Top African countries to visit from Nigeria without a visa

Top African countries to visit from Nigeria without a visa

There are about 50 countries you can visit from Nigeria with a Nigerian passport hassle free, that is, with the use of a visa on arrival, e-visa or without a visa at all.

You can visit countries like Rwanda or Madagascar by obtaining a visa at the entry point and even countries outside Africa like Maldives, Fiji or Barbados with an e-visa or visa on arrival. 

The ease of visiting these countries can also make applying for visas to visit other countries less intimidating.

The world is full of wonders and we as humans, need to explore places to find new cultures, food, languages, trade secrets, and people. The best place as a Nigerian to start your travel journey, solo or with friends, is right here in your continent. Home to some of the world’s wonders, some of the finest cultures, breathtaking tourism centers, delicious food, and lots more.  

For some, this is a dream waiting to become a reality. The reasons it might be just a dream right now could be finance, the rigorous, time and money-consuming process one has to go through as a Nigerian to visit places, fear, or the lack of knowledge. 

We understand that, that’s why with this post, you’ll find 10 African countries beloved by fellow Nigerians that you can visit with just your Nigerian passport and no visa at all.

So are you ready to tour the world one country at a time? 

Here are the 10 best African countries to visit from Nigeria with a Nigerian passport and without a visa. 






Cape Verde

The Gambia

Cote d’Ivoire

Burkina Faso

Sierra Leone


Note: Nigerians can visit each of these countries visa-free for a duration of 30 to 90 days. You are required to have a passport valid for a period of 6 months beyond the date of departure with 2 free pages for stamps. It is also advised to travel with your return tickets (if travelling by air), and a proof of funds and accommodation.

For any other destination in mind, please use a global visa site to check for requirements to visit these countries.

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