Lagos- Megacity

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Reasons for growth

  • world cities are command and central cities of international economy
  • rural-urban migration and natiural increase
  • leading business centres and HQs of TNCs
  • fianicial banking, accounting and advertising
  • transport hubs and information
  • magnets for highly skilled workfroce


  • high rise building and national museum
  • office banks and shopping complexs
  • expensive land values
  • Lagos is a leading port- crude oil exported
  • oil and petroleum account for 20% of Nigerias GDP and gereate 90% of foregin earnings
  • new build EKO…


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