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Have you ever wondered how foreigners experience Nigeria on their first trip to the country? If yes, then this is the blog to follow in the next few weeks.

Day 3 - Lagos2

February 24, 2012 - Day 3

As part of my trip to Nigeria, a few days in Lagos was included in the schedule. Lagos is the centre of business in Nigeria and a very hectic city during the day. As if this was not enough reason to visit the city, the Nordic Embassies in Nigeria were also hosting a three-day event called Nordic Days. The event focused on Nordic culture and business, and, as expected, was a great place to network.

l had looked forward to begin...

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Have you ever wondered how foreigners experience Nigeria on their first trip to the country? If yes, then this is the blog to follow in the next few weeks.

Day 4 - Lagos traffic

February 25, 2012 - Day 4

After a succesful night of networking, Collins and I had an early morning breakfast at the Radisson Blu hotel in Lagos. I must say that the stay at the hotel has been very pleasant and both the service and the facilities are highly recommendable. Nevertheless, it was time to travel back to Abuja and continue work.

Apparently, there is a law in Lagos that no cars...

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Exciting news about the smartphone market in Nigeria shows that the market grows 4 percent per month. That's a total of 2 million smartphones per year!

The Canadian company RIM (Research in Motion) who's behind the Blackberry has lost 10 percent of their market in the US and are loosing grounds in Europe too. However, it seems that RIM is betting on the African market and have just opened their first official shop in Nigeria in Computer Village in Ikeja, Lagos. That's a smart move because there are only 4 million smartphone users in Nigeria but already half of those are Blackberry's. 

Smartphones

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