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 is a country about twice the size of California located on the West Coast of Africa and is named after the river Niger which flows through it.
It's a great place to look for an African bride, because it has the largest population of any country in Africa, about 160 million or so.
This income gap is one of the reasons why so many Beautiful Nigerian girls go looking outside their own country for a mate.
Another reason Nigerian women want to date foreign men is because of their status in their own country.
Thanks to its oil reserves Nigeria is one of the most prosperous nations in Africa.
You may believe that you want to find a beautiful African bride with traditional views, but different cultural practices can cause a lot of friction within a relationship.
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.
On an international stage Nigeria has a pretty poor track record (one of the lowest in the world in fact) in gender equality and women are often not even allowed to go out in public without their husbands being with them - Nigeria is a male dominated society full stop.
Unfortunately domestic violence and rape in Nigeria are all too common so Nigerian girls are usually looking for more stable, more loving and more productive lives with foreign men.
To be safe it is worth checking the US State Department's travel page for current update and alerts.