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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."

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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."

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InterNations - a trusted Network & Guide for Expats 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

Working and living in Nigeria with the InterNations Expat Guide

Are you preparing for living and working in Nigeria? Or are you already an expat and have recently relocated to Abuja, Kano or some other international Nigerian city?

The expat relocation to Nigeria is definitely an exciting international opportunity and cross-cultural adventure: Visiting the landscape such as the incredibly biodiverse areas surrounding Calabar, getting to know how Nigerian folks celebrate the Eyo festivities in the Lagos area, or acquiring a taste for Nigeria’s popular dishes like jolof rice…

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Nigeria. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from living in Switzerland to living in Iceland.

Nigeria Expat Locations

Millenium Park

Millenium Park

Culture & Sights

Ember Creek

Ember Creek

Restaurants & Nightlife

Beer Barn

Beer Barn

Restaurants & Nightlife

Da Maria

Da Maria

Restaurants & Nightlife

American International School of Abuja

American International School of Abuja

International Schools & Education

KABAB PALACE

KABAB PALACE

Restaurants & Nightlife

Traffic Bar

Traffic Bar

Restaurants & Nightlife

Piccolo Mondo

Piccolo Mondo

Restaurants & Nightlife

Reliable Information about living and working in Nigeria

Relocating to and living in Nigeria necessitates lots of reliable information on different facets of Nigerian expat life. Many questions come up when living overseas in Nigeria: ʺAre we, as expats, liable to Nigerian income tax law?ʺ, ʺIs there an international school outside Lagos?ʺ, ʺHow to find a trustworthy maid in Abuja?ʺ, or ʺWhat are the requirements to get a Nigerian residence permit for my wife?ʺ

Looking for so much information on working and living in Nigeria is rather bothersome and requires a lot of time. The InterNations Expat Guide for Nigeria is designed to help you and offers trusted information on all issues of interest to expats living in Nigeria. Various topics are covered in our Nigeria Expat Guide from travel and accommodation, to education & children or housing and household, up to administration & finance. Such characteristic questions that concern expat life abroad as ʺWhat is the best way of hiring your personal driver?ʺ will no more remain open.

We certainly do not limit ourselves to Nigeria, though. Our guide includes many more expat hotspots, with advice ranging from working in New Zealand to working in Saudi Arabia.

From tax consultants to serviced apartments –
Advice on living and working in Nigeria

In addition, our expat listings for Nigeria include recommended entries for services and organizations catering to expatriates’ needs, like tax consultants or serviced apartments. By becoming part of our community, you can also participate in the InterNations Forum and discuss with other internationals about your expatriate experience living abroad in Nigeria. We’ll be delighted to greet you with a warm Ẹ n lẹ, hello, ilo la, lafia lau, among our InterNations members living and working in Nigeria.

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