Lekki Tourism

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Lekki is a city in Lagos State; located to the east of Lagos city. Lekki is a naturally formed peninsula, adjoining to its west Victoria Island and Ikoyi districts of Lagos, with the Atlantic Ocean to its south, Lagos Lagoon to the north, and Lekki Lagoon to its east; however, the city's southeast which ends at around the western edge of Refuge Island, adjoins the eastern part of Ibeju-Lekki LGA. The city is still largely under construction; As of 2015, only phase 1 of the project has been completed, with phase 2 nearing completion. The peninsula is approximately 70 to 80 km long, with an average width of 10 km. Lekki currently houses several Estates, gated residential developments, agricultural farmlands, areas allocated for a Free Trade Zone, with an airport, and a sea port under construction. The proposed land use master plan for the Lekki envisages the Peninsula as a "Blue-Green Environment City", expected to accommodate well over 3.4 million residential population and an additional non-residential population of at least 1.9 million. Part of the modern day Lekki (phase 1) in the Eti-Osa LGA was formerly known as Maroko, a slum, before it was destroyed by the Raji Rasaki led Lagos State military Government. Lekki phase 1 currently has got a reputation as an area with one of the most expensive real estate assets in Lagos State.


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Facts and Stats for Lekki*

  • Pollution Statistics in Lekki

    Know the pollution level of Lekki before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 65 (High)
    • Water Pollution 72.92 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 66.67 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 77.08 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 63.46 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 67.31 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 81.25 (Very High)
  • Lekki: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Lekki for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Lekki.

    • Burglary and Theft 63.61 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 66.56 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 74.05 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 85.58 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 60.13 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 67.09 (High)
    • Attacks 62.96 (High)
    • Drug offense 65.19 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 43.59 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 26.25 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 58.86 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 52.88 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 69.23 (High)
  • Living in Lekki - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Lekki is 63.52 (Low)

    • Safety Index 33.65 (Low)
    • Climate Index 65.65 (High)
    • Pollution Index 78.87 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 61.13 (Very High)
    • Cost of Living Index 40.07 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 47.78 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 15.17 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 20.05 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Lekki

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Lekki

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.07 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4.16 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 33.14 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 61.04 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 29.29 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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