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White,female going to lagos alone

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White,female going to lagos alone

Hi,I would like to visit lagos for a vacations.would that be any dangerous if I am alone or should I join a group or something?thanks

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1. Re: White,female going to lagos alone

Type in: white female traveling alone, in the search bar.all of your answers are there.

Cincinnati, Ohio...
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2. Re: White,female going to lagos alone

You should have no problems especially if you stay at lagos island. Mainland is a lot rougher but not necessarily dangerous. I mean its safer than Brooklyn or Chicago.

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3. Re: White,female going to lagos alone

Yes Nigeria is save and a wonderful country but better you have a friend come along with you or you have some contacts here

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4. Re: White,female going to lagos alone

Hey Iliaxtida,

I have been living in Lagos for almost over an year and it is a great place.I stay at Vi, and it's safe here to move except main land and faraway areas.

If you have any questions, do call me at +234-8105433244.I would be happy to help you out with your questions.



Edmonton, Canada
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5. Re: White,female going to lagos alone

I went to Lagos Nigeria by myself for two weeks being a white female. I just went in Sept. 2012 You get looked at a lot if you are on the main land and the men like calling you, princess, duchess, and queen. The only problem I found is that when Nigerians see you, they think $$$, so watch your money

London, United...
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6. Re: White,female going to lagos alone

My husband is Nigerian, from Benin City. And we went together to stay with his parents & family, according to my experience it's generally the north which is insecure, but the rest is okay.


Edited: 20 February 2013, 21:54
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7. Re: White,female going to lagos alone

Stay sharp, limit night crawling to parts of V.I./Ikoyi/Lekki

- Befriend local women

- Consider wearing a (fake) wedding ring

- Make an effort to be friendly but remain stern when you need to

- contact your embassy

- expect the unexpected

- always have a contingency plan

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