The Dangers of Long Work Commutes

The dangers of Long Work Commutes Lagos is a big city with big opportunities however traffic congestion in the city continues to trouble Lagosians. In search of bigger pay and better work environment, many people spend a greater part of their time on the road.  According to statistics, Lagosians on an average spend six hours…

Interior Decor Tips 101

Whether you’ve just moved or are looking for a quick way elevate your home without taking on a complete overhaul?, there are some well-known interior design tricks that designers employ that you too can easily do with minimal effort and cost.  Sometimes the smallest things make the greatest impact. It could be the addition of a mirror, a painting,…

House Hunting: The Lagos Renter, the Landlord and his Agents

Finding an apartment in Lagos is like making your way through the eye of the needle. Any renter who successfully passes through the obvious bottlenecks that come with renting an apartment in Lagos in one piece should be given a standing ovation. When it comes to renting an apartment in Lagos, it becomes quite impossible…

Are Dining Rooms Going Extinct?

Gone are the days when the absence of a dining room in a home was unacceptable and seen as odd, things are different now. Modern houses now have a lifestyle that suits every other room in a house except the dining room. People in our clime are not too busy with life that the dining…

Lagos Traffic – A Never Ending Tale

Lagos is a big city with big problems. Top on the list of challenges that plague the city daily has to be Traffic Congestion. Traffic congestion in Lagos is a never-ending tale. As one of the most congested cities in the world, 40 percent of cars in Nigeria are registered in Lagos. Almost every major…

9 Things Your Estate Agent May Never Tell You

Getting a new apartment, or finding the perfect customer for your property can be one of the most difficult things to do in Lagos, especially if you don’t know your way around town. Fortunately and sometimes unfortunately, we have estate agents who ought to make the task easier. For most people, the said agent is…

The Truth Behind Lagos Landlords and Single Ladies

Renting an apartment in Lagos is never an easy task albeit what is more grueling is the manner of discrimination some prospective tenants are subjected to when it looks like they’ve finally found that apartment that tickles their fancy. This discrimination comes in different forms, from ethnic discrimination, to discrimination based on social class or…

A First-Timer’s Guide To Understanding Lagos

If you are new in Lagos, welcome to the City of Excellence, one of the most unique places in the world! We know you must have heard a lot about the city and the people that live here right? Some of the things you heard are wrong, while many others have been downplayed to a…

5 Things That Should Be In a Nigerian Bachelor’s Apartment

The Nigerian Bachelor is the cynosure of all eyes because they are  indirectly responsible for the predicament of single ladies who are of marriageable ages. A typical Nigerian bachelor can date a lady for donkey years and even get engaged to her but the best that can come out of such relationship is a baby…

PROPERTY: Why Lagos is the third most expensive city in the world

The rising cost of properties in Nigeria’s most populous city continues to form the core of major talking points in issues bordering real estate. Though there are claims that the high price of properties in Lagos state is as a result of the rapid developments and increased migration, how that has improved the lives of…