Most Beautiful Places in Akwa Ibom State –

Recently, i was asking a female friend of mine, “between Calabar and Uyo which is the finest”? Though she dis not give me a straight answer, but her expression gave me what i asked for.
Fro a recent survey, it has been confirmed that Uyo remains one if not the finest city in Nigeria. But today, i will be sharing with us the 10 most beautiful places in Akwa Ibom.akwa ibom logo
It will very okay if i should feed us into the historical heritage of the people of Akwa Ibom.

Most Beautiful Places in Akwa Ibom State –

The name “Akwa Ibom” was actually a name that was named after the most famous river in thebsate called “Qua Iboe”.  Well that river is a beautiful site to behold.

For those who do not no which part of Nigeria Akwa Ibom is situated, this is for you. The state Akwa Ibom is located at the Southern part of Nigeria. According to geographic review, Akwa Ibom, It lies between latitudes  4°321 and 5°331 North, and longitudes 7°251 and 8°251 East.

In 1987 during the Military Regime of Ibrahim Babangida Badamassi (IBB), Akwa Ibom state was carved out from the defunct Cross Rivers State (Akwa Cross). The creation of the new state (Akwa Ibom) was done on the 23 September 1987.
 From then on till now, the Capital City of the state have been and is still Uyo.

For anyone who will wish to visite visit  Akwa Ibom State official Website, can do that on

When you mention the oil producing states in Nigeria, Akwa Ibom is sure among. It is an oil producing state. According to the last count, the state has a total population of about 3,920,208 and a land area of 6,900 Sq km. Akwa Ibom still have an ocean front which spans a distance of 129 kilometers from Ikot Abasi in the west to Oron in the east The beautiful state as many would say, presents a picture of captivating coastal, mangrove forest, beautiful sand beach resorts, and so on. It is a state to behold. Few years from now, i believe, it will be the paradise of Africa.

The logo of Akwa Ibom state is “Land of Promise”.


1.   Le Meridien Golf Resort                                                                 Le Meridien  Ibom Golf Resort

For Golf players and those who are newlyweds will have most wonderful experience and time at the Le Meridien Ibom Golf Resort in Akwa Ibom State. The Le Meridien  Ibom Golf Resort is Located in the midst of a flourishing palm forest vegetation in Uyo.


Ibom Plaza                                                                       Ibom Plaza Fountain


To the believe of many, the monumental structure symbolizes the unity of the people of Akwa Ibom state. It is a site to behold. Well for Ibom Plaza, it has an open theater, shopping center.  double-rolled water fountain within the Plaza.


3. Lugard's House                                                      Lord Lugard’s Residence in Ikot Abasi L.G.A.  


4. Lugard house 2

This is a one-storey building where it was said that Lord Lugard lived during the amalgamation period. Another thing so unique is that it is situated opposite the Amalgamation House.According to history, this was the first administrative headquarters of the country before it was taken to Calabar.


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6. tropicana 2


ibom-airport3                                                          Ibom International Stadium