Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa and its oil reserves have brought great wealth to the region. Lagos, the capital city of Nigeria, is regarded as Africa’s largest metropolis, with close to 20-million people and streets bursting with life 24/7. The sheer traffic density, street markets, mansions, embassies and stores brimming with merchandise, both inside and out, spell growth and prosperity. It’s over the top character, fashionistas and wayward personality can only be described as the new African aesthetic. It brashly pays homage to Mother Africa.
The Federal Palace Hotel and Casino is conveniently located in the heart of Victoria Island home to upscale nightclubs, bars, restaurants and shopping malls. The hotel is a microcosm of an international complex with rooms of different sizes and styles, with everything a person could need on site to be able to work, rest and play.
Street savvy travellers will tell you that to truly get to know the rhythm of a city you need to get to know the tempo of its music. And in Lagos, it’s an unusual hybrid of Hip Hop, R&B and Jazz. Q Lounge on Victoria Island features many musicians and The Federal Palace plays host to many Nigerian jazz bands including Ayetoro and Mike Aremu, one of Nigeria’s greatest saxophonists.