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Is Lagos Safe?

Is Lagos Safe?

Is the thought of travelling to Lagos for work or leisure filling you with uncertainty? Do you keep asking yourself, Is Lagos Safe? Perhaps you have read one of those annual security reports that rank Lagos near the bottom of global city safety rankings, somewhere between Damascus and Sana’a, with a side of Chicago South […]

Top 5 Catholic Secondary Schools In Lagos

Top 5 Catholic Secondary Schools In Lagos

Do you plan to enroll your ward in a good Catholic secondary school in Lagos and are wondering which are the top Catholic secondary schools in Lagos? Or are you just curious to find out which of the Catholic secondary schools in Lagos that you’ve heard of make the list of the top Catholic secondary […]

6 Places To Rent Cheap Apartments In Lagos

6 Places To Rent Cheap Apartments In Lagos

That housing is a necessity is common knowledge. People will always need a place to live in, and from time to time will need to change where they live. For this, there are always people on the lookout for better or new accommodation at every time of the year. With Lagos being an booming metropoliss, […]

30 Cheap Things To Do In Lagos On A Weekend

30 Cheap Things To Do In Lagos On A Weekend

It is the weekend in Lagos once again, and you’re now searching for fun things to do in Lagos after the long working week. You really want to have a lot of fun going to places you love going to and doing things you love doing, but somehow you are constrained by your tight budget. […]

10 Historic Places You Should Visit In Lagos

10 Historic Places You Should Visit In Lagos

Considered to be the centre of excellence, Lagos is one city that can be described as the cynosure of the Nigeria people. This bubbling city has no downtime, and whether you are a day-soldier or night crawler, there is provision for everybody’s type of lifestyle. There are so many historic places in Lagos, and this […]

6 Places In Lagos Mainland That Are Not Flood-Prone

6 Places In Lagos Mainland That Are Not Flood-Prone

Unlike the notoriously waterlogged Island half of Lagos, Lagos Mainland does not have a fearsome reputation for flooding every time the sky sneezes. Generally, because Lagos Mainland is located further above sea level than the Island, and because it is not surrounded by water, there tends to be a much reduced risk factor for flash […]

6 Places In Lagos Island That Are Not Flood-Prone

6 Places In Lagos Island That Are Not Flood-Prone

So it’s that dry time of the year again and you’re thinking of moving to a new place in Lagos. The bright lights of Lagos Island beckon you seductively, but then someone sends you this video on WhatsApp. As it is not really raining anywhere, you don’t have much of a clue as to which […]

35 Cool Reasons We All Love Living In Lagos

35 Cool Reasons We All Love Living In Lagos

1. People. Lots of people everywhere Unlike most Nigeria and the entire African continent, Lagos is a place that is densely populated with an astonishing variety of people. Every Nigerian ethnic group (and there are more than 300 of them) is represented visibly in the 21 million-strong population of Lagos, and the city also has […]

The Ultimate Survival Guide For Dealing With The Police In Lagos

The Ultimate Survival Guide For Dealing With The Police In Lagos

So you are on assignment in Lagos and you have heard all those horror stories about Nigerian police, but you’ve always managed to get by without them noticing. Maybe you are worried about maintaining that status quo, or you want to know how to handle the situation if you ever have to deal with Nigerian […]

Shopping In Lagos: What To Buy & Where To Buy Them

Shopping In Lagos: What To Buy & Where To Buy Them

So you’ve had a hard week’s work and an even harder Friday night turn up. What else is left for the Lagos weekend except the inevitable Saturday afternoon wedding party? That would be a spot of retail therapy of course! Lagos is where it’s happening in the retail economy of Nigeria because Nigeria’s import-driven retail […]

Top 6 Nightlife Districts In Lagos

Top 6 Nightlife Districts In Lagos

Describing Lagos as “the city that never sleeps” is a bit like describing rain as a wet substance. It is neither groundbreaking nor necessary. Everybody already ‘knows’ how badass Lagos is if you’re a fun seeker or a club head, but apart from a few lists of isolated nightclubs and bars, no one ever seems […]

How To Live Big On A Budget In Lagos

How To Live Big On A Budget In Lagos

Are you struggling to live up to the perceived Lagos lifestyle? Is your paycheck regularly failing to take you to your next payday? Do you fear that you are not saving enough money for eventualities of life? If any of these is true for you, then you need to cut your expenses and make your […]

Lagos Traffic – A Survival Guide

Lagos Traffic – A Survival Guide

There is no reliable data for the number of productive hours that Lagosians waste in traffic every year, but everyone around here has one anecdote or the other. If it’s not the lady who has to wake up at 3.30AM to beat the traffic every morning, it’s the guy who nearly lost his job because […]

8 Best Secondary Schools In Lagos

8 Best Secondary Schools In Lagos

As you are no doubt aware, Lagos is very much a land of the haves and have-nots. The quality of everything available in Lagos closely tracks the economic level of those making use of the services. Education is no different. As a rule of thumb, the more expensive the school is, the more likely it […]

How To Live Like A Lagos Big Boy Or Girl On A Budget

How To Live Like A Lagos Big Boy Or Girl On A Budget

Eko for show is not an idea that exists abstractly. There is a definite idea that in order to be a true Lagosian, one must be able to groove and mix at the highest levels of the Lagos cool-kid fraternity. Given that Lagos is home to some of the wealthiest people on the entire continent, […]