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Lagos State

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Quick Facts:

Population: 9,113,605 (2006 census figures)

Percentage of Nigeria's total population: 6.49%

Population density: 4,193 people per square kilometre

State Capital: Ikeja

Local Government Areas: 54

Current Governor: Babatunde Raji Fashola

Map of Lagos State

Local Government Areas:

  • Agbado/Oke-Odo
  • Agboyi/Ketu
  • Agege
  • Ajeromi
  • Alimosho
  • Apapa
  • Apapa-Iganmu
  • Badagry
  • Badagry West
  • Bariga
  • Coker Aguda
  • Egbe Idimu
  • Ejigbo
  • Epe
  • Eredo
  • Eti Osa East
  • Eti Osa West
  • Iba
  • Ibeju
  • Ifako Ijaiye
  • Ifelodun
  • Igando/Ikotun
  • Igbogbo/Bayeku
  • Ijede
  • Ikeja
  • Ikorodu
  • Ikorodu North
  • Ikorodu West
  • Ikosi Ejinrin
  • Ikoyi-Obalende
  • Imota
  • Iru/Victoria Island
  • Isolo
  • Itire Ikate
  • Kosofe
  • Lagos Island East
  • Lagos Island West
  • Lagos Mainland
  • Lekki
  • Mosan/Okunola
  • Mushin
  • Odi Olowo/Ojuwoye
  • Ojo
  • Ojodu
  • Ojokoro
  • Olorunda
  • Onigbongbo
  • Oriade
  • Orile Agege
  • Oshodi
  • Oto-Awori
  • Shomolu
  • Surulere
  • Yaba
Akinwumi Ambode, Governor of Lagos State

Governors and Administrators:

  • Mobolaji Johnson (Governor – Military): May 1967 – July 1975
  • Adekunle Lawal (Governor – Military): July 1975 – 1977
  • Ndubuisi Kanu (Governor - Military): 1977 - July 1978
  • Ebitu Ukiwe (Governor – Military): July 1978 – October 1979
  • Lateef Jakande (Governor – Civilian (Unity Party of Nigeria)): October 1979 – December 1983
  • Gbolahan Mudasiru (Governor – Military): January 1984 – August 1986
  • Mike Akhigbe (Governor – Military): August 1986 – July 1988
  • Raji Rasaki (Governor – Military): July 1988 – January 1992
  • Michael Otedola (Governor – Civilian (National Republican Convention)): January 1992 – November 1993
  • Olagunsoye Oyinlola (Governor – Military): December 1993 – August 1996
  • Mohammed Buba Marwa (Governor – Military): August 1996 – May 1999
  • Bola Tinubu (Governor – Civilian (Action Congress of Nigeria)): May 1999 – May 2007
  • Babatunde Fashola (Governor – Civilian (All Progressives Congress)): May 2007 – May 2015
  • Akinwumi Ambode ( Governor -Civiian ( All Progressive Congress)): May 2015- Present