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Experience in Lagos, Nigeria by Daria

Published by Daria Asanansi — 21 days ago

0 Tags: Erasmus experiences Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria


What is it like to live in Lagos? Would you recommend it? What is the city like?

Lagos is the centre of Nigeria.Its very busy, beautiful,opportunistic,filled with different people around the world,enriched with so many international cultures but still embracing its culture.All the top world ranked companies,banks,organizations, everything is embedded in Lagos.There are so much opportunities.Everything you could ever wish to enjoy is in Lagos.The population of people who leave their countries to reside in Lagos is ultimately large.The encouragement of all cultures is also an added admirable thing about Lagos.

What is the student lifestyle like in Lagos?

The student life is amazing.Most teenagers and youths in Lagos are widely recognized,even on social media,we have so many teenage and youth success.They haven't only achieved so much,but have a large recognition and following around the world because of everyone's uniqueness and strive at being successful.There are so many opportunities in Lagos which helps you grow as a student.Youths are really embraced in Lagos and the educational system is at its best .Its up to the student to balance what he/she wants because they are entitled to everything.

How much does it cost to live in Lagos?

Living in Lagos is not really expensive because when there are so much opportunities,it makes you compete for the best. But if you are a laid back student,it might be hard at the beginning.

Is it difficult to find accommodation in Lagos? Is there any advice you can give?

No,it is not.There are millions of new estates in Lagos,student estates too with high class facilities and access.There are agencies online and agents who aid depending on your budget.

What is the food like? What are your favourite dishes?

The food is amazing and many people who move here or come for tourism love Nigerian food.In Nigeria,we also eat all types of food from other counties too.So, everything is here.My favourite Nigerian dishes are,fried rice ,afang soup and jellof rice.

What places would you recommend visiting in Lagos?

Get Arena,park n shop,chocolat royale,banana island,the beaches,ikota shopping complex,shoprite,mega plaza,oriental hotel,sheraton,Sharwama world,coldstone,chicken republic,kfc,victoria island....there are millions of awesome places in Lagos,fun, relaxation, exercise,self care,games,shopping, hangouts,parties,alone time,everything.

Is it good to eat out in Lagos? Can you tell us your favourite spots?

Its lovely eating out.You will get the best treatments and taste all types of cuisines.Bungalows,chinese restaurants,kfc,i go to so many and each of them have different types of food.Lagos is just too amazing,you would love your experience,lol.

Is the nightlife good in Lagos? Where is good to go?

It is awesome.Night clubs run 24 hours and the amount of cars all parked are enormous.Lagos is a trendy, young,fun,full of vibe state.You could go to Cubana,one of the bests.

What advice would you give future students heading to Lagos?

Lagos is a place of opportunities ,fun, education, everything you want as a student.The competition alone makes you get the best.Everything you wish for is in Lagos.Trust me,you would love and not want to go back.But,my advice is with everything,dont lose focus,always plan so,you dont end up broke,lol.


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