Plan your journey



Founded in the 1970s, Abuja became the Capital City of Nigeria in 1991.
It has since become an emerging destination for business and one of the fastest-growing cities in the world. The city hosts the corporate headquarters of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), several Banks, multinational corporations, government offices and many small and medium enterprises.
It has an excellent road network, beautiful gardens and modern Nigerian architecture.
Its tropical weather, multi-cultural demographics and various entertainment spots also make it a great place to explore.

Visa information

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Letter of invitation
If you need a visa invitation letter after registering to Nigeria Mining Week, please contact our customer liaison:
Patricia Kazaka. Phone: +27 (0) 21 700 3589 / Email:
Please note that letters of invitation will only be provided once your participation has been paid in full.

Health and vaccinations

MANDATORY: Yellow Fever Vaccination

A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required for travellers over 1 year of age arriving into Nigeria. The certificate of yellow fever vaccination is valid for 10 years.
Other courses or boosters usually advised: Hepatitis A; Tetanus; Typhoid.
Other vaccines to consider: Cholera; Diphtheria; Hepatitis B; Meningococcal Meningitis; Rabies
It is recommended that you consult with your General Practitioner or Practice Nurse ahead of travelling as they will assess your particular health risks before recommending vaccines and /or antimalarial tablets as well as discuss safe food and water, sun exposure, and insect bites.