Places & Foods

Suya. Photo credit: Kikifoodies.
Suya

Suya is a popular Nigerian street food. It is spicy, skewered meat grilled over an…

Awhum Cave and Waterfall. Photo credit: Idoko Negedu.
Awhum Cave and Waterfall

Located in the naturally endowed Awhum town, famous for its beautiful rolling hills of green…

Asaro. Credit: 2jays.
Asaro

Perhaps the most dynamic food in Nigerian kitchens, yam appears on dinner plates in various…

Gurara Waterfalls. Credit: hotels.ng.
Gurara Waterfall

Along the Suleja-Minna road in Niger State, north-central Nigeria, flows the Gurara Waterfall. It is…

A plate of kola nut. Credit: Healthline.
The Kola Nut in Igbo Culture

Among the Igbo people in southeastern Nigeria, the kola nut, known as Oji Igbo, bears…

Agbokim Waterfalls. Credit: TripAdvisor.
Agbokim: The Seven-Faced Waterfall

Calabar, the capital of Cross River State, is known for its seaport, its agricultural hub, and its exquisite carnival. But…

Groundnut Soup. From The Kitchen Muse.
Groundnut Soup

Groundnut soup—called peanut soup by a few—is a staple food in Nigerian cuisine. Although it…

Mapo Hall. Credit: Guardian Nigeria.
Mapo Hall: Ibadan’s Centre of Events

Ibadan, the largest city in West Africa, is popular for the seven hills among which…

Nkwobi. Credit: Sisi Jemimah.
Nkwobi

It is many things: comfort food, desert, main dish, party meal, Sunday lunch, a bar…

12 of the Best Things to See and Do in Ghana

By Kate Eshelby, CNN (CNN) — Slotted into the underbelly of Africa’s western huddle, Ghana…