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Novel coronavirus - COVID-19 - Information for our customers

Following the global outbreak of COVID-19, Clarion Events is continuing to monitor the latest public health and government advice for each of our markets around the world and acting in accordance with government and public health advice and World Health Organisation ("WHO") guidelines.
We support the stance taken by the Global Association for the Exhibition Industry, UFI and remain committed to delivering our events in a safe environment.

The health and safety of our customers and staff is our number one priority. We strongly urge exhibitors and visitors to refer to the guidelines and protocols as suggested by the WHO and local/national public health authorities to contain and mitigate against any further spread of the virus.

As a precaution, we are implementing a range of additional hygiene and communication measures at all of our events.

We welcome customers who wish to participate in our events and who are not impacted by travel restrictions. However, please check the latest travel advice and entry guidelines for the country to which you wish to travel before making arrangements. For example, several countries have imposed travel restrictions to and from mainland China.

Please be assured, we are monitoring the situation very closely. If you have any specific event questions, please contact our customer service and show team.

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Nigeria Mining Week takes place at the Abuja International Conference Centre from 11 - 13 October 2021

11, Central Area, 900 Herbert Macaulay Way, 900001
Abuja, Nigeria
Tel: +234 813 401 0180

A magnificent edifice overlooking the Radio House, 'moulded' and lying in its own lovely garden filled with historic shady pine trees and well paved driveway.
Architecturally designed to complement its surrounding environment, and enhanced by magnificent landscaping, the AICC occupies a land area of approximately 7 hectares and is centrally located on the South (Garki) end of Herbert Macaulay Way in the commercial heart of the FCC, about 40 KM (approx. 25 miles) from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport and within a 5 KM radius of the major hotels in Abuja.

The facility serves as a dynamic venue for international trade discussions, business meetings, and social occasions and offers luxury, intimacy, refined dining, meeting and event space.
Exclusive Accommodation Rates

Exclusive Accommodation Rates

Nigeria Mining Week has partnered with the Sheraton Abuja Hotel, the Nordic Villa and Nicon Luxury Hotel to provide visitors, exhibitors and delegates with a full and efficient accommodation and tourism service and have secured special rates with most hotels through Lubumbashi.

These hotels offer exquisite accommodation options and unique services to give guests maximum comfort. 

Discounted Accommodation rates and booking information will be available soon.



Sheraton Abuja Hotel

Located in the heart of Abuja, Nigeria, Sheraton Abuja Hotel stands as a landmark welcoming visitors with friendly, professional staff and thoughtful amenities. Our affordable luxury hotel is close to Abuja International Conference Centre, the U.S. Embassy, NNPC Towers and shops. Recharge in spacious hotel rooms with city or mountain views from private balconies.

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Nicon Luxury Hotel

Nicon Luxury Abuja is set against the spectacular backdrop of Aso Rock, right at the center of the Federal Capital Territory, adjacent to the International Conference Centre with a common access gate. The hotel came into existence as a result of Nigeria’s hosting of the Commonwealth Head of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in 2003 as it received the privilege to accommodate members of the Commonwealth Business Forum.

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The Nordic Villa hotel

Nordic Villa is furnished in a modern Scandinavian style and offers suites and rooms in a peaceful and safe environment suited for both business and leisure travellers. At Nordic Villa we continually work to reduce the environmental impact of our operations. We want to work for a better environment. The hotel is the best in its environment, beautiful atmosphere and nice architecture.

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Visa Information

Visa Information

Entry Visa/Freezone Guidelines:

Visit the Home page of Nigeria Immigration Portal
  • Locate & click on the appropriate application form to start the process:
  • Entry Visa/Freezone Application Form
  • Fill the Application form; check the ' I ACCEPT FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE INFORMATION PROVIDED IN THIS FORM ' check box.
  • Click on 'Submit Application' button to view ‘Applicant details page’
  • Click on “Proceed to Online Payment”
  • Click to select Payment Currency “Pay in Dollars” option then Click on ‘Continue’ button
For Payment Outside of Nigeria:
If you select a processing country other than Nigeria, your payment will be in US Dollars. You will be re-directed to an approved payment platform to complete your application and make your payment in US Dollars.

Please take your visa payment receipts, passport and other documents to the Nigerian Embassy in your Country of abode on your slated interview date for your Visa.

  Visa Information

Business / Tourist visa
  • Passport valid for at least 6 months
  • Completed visa application form
  • Two recent passport size photographs
  • A Letter of Invitation from a company/host in Nigeria accepting immigration responsibility
  • Visitors/Tourists are required to show evidence of sufficient funds
  • Nigeria Immigration Service Visa Payment Receipt and Visa Acknowledgement Receipt
While the above apply, self-sponsored businessmen may not require a Letter of Invitation but will be required to show evidence of sufficient funds.

Requirements for visitor’s visas differ from country to country and each application is treated as an individual case. Please make enquiries with your nearest Nigerian mission or consulate to see if you need to apply for a visa.


Host City


Abuja, city, capital of Nigeria. It lies in the central part of Nigeria, in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT; created 1976). The city is approximately 300 miles (480 km) northeast of Lagos, the former capital (until 1991).
Abuja is known for being one of the few purpose-built capital cities in Africa, as well as being one of the wealthiest. Abuja is Nigeria's administrative and political centre. It is also a key capital on the African continent due to Nigeria's geo-political influence in regional affairs.
In terms of international trade, Nigeria ranked number 51 among the world’s top exporting countries on the strength of $53.6 billion worth of products shipped around the globe in 2019. Nigeria’s most valuable exports include crude petroleum oil (76.5% of its global total), petroleum gas (10.1%), floating structures including vessels (4.2%), base metal flexible tubing (3.9%), miscellaneous oil seeds and oleaginous fruits (0.5%) and cocoa beans (also 0.5%).

Travel Information – Air and Road
There are direct domestic flights from major cities like Lagos, Port Harcourt, Owerri, Sokoto, Akure, Enugu, Kano, Benin City, Warri and Calabar. International and domestic airlines like Medview Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, South African Airways, Dana Air, Arik Air and Air Peace, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines and Air France fly to Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja.

Getting Around in Abuja
Taxis are the most common means of transport in the city. Taxis are easily accessible at street sides and travel all routes in the city.  Online cab services like Uber are available and provide cheap and comfortable transportation around the city.
Other means of transportation include commercial motorcycles and tricycles. These vehicles travel only short distances.

The Nigeria Police Force vision is to make Nigeria safer and more secure for economic development and growth; to create a safe and secure environment for everyone living in Nigeria.
  • For more information, please visit
  • International country code: +234
  • International dialling prefix: 00
  • Time zone GMT +01:00
  • Electricity: 230 Volts. Nigeria operates on a 230V supply voltage and 50Hz.
  • Primary Socket Type: British/UK plug

The Nigerian naira (NGN) is the official currency of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The Central Bank of Nigeria manages and distributes the Nigerian naira and attempts to maintain price stability with it. The naira has been continually devalued since its inception in 1973, and inflation remains above 10% as of 2019.

For the fairest rates and the highest likelihood of having dollars to sell to you, the Central Bank of Nigeria is the best bet. With locations in over 35 cities, there's probably one near you wherever you are in Abuja.