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The economic and cultural powerhouse of the country thanks to an influx of oil money, Lagos has an exploding arts and music scene that will keep your yansh engaged far past dawn. If you're headed to Nigeria, you'll have no choice but to jump right in.

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Stick to ride shares, don’t miss a wedding party, pack loose clothes and more: follow these tips to get the most out of your trip to Lagos.

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Historical sites, beautiful beaches and vibrant culture – Lagos has it all. Find the best neighborhood to base yourself in with our insider tips.

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See more of a Nigeria with a day trip from Lagos. Here are the very best.

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Here’s all you need to know about crisscross Lagos by car, boat, rapid bus and other modes of transport.

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From enjoying live music to touring art galleries, experience Lagos’ exciting creative scene without spending a single naira.

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shot on 28th February 2020. In Abeokuta, Ogun state, Nigeria.  During the Lisabi festival, an annual event to celebrate the Egba hero called Lisabi. Lisabi fought for the libration of the Egba people. The drummers were performing for the crowd during the festival.

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