The spate of killing and terror attacks in Nigeria have been believed to be hindering foreign investment, but despite threats of terrorism in the Northern part of the country, and kidnapping of locals and foreigners, Nigeria is the ninth most visited country by foreigners in Africa.
According to findmehotels.com, Nigeria is also the leading destination of foreigners in West Africa, With 1.4 million arrivals.
The available statistics puts Kenya as the 10th most visited country in Africa, with 1.39 million visitors. Namibia is the 11th with 980,000 people.
North African country Egypt tops the list with 14 million visitors. It is followed by Morocco with 9.29 million. South Africa is third with 8.07 million, while Tunisia is fourth with 6.9 million visitors.
Zimbabwe and Mozamique follow in that order with 2.24million and 2.22 million visitors every year.
Algeria is sixth with 1.91 million visitors and Botswana seventh with 1.55 million.