, including EKEDP were further privatized on 1st November 2013, thus completing the cycle of reform efforts in Nigeria that began almost a decade back.
EKEDP(Eko Electricity Distribution Company) covers the license area of the southern part of Lagos state and Agbara in Ogun state. For the ease of operations and division of work, the license area of EKEDP is segmented into 3 Circles and 10 Districts, namely:

West Circle: It has 3 Districts – Agbara, Ojo and Festac

Central Circle: It has 4 Districts – Ijora, Mushin, Orile and Apapa

East Circle: It has 3 Districts – Lekki, Ibeju and Island

Every District office has a Consumer Care Centre (CCC), where customers can visit and interact with our Customer Relationship Officers (CROs) for addressal of their requests and complaints. To enable quicker resolution of network breakdown on the low-tension (LT) network of 415 V, we have created a minimum of 3 Zonal Offices in each District. The Zone team looks after all the operation & maintenance matters of LT network in a safe manner.


Quickteller is a robust consumer services platform for convenient Airtime Recharge, Funds Transfer, Bill Payments, Western Union Transfer.

Quickteller is one of the fastest and safe ways to make payment in the new tech generation will little or no charges.

Quickteller is a Platform (financial service application) that allows you to purchase airtime, pay bills, send and receive money. Some services on this platform would attract a charge.

Your email address and phone number must be used at sign-up and serves as a means of communicating information, notices and documents to you.

The Platform uses a two-factor authentication software for fraud, risk, and compliance monitoring, known as Safetoken. Safetoken generates a 6-8 digit One-Time-Password (OTP) whenever a transaction is initiated.


Ibadan is the capital and most populous city of Oyo State, Nigeria. Oyo State has a total population of over 3 million, it is the third-most populous city in Nigeria after Lagos and Kano; it is the country's largest city by geographical area.
Ibadan is the home to the first television station in Africa. Ibadan came into light after the fall of the Yoruba Oyo Empire, when several Yoruba renegades began settling in the area towards the end of the 18th century.
The Pacesetter state has a long historical fact and also places to visit for business or leisure.
Here are some beautiful hotel you might like to explore in the beautiful city of Ibadan.

                                  GOLDEN TULIP JERICHO IBADAN


Golden Tulip Jericho Ibadan is a more comfortable and the best place in Ibadan. If you are in Ibadan and want business comfort and leisure, golden tulip is the best option for you. Whether conducting business, planning an event, keeping up with a fitness routine, or looking to spend quality time with your family, our facilities at Golden Tulip are designed for your comfort and convenience.

Our hotel is here to make the most of your stay by offering the services you need, the thoughtful amenities you expect in a guest room, and the extras you deserve.

Golden Tulip Ibadan offers luxuriously furnished guest rooms which include the Presidential suite with two en suite bedrooms, luxurious Diplomatic suites, Executive suites, Deluxe rooms, Superior rooms and standard rooms.


Abuja is the capital of the West African giant, Nigeria. It’s been guided by the Aso Rock, Zuma Rock, Millennium Park and so much more.

There are also some lavish hotels in the State Capital, let’s take a view of the hotels in Abuja.

                                   FRASER SUITES ABUJA.


Facilities of Fraser Suites Abuja

Relax and unwind with our wide range of facilities and services
With a wide range of facilities and amenities, Fraser Suites Abuja offers an ideal option for travelers looking for business hotels in Abuja.

It is about getting fit and having fun all at the same time for the entire family with facilities such as a 24/7 fully-equipped gym, a swimming pool and lots more, not forgetting the wading pool and Fraser Kids Club for the little ones. After a busy day at work, relax at any of the private landscaped gardens as you wind down, or simply tuck in at the Atrium Café or the Gazebo.


Fully-furnished serviced residence with integrated living areas
Modern kitchen/kitchenette with Nespresso coffee machine
Marble bathroom vanity units with polished chrome fittings
Uniquely designed bed & mattress for a perfect night’s sleep
Central air-conditioning with individual zone control
Media entertainment system with hotel connectivity
LCD Smart TV with satellite channels
Direct-dial telephone with voicemail
In-room safe & hairdryer
Steam iron & ironing board
L’Occitane bathroom amenities
Complimentary Wi-Fi access


Calabar is more of a tourist capital in Nigeria. The capital of the Cross River State is known for its rich culture, beautiful sight, good food, great hospitality, and tourist centers. The State Capital was formerly known as “Akwa akpa”.

The hospitality exhibited by the state has grown even to international recognition and has been a good experience to the tourist around the world.

The megacity is divided into Calabar Municipal and Calabar South Local Government Areas. In the last Census (2006) Calabar has a population of 371,022 people.

Here are some interesting places to visit in Calabar

Marina Resort

Marina Resort: The Marina Resort serves as a recreational center and also a historical site in Calabar with amazing things to see. The Marina resort has some great scores in tourism and has made Calabar more interesting for guests from over the world. The entry fee to the resort can be very affordable but not unstable. The peak period can see a rise in the price.

Rich in Sculptures: The city is also rich in sculpture. Not just any kind of sculpture but beautiful sculptures. The Mary Slessor Sculpture is a good example of one, It is a historical sculpture that talks about the historical stopping of the Killing of twin in the State in the year 1888.


Calabar Carnival festival in Nigeria is rumored to be the "Africa's Biggest Street Party", and also the number one tourist destination for Nigerians and tourists all over the world. The Calabar Carnival invites people all over the world for the yearly events ranging from National visitors to International guests in attendance and representation. The party is unending and loaded with so much fun and activities. The beautiful ladies displaying their attires and beauty to the bikers displaying their skills.

The Calabar carnival is always an exceptional event that begins every 1 December and lasts until 31 December. The Carnival has boosted the cultural value of the Calabar people and also Nigeria. It is very entertaining and a must watch to guests all over the world and as such boosting the industry for associates.

The Calabar carnival started in the year 2004 and the originator was his excellency, Ex-Governor Donald Duke in his bid to make his state Calabar a tourism hub in the country. The Calabar Carnival has grown wide than expected and has a prestigious event in the history of the people.

The plan of the event at the carnival are aligned each year by the committee in charge of tourism and cultural activities and new programs are introduced every year. The Calabar Carnival also includes music performance from local and international artists, bikers carnival, Boat regatta, Fashion shows, Beauty pageant, Christmas Village, traditional dances.


Oguta Lake is said to be the largest natural lake in the south-Eastern part of Nigeria. The lake which is located in Imo State is a Slender lake formed by the damming of the lower Njaba River with alluvium within the equatorial rainforest region of Niger Delta.

The Oguta Lake's drainage basin comprises of the drainage area of the Njaba River and also a part of the River Niger floodplain in the region south of Onitsha.

The lake is a source of tourism, fishing and so much more. The lake is situated in Oguta about 30 miles from the intersection of the Ndoni and Orashi River. The water from the Njaba River is the major inflow to Oguta Lake.

Oguta Lake is important to the people of oil-rich Njaba River basin including Oguta, Orsu, Mgbidi, Nkwesi, Osemotor, Awo-Omamma and Izombe.


The slave history museum was established in the year 2011. The slave trade museum is a place that reflects on the historical event of Nigeria. The slave trade museum is located at Marina Resort, Calabar.
The museum is really a place to visit in Calabar and have to spend some time learning so much on the slave trade activity in the country.

Many slaves were conveyed out of the country through the Calabar seas and this museum shows us how they were being transported and the life of these slaves on their journey to live with their new masters. The museums also have some audio presentation and stage by stage adventure by the slaves.  

The slave trade museum serves as one of the best slave museums in the country and exposes so much to our interest. No Pictures are allowed in the museum, as you would be guided through by a Tour Guide.
The slave trade museum made use of sculptures to make the representation of history in such a beautiful and historical fashion.


Jendol Superstore is truly an indigenous supermarket company built on sound ethical principles providing values for her customers, employees and the provider of capital.

Jendol Superstore was established in the year 2017 with extraordinary vision and innovations, and are really close to achieving all of its ambitions.

With Jendol superstore, they consider it necessary to fill up this need in the global information technology sector with an emphasis on the Africa market.

Jendol Superstore doesn’t  just sell provisions, cosmetics, drinks, foodstuffs & household gadgets but also so much more for you.

The Superstore has a very good after-sales support that is comparable to the international market standard.

Jendol Stores has made a priceless contribution to providing household needs and its related services in Lagos, Nigeria. With the ability of her dynamic leadership in the retail sector, they have continuously provided excellent customer experience.


Over the years many Nigerians have been trying and working hard steadily to attain the possibility of the Cashless Policy. The cashless policy was rumored to have an impact on decreasing the use of cash notes.  According to the (CBN, 2011), Cashless policy aims to curb some of the negative consequences associated with the high usage of physical cash in the economy, including the high cost of cash, high risk of using cash, high subsidy, informal economy, inefficiency, and corruption.

One question on the mind of Nigerian remains, how safe is the cashless policy?
With the daily life of Nigerians now, they always make use of their debit cards either making payments on the POS or making a payment through payment gateways.

Here are tips on how to keep your debit card safe:
Be quick to make a complaint to your bank immediately you misplace your debit card or it is been stolen. It is very possible for you to block your card from your account before it gets to the wrong hands . Having the bank number handy is very important, we visit places daily and get engaged to many activities. Misplacing a debit card can happen to anyone, so don’t think you are exempted. Get your Bank Customer service Number now.


Yemi Eberechi Alade is a Nigerian Afropop singer and songwriter. The singer was born on the 13th March 1989 in Abia State, the Eastern part of the country. Yemi Alade as she is called on stage. In 2009, the sensational singer won the Peak Talent Show, she also had a hit with her single "Johnny" in 2014. Yemi Alade grew up with her father being a Yoruba man and the mother was from the Igbo race. Yemi’s father was a police commissioner.

Yemi's debut album “King of Queens” was released on October 2, 2014. The singer collaborated with producers such as Selebobo, Sizzle Pro, Shady Bizniz, Philkeyz, Young D, GospelOnDeBeatz, DIL, OJB Jezreel, Mr. Chidoo, Fliptyce, EL Mcee, and Beat Nation. The album was preceded by the singles "Johnny", "Tangerine" and "Kissing".

Yemi's second album “Mama Africa” was released on March 25, 2016. Yemi disclosed its title was Mama Africa and said it focuses on the strengths and weaknesses of an African woman. The album combines elements of Afropop, highlife, R&B, coupé-décalé, hip-hop, and pop.


Lagos State, the Nigeria largest city and one of the fastest-growing economy in Africa and the world.
Residence in Lagos(Lagosians) has a belief about the difference of the day and Nightlife Lagos. Lagos has her beautiful morning, hustling midday, traffic evenings and dangerous nights but that doesn’t mean there is no sweet Night for Lagosians. The various destination in Lagos determines the Nightlife and freedom in the area.

Here are some areas in Lagos where you should be very security conscious

Oshodi (Under Bridge):

One of the busiest bus stop in the world. Always have a route to every destination in Lagos. Home for all, Home for None.  The beautiful ugly environment of Oshodi. In as much as Oshodi is the center hub of Lagos, it also has its ugly records which may never be kept clean in the nearest future. The Lagos state government has tried in its possible capacity to reduce the numbers of rogue in the area but Oshodi still has the highest number of rogue residing in Oshodi due to the number of bus parks and business activities.


Quincy Herbal Slimmers Limited also referred to as “Quincy Herbals” was formed and founded in a small office at 16 Awolowo Road, Ikoyi in Lagos, Nigeria on June 16, 1996. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and founder herbal slimmer, Dr. Mrs. Quincy Olasumbo Ayodele comes from a long line of traditional medicine practitioners and used her grandmother’s herbal remedies and experience to effectively lose weight.
Therefore, Quincy saw the efficacy of the herbs in treating her obesity-related health conditions. As a qualified naturopath, Quincy decided to expanded her treatments to include herbal slimming, after graduating from the Nigerian College of Natural Medicine.
Furthermore, Quincy single-handedly changed the erroneous negative stigma associated with herbal medicine in Nigeria by persistently advocating for and spreading awareness on the modern practice structure of herbal medicine, and educating the general public about the proper practice and use of medicinal plants. Quincy is a World Health Organization (WHO) expert on the development of African traditional medicine practices, practitioners, and products. Quincy Herbals has grown tremendously with several branches in Nigeria and a strong international presence and is repositioning itself to deliver its products and services globally in the 21st century.


A visa serves as an authorization granted by a state to a foreigner or traveler, granting them entry, stay, authorization to reside and also permission to use various privileges.

Nigerian citizens have visa-free or visa on arrival access to 45 countries and territories, ranking the Nigerian passport 98th in terms of travel freedom according to the Henley Passport Index.

Country                               Visa Requirement                        Allowed Stay

Barbados                              Visa not required                              6 months
Benin                                    Visa not required                              90 days
Burkina Faso                        Visa not required
Cambodia                           eVisa / Visa on arrival                       30 days
Cameroon                             Visa not required                             90 days
Cape Verde                           Visa not required
Chad                                     Visa not required                              3 months
Côte d'Ivoire                         Visa not required
Djibouti                               eVisa                                                  31 days         
Dominica                              Visa not required                             6 months
Fiji                                        Visa not required                             4 months
Gambia                                 Visa not required
Ghana                                   Visa not required
Guinea                                  Visa not required                 
Guinea-Bissau                      Visa not required


Obudu Mountain Resort was formerly known as the Obudu Cattle Ranch. The tourist centre is a  ranch and resort on the Obudu Plateau in Cross River State, Nigeria. The obudu mountain resort is located on the Obudu Plateau, close to the Cameroon border in the northeastern part of Cross River State, approximately 110 kilometres (68 mi) east of the town of Ogoja and 65 kilometres (40 mi) from the town of Obudu in Obanliku Local Government Area of Cross River State. It is about 30 minutes drive from Obudu town and is about a 332 kilometres (206 mi) drive from Calabar, the Cross River State capital.

It was stated historically that the resort was developed in the year 1951 by a Scottish man M. McCaughey, who was the first to explore the mountain ranges in the year1949. The Scottish camped on the mountaintop of the Oshie Ridge on the Sankwala Mountains for a month before returning with Mr Hugh Jones, a fellow rancher, in 1951. The Scottish with the help of Dr Crawfeild, they developed the Obudu Cattle Ranch.

A cable car climbing about 870 metres (2,850 ft) from the bottom to the top of the upland gives the visitors a scenic view while bypassing the extremely winding road to the top.

The Obudu Mountain resort is a top destination in Nigeria, the West Africa giant. It is a top destination for tourist both locally and internationally and has been there for a while.


Yankari National Park is a large wildlife park located in Bauchi State, Nigeria. The south-central part of the state plays host to the famous Yankari National park.  The National park covers an area of about 2,244 square kilometres (866 sq mi) and it’s also home to several natural warm water springs, as well as a wide variety of flora and fauna. The national park is located in the heartland of the West African savanna makes it a unique way for tourists and holidaymakers to watch wildlife in its natural habitat.
 Yankari National Park was created as a game reserve in 1956, but later redesigned Nigeria’s biggest national park in 1991. The Bauchi based park is the most popular destination for tourists in West Africa.
The Park also plays an important role in the development and promotion of tourism in Nigeria. The Yankari National Park is one of the most popular destinations in Nigeria.
The Yankari National park is also known for her richness in wildlife as it is said to have the largest number of elephants in West Africa.


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