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    There are so many expats in the UAE, but the InterNations Dubai Ramadan dinners brought some wonderful guests together.

InterNations – The Place for Nigerians Living in the UAE

Want to connect with the expat community of Nigerians in the United Arab Emirates? Looking for Nigerian compatriots to help you with your questions on expat life? Or are you looking for other Nigerian expats to go on an excursion to the tiny emirate of Ajman with?

InterNations the UAE offers everything you might need as an expat, no matter whether you already live in the UAE or are still in Nigeria planning your upcoming foreign assignment. InterNations is the leading platform among expatriates and global minds in all countries around the world. Needless to say, our community of Nigerian expats in the UAE is going very strong, with members having roots all across Nigeria - from Lagos, over Kano to Abuja.

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    From Nigeria, living in Abu Dhabi
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    From Nigeria, living in Dubai
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    From Nigeria, living in Dubai
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  • Dubai Sports City?
    1 reply
    Aug 1, 6:32 PM
    Community member

    Hi Kennie if you are planning to come to Dubai you feel like home, as here are a lots of Nigerians, but anyway we have around 180 different nationalities living in Dubai. Dubai Sports City is …

  • New in Dubai
    8 replies
    Jan 13, 7:11 PM
    Community member

    Hi, Welcome to our sunny city. Dubai can be a pretty lonely place if you don’t get out and do stuff. If you ever get bored and want to meet up let me know. I usually finish work at 530. Most …

  • drink up
    6 replies
    Feb 22, 7:50 AM
    Community member

    kai ...salsa is only for girls or boys can also join in the institute ?? thats a pretty good form of exercise....

Ask experienced Nigerian expats in the United Arab Emirates!

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Tips and Advice on the UAE from Your Fellow Nigerian Expats

Obviously, expat life in the UAE goes well beyond shipping your belongings and taking care of red tape. Socializing with fellow Nigerians is an important facet of living abroad and can be a huge stepping stone in getting to know the Emirati mentality and way of life. Nigerians in the UAE are a part of our community, calling cities such as Dubai, Sharyah, Abu Dhabi, and many others home. You can use InterNations to look for fellow Nigerians in Abu Dhabi, for example.

Wondering where to shop for Nigerian delicatessen, want to discuss your national team's latest match, or simply talk to someone in your native language? Become a member of the Emirati InterNations Community!

  • Our network is the best place to meet expats from Nigeria.
  • On the the UAE Expat Forums, you can get competent answers to all your expat-related questions: how to find a babysitter fluent in your mother tongue, where to get jolof rice in Abu Dhabi, etc.
  • The InterNations Places database for the UAE has information on the nearest Nigerian embassy and many other institutions.

From the tiny emirate of Ajman to the richest city in the world, you can meet supportive and friendly Nigerian expats in the UAE on InterNations.

Meet and Mingle with Fellow Nigerians in the UAE

Additionally, InterNations hosts regular expat events and activities in the UAE. Our get-togethers are sure to cater to your taste as well: as a member, you can partake in cozy gatherings to enjoy some Emirati shawarma, join one of our huge expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Abu Dhabi’s best locations, and much more. Want to discover the UAE? Go on a weekend trip with your fellow expats to see the only 7 star hotel in the world and other beautiful landmarks.

Our meet-ups and activities offer many wonderful opportunities to mingle with expatriates hailing from Nigeria and dozens of other countries in a casual setting. Just sign up for your InterNations membership and you’ll soon hear a cordial Ẹ n lẹ, hello, ilo la, lafia lau, from our Nigerians living in the UAE!

  • Peter B. Krehmer

    There are so many expats in the UAE, but the InterNations Dubai Ramadan dinners brought some wonderful guests together.

  • Suzanne Payne

    Dubai is such an overwhelming mixture of tradition and modernity that I was very grateful for all the support from other expats.

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