5 Facts About Living On The Lagos Mainland

5 Facts About Living On The Lagos Mainland

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Lagos is one of the fastest developing urban communities in Africa. It is a swarmed and uproarious city as the populace is ever on the ascent. The city is made up two noteworthy ranges region which is the Lagos Island and Lagos Mainland linked by the third Mainland bridge.With regards to working together or meeting your shopping needs, there are different strip malls on the Lagos territory. The Ikeja city shopping center in the core of Ikeja has a tendency to be the most dynamic and sort in the wake of strip mall. Individuals go looking for garments, consumables, hardware, wears and so on and additionally things to exchange in different parts of Nigeria. The ever famous and occupied PC Village, where you locate each type of electronic, one of the biggest hardware sales communities in west Africa. Individuals originate from around the globe to work together in this vigorous IT showcase developing advancements in different parts of the city, Lagos is definitely one of the places you will love to reside in Nigeria.

1. Electricity Supply

Power blackouts are synonymous with most Nigerian cities due to the inconsistency of PHCN, they normally bring the light for a moment measure of time (perhaps for around 2 hours to 6 hours in a day relying upon where you live). Rendering some regions of Lagos state in an extreme blackouts for days. 

Your most solid option for achieving continuous power supply on the Mainland would be in gated Estates. Many estates on the Lagos mainland due to their composition as regards residence often possess personal power supply alternative such as Solar power and Inverters. Also, the provision of brought together power station which gives power to its occupants to hours without end (however barely ever for 24 hours). Power cuts are rare experience in these regions, with the exception of times when a transformer explodes. Places like the GRA (Government Reserved Area), Ajao Estate and Magodo are exceptionally delightful and have different amenities suited to the occupant's taste and needs. You can as well invest your money into buying handy electricity torch should there be emergency power outage.

2. Investment opportunity

With regards to working together or meeting your shopping needs, there are different strip malls on the Lagos territory and are mostly situated on the Lagos Mainland, yaba and Ikeja inclusive.

The Ikeja city shopping center in the core of Ikeja has a tendency to be the most dynamic and sort in the wake of strip mall. Individuals go looking for garments, consumables, hardware, wears and so on and additionally things to exchange in different parts of Nigeria. The ever famous and occupied PC Village, where you locate each sort of electronic, PC or cell phone is the greatest hardware advertise in west Africa. Individuals originate from around the globe to work together in this vigorous IT showcase. 

3. Proximity to Industrial Areas and Airports

If you are considering working for a Multinational Manufacturing firm, then the Mainland is an appropriate location for you to stay. The developed areas have numerous manufacturing businesses from diverse Industries such as the following: Cadbury Nig. Plc., Dunlop Nig. Plc., Friesland Foods Wamco Nig. Plc., May & Baker, Nigerian Breweries Plc., Unilever Nig. Plc. 

The most popular air terminal in Nigeria is located on the Mainland. This makes this a part of the Lagos mainland a totally busy district on a day by day basis. Living in this region can be exceptional, say you've got a 10 am flight and are not virtually an early riser. You ought to begin your day round 8am, and leave the house round 8.50 or 9am to make it on time on your flight (not like Islanders, who have to awaken hours earlier to test-in time with a view to beat the relentless traffic on the Lekki throughway). .

4. Social Life and Leisure

You can watch your favourite films at any time of the day depending for your agenda. Night clubs are in excess on the Mainland, in case you are the night time club type of individual, then clubs like Roadrunners, Life Club, Kabiyesi Bar & Nite club, Rumors will be exciting places to visit. Similar to the Island, there are a variety of interesting activities to get into while living on the Mainland. 

Also, finding an area to fill your stomach at the Lagos mainland is easy and affordable. For individuals who want to dine at a number of the high magnificence and greater costly eating places, they are spoiled for choices. There is the yellow kick back and seven in eagles spur in ikeja, looking for chinese restaurants in Lagos? You may attempt the Dechills Hind in Surulere, Pool terrace at Anthony manner and the Rhapsody at Alausa simply to call a few. Here food expenses fall among the tiers of 2000 and 5000 a meal, depending to your preference. A brief search on Google maps will provide you with a listing of famous spots near you.

5. Cost of Living

The cost of living on Lagos mainland as well as cost of housing is incomparable to areas in Lagos Island. The cost of owning a house in Lagos is highly affordable as regards cost of maintenance, food supply and transportation. You can hardly get a 100 Naira transport fare on the Lagos Island which is very rampant on the Lagos Mainland. Utility bills such as Electricity bills, water, refuse disposal, supermarkets, salons cost a lot more on the island this is because residents on the Lagos Island are considered to be rich and wealthier than people who live on the Lagos mainland.

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