Lagos is the most crowded city in Nigeria, the second quickest developing city in Africa and the seventh in the world. The number of inhabitants in Lagos as indicated by the Lagos State Government was 17.5 million, a number debated by the Nigerian Government and judged temperamental by the National Population Commission of Nigeria. The most recent reports gauge the populace at 21 million, making Lagos the biggest city in Africa.Lagos is a port which started on islands differentiated by rivulets, for example, Lagos Island, bordering the southwest mouth of Lagos Lagoon while shielded from the Atlantic Ocean by obstruction islands and long sand spits, for example, Bar Beach, which extend up to 100 kilometers (62 miles) east and west of the mouth. From the earliest starting point, Lagos has developed the territory west of the tidal pond and the conurbation, including Ikeja (which is the capital of Lagos State) and Agege, now arrives at more than 40 kilometers (25 miles) north-west of Lagos Island. A few suburbs incorporate Ikorodu, Epe and Badagry, and more neighborhood chambers have as of late been made, bringing the aggregate number of nearby governments in Lagos to 57.