Many Nigerian women are much less doctrinaire about religion than you would expect in such a conservative culture, and if you are religiously conservative you will probably be surprised by the beliefs of a religiously conservative Nigerian lady.They might very well be different from you beliefs, so try to keep an open mind or at least be prepared even if your bride's religious beliefs are extremely important.One of the real advantages of Nigerian dating as opposed to other West African countries is that it is easy to book a flight and a hotel, because of the of the large number of American and European businessmen and oil field workers who regularly visit the nation.
Fortunately the official language of Nigeria is English and the fact that Nigeria only gained its independence in 1960 means that you'll find English is still spoken by the vast majority of people and of course in all the hotels, airports, ports and other places where communicating matters the most.
If at all possible avoid traveling there during March to August - these are the wettest months of the year.
Most people think the capital of this African nation is Lagos but it's actually Abuja , although Lagos is one of the larger cities in the country.
Borno state and Yobe state in the north of Nigeria are to be avoided at all costs because of the terrorist activities of an Islamic group called Boko Haram - kidnappings and other terrorist activities are far too common to risk travel to either of these states.
Nigeria has had a pretty turbulent political history since it gained independence and there have been several military coups in the last several years - for good reasons and bad.