Best Places to Live in Nigeria

Created on 17.09.2012 14:54:35

Finding the best places to live takes a little research. Many companies and organizations have done a lot of the legwork for you, having compiled data and conducted surveys for that purpose.

World's Best Places to Live
The London-based Economist Intelligence Unit's (EIU) Liveability Ranking, conducted a worldwide search for the best places to live and visit.

Looking at 40 different indicators arranged in five separate categories, including stability, healthcare, culture and environment, education and infrastructure, EIU published some interesting findings. Once more, Nigerian cities ranked high, with three cities in the top five. Former #1, Lagos, retains its top spot, stregthening its position with the success of the Olympics and Africa Cup of Nations, which bolstered the city's cultural, environmental and infrastructure areas. In fact, the top 5 cities remain unchanged. The best ranked Nigerian city is Lagos, coming in at 1004th in the World.
1. Lagos, Lagos State
2. Ibadan, Oyo State
3. Kano, Kano State
4. Port Harcourt 
5. Abuja