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Located in West Africa, Nigeria is a promising destination for expatriates. The country enjoys the second largest economy of Africa, offering job opportunities to highly skilled expats wishing to work here. Oil is the main sector but professionals can also fin career prospects in finance, telecommunications, IT or NGO sectors.

Expats usually live in big cities, companies generally providing housing in compounds.

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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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Davidson Family Adventures

3 years ago

In 2011, our family, Mom, Dad and 6 children (ages 4 to 18) left our comfy, stable life in Houston, TX and moved to Lagos, Nigeria. There are many posts about our experiences in Lagos, exploring parts of Nigeria and the places we have visited outside of Nigeria.

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Aheh

4 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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Life according to Ugo

7 years ago

I'm a Nigerian who's spent the last 11 years in Small-town, USA loving Jesus and his people. Now for the next few years, I will be heading back to Lagos, where I grew up with my lovely wife and I will try to chronicle that experience.

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