One of the many reasons Nigerians don’t bother about going for vacation is because of the stress that can sometimes be associated with acquiring a visa.

However, as a Nigerian, there are 44 countries you are allowed to visit without prior visa arrangement. Either they are visa free or you can get the it on arrival.

Even though there are a few countries you might not want to visit because of the language barrier (e.g. Iran), there are tons that you can visit (Seychelles, Barbados, etc.).

So, here is a total list of the 44 countries and their official languages.
(Please note that this information can change at any time, so make sure you double check by visiting the website of the country’s embassy.

1. Bangladesh (Visa on arrival) – Bengali Language

2. Barbados (Visa free for 6 months) – English Language

3. Benin Republic (Visa free) – French Language

4. Burkina Faso (Visa free) – French Language

5. Burundi (Visa on arrival for 30 days) – French and Kirundi Languages

6. Cameroon (Visa free) – French and English Languages

7. Cape Verde (Visa on arrival) – Portuguese Language

8. Chad (Visa free) – French and Arabic Languages

9. Comoros Island (Visa on arrival) – Comorian, French and Arabic Languages

10. Cote d’Ivoire (Visa free) – French Language

11. Djibouti (Visa on arrival) – French and Arabic Languages

12. Dominican (Visa free for 21 days) – Spanish Language

13. Fiji Island (Visa free for four months) – English, Fijian and Hindi Languages

14. Gambia (Visa free for 90 days) – English Language

15. Georgia (Visa on arrival) – Georgian and Abkhaz Languages

16. Ghana (Visa free) – English Language

17. Guinea (Visa free) – French Language

18. Guinea Bissau (Visa free for 90 days) – Portuguese Language

19. Haiti (Visa free for 90 days) – French and Haitian Creole

20. Iran (Visa on arrival) – Persian Language

21. Kenya (Visa on arrival for 90 days) – English and Swahili Language

22. Liberia (Visa free) – English Language

23. Madagascar (Visa on arrival for 90 days) – French and Malagasy Languages

24. Maldives (Visa on arrival for 30 days) – Dhivehi Language

25. Mali (Visa free) – French Language

26. Mauritania (Visa on arrival) – Arabic Language

27. Mauritius (Visa free for 90 days) – English Language

28. Micronesia (Visa free for 30 days) – English Language

29. Mozambique (Visa on arrival for 30 days) – Portuguese Language

30. Nauru (Visa on arrival) – English and Nauruan Language

31. Niger Republic (Visa free) – French Language

32. Palau (Visa on arrival for 30 days) – English and Palauan Languages

33. Samoa (Visa on arrival for 60 days) – English and Samoan Languages

34. Senegal (Visa free) – French Language

35. Seychelles (Visa on arrival for 30 days) – English, French and Seselwa Languages

36. Sierra Leone (Visa free) – English Language

37. Somalia (Visa on arrival) – Somali and Arabic Languages

38. Sri Lanka (Electronic travel authorization) – English, Tamil and Sinhala Languages

39. Tanzania (Visa on arrival) – English and Swahili Languages

40. Timor-Leste (Visa on arrival for 30 days) – Portuguese and Tetun Languages

41. Togo (Visa free) – French Language

42. Tuvalu (Visa on arrival for 30 days) – English and Tuvaluan Languages

43. Uganda (Visa on arrival) – English and Swahili Languages

44. Vanuatu (Visa free for 30 days) – English, French and Bislama Languages

P.S – I think every Nigerian needs to learn to speak either French, Portuguese or Swahili. 

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