BANANA ISLAND - Everybody wants to live in Ikoyi
Banana Island is the Palm Beach of Nigeria. With its luxurious family homes and cutting edge condos and apartments, it sits as the ultimate symbol of affluence.
Nigerian youths cast their imaginations to Banana Island and see themselves standing atop the terraces, looking out over Lagos. It's the pinnacle of material wealth, and it beckons to all. This is what you could be... it says.
Is Banana Island a beacon of hope for the masses or a symbol of needless excess?