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On the south-west of the country, Lagos is Nigeria's most populous city. National economic and business, it attracts a growing number of expatriates, mostly settling in for job opportunities. The city hosts financial institutions and the headquarters of several companies.

Lagos is a bustling city, offering expatriates a unique and vibrant experience with high standards of living.

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The family being a central institution and the cornerstone of the society in Nigeria, you should find the country quite welcoming if you move to Nigeria with children. Yet finding quality education services can be a bit of a challenge.

The numerous attractions, places of interest and cultural opportunities that Nigeria has to offer are apt to fulfil anyone’s tastes. In addition to wonderful natural endowments, the country boasts quality cultural institutions, ensuring there are plenty of leisure activities to enjoy in Nigeria.

Phone and internet access in Nigeria typically goes through mobile networks, which offer relatively fast and reliable connection. Obtaining a functioning landline for fixed phone and internet is yet another affair but should not prove so big a deal as long as you live in a urban centre, where the telecommunications network is more developed.

Given the unreliable nature of public transportation in Nigeria, having a car in Nigeria is deemed essential by a number of expats. Here is what you need to know about driving in Nigeria.

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Aheh

3 years ago

Blog about the experience of a first time expat. Stay home dad trying his best to fit in and function.

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Our family moved to Lagos, Nigeria in July 2009. It is a compilation of ramblings about expat life, kids and everything else in between.

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This month's expat blog: Write Now Rebekah

Rebekah is an avid traveler and blogger, born in Dublin, Ireland. After growing up with her parents in the UK, she lived in Germany, the Greek Islands, and South Korea. Back to Europe, she met her Spanish husband, and they got married in New Zealand. Today, they live in the Netherlands with their two kids. The author of Write Now Rebekah ...

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