In the larger cities, such as Lagos and the capital, Abuja, Nigerian women are much more likely to be highly educated and much more in tune with the broader world, but many Nigerian ladies living in more rural areas are likely to much less educated and in tune with modern western culture.In the South Nigerian women are a bit more liberated and with a massive divorce rate in the country you'll find that the vast majority of single Nigerian women are very interested in becoming Mrs. Most Nigerian brides will usually be pretty conservative by the standards of the United States and Europe and they will also usually expect that you fulfill the traditional male role.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.
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.
It also means that dating a Nigerian should be a very straightforward process.
Thanks to its oil reserves Nigeria is one of the most prosperous nations in Africa.
Unfortunately that prosperity does not help the vast majority of Nigerians; as with many African nations there is a dizzying divide between the rich and the poor.
Most international carriers and other African airlines will fly you to Murtala Muhammed airport in Lagos and air travel is the simplest and fastest way to travel to this bustling African nation.
If at all possible avoid traveling there during March to August - these are the wettest months of the year.
To be safe it is worth checking the US State Department's travel page for current update and alerts.
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.
This income gap is one of the reasons why so many Beautiful Nigerian girls go looking outside their own country for a mate.