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Paul Zimmerer

Living in Nigeria, from Germany

"InterNations is a fantastic community for expats and a must for anyone preparing to move abroad. I recommend it to all my fellow Germans overseas."

Stella Munúa

Living in Nigeria, from Uruguay

"This site is just what I was looking for when I moved to Lagos. Thanks for all the advice and support that helped us to settle in Nigeria."

InterNations - a community of trust

InterNations - a trusted Network for Americans in Nigeria

  • Join our community and get to know members of Nigeria’s vibrant expat community
  • Receive reliable information and exchange insider tips about the Nigerian expat living
  • Meet fellow expatriates at top InterNations events in Abuja, Kano and many other regions

InterNations – Connecting Americans living in Nigeria

Are you looking for fellow Americans in Nigeria? Do you need advice and tips from your American countrymen? Or would you like to go for a trip with other American expats to discover attractions like the Niger Delta together?

Whether you are already living as an expat in Nigeria or still residing at home in the USA to prepare your relocation abroad, InterNations Nigeria provides you with all you need: Founded in 2007, our trusted community has quickly established itself as the international networking platform for expats and global minds worldwide. Among our members there is also a number of American expats in Nigeria, hailing from all across the USA - from Los Angeles, over New York City to Washington D.C..

  American Expats in Nigeria Posted:

Re: Looking for short-term apartment or room for rent

Hi all, A friend and I are hoping to move to Lagos for a few months. Seems that apartments are v...

Re: Carpenter and Electrician

Looking to employ both for some small jobs. Any recommendations would be greatly appreciated. Than...

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I am moving in ten months and would like information regarding importing cats too. From what I have...

Re: Life in Port Harcourt?

I might be taking a job in Port Harcourt and too have found it difficult to find information about ...

Re: ACCOMMODATION IN ASOKORO

Good morning all, I have a friend who is a renting a BQ - fully serviced - in Asokoro to women...

Re: How Does a Driver Work?

Hello all! I will be arriving in Lagos soon and know that my husband's company is planning to set ...

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Receive Information and Tips about Nigeria from American Expats

Obviously, embarking on expat life in Nigeria is not only about packing boxes and getting some paperwork done. The regular exchange with your American compatriots is also an important aspect of the expat experience and can help you get accustomed to the Nigerian culture and people. InterNations helps you meet and interact with other Americans in Nigeria, living in Abuja, Kano, Lagos and many other places across the country. Just take a look at our group of Americans in Abuja or Americans in Lagos.

So, if you should ever feel like speaking your mother tongue, finding out where to shop for American food, or chatting about your favorite team’s latest match, join the American InterNations Community:

  • Browse our high-quality expat network to find like-minded expatriates from the USA in Nigeria.
  • Receive and share advice in our Nigeria Expat Forums – e.g. how to find a nanny speaking your kids’ native tongue or where to shop for stuffed turkey in Abuja...
  • Browse the InterNations Places database for Nigeria to find institutions like the nearest American embassy and many others.

From the Niger Delta to the incredibly biodiverse areas surrounding Calabar, we’ll get you in touch with helpful and friendly American expats in Nigeria.

Take Part in Various Expat Activities to Meet Fellow Americans in Nigeria

Additionally, you are cordially invited to participate in our regular expat events and activities taking place in Nigeria. Our events cover various interests and range from a small expat dinner to enjoy the traditional Nigerian jolof rice, to big expat get-togethers with hundreds of guests in Abuja's top locations. You may also join one of our expat excursions for a weekend trip to visit the Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove, dedicated to the river goddess Oshun, the dye pits of Kano, and other impressive landmarks across Nigeria.

This way, our events and activities are a very nice occasion to meet fellow expats from the USA and around the world in a casual atmosphere. Interested? Sign up for membership and you’ll soon be welcomed with a warm Hello from our Americans living in Nigeria!

InterNations Members at a Glance
  • 87% of members have university degree
  • Members are 30 to 60 years old (average: 38)
  • Members come from 179 countries
  • 53% expat women
  • 47% expat men
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