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Shomolu is a Lagos State Local Government Area. It arose from the former Mushin District Council on May 27, 1976. This was due to the Shomolu region's traditional rulers and upper class lobbying for the right to self-government. Mushin East Local Area was t...

Badagry is a Lagos State coastal town and Local Government Area. It is located in the Benin Republic, between the cities of Lagos and Seme. It is located on the north bank of the Porto Novo creek, an inland waterway that connects Lagos and the Benin Republi...

Agege is one of Lagos State's most popular suburbs and local government areas. It is centrally located in Lagos, with Abule Egba to the north, Ikeja to the south, Iyana Ipaja to the west, and Ogba to the east.It was founded in 1954, but the name Agege was d...

Apapa, which is also known as the "port of Lagos," is a local government area in Lagos, Nigeria, that is located to the west of the island of Lagos. Since March 2005, it has been operated by the Danish company A. P. Moller-Maersk Group on the site of a majo...

A locality in the Kosofe Local Government Area of Lagos State, Ketu is home to a small population. It is a one-of-a-kind location renowned for its tranquil environment and welcoming inhabitants. "Alaketu" is the term used to refer to the regents or Obas of ...

Alimosho is a Local Government Area in Lagos State that is close to the Ikeja district. Egbeda, Ejigbo, Akowonjo, and Iyana Ipaja are some of the most popular destinations in the LGA.After the war, Alimosho was established as part of the (then) Western regi...

Isolo is a small but thriving town that falls under the jurisdiction of the Oshodi-Isolo Local Government Area.According to legend, Akinbaiye, an Awori man from Ile-Ife, was the man who founded the ancient town. He was a farmer, a warrior, and a hunter who,...

Mushin connotes its name from the ‘Ishin’ tree. ‘Mu’ in Yoruba Language means ‘pick’, which together with ‘Ishin’ translates to ‘Pick Ishin fruit’.Formerly a jungle, Mushin was founded over six hundred years ago by two hunters. They coin...

Popularly known as the heartbeat of Lagos, Yaba is located in Lagos Mainland Local Government Area.It is a Local Council Development Area (LCDA) that was created in 1977 from the old Lagos Mainland LGA.Makoko Community, Akoka, Sabo, Jibowu, and Tejuosho ar...

A few years ago, after Lekki Phase 1 became a haven for the wealthy, there were cries from those who still wanted to build homes in the Lekki Axis. The Lagos State government designed the Lekki Phase 2 scheme in response to these requests.Many people who wa...

Let me introduce you to Ogba, the beating heart of Ikeja. It is about five kilometres west of Ikeja and falls under the Ojodu Local Council Development Area.The Yoruba word 'Ogba' means "home," "garden," or "compound."According to some accounts, Ogba was fo...