Knowing what you know now, would you still move to this city?

No. As much as I was able to eventually come to appreciate aspects of Lagos, it does remain a hardship post for a reason, and without the ability to travel out at regular intervals, it would be much harder to stay. - Jul 2020


Doing it again would be a stretch, and there are definitely many many nicer places to spend a few years of your life. That said, it was fascinating, we made great friends, and we got to do all sorts of amazing travel we would never have otherwise done, so I'm glad we went. I think Lagos is likely best as a first post, before you have much to compare it to. - Jun 2019


No. - Aug 2018


Yes. I wouldn't come back for another posting, but I think it's just fine for 2-3 years. Most of the tenured officers extend. - Mar 2018


No. There are far too many nicer places in the world. - May 2016


Nope. I've been other places on the continent and never seen anything like this place. I can't wait to leave. - Nov 2015


Yes, it is challenging, but also full of adventures. - Dec 2011


No. - Sep 2008


Yes. - May 2008


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