Lekki is a highbrow neighbourhood and one of the choicest places to live in Lagos. Ikeja is the capital of Lagos, however Lekki is the beating heart of Lagos as the area is a hive for the creme de la creme in Lagos. Lekki was formerly a slum called Maroko which was a community in the Eti-Osa Local Government area in Lagos, the area was mostly flooded which cost some residents their houses at that time. However, Maroko was demolished later on, refurbished and renamed as Lekki. Lekki is surrounded by water which makes it a natural peninsula, the area is perched to the east of Lagos City and the west are Ikoyi and Victoria Island which are major business districts in Lagos. Although the Lekki project isn’t totally completed, a major part of it which is the Lekki Phase 1 has been completed.

Over time, Lekki has gained a good reputation as living in Lekki is now considered as a status symbol of some sort which is one of the reasons why the area is densely populated. However, unlike Old Maroko, it is no surprise that Lekki has become one of the best places to live in Lagos as it houses some of the most luxurious and tasteful apartments which are also very expensive, check out PropertyPro.ng for properties for sale or rent in Lekki. The one time slum now plays home to a good number of social butterflies as well as some middle and high income earners in Lagos, as Lekki serves as both a residential and business hub.

Famous for being a highly preferred neighbourhood in Lagos, Lekki offers a rich blend of a work-play lifestyle, with a very appealing and scenic view, the area houses some of the most attractive and plush leisure spots in Lagos as well as some of the finest dinning establishments for those how like to eat fancy and ready to shake their pockets. Lekki is a nerve centre for enthusiastic shoppers, you can find excellent variety of shops to satisfy your needs. On weekend evenings, Lekki is usually a hive of activity, even mainlanders try not be be left out of the fun and entertainment.

Lekki is home to some of the top schools in Nigeria, some of which include Lekki British School, Greenspring School, Caleb British International School, Lagoon School, Imaad Schools, Readington Schools, Italian International School. Residents as well as commuters in Lekki do not run out of religious centres to worship as Lekki is packed with so many worship centres such as Lekki Central Mosque, Elevation Church, House On The Rock, Clear Path Islamic Centre, Redeemed Christian Church of God, Foursquare Gospel Church, Agungi Central Mosque and others.

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