Lagos State is commercial nerve of the most strategic economy in West Africa, the Nigerian economy. With a moderate estimated Nigerian population of 130, 000, 000 within which Lagos State is making its mark as one of the future globally rated most vibrant commercial cities. A description of Lagos State may include a front line State fast upgrading its infrastructure. A state that hosts the nation's main port and maritime industry as the exit, and, incoming route for truly diverse national resources of which oil and gas as important as it is to the economy is not the biggest contributor to the GDP of the country. Agriculture (including Agro related industries), mining (including metals, and, traditional national reserves of charcoal), bitumen, precious stones, and, forestry are just some of the abundant natural resources. Other abundant business opportunities in a rich culture of 250 ethnic groups lies in the entertainment industry which has been growing rapidly again over the years. The entertainment industry has all it takes to be a multimillion dollar industry on a global level, particularly with opportunities for collaborations with foreign investors to participate in development. Lagos State with its fashion pace setter population is a natural magnet for entertainment business prospects. Tourism, Hotel, and, Leisure industry investments also hold attractive business opportunities with foreign hotel chains already making their presence in Lagos State amongst other states. Equally with Nigerian consumer market population being an alternative to European markets that are vulnerable like other economies to ups and downs. Other international brand products equally open also to new franchise market outlets have of recent been growing in presence in Nigeria, and, show case opportunities for more franchises. Amidst the range of commercial prospects in Nigeria, Lagos State, as a central place for business in Nigeria, is an attractive international business meeting point, requiring professional services industry to support. Within the professional services sector, the law Firm of MS & Co operates from a Lagos State office address to facilitate, and, provide trusted legal support for businesses.
Ogun State in South West Nigeria, and, a neighbour to Lagos State, is the historical gateway state into the rest of the interior of the South West. The State acquired the name gateway state as an inroad frontier to other major commerce cities like Ibadan. Location of Ogun State till date stands to not only benefit from its neighbouring proximity to Lagos State for commerce over spill. But has attractive business opportunities in its own right as a State: with vast land mass for industrial purposes; infrastructural development plans of its own (including a port, and, free trade zone), and; opportunities for lucrative property development projects. Ogun State is open for business as tagged in its Investors Forum Convention. MS & Co is also on ground here to facilitate, and, provide trusted legal support for businesses in the area, and, other interior States.