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Lagos Motorboat Club (Members Only)
Lagos Motorboat Club (Members Only)

Relaxation, Meet friends, Eat, Drink, Dance

ABOUT Lagos Motorboat Club is an esteemed and reputable private boat club in Lagos, Nigeria. It was created in 1950 by some ex-members of the Lagos Tarpon Club. For years after its creation, the club lacked its arena and used Wilmott Point for its activities. Things took a glorious turn for the club when it was moved to its private arena on Awolowo Road, Ikoyi Lagos.   After undergoing several renovations/upgrades, it proudly possesses certain world-class features such as mermaid water bar, round bar (Gillmore’s Folly), restaurant and 200 standard motorboats. The tranquillity of the Clubhouse is quite impressive because of its architectural design and the Indian almond trees that sway in its premises.   Sundays are busy days at the club as members mount motorboats to private beach huts next to creeks beyond the clubhouse. The sight of boats mounting and returning from the creeks at sunset is gratifying.   Over the years, Lagos Motorclub has broken records recognized by The International Game Fishing Association (IGFA). Membership at the club costs an annual fee of 400 pounds.   SERVICES Lagos Motorclub hosts several events annually. These events bring club members all over the world together for a superb time of fun. The following are events held at the club yearly:   Intercontinental Night The intercontinental night has grown to become a very famous event in Lagos.   Staff Christmas Party This event is held in honour of the member of staff of the Lagos Motorboat Club. It is a soirée held to celebrate the hard work of all persons who work at the Motorboat Club.   Christmas Carol Night On the 25th of December, Christians all over the world celebrate the birth of Jesus in grand style. Lagos Motorclub holds a carolling night on that day in honour of this religious holiday. Members of the club enjoy a great time of singing performances and dining.   New Year’s Eve Party December 31st is another time of merriment at the club as jingle bells ring and chime to welcome the new year grandly. Members dine, wine and get trapped in a jolly moment.   Independence Anniversary Party The Independence Anniversary party holds on October 31st to celebrate the freedom of Nigeria from colonial rule. Nigerian and non-Nigerian members of the club come together to celebrate this milestone in the history of Nigeria.   BEST FEATURES  Private Club Mermaid water bar Round bar (Gillmore’s Folly) Restaurant 200 standard motorboats   WHO CAN VISIT Lagos Motorboat Club is a private club. It is only open to persons with a valid membership profile.   BEST TIME TO VISIT The clubhouse is full of activities on Sundays, from the boat rides to the beach huts. You can expect to have a lot of fun at the clubhouse on Sundays. Also, visiting this club on days of a special event would help you appreciate its beauty more.   SAFETY Lagos Motorboat Club is a very secure place. Its environs are well-secure and there are on-guard security officials to ensure the safety of members at the clubhouse. Also, these security officials ensure the maintenance of order in the club.

Club Uno
Club Uno

Club Uno

Club

Lagos

241

Relaxation, Meet friends, Drink, Dance

History of Club Uno Club Uno was formerly known as Q club. With over 10 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! Mike Eze-Nwalie Nwogu, popularly known as Pretty Mike, is a co-owner of Club Uno. Security/Safety of Club Uno This is a very safe location. Do not drink if you're going to drive What To Bring Selfie stick along with a camera phone Cash or Card Things to do while at Club Uno Hit the dance floor Best Features It is a loud, wild and fun club. Most common visitors Don't be left out of the vibe. Grab a friend and go have fun. "Lynda Lavish Party @ Club Uno" - Shubz Entertainment

The Kingsize Place
The Kingsize Place

The Kingsize Place

Lounge

Lagos

254

Use wifi, Relaxation, Meet friends, Eat, Drink, Dance

About The Kingsize Place The Kingsize Place. It is notable as one of Nigeria's foremost and oldest restaurants. 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. Security/Safety of The Kingsize Place This is a very safe location. park inside the compound What To Bring Cash or Debit/Credit card Things to do while at The Kingsize Place Luxuriate in the beautiful environment Dine on delicious local dishes Best Features The ease of getting here makes it a nice place for informal meetings. Most common visitors Fun lovers are sure to be headed here.

Unilag Lagoon Front
Unilag Lagoon Front

Unilag Lagoon Front

Open arena

Lagos

258

Sightseeing, Relaxation, Play, Meet friends, Explore nature

About Unilag Lagoon Front Unilag Lagoon Front is notable as a spot for picnics, pictures and meditation. 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. Security/Safety of Unilag Lagoon Front This is a very safe location. What To Bring A date. A book. A camera. Things to do while at Unilag Lagoon Front Have a picnic. Take landscape shots of the third mainland bridge. Go crab hunting. Enjoy the evening breeze. Best Features It is a place to relax and unwind. Writer's Review To go for picnics, to read a book or simply to enjoy the ocean view. Most common visitors Tourists, Couples, Photographers. The lagoon front is the spot for couples and young lovers- Unilag chief security officer.

Underground Bakery
Underground Bakery

Underground Bakery

Bakery

Lagos

81

Eat, Buy/Sell

About Underground Bakery Underground Bakery is notable as a shop offering only the best in pastry. 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. Security/Safety of Underground Bakery This is a very safe location. What To Bring Cash. A.T.M. Things to do while at Underground Bakery Buy snacks. You absolutely have to try out their cake, it is delicious! Buy their sardine bread. Best Features I don't like stale bread. So, imagine my joy when I found somewhere to buy fresh hot bread from the oven. The fact that I get my bread fresh is why I love this place. Writer's Review Go and have a slice of heaven. Most common visitors Bread lovers, Caterers, Event planners. Guy, it is underground bread or nothing- My roommate. (Review)

Afi Bakery
Afi Bakery

Afi Bakery

Bakery

Lagos

141

Eat, Buy/Sell

About Afi Bakery Afi Bakery is notable as a place to get fresh pastry and bread. The Afi bakery offers delicious and freshly made bread, snacks and other pastry foods. Security/Safety of Afi Bakery This is a very safe location. What To Bring Cash. Things to do while at Afi Bakery Try out their sardine bread. Try out their other pastry products. Best Features The fact that I can get fresh hot bread easily. Writer's Review To go and enjoy a wide range of pastry products. Most common visitors Caterers, Event planners.

Victoria Island
Victoria Island

Victoria Island

Town

Lagos

227

Work, Sightseeing, Explore nature

History of Victoria Island Victoria Island is a business and leisure district. 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. Security/Safety of Victoria Island This is a very safe location. What To Bring Cash. Attitude; this is a rich area, so to flow, you have to be confident in your walk, talk. Things to do while at Victoria Island Visit a restaurant. See a movie at one of the cinemas. Stay in a top-class hotel. Best Features The serene environment and the coolness of the ocean breeze on this side of Lagos. Most common visitors Tourists, Fun seekers, Businessmen.

Hotels.ng
Hotels.ng

Hotels.ng

Building

Lagos

203

Work, Use wifi, Learn

History of 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. Security/Safety of Hotels.ng This is a very safe location. Things to do while at Hotels.ng Before heading to Hotels.ng, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Book a hotel. Inquire about hotel services. Best Features I love this place because of the ease with which they have made hotel bookings. Writer's Review Simple. For a smooth and easy hotel booking experience. Most common visitors Tourists, Travellers and Representatives from various organizations are the kind of people to find here. Welcome to hotels.ng- Mark Essien. Hello guys! Hotels.ng is hiring- Mogwai.

Lagos Island
Lagos Island

Lagos Island

Town

Lagos

215

Work, Sightseeing, Explore nature

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. In 2022, the estimated population in Lagos is about 300,000. 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, races and colours.   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.

Ember Creek Waterfront
Ember Creek Waterfront
159

Swim, Relaxation, Meet friends, Eat, Drink, Dance

About Ember Creek Waterfront Ember Creek Waterfront is notable as a one spot center for your events and for your relaxation. A lively atmosphere sure to be buzzing with electrifying excitement, Ember Creek is one of the best bars Lagos has to offer. Grab your dancing shoes and come party with the crème de la crème of Lagos nightlife. Security/Safety of Ember Creek Waterfront This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Ember Creek Waterfront, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Cash or Debit/Credit card Swimming gear Things to do while at Ember Creek Waterfront You would have a lot of fun trying out these activities at Ember Creek: Have a blast with friends and family Enjoy the entertainment Ember Creek has to offer Wine and dine from their extensive menu Have a dip in the pool if you don't mind being the center of attention Best Features Located on the waterfront of McGreggor creek, centrally sited on the commercial Awolowo Road, and ideally convenient for couples dining or having cocktails, this is one lounge that attracts highly influential individuals and credible corporate firms. Writer's Review If you love your seafood fresh with some wine and soothing music, this is the place for you. "Nikki Laoye Unplugged” – Live at Ember Creek" - OloriSuperGal.com

Yaba Baptist Church
Yaba Baptist Church

Yaba Baptist Church

Place of worship

Lagos

112

Worship, Learn, Give charity

About Yaba Baptist Church Yaba Baptist Church was built in 2002. 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. Security/Safety of Yaba Baptist Church This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Yaba Baptist Church, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Your Bible Your hymn book Things to do while at Yaba Baptist Church Fellowship Best Features In this church, they are a big family who is always ready to welcome new worshipers with open arms. Most common visitors This place is good for Christians, specifically, Baptists. It is also a tourist location for people who want to see a big Christian building "Christ is the Answer" - Yaba Baptist Church

University of Lagos
University of Lagos

University of Lagos

University

Lagos

314

Sightseeing, Read, Meet friends, Learn, Attend public lectures

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 include: 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 requirements 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.