A typical Lagosian woman I am, completely in love with the town from the Murtala Mohammed International Airport to Tin Can Island Port in Apapa and fairly actually to place it frankly, what’s to not like?
5 star inns, universities, trendy procuring malls and all the pieces a metropolis is thought for, it is obtained.
Lagos is the right melting level for the very best of each worlds. It is dwelling to the wealthy and complex elite and likewise gives sufficient litter for the ghettos of nationwide reputation.;)
Known for it is hustle and bustle and unending visitors jams which by the way in which does not cease the mad scampering related to the town, it’s no surprise that it’s stated that, “in case you can survive in Lagos, you’ll be able to survive anyplace else.”
Hedged in inside the Atlantic Ocean, it’s a lovely port metropolis and essentially the most populous metropolis in Nigeria. With a inhabitants of seven,937,932, it’s also essentially the most populous metropolis in Africa and is estimated to be the second quickest rising metropolis in Africa (seventh quickest on the earth).
Lagos was initially inhabited by the Awori subgroup of the Yoruba folks. Under the management of their Olofin, the Awori moved to an island now known as Iddo after which to the bigger Lagos Island. In the fifteenth century the Awori settlement was attacked by the Benin Empire following a quarrel, and the island grew to become a Benin war-camp known as “Eko” beneath Oba Orhogba, the Oba of Benin on the time.
Lagos is a big metropolis which originated on islands separated by creeks, reminiscent of Lagos Island, fringing the southwest mouth of Lagos Lagoon while protected against the Atlantic Ocean by lengthy sand spits reminiscent of Bar Beach, which stretch as much as 100 km east and west of the mouth. From the start, Lagos has expanded on the mainland west of the lagoon and the conurbation, together with Ikeja and Agege, now reaches greater than 40 km north-west of Lagos Island. Some suburbs embrace Ikorodu, Epe and Badagry, and extra native councils have not too long ago been created, bringing the overall variety of native governments in Lagos to 57.
Lagos for me is an all-rounder excelling in commerce, trade, spiritual institutions and let’s not neglect night time life now. It’s the right enterprise zone within the day and purple zone district at night time and surprisingly very residential.
From the Island to the Mainland, Lagos clearly by no means lags behind. It boasts of a wealthy cultural combine and delightful architectural edifices. There is one thing for everybody in that metropolis no matter who you’re.
A fast tip and it is on the home, you need to be sharp with a purpose to get by in Lagos in any other case O.Y.O le wa!!!
O.Y.O—> On Your Own