Kayode Soyinka is a Nigerian journalist and publisher. He is the founder and publisher of Africa Today Magazine.
This was a post on his facebook wall on the 28th of March, 2017. It summarily tells you that Nigeria has so much to sell to the world via tourism.
I have in the past few days been ebeautiful hills and vast mountains - there is nothing like them certainly in West Africa (excluding Cameron). Some of the mountains are about 2,000 metres high and the great Mambilla Plateau itself is about 1,600 metres from sea level - by the way, higher than the world famous Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa, which is 1,086 metres high. I travelled round Mambilla up to the border Nigeria shares with Cameron, and I observed how locals cross the border with ease from both sides and without molestation from immigration officers, especially from the Nigerian side, one can easily see around. It is amazing to see several towns and villages as settlements on top of these Mambilla mountains. Some of these villages, I understand, are more than 400 years old.
xploring Taraba State, in the northeastern part of Nigeria. It's my first time in this part of this vast nation and I must confess I am speechless with what I have found and seen here. Looking at the topography of this state, from the moment one enters into it, and find oneself on the historic Mambilla Plateau, one would be forgiven to think one is in Dorset, in England. It's a scenic sight to behold. The state is surrounded by breathtaking,