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Suleja is in North Central Nigeria.


Suleja is in Niger State, Nigeria. It is in the North of Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory.


It was established in the early 19th century by Mohammed Makau, the last Hausa emir of Zaria and his followers who were fleeing the Fulani jihadists engaged in the conquest of northern Nigeria. Zaria, or Zazzau, was one of the Hausa city/states of Northern Nigeria which were being conquered by the Fulani jihadists under their charismatic Sheik, Usman Dan Fodio.

Get in[edit]

Map of Suleja

There are numerous available transportation options for travellers and intending visitors who intend to travel across the city and other secluded parts of the northern city. Visitors have the option of travelling to Suleja by flight or by road.

By plane[edit]

1 Minna airport, +234 1 280 0842. Minna Airport is situated 10 km northwest of Minna, Niger State. The airport although mainly used for Hajj operations also operates domestic and international flights.
At the airport, there are friendly staff who help travellers carry luggage, get checked and with customs and passport control. Travellers can keep themselves occupied at the airport with amenities such as duty-free stores, free WI-FI access, etc. The airport also has a bar, a restaurant, a children's room, and a lounge for business and social activities.
Minna Airport (Q3565752) on Wikidata Minna Airport on Wikipedia

By road[edit]

This travel option entails the use of the interstate buses, taxis or private vehicles. Like most of the capital cities in the country, Suleja has a standard garage fleet that transports travellers to other parts of the country. These interstate buses usually have major parks that convey travellers from state to state. Nonetheless, travellers from Abuja to Suleja would need to use a taxi particularly because of the proximity of the two cities.


  • 1 Ladi Kwali Pottery Center, Kwamba. Different extraordinary pottery can be found at this centre of Kwamba.



  • 1 Suleja Central Market, It is close to Suleja-Bakin Iku road. 9am-8pm. A popular market in the town where you can get various food items and household equipments. ₦500.


  • 1 Tasty Food Restaurant, Close Sonnytec along Bida-Abuja Road. A restaurant where you can buy contemporary Nigerian meals.
  • 2 God's Hope Kitchen, beside Maje bridge, Suleja 910101, Madalla, +2348172710902. Monday, 11am–6pm Tuesday, 11:30am–7pm Wednesday-Friday, 11am–6pm. Offers varieties of food whether dine-in, delivery and takeaway.
  • 3 Molic Grill, Halidu gegu plaza suleja, opposite General hospital, +2348055711377. opens 24hours.


  • 1 007 Miami Bar and Lounge, 910101, Kwamba, +2348153775742.
  • 2 La'vida, Morocco Rd, Kwamba, +2348153775742. opens 24hours.


  • 1 Zuma Rock Resort, Zuma Rock, KM 6 Abuja - Kaduna - Zaria Express Way, 910103, Tafa (It is close to the Cliantro Zuma Rock Resorts), +2348123375147. Check-in: 14.00, check-out: 12.00. A holiday or Vacation spot close to the Zuma Rock in Abuja.
  • 2 Masfala Hotel, Opposite Technical College, Kwambe, Suleja.


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