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Living in Lagos, from Germany

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Living in Lagos, from Uruguay

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InterNations - a trusted Network & Guide for Expats in Lagos

  • Build up valuable contacts with like-minded Lagos expats
  • Find reliable information and trustworthy tips about the expat life in Lagos
  • Join top-class InterNations events to meet fellow expatriates in town

Welcome to the Expatriates Lagos Community!

Ẹ n lẹ, hello, ilo la, lafia lau, and welcome to our community for Lagos expats! Our private network helps you to settle in easily when moving to or living abroad in Lagos: Get to know like-minded expatriates in Lagos in a casual way, find reliable information and tips about expat life in Nigeria and meet fellow expats from Lagos’s international community at our first-class InterNations events.

Curious to explore other communities in Africa, e.g. our chapter for Brussels Expat? Or you might think of stopping by at our Singapore Expats community on your next weekend trip.

Our Services for Lagos Expatriates

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Lagos Expatriates Network

Join our high-quality network of Lagos expats to connect with expatriates living abroad in Lagos like you.

Expat Forum Lagos

Get trustworthy and authentic advice from fellow members about all aspects of expat life in Lagos.

Lagos Expat Forum

Lagos Guide for Expats

Find how-to Nigeria guides from A to Z: visa, working permit, travel and accommodation, housing and household, and much more…

Lagos Expat Guide

Lagos Events for Expatriates

Attend our monthly events and activities for Lagos expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

Lagos Expat Events

Make the most of your Lagos Expat Life

Èkó (as it is called in the local Edo language) offers an exciting intercultural experience for expats, starting with cultural highlights, like the Lekki Conservatory, the folkloristic festivities on the occasion of Nigeria’s the Eyo festivities in the Lagos area, up to getting a taste of traditional jolof rice. The InterNations community helps you as an Lagos expat to enjoy your expat stay in Nigeria to the fullest. Our members have already come across many of the questions you’ll have when starting your expatriate life in Lagos and kindly offer you their assistance, from ʺWhat is the best way of hiring your personal driver?ʺ up to ʺIs there an international school outside Lagos?ʺ.

Become part of our Expat Lagos Community

Our members have their roots in the UK, China, Israel, Argentina and almost any other country around the globe, all sharing your situation as an expat in Lagos. InterNations makes it easy for you to connect with fellow expats in Lagos. Next to our active online community, our members also regularly meet in real life at top-class events or go for weekend activities together, e.g. to visit Nigeria’s famous landmarks around the incredibly biodiverse areas surrounding Calabar.

Also take a look at our network for Shanghai Expat to experience InterNations all over the globe. Or you could take a peek at our community for Expatriates Jeddah instead!

Please feel cordially invited to become part. Our members of the Lagos community are open-minded, helpful and looking forward to welcome you on board. Simply request your personal invitation and you’ll be graciously received by our expat Lagos chapter!

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