Full List of Local Government Areas in Lagos & Population Figures

List of Local Government Areas in Lagos State And Population Figures

Lagos was formerly the capital of Nigeria. It is a metropolitan city where business thrives. Lagos state is the largest city in Nigeria and Africa. There are at present, 20 Local Government Areas in Lagos

The biggest/largest local government in Lagos is Alimosho LGA. Lagos is divided into the two, the Island and the Mainland. The various LGA in Lagos state is controlled by a Chairman while the wards by Councillors. Lagos is also the richest state in Nigeria

Below is a table showing a comprehensive list of Lagos state local government areas and their population.

Rank LGA Population
1 Alimosho 5,700,714
2 Ajeromi-Ifelodun 1,746,634
3 Kosofe 665,998
4 Mushin 633,543
5 Oshodi-Isolo 621,789
6 Ojo 598,071
7 Ikorodu 2,535,811
8 Surulere 504,409
9 Agege 461,123
10 Ifako-Ijaye 428,812
11 Shomolu 402,992
12 Amuwo-Odofin 318,576
13 Lagos Mainland 317,980
14 Ikeja 313,333
15 Eti-Osa 287,958
16 Badagry 241,437
17 Apapa 217,661
18 Lagos Island 209,665
19 Epe 181,715
20 Ibeju-Lekki 117,542
Lagos State total population


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