Lagos is currently the most populous city in Africa, and is estimated to be the second fastest growing city in Africa
and the 7th fastest in the world.
Lagos is Nigeria’s financial, commercial and industrial nerve
centre with over 2,000 manufacturing industries and over
200 financial institutions (Banks, Insurance companies etc)
including the nation’s premier stock exchange, the Nigeria
It also houses the nation’s monetary authority, the Central
Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Security and Exchange
Commission (SEC). The State alone harbours 60% of the
Federation’s total industrial investments and foreign trade
while also attracting 65% of Nigeria’s commercial activities.
It also accounts for more than 40% of all labour emoluments
paid in the country.
Lagos remains the nation’s economic and
commercial capital. According to present political records,
“Lagos is to the people of Nigeria, what the head is to the
body of an individual.”
What WIll you find in this guide?
The goal of eBizguides is to offer extensive economic and
investment information on a country, with a focus on the
top companies, while offering the best tourism and leisure
information for your spare time. With this, we
believe that our readers can get fully acquainted with the
country, before investing in it long term.
This book comprises three major sections, which deal with general information,
the country’s economy and leisure.
Background information on the country is coupled with the main business
resources available to you.
Economy and Business
This section of the book starts off with an in-depth look at the country’s
investment and legal framework, and the country’s economy itself. Through
personal interviews with the most important business people in the country,
we then provide our readers with privileged information and sector analysis,
including introductions written by key decision-makers in the sector, such as
You will also find fact files of all the major corporations, outlining their business
activities, key projects and any investment opportunities. We consider this to
include some of the most invaluable information for business globetrotters.
For you to fall in love with the country, we also showcase the best spots to visit,
essential areas to discover, the top hotels and restaurants, and much more.