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Welcome Address

Our mission is to enhance the ease of doing business in Lagos.
“At Lagos Global, our vision is to make Lagos the most desirable investment destination in the world.”

The Office of Overseas Affairs and Investment, popularly called ‘Lagos Global’, was created by His Excellency, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, the Governor of Lagos State, in May 2015 in fulfillment of one of his election campaign promises. Lagos Global is a one-stop shop for promoting and dealing with all domestic and foreign investments in Lagos, as well as for managing Lagos overseas affairs.

Lagos Global aims to ensure that investors who desire to invest in Lagos enjoy a seamless and hurdle-free experience. At Lagos Global, we aim to provide a first-class service delivery to investors, right from the point of initial enquiry down to the setting up and running of businesses in Lagos State. Our goal is to eliminate difficulties associated with multi-agency handling of investments.

From immigration, documentation, land and property acquisition for business and related purposes, taxes, levies, custom and excise, to bilateral/multilateral consultations, intergovernmental and interorganizational relations, Lagos Global will afford all domestic and foreign investors, and all foreigners who have dealings with Lagos State the best possible platform for engagement. Lagos Global will promote Lagos’ investment opportunities in developed and emerging economies worldwide.

At Lagos Global, our vision is to make Lagos the most desirable investment destination in the world. Our mission is to enhance the ease of doing business in Lagos.


Prof. Ademola Abass

Special Adviser to the Governor
Office of Overseas Affairs & Investment

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