A large part of the Nigerian population are Muslim, so be aware of alcohol, pork and gambling
When sitting down to eat, the honoured guest will be served first
Don’t start eating until others have started
If you are entertaining local business people, make sure you do it with style
Avoid using the left hand at meals
Many Nigerians are Muslims who do not drink alcohol
Nigeria is a cash economy and you may be unable to pay with credit cards
Avoid eating or passing food with your left hand
A small burp indicates that you are full and enjoyed the food
Normally the person who invites other people for a meal will also be the one paying.
Expect a certain amount of emotion when negotiating, and feel free to respond in kind
The way you are dressed will signal your relative level of importance.
Men should wear dark suits and ties and women should wear dark, demure business-style suits.
Remember that Nigeria is a very hot place
Business entertainment is very important