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Top 8 Parks and Gardens in Abuja

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Parks and Zoos in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja
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The Federal Capital Territory, Abuja is no doubt one of the fast growing business destination in the West Africa region. When next you visit the capital city of Nigeria, either for business or leisure, the following places are some of the recreational and entertainment centres you may want to check out.

Millennium Park

Millennium Park Abuja, conceived and designed by the Italian architect Manfredi Nicoletti covers a land area of about 32 hectares.

The largest of the green areas and parks in Abuja is located in the Maitama district of the federal capital territory, close to the Federal High Court and the Transcorp Hilton Hotel.
The Millennium Park was commissioned in December 4th, 2003 by Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and attracts thousands of people every day.

Magicland (Wonderland) Park

Magicland Park formerly called Wonderland Park Abuja is one of the major recreational green area and parks in Abuja. It is situated close to the National Stadium, beside the Abuja city gate. The place is always a beehive of activities as people come in to relax and use the various facilities in the park. This park that is suited for both children as well as adults has facilities such as roller coaster ride, arcade game, ocean cars, pirate ship, cowboy mini wheel, frog jump, happy worm capsule, bumper car, carousel, flying tower and bouncy castles, to mention but few.

Food is not allowed into the park as food outlets and drink booths are within the park providing refreshments. You can get Pop Corn, Wonder Dog, Hot Dogs, Corn Dogs, Chili Cheese Fries and Burritos, among others. There is also restaurant within the park that provides African cuisines and continental Mediterranean.

Maitama Amusement Park

Maitama amusement park provides a quick getaway for people living in the Maitama area. The park has facilities that suit every age range. Facilities such as restaurants, merry go rounds, swings, slides and bumper boats.

National
Children’s Park & Zoo 

The National Children’s Park and zoo, located in the Central Business District by Asokoro, after The Millennium Park is notable for fun and educative place for children. You can find in the park and zoo animal such as Giraffe, Ostrich, Zebra. Children are however advised not to feed the animals in the zoo.

City
Park in Wuse II

The City Park that is located behind Diamond Bank, Wuse 2, Federal Capital Territory, FCT, is also a game spot, providing assorted barbeque cat-fish, and fish pepper soup, grilled fish, mixed veggies and snail to visitors.

Merry-Makers Park in Wuse

Merry-Makers Park in Wuse established by Merrymakers Limited was founded in 1994 as a family business registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission. It is a sought-after venue for a wide variety of Events with sizes from 50 up to 5,000.

It is a top events solutions provider of choice without losing focus by setting up an Event Centre in the heart of the Federal Capital City and strategically located in a serene environment and easily accessible from all parts of Abuja and its environs on a spectacular grounds extending from Kashim Ibrahim Way to Dar es salam Street in Wuse 2, as such presenting the ideal location to host an endless possibility of events be it in-door, open air or tented.


Providing a fantastically flexible Event space by offering a central location versatile facilities and a team of people that ensure you have a wonderful experience.

Jabi Park

Jabi Park is located between the Jabi and Kado Districts, and it is being developed into a resort by investors at an estimated cost of $1.5bn. The man-made Jabi Lake, beside the park, offers amazing canoe rides, speed boat rides, and other water sports. It is also a fishing spot for fishermen.

Jabi Park is a cool garden beside the Jabi Lake in the Jabi district of Abuja. It is a good place to relax under the quiet and natural air. It can also be used for exercises, walk-outs and out-door parties.

If you are a fan of outdoor activities, the park is a spot you must visit once you arrive the Federal Capital Territory, as the expansive Jabi Lake and Park accommodate thousands of outdoor activities lovers every weekends as Abuja residents troop out to exercise, relax and have fun at this beautiful location.

Monoliza Amusement Park in GarkI

The Monoliza Park, a children’s fun park is a leisure centre in Abuja and a nice place for entertainment and recreation and offers also bush bar services. Located at Area 11 Near Force Headquarters, Central Business District. FCT, Abuja, Nigeria

By providing the above recreational and event centers, Daily Asset is not endorsing or guaranteeing best services from any of the above mentioned. You are therefore advised to carry out independent research before visiting any of the above mentioned.

Our list is not exhaustive and you can let us know about other exciting spot in the comment section.

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My strategy in BBNaija house was just being original, says Alex

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Alexandra Asogwa, popularly known as “Alex Unusual”, recently evicted housemate of the Big Brother Naija “All Stars” Reality Show, on Friday said that the only strategy she adopted to win the show was just by being herself and original.

The 27-year-old Content Creator during a zoom interview in Lagos said that even before going on the show, she had decided to be original, unusual, positive and peaceful.

According to her, she had the premonition that she will  be evicted.

“My strategy in the big brother house was just being myself. I said I was going to be myself and protect my peace.

“This is because I know that Alex is not somebody that people can walk over.

 So, I was sure that if anybody ever got a point where they constantly poke me and I have to react, of course, I will.

“I will definitely stand up for myself, this was what I did in the house and that is what I also teach all the young boys and girls that are looking up to me in any school I go to.

“I am like do not let anybody take your silence, peace and positivity for weakness. I am always peaceful and positive,” she said.

Alex noted that the show had made her understand more the kind of power her personality holds.

“I am proud to realise how much presence my personality carries because before I was like why is it that when I walk into a place everybody always like to see how to take me out, even if I have not said anything.

“So, now I understand  the kind of power I carry, I am proud of it,” she said.

When asked who she is currently rooting for as the winner of the show, she said “I am rooting for either the one with God’s grace or the best game player or the person that they want to win or the person that the people vote for to win.”

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Alex is an ex-housemate from BBNaija Season 3 and one of the five finalists.

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Friends Who Did Not Celebrate Mohbad On Their Profiles Whilst He Was Alive Have Turned Their Profiles Into Shrines When He Is Dead – Reno Omokri

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Former Presidential aide, Reno Omokri has lambasted those he accused of showing fake love to late singer, Ilerioluwa Aloba aka Mohbad since his passing.

The activist opined that friends of the singer who did not celebrate him on their profiles whilst he was alive, have turned their profiles into shrines now that he is dead.



Reno stated that despite the late Mohbad crying out about his sufferings on social media, he was ignored but now that he is dead, people are now mourning him and showing fake love.

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 I Told You One Day The ‘Fake’ In You Will Be Televised – Iyanya Slams Oxlade

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Popular Nigerian singer, Iyanya has taken a swipe at his colleague, Oxlade.
 
Iyanya referred to Oxlade as “fake,” then reminded him that he was told he would one day be exposed for ’who he is’ and it would be televised.

Iyanya also called Oxlade out for restricting Mohbad on Instagram, only to post the late singer’s chat after he died.



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