Lagos The Business Dominated City

Lagos with its unique name is the largest city of Nigeria. It has an interesting division because it consists of many islands and a mainland. All these islands are connected to the mainland through bridges. The city planning is done very efficiently as can be seen in the road connection of all the islands with the mainland making the mainland quickly accessible to all the small islands. The mainland has museums, airports, universities and basically all the important buildings of the city. That again tells us how well planned the city is. Lagos Island is the hub of all the business activities. Sky scrapers and tall buildings having the commercial centers are its main features. Interestingly, all these buildings are in the Central Business District planned especially for commercial needs. On the other side of Lagos Island, residential areas are located with active nightlife in the city. Restaurants, hotels, parks, clubs and many other recreational places are also part of this side of the island. Then the other big island namely Victoria Island houses the headquarters of different companies and sport clubs.

Many shopping zones are also a part of this island. So all in all, it is quite impressive how the city has been properly planned and divided among islands so efficiently. The city planning thus avoided a haphazard allocation of land and is properly managed by city officials in terms of planning. The Port of Lagos has been a way of development in Nigeria. This Port has become one of the major ports on the continent. The port has contributed in export and imports and made a connection with the whole world in trade and commerce. Nigeria exports crude oil through this port. Crude oil has become one of the major exports of Nigeria in recent years. Oil and Petroleum is also major exports providing a major chuck of foreign exchange to the country. No doubt Port of Lagos has made a huge difference in the advancement of Nigeria. Lagos is stepping forward to become a global village and is attracting lots of tourists in the recent years.

The new innovations and development of the Eko Atlantic city has attracted tourists in a huge number. Basically, the city is a business dominated city with a fast pace life. Somewhat it resembles to Dubai for the fast track commercial life and tourist attraction because of high buildings and the artificial city.Lagos is not only the business hub of Nigeria. It has also many major educational institutes in its dwellings. Education is deemed very important in this city and up to the nine years, education is compulsory and free for all. Secondary schools, high schools, colleges, training institutes and vocational institutes are in a good number. Technology based universities and marine focused educational institutes have taken part in the high paced development of the city. Lagos is very famous for its film industry and music industry. Film industry owes to the beautiful sites in the city but its dying as western movies are more popular in most cinemas.

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