Lagos (called “Eko” in Yoruba) is a city in the Nigerian state of Lagos, the largest in Nigeria and on the African continent. The popular urban megacity is a major financial centre, has oil as a key industry and is a hub for entrepreneurship.
Among the most anticipated, annual events are Polo in February, Lagos Fashion Week in October, GTB Fashion Weekend in November and Pepsi Rhythm Unplugged in December. Also there is a vibrant nightlife and activity from Nollywood, the Nigerian movie industry. The city’s fast pace is leading it to become a global city.