On 27 September 2021 (World Tourism Day), I’ll be launching a crowd funding campaign for a documentary on Samuel Ajayi Crowther (1809 -1891), who among other sterling accomplishments in
Pelu Awofeso rode in a car with two other adventurers. Their plan at the outset was to traverse Nigeria from the Lagos end all the way to the Maiduguri
Two haunting images set me off on my Mary Slessor quest in May 2021; two images I have had with me for about
Sometime in May, I joined a small group on a day trip to Ikot Abasi, one of the historically rich towns in Akwa Ibom State. It was a most rewarding journey; I learned a lot about Nigeria’s colonial past and slavery history. I recommend the experience to every Nigerian; but in the meantime, these are my takeaways from it.
Akwa Ibom is scenic and serene and one of Nigeria’s under-celebrated states when it comes to travel and tourism. The state does not have hills or waterfalls but it has lots of other attractions that’ll appeal to many visitors, including several historical sites.
Visitors to the Akwa Ibom State capital will do well to check out these architectural and artistic masterpieces. By Inemesit Solomon