Abuja is Nigeria’s Federal Capital territory , and located at the centre of the country. It’s a planned city, built to replace Abuja with Lagos as a capital of Nigeria. Abuja’s main landmark is a large single upright block of stone, called Aso Rock left by water Erosion. Other important landmarks are, National Assembly, supreme court, and Zuma Rock.
Native habitats of Abuja are Gbayi and the most spoken languages are Bassa, Gwandara, Koro , Gade and Ganagana. Abuja is divided in five suburban districts known as Kubwa, Nyanya, Jukwoyi, Karu and Gwagwalada.
Its start from Aso Rock and stretched to the southern base of inner ring road crossing Three arm zone which houses the administrative offices of executive, judicial and legislative arms of Federal Government. Few other important sites to be seen in Abuja are Eagle Square, Shehu Shagari way, Abuja Plant Nursery and Aso hill. Abuja’s National Mosque and National church of Nigeria are located opposite to each other at independence avenue.
Garki District: Is located at the southwest principal business district of Abuja. Iconic building of Radio house is the tallest building of Abuja. Other important official sites are the headquarters of Nigerian armed forces, Nigerian Television Authority , Office of Minister of Federal capital territory, Zoological gardens and shopping malls.
Wuse District: is the North-western part of Abuja. The wise market is Abuja’s main market and second most important post office of Abuja. Wuse district is a home to many international hotels like Sheraton Hotel, Ibro International and Nigerian Tourism development corporation.
Maitama District: is a northern district of Abuja, with the Wuse and Central Districts lying to its southwest and southeast respectively. This is most exclusive and expensive part of Abuja is a home to upper most brackets of Society. Important sites are Transcorp Hilton hotel, Maitama District hospital and British High Comission. Many other Asian and European embassies are also located in this area. Millenium Park is a nice place to unwind with your partner, friends and family can have heart to heart conversation, the green creatures like flowers trees waterfalls makes it unique. You have that deep feeling of relaxation, the place is neat and lovely.
Arik Air flights to Abuja: The airline offers domestic and international flights to Abuja via Lagos. Direct flights to Abuja are available from all Nigerian airports however indirect flights from London and New York are operated via Lagos which is the Largest city of Nigeria. Abuja is Arik Air’s main hub though. There are thousands of passengers who travel to and from Abuja every day because of its importance as a capital of Nigeria and all the government offices are operated from Abuja.