what does $100,000 (USD) get you in lagos?

We went house-hunting in Lagos with a modest budget of $100,000, or about 35-40 million naira. We were searching for a house or flat that we could snag within our budget. Our expectations were not high, because we figured that at this range we would struggle to find something that would be worthy of our […]

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Nigerians In Diaspora – Will You Buy Property Back home?

While clicking through property listings online, I spotted a nice 4 bedroom 4 bath duplex in Lekki phase 1. It checked all of the boxes that we wanted: In Lekki, 4 bedrooms, 4 baths, walled compound with nice landscaping, and it came fully furnished, also, the estate in which it was located promised 24/7 light […]

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As the Nigerian Real Estate Sector Heats up – Foreign Investors Take Notice

2018 was a sluggish year in Nigerian real estate. But the real estate sector heated up slightly in 2019, and as the economy stabilizes and confidence grows, foreign investors are dusting off their wallets and getting ready to pour some much needed money into Nigerian Real Estate. At a recent construction exhibition in Lagos, there […]

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Nigerian Homes and Businesses Continue to Burn in South Africa

With the recent violent xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa, and the retaliation against South African businesses in Nigeria, we stand at a perilous crossroad that could have lasting and damaging impacts on relations between the two African powerhouses.  Nigerians are now responding by targeting South African business in Nigeria; subsequently the South African government […]

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Nigerians Living Abroad – What will it take to bring you back home… for good?

Nigerians in diaspora are many. You can go to any country or continent, and I bet that you will eventually encounter a Nigerian (even in Antarctica o!). Nigerians go abroad for a variety of reasons: education, vacation, employment, asylum etc. There is no concrete number on exactly how many Nigerians live abroad, but some estimate […]

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