Last week, I talked about the disadvantages and all the stress you face while living in Lagos, you can click LAGOS AND ITS PLENTY WAHALA to read. Today, I’ll love to talk about the advantages of staying in Lagos, and why people are still trooping in and out of Lagos despite all the wahala in Lagos.
Advantages of Staying in Lagos
- Employment opportunities: In Lagos, as long as you are hardworking, you will surely find something to do. It might not be what you originally plan for yourself, or it might be way below your standard, there will be an opportunity to make money, no matter how small it is.
In Lagos, you have to drop your pride and increase the level of your self-control if you want to achieve, especially if you don’t have “ogas at the top”. If you do these and you are hardworking, you are sure to take something home at the end of the day.
- Big market for your goods and services: There are a lot of major markets in Nigeria where you can sell your goods services. There are also about 21million people living in Lagos, if you can market yours properly, you’ll surely get your own customers to buy.
I know a few people who are not based in Lagos, but will always come to Lagos to sell their goods and services. They will tell you Lagos is the fastest place to grow an upcoming business. You just have to be very smart with your dealings in Lagos, and you are good to go.
- Lot of places to catch fun: In Lagos, it is very easy to catch fun and spend money. No matter how rich or poor you are, you’ll have a place to hang out according to the size of your pocket. Apart from the size of our pockets, our definition of fun also differ.
Whatever the definition of your kind of fun is, there are places you can go to. If you don’t have money also, you can just take yourself and your friends to any mall, walk about and be taking nice pictures. This life is not that hard.
- Entertainment Industry: Lagos is the home of the entertainment industry in Nigeria, most of the guys in the entertainment industry are based in Lagos. If you are considering the entertainment industry, you might consider moving to Lagos too. You never can tell when you will jam someone that will help your career.
After reading the advantages and disadvantages of staying in Lagos, would you still consider staying here? If you are also not staying in Lagos, where will you love to stay in Nigeria. Please drop your comments in the comment section. Thanks guys!