Wi-fi is a facility allowing computers, smartphones, or other devices to connect to the Internet or communicate with one another wirelessly within a particular area.
For many a spot for free Wi-fi is one of the best spots they can get, because paying for data can be quite expensive in Nigeria.
NAIJ.com has collated a list of places in Lagos, Nigeria where you can have access to free Wi-fi and take care of all your data needs from the mainland to the island. Below is a list of some of them:
1. Ndubuisi Kanu Park
On May 11, 2017, the Lagos State Government under Governor Ambode intensified its smart city initiative with the unveiling of a free public Wi-Fi at the Ndubuisi Kanu Park, located at Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos.
2. Muri-Okunola Park
Also, on Thursday, May 25, the Lagos State government unveiled another free Wifi/Internet facility at Muri-Okunola Park, Victoria Island in commemoration of the Lagos@50 celebrations and to enable citizens gain access to the internet for information on activities going on within the State, the Country and around the World.
3. Flobyt centres
On February 25, 2017, Mavin Records CEO, Don Jazzy, launched a free WiFi service -Flobyt in Lagos.
Flobyt is a free WiFi service installed across partner locations in Lagos like eateries, parks, taxis, buses, restaurants, cafés and many other businesses.
Flobyt centres include: Roadstar Burger in Lekki, Bar Enclave at Ilupeju and others.
4. Chicken republic
Although many fast food eateries in Lagos claim to provide free internet services, few actually do. One of those that can be trusted is the Chicken Republic off Adeniran Ogunsanya, Surulere.
5. Murtala Muhammed Airport
Popularly known as MMA 1 or 2 depending on if your flight is local or international, many of the lounges inside the airport offer free internet services especially the the Lufthansa departure or arrival lounge.
6. Terra Kulture
Terra Kulture as the name suggests is a centre for culture and the arts in Lagos. Situated at 12, Tiamiyu Savage, Victoria Island, it offers free internet services to customers.
Bogobiri House is an African-themed Boutique hotel and restaurant located in Ikoyi, Lagos. Precisely at 7 Maitama Sule Street it provides free Wi-fi services.
8. White House
No, this is not the White House itself. It is a restaurant located in Yaba, Lagos and famous for its Amala. In partnership with other restaurants like Amala Express in Lekki and Food House at Ikosi, they all use the Flobyt Wi-fi initiative.
9. Golden Tulip Hotel
Golden Tulip Festac Lagos, Hotel & Conference Centre is situated in a large serene environment in the very heart of Lagos and it also has free Wi-fi.
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