Work In Lagos? 10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About The City

If you live in, work from or are planning to move to Lagos, here are 10 things you probably didn’t know about the city.

The good.


1. Lagos is Africa’s 7th largest economy

2. Lagos is Africa’s most valuable startup ecosystem

3. Lagos-based startups typically raise more money than others in Africa

4. Population of young people using internet in Lagos

5. Computer use in Lagos

The bad.


6. Uber charges almost double for rides in Lagos

Yeah, because another word for Lagos is “Traffic”.

7. Software engineers in Lagos are paid less than South African engineers

The ugly.


8. Lagos is the second worst global city to live in 2017

9. Lagos is sub-saharan Africa’s second most expensive city for property

10. Top 5 threats facing Lagos over the next 10 years