Owerri is the Capital of Imo state, dubbed the Eastern Heartland. Famous for its proliferation of hotels, bars, restaurants, nightclubs, and casinos, Owerri is referred to as the entertainment center of the East.
Nightlife: Owerri has a very vibrant nightlife. If you are touring Eastern Nigeria, visiting Owerri comes highly recommended. People come into the city from neighboring out-of-state towns of Aba, Awka, Enugu and Port Harcourt to live and experience the party lifestyle of the city at Night.
Business: Owerri is also a center for much of the business oriented individuals of Eastern Nigeria. While it doesn’t have factories or industries of its own, because it is the relaxation point for most of the Eastern businessmen, it is the right place to network, make new connections and forge new business partnerships. Some of the business men are in the hospitality,
Food and Cuisine: Owerri people have a rich traditional cuisine that serves an assortment of soups and dishes. Among these are Oha Soup, Banga soup, Ofe Owerre, Ofe Nsala, Okazi, Nchara and many others.
Owerri never sleeps. Every time of the year is a great time to visit the city. The weather is usually wet or dry depending on the time of the year. Rainfall is moderate and the dry seasons aren’t extremely hot.
Owerri can be accessed by air through the Sam Mbakwe airport which provides domestic flights to Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt and Enugu. By road, Owerri is accessible from Lagos through the Shagamu-Benin Expressway, Asaba-Benin Expressway, Enugu-Onitsha Expressway and the Onitsha-Owerri Expressway which all link up. From Port Harcourt by Road, Owerri can be reached through the Port Harcourt-Aba Expressway.
Motorcycles and Tricycles are very common in Owerri and most of the movement around the city is done by either of them. Cabs and Taxis are also available to take passengers to major points in the city.
Aside from taking in the vibrant nightlife in Owerri, there are quite a number of other things to see and place to go in and around the city.
One can go on a boat cruise or play golf on the course near the Oguta Lake. If you’re