Places to visit in Lagos

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Club Uno

Club Uno

With over 8 years in the nite club business, Club Uno has continued to provide club goers with what they seek, fun. Link up with friends and come party!

Category: Club
Tags: Dance, Drink, Meet friends, Relaxation
The Kingsize Place

The Kingsize Place

With a restaurant, club and hall for rent, Kingsize Place is really the chill place to be. Enjoy their local menu and their catalogue of drinks.

Category: Lounge
Tags: Dance, Drink, Eat, Meet friends, Relaxation, Use wifi
Unilag Lagoon Front

Unilag Lagoon Front

It is said that the third mainland bridge is the longest bridge in Nigeria. What better place to confirm this than from the Unilag lagoon front? with its prime view of the lagoon and serene environment, you are sure of a good time.

Category: Open arena
Tags: Explore nature, Meet friends, Play, Relaxation, Sightseeing
Underground Bakery

Underground Bakery

Lover of pastry? the underground bakery is renowned for its delicious bread, snacks and pies. Come in and give your sweet tooth a field day.

Category: Bakery
Tags: Buy/Sell, Eat
Afi Bakery

Afi Bakery

The Afi bakery offers delicious and freshly made bread, snacks and other pastry foods.

Category: Bakery
Tags: Buy/Sell, Eat
Victoria Island

Victoria Island

Victoria Island is an affluent area sitting between Lagos Island and the Lekki Peninsula in the Lagos Lagoon. It is the main business and financial centre of Lagos state.

Category: Town
Tags: Explore nature, Sightseeing, Work
Hotels.ng

Hotels.ng

Travelling in Nigeria and in a dilemma on how to book hotels? Not to worry, hotels.ng, Nigeria's largest online hotel booking agency will take you on a step by step process to ensure that your hotel booking process is smooth and easy.

Category: Building
Tags: Learn, Use wifi, Work
Lagos Island

Lagos Island

ABOUT Lagos Island (Isale Eko), nicknamed Lasgidi, is the primary Local Government Area in Lagos State, Nigeria. It is home to the Eko people, the founding community of the present Lagos city. According to an ancient myth, the Eko community was founded by the sons of Olofin Ogunfunminire, a messenger of Oduduwa. The Eko Awori, Edo, and Saros people are the main inhabitants of this village. Also, the Eko community was the settlement of slave trade returnees from Brazil. The people of Eko were mostly fishermen and hunters. During the 2006 census, the Lagos Island population was estimated to be about 209,437. Lagos Island served as the capital city of Nigeria from 1861 - 1991 and the Lagos State headquarters from 1967 – 1975 during which the island gained influence as the industrial hub of the country. Currently, Lagos Island is the cultural centre and the main business district of Lagos state. Hundreds of tourists, investors and visitors troop into this city to explore its beauty and riches. BEST FEATURES A great number of interesting features come together to make this region one of the most preferred parts of Lagos city. This high-class city is the main industrial district of Lagos State. It is also the home of the Oba of Lagos, the ruling monarch of Lagos city. Lagos Island is not just about commerce, it is the place to be if you want to have fun and just unwind after a handful of activities. From top-rated night clubs to classy restaurants, the Island has any fun-seeker covered. Also, visiting this island gives you a sense of what the perfect city life should be like. It is the point where business-minded and fun-loving people intersect. The balance the city strikes is amazing. WHO CAN VISIT Lagos Island is open to people of all tribes, race and colour. BEST TIME TO VISIT Although the city is always bustling all year long, there are certain periods when the glow of the city comes with a little extra. Christmas, New Year Eve, and New Year day are some of those times when the city is most lovely. SAFETY This is a very safe location.

Category: Town
Tags: Explore nature, Sightseeing, Work
Ember Creek Waterfront

Ember Creek Waterfront

A lively atmosphere sure to be buzzing with electrifying excitement, Ember Creek is one of the best bar Lagos has to offer. Grab your dancing shoes and come party with the crème de la crème of Lagos nightlife.

Category: Lounge
Tags: Dance, Drink, Eat, Meet friends, Relaxation, Swim
Yaba Baptist Church

Yaba Baptist Church

A prominent church in central Yaba, Yaba Baptist Church is a place of worship filled with Holy presence that attracts baptists and non-baptists alike in a communion of fellowship.

Category: Place of worship
Tags: Give charity, Learn, Worship
University of Lagos

University of Lagos

About University of Lagos The University of Lagos fondly called Unilag was established on 22nd of October, 1962. The University since its inception has been saddled with the responsibility of intensifying the training of a professional workforce that would bring about rapid change and development to the industrial, economic and political sectors of the nation. Driven by a mission “to provide a conducive environment for teaching, learning, research and development, where students and staffs will interact and compete effectively with other counterparts globally”, the University has grown over time starting up with just three (3) faculties, to having twelve (12) faculties, offering over 60 departmental courses; a college of medicine, and several research centers and institutes. The University of Lagos currently has three campuses. Two (2) in Yaba (Akoka and the recently created campus at the former school of Radiography), and one in Surulere; it’s College of Medicine located in Idi-araba. The main campus at Akoka is surrounded by the Lagos Lagoon providing a very beautiful view around the University. Enrollment into the University has grown from a startup intake of 131 students in 1962 to over 40,000 students. Unilag is fondly referred to as the “University of first choice” and the “Nation’s pride”. Students and alumni of Unilag are popularly addressed as "GREAT AKOKITES". University of Lagos Faculties and Courses Offered Unilag offers widely recognized degree programmes and courses accredited by the National Universities Commission (NUC), and other relevant accreditation bodies. Unilag has over 12 faculties, a college of medicine, a school of postgraduate studies, and a Distance Learning Institution (DLI). In no particular order, the faculties present at the University of Lagos includes: Faculty of Arts Creative arts English European languages and Integration studies Linguistics, e.t.c. Faculty of Education Adult education Arts and Social science education Education administration Educational foundations... Faculty of Environmental Sciences Urban and Regional Planning (URP) Estate Management Building Quantity Survey Architecture Faculty of Engineering Faculty of Law Private and property law Jurisprudence and International law Commercial and Industrial law Public law Faculty of Science Chemistry Geosciences Biochemistry Mathematics Microbiology Zoology, e.t.c Faculty of Social Sciences Economics Mass communication Political science, e.t.c Faculty of Business Administration Banking and Finance Business Administration Industrial Relations and Personnel Management, e.t.c At the College of Medicine, we have: Faculty of Pharmacy Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences Faculty of Clinical Sciences, and Faculty of Dental Sciences. Courses offered at the Distance Learning Institute (DLI) include Accounting, Business Administration, Science Education, and Library/Information Sciences. The University of Lagos Admission Requirements Admission Requirements for Undergraduates The University offers admission for Entry level and Direct-entry level candidates. Admission into Unilag is a competitive and selective process, with only the best successfully gaining admission. Candidates are advised to frequently visit the institution to find out about the admission process and the exact O’ level subject combination for each course. Precise information about Unilag’s admission requirements, departmental cut-off marks, screening, and registration can be found at http://admissions.unilag.edu.ng/ . General requirements for prospective undergraduates include a minimum entry level requirement of compulsory 5 O’ level credits in Mathematics, English and three other relevant subjects. Having the prescribed JAMB cut-off mark which is usually “200” is also a key requirement. The University’s post-utme form is sold to candidates who meet the JAMB cut-off mark and filled Unilag as their school of first choice.   Admission Requirements for Postgraduates There are general and specific admission requirements for postgraduate programmes at Unilag. Applicants hoping to be considered for admission must satisfy the following general requirements: Must possess a Bachelor’s degree from Unilag or any other University approved by the school’s senate. Must prepare to undergo a selection process in the form of written/oral examination. Must provide an original copy of NYSC discharge certificate or exemption letter. Must forward an academic transcript to the Administrative Secretary, school of postgraduate studies on or before the session admission is been sought. Specific admission requirement for prospective students into various Master’s/ PhD degree programmes can be found at http://spgs.unilag.edu.ng/prospectivestudents.php It’s important for prospective applicants to note that application forms for the 2017/2018 academic session for postgraduate programmes are currently closed. Further information about subsequent admission process can be found at http://spgs.unilag.edu.ng/ The University of Lagos portal can be found at www.unilag.edu.ng The University of Lagos Facilities The University is home to the following buildings and service facilities: Faculty buildings and lecture halls. A Library A Dining hall An Administrative block Student halls of residence Staff quarters A sports complex A medical health centre The main auditorium Multipurpose halls A Botanical garden A Lagoon front Guesthouses The Unilag consult complex Banks A radio station: Unilag 103.1 FM commissioned on the 14th December 2004, And a host of other standard facilities for your pleasure. Things To Know About The University of Lagos “For travellers/prospective students who intend to visit the institution, here are a few fun things to note": Security Unilag is located in a secure location with seasoned security personnel and newly mounted CCTV cameras. Things to do while at Unilag Make inquiries. Make extensive use of the library. Visit the Lagoon front and other places of interest. Enroll for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. What to Bring Books and other educational materials. Most Common Visitors Be sure to find staffs, students, researchers and tourists at the University of Lagos. Best Features The Uncommon view of the Lagos Lagoon gives the school an edge, hence is been one of the most beautiful institutions in the country. Unilag is also famed as the ‘IT’ university and as such is notable as one of the social hubs in the state and country. Notable Alumni Unilag parades itself as having a long list of successful alumni. It isn’t far from the truth as the University has produced an extensive alumni list of reputable Nigerians in all spheres of life. Some of the notable alumni include: Genevieve Nnaji, Nollywood actress Funke Akindele, Nollywood actress Dele Olojede Richard Mofe-Damijo, Nollywood actor and media personality Wale Adenuga, Award-winning producer Oby Ezekwesili, Women and girl child rights activist Denrele Edun, Media personality, and presenter And a host of other respected Nigerians. Weather At The University of Lagos The Weather on campus is quite serene and cosy especially in the evening because of its location around the Lagos Lagoon. However, the University still experiences the dry and rainy seasons accustomed to the region in which it is located, but the motorable roads provide easy access amidst heavy downpours. Notable Milestones Unilag Radio was the first campus station to receive a license and the first campus station to go on air in 2004. Unilag has become the first university to be awarded a license to operate a television station. The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) granted the TV license to the institution on Thursday, November 9, 2017.

Category: University
Tags: Attend public lectures, Learn, Meet friends, Read, Sightseeing
Civic Center

Civic Center

An event center offering a breathtaking waterfront view from its three banqueting halls, Civic Center is one of the most beautiful and fascinating structures Lagos has to offer.

Category: Hall
Tags: Attend public lectures, Ceremony, Dance, Play, Sightseeing
Lagos Lagoon

Lagos Lagoon

ABOUT Lagos Lagoon is the largest of the 10 lagoons in Lagos State, Nigeria. It is about 50 km long and 3 - 13 km wide. With an average depth of 2-4 metres, the lagoon is somewhat shallow. However, at the entrance of the Commodore channel, the lagoon is about 10 metres deep and this is the deepest part of the lagoon. The Lagos Lagoon has three segments: Epe Division, the Metropolitan end and the Lagos Harbour. Also, the lighthouse creek, the Badagry creek and the waterway that link Lagos to Porto- Novo, and Cotonou are situated on the western side of the lagoon. Ikorodu Local Port lies northeast of the lagoon and in the northern part of the lagoon, it is joined by the popular Five Cowries Creek. Some parts of the lagoon provide an attractive sight to visitors and inhabitants of towns in the Lagos Island. However, it is constantly plagued with solid and liquid waste from factories and villages on its banks, this has led to pollution of the lagoon SERVICES Lagos Lagoon is surrounded by rural communities with poor road networks, thus, the lagoon is the major channel of transportation in these areas. Boats, canoes and barges ply the lagoon every day, transporting goods and people. Besides being a site attraction and channel of transportation, the lagoon also plays a major role in the improvement of the economy of the communities surrounding it. It serves as a source of income for fishermen, Plastering Sand Companies, Sand Filling companies, and aquatic farmers. Also, the Lagos Lagoon links Lagos Island to other parts of Lagos State. It is constantly plied by boats Lagos Lagoon has striking features which makes it quite a view for visitors and tourists. You can not miss the Lagos Lagoon on a visit to Lagos Island. BEST FEATURES - Major water transportation channel for some towns in Lagos Island. - Source of income for construction companies, fishermen and other businesses. - Site Attraction for tourists and visitors of the Lagos Island WHO CAN VISIT Lagos Lagoon is open to tourists, visitors, business persons, and travellers of any country or race. BEST TIME TO VISIT The Lagos lagoon is open 24/7 year long, except in special situations where the lagoon is closed to the public. However, the lagoon is sometimes hit by storms originating from the Atlantic ocean, it is best to visit the lagoon when there is clear weather. SAFETY This is a very safe location.

Category: Town
Tags: Explore nature, Sightseeing, Travel
Commint Buka

Commint Buka

Amala, Ponmo, Eja kika. If these names made you salivate, then the Commint Buka is right for you with its array of well tasting local cuisines guaranteed to turn your palate Oliver twist. PS: We forgot to add, it is affordable!

Category: Restaurant
Tags: Drink, Eat, Meet friends, Relaxation
Lagos Business School

Lagos Business School

ABOUT Lagos Business School(LBS), formerly known as Center for Professional Communications (CPC), is a graduate business school located on the Lagos Mainland. Founded in 1991, it is one of the graduate schools of the Pan-Atlantic University, a higher institution owned by the Pan-Atlantic University Foundation (PAUF). With expert teachers and excellent learning methods, the school is one of the bests in Nigeria, and several notable organizations have ranked the school among the best graduate schools in the world. Lagos Business School ranked among the top 50 EMBA programmes in the world in 2018 by The Economist magazine in its 2018 Executive MBA ranking. It is the first Business School in West Africa, East Africa and Central Africa regions to be authorized by The Association of MBAs (AMBA). Also, it was accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) in December 2016. To add to its many honours, Financial Times ranked the school as the 2nd best in Executive Education in Africa. Lagos Business School upholds five values in the execution of its programmes. These values are Integrity, Professionalism, Spirit of service, Mutual Respect, and Community. Every year about 3000 persons join the university to acquire essential managerial skills through sophisticated academic and executive programmes, and short courses in Management. Because of its several international accreditations, this school provides one with an opportunity to interrelate with other MBAs in several countries across the globe. SERVICES Lagos Business School aims at creating an opportunity for the development of relevant skills needed by professionals to thrive in the business sector. Because of its dedication to research, Lagos Business School has 3 research and initiatives centres: - Leadership and Ethnic, Sustainable & Inclusive Digital Financial Services - LBS Sustainability Centre - Centre for Infrastructure, Policy, Regulation and Advancement. Also, Lagos Business School offers professional and special courses across 5 faculties. Companies that seek to train their staff, enrol them for special programmes at the international-standard business school. Faculties - Accounting, Economics, Finance - Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Social and Political Environment of Business & Business Law - Operations, Marketing, Information Systems - Organisational Behaviour, Management Communication, Negotiation and HRM - General (Business Ethics and Decision Analysis) BEST FEATURES - International accreditation and recognition - Standard research strategy - Excellent and qualified teachers - Up to date academic curriculum - International Exchange Programme WHO CAN VISIT Lagos Business School admits students yearly. It is open to persons all around the globe that are interested in pushing their careers forward. BEST TIME TO VISIT For an amazing experience at the Lagos Business School, it is best to visit the school when academic activities are on-going. This way you get to enjoy the serenity and highly professional atmosphere the business school proffers. SAFETY This is a very safe location.

Category: University
Tags: Attend public lectures, Learn, Meet friends, Read, Sightseeing

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