The story of Eko Atlantic starts here…
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Eko Atlantic city’s story started in 2003 when the Lagos State Government was in search of a permanent solution to protect Bar Beach in Victoria Island from the effects of severe coastal erosion, and to safeguard Victoria Island from the threat of flooding. Between 2003 and 2005 South Energyx Nigeria Limited, the developers and city planners of Eko Atlantic, engaged in a feasibility study with international experts to solve the problem once and for all. This chronology begins in 2005.
Our CityThis new Nigerian city will rise from what was in existence over a hundred years ago. Land reclamation work is already on track to create solid foundations extending over ten square kilometres. This will support a new urban development the size of the Manhattan district of New York City.
FutureLagos and Eko Atlantic are expected to become the new financial epicentre of West Africa by the year 2020. By that time, Nigeria will be one of the world’s 20 largest economies. Eko Atlantic is the essential city for Lagos currently under construction off Bar Beach, Victoria Island.
ReshapeEko Atlantic will change the face of Africa and will help Lagos State transform itself into megacity status on the world map. This state will provide space for the 25 million people expected to live and work in the region by the year 2015. Eko Atlantic is a creative and ambitious development and is rapidly becoming a source of great national pride in Nigeria.
A City Rising from the sea – The Dazzling Eko Atlantic Project in Nigeria (12/3/2013) - Volvo Spirit Magazine, December 2013 Imagine a Megopolis rising, Atlantis-like, from the sea. An urban development similar in size to Manhattan that boasts thriving business and residential districts helps transform not just a city but an entire country. It sounds like the stuff of science fiction. But the Eko Atlantic project in Lagos, Nigeria, is […] Eko Atlantic project will save Victoria Island (10/31/2013) - By Tunde Alao FOREIGN delegates attending the second EU-Nigeria Business Forum in Nigeria, last week commended the efforts of the promoters of the Eko Atlantic City, located in Victoria Island, Lagos, saying that the reclamation and construction of sea defence will safeguard residents and properties in Victoria Island. The delegation comprised European ambassadors and representatives of European Union Member […] LASG to build 1,200 houses in Eko Atlantic City (9/20/2013) - SEPTEMBER 18, 2013 BY SESAN OLUFOWOBI Lagos State Governor Babatunde Fashola on Tuesday said no fewer than 1,200 houses would be built in Eko Atlantic City to reduce the housing deficit in the state. Fashola, who received a French delegation led by the Minister of Foreign Trade, Nrs. Nicole Bricq, at the Lagos House, Marina, […]