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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 Reasons We All Love Living In Lagos

35 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 […]