Sep 25, 2022

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List of Top 10 Worst Cities to Live in 2022 Emerges, Check Lagos’ Position –

Lagos has emerged as the second worst performing city in the world according to an annual report by The Economist Intelligence Unit (The EIU) published on Thursday 23rd June.


The city was second only to Damascus, the capital of war-torn Syria, ranked as the world’s least livable city.

Below 10: Worst cities to live in

  1. Tehran (Iran)
  2. Douala (Cameroon)
  3. Harare (Zimbabwe)
  4. Dhaka (Bangladesh)
  5. Port Moresby (PNG)
  6. Karachi (Pakistan)
  7. Algiers (Algeria)
  8. Tripoli (Libya)
  9. Lagos (Nigeria)
  10. Damascus (Syria)

Vienna is the most livable city in the world

In the meantime, the Austrian capital Vienna has celebrated a comeback as the most livable city in the world.

Vienna grabbed the top spot from Auckland, which due to the Co ronavirus fell to 34th place in pandemic restrictions, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) report.

Europe has six of the top ten cities. The Austrian capital was followed by the Danish capital Copenhagen and Swiss Zurich. The Swiss city of Geneva was sixth, Frankfurt from Germany seventh and Amsterdam from the Netherlands ninth.

Calgary came in third, followed by Vancouver in fifth and Toronto in eighth Place. Japan’s Osaka and Australia’s Melbourne tied for tenth place.

France’s capital Paris was 19th, up 23 places from last year. Belgium’s capital, Brussels, ranked 24th, just behind Canada’s Montreal.

The United Kingdom’s capital, London, was ranked the 33rd most livable city in the world, while Barcelona and Madrid were in Spain finished 35th and 43rd.

The Ukrainian capital of Kyiv was not included this year after Russia invaded the country at the end of February, while the Russian cities of Moscow and St Petersburg fell behind in ranking due to “censorship” and its impact from Western sanctions.

Lagos, Bayelsa, Delta top investment destination

In another report According to the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC), promises from local and international investors to Nigeria grew by 39 percent in 2021.

According to its 2021 investment announcement report, the body said that the Nigerian economics haft attracted N9.6 trillion compared to the N6.9 trillion it recorded in 2020.

Lagos, Bayelsa, Delta, Akwa Ibom and Adamawa the top choice for investment as they saw an increase in investment value, attracting N3.3 trillion, N1.4 trillion, N1.2 trillion and N830 billion.

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