In the larger cities, such as Lagos and the capital, Abuja, Nigerian women are much more likely to be highly educated and much more in tune with the broader world, but many Nigerian ladies living in more rural areas are likely to much less educated and in tune with modern western culture.
In the South Nigerian women are a bit more liberated and with a massive divorce rate in the country you'll find that the vast majority of single Nigerian women are very interested in becoming Mrs. Most Nigerian brides will usually be pretty conservative by the standards of the United States and Europe and they will also usually expect that you fulfill the traditional male role.
Nigeria has had a pretty turbulent political history since it gained independence and there have been several military coups in the last several years - for good reasons and bad.
Unfortunately corruption is rife at every level of the Nigerian political system although the current President Goodluck Jonathan does seem to be attempting some reforms.
Thanks to its oil reserves Nigeria is one of the most prosperous nations in Africa.
Borno state and Yobe state in the north of Nigeria are to be avoided at all costs because of the terrorist activities of an Islamic group called Boko Haram - kidnappings and other terrorist activities are far too common to risk travel to either of these states.They might very well be different from you beliefs, so try to keep an open mind or at least be prepared even if your bride's religious beliefs are extremely important.One of the real advantages of Nigerian dating as opposed to other West African countries is that it is easy to book a flight and a hotel, because of the of the large number of American and European businessmen and oil field workers who regularly visit the nation.You won't have to look very far to find a Nigerian bride.From an aesthetic point of view Nigerian women are predominantly dark skinned but again with English, Portuguese, Spanish and other European influences you will notice a pretty broad cross-section of looks and skin tones.