The Nigerian government recently introduced a Visa on Arrival service for tourists, business travelers and citizens of African Union countries. Nigerians naturally warm up to visitors of all shades and are known to lavish greetings on guests. English is Nigeria’s lingua franca, and the average person you meet can hold a conversation in English. But for everyday dealings, Nigerians talk among themselves in pidgin, bridging the language divide.
SOURCE: LONELY PLANET