Kaduna is the capital city of Kaduna State in north-western Nigeria; the city is situated on the Kaduna River which is the main stream of the Niger River and home to many crocodiles. The city’s symbol is the crocodile, called “kada” in the native Hausa language. It was the capital of Nigeria’s northern region from 1917 to 1967. Kaduna is the home of Nigerian Defense Academy since inception in 1964. Most of the factories closed due to economic policy neglect and the recent Chinese product imports. Kaduna’s economy is currently supported through trade in cotton-textiles and beverages, and furniture factories mainly. It holds a pipeline that delivers oil from the Niger Delta to the oil refinery and petrochemical plant in the city.
Kawo and Narayi are both districts situated within Kaduna city. The Kaduna State University is also situated in the city, the university was established in 2004.
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Tourist Attraction in Kaduna
There are lots of tourist attractions in the “City of Learning” Kaduna, where you can combine learning and having fun at the same time.
Emir’s Palace; the palace is rich in cultural artifacts and unique architectural design, Kajuru Castle; where you can go trekking, hiking, fishing, inline skating or just rent a bike, Lord Lugard Hall; the former house of assembly and house of chiefs during Nigeria’s first republic, It is now an important structure to political power in northern Nigeria, Trappco Ranch & Resort; A relaxation center for the tourists and many more to see...
Shopping and Dining
Kaduna City has a large number of eateries and restaurants situated within its vicinity, the most popular restaurant is the Mr Biggs Restaurant, it can be easily located in the city, it has over four four branches spread out across Kaduna city. You can also try out a few other popular restaurants in Kaduna, which includes chicken Republic, Chop House, Nancy Tally Food, Magic Kitchen and several others. There are also several places in Kaduna city you can go shopping in, like the Makera Kakuri Market, small shops, Bamawa shopping complex and several more.
Events in Kaduna
Eleesyan Network Launch 27th November 2016
School Leaders Summit 16 19th November 2016
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