As of January 2020, Nigerian citizens had visa-free or visa on arrival access to 46 countries and territories, ranking the
Nigerian passport 95th in the world and 10th weakest in Africa in terms of travel freedom according to the Henley Passport Index.
For 2020, the Nigerian passport has been placed in the 95th position on the global passport power ranking list.
This is due to the fact that it only guarantees visa-free access into only 46 countries.
Out of those 46 countries, 28 are in Africa
In the below African countries where visa-free access is granted to holders of the Nigerian passport, such access is not necessarily a right, and admission is at the discretion of border enforcement officers. Visitors engaging in activities other than tourism, including unpaid work, may require a visa or work permit.
Currently these are the 28 African Countries Nigerian passport holders can visit without a Visa:
2. Burkina Faso
4. Cape Verde Islands
6. Comoros Islands (visa on arrival)
7. Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
8. Ethiopia (visa on arrival)
13. Kenya (visa on arrival)
15. Madagascar (visa on arrival)
17. Mauritania (visa on arrival)
18. Mauritius (visa on arrival)
19. Mozambique (visa on arrival)
20. Namibia (visa on arrival)
22. Rwanda (visa on arrival)
24. Seychelles (visa on arrival)
25. Sierra Leone
26. Somalia (visa on arrival)
28. Uganda (visa on arrival)
**Visa on arrival (VOA) are granted at a port of entry. This is distinct from visa-free entry, where no visa is required, as the visitor must still obtain the visa on arrival before proceeding to immigration control.
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