ABSTRACT The project is a descriptive cross sectional study of the Agege area of Lagos Megacity residents with the aim of assessing their knowledge, awareness, attitude, level of compliance to Electrical installation safety standards, as well as considering factors affecting rate of compliance. The objective of this study is to achieve the compliance on electrical installation safety standards in residential buildings in Lagos metropolis. To summarize, this project will show how increased attention to electrical installation safety standard in residential buildings is a major factor in maintaining and increasing safety. The design of the study involves the different approach to designing the steps to achieve the aim of the research on the compliance on electrical installation safety standards in residential buildings. The purpose of designing case study is to improve the ability of our assessment from data creation collection and to collect data. The introduction to the data analysis discusses the handling of the data after collection, sorting, coding, entry, and investigation. A total of four hundred residents from Agege were interviewed, with administering of questionnaires and getting the general view of the respondent through oral interview The conclusion at present is that, it is necessary to give priority to the realization of total compliance with electrical installation safety standards because of basic security and comfort in the majority of Nigerian houses in accordance with the requirement of a modern life style. Due to the increase in population size, economical factors, environmental factors and the Gross Domestic product, it is necessary we create the need to introduce regulation to protect and enhance the safety required in residential buildings in Nigeria.