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LGA and town
LGA Lagos.png
Country  Nigeria
State Lagos State
Population (2006)
 • Total 287,785
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

Eti-Osa is one of the 774 Local Government Areas in the Lagos Division, of Lagos State, Nigeria. However, Lagos State Government administers the council area as Eti-Osa East LCDA, Eti-Osa West LCDA and Iru Victoria Island LCDA. Within Eti-Osa are several important areas of Lagos, including Victoria Island and Lekki. Before the Nigerian capital moved to Abuja, Eti-Osa Local Government Area served alongside Lagos Island Local Government Area as the seat of the national capital.[1]


Eti-Osa's people are predominantly from the Awori Yoruba subgroup.[2]

Business and Industry[edit]

There is little industry within Eti-Osa. Most residents work in fishing, farming, and trading. However, due to it being the former location of the national capital, Eti-Osa is home to many large domestic and international businesses.[3]



  1. ^ "Eti-Osa Local Government". Eti-Osa Local Government. Retrieved 2008-04-11. 
  2. ^ "Eti-Osa Local Government: Background". Eti-Osa Local Government. Retrieved 2008-04-11. 
  3. ^ "Eti-Osa Local Government: Commerce". Eti-Osa Local Government. Retrieved 2008-04-11. 
  4. ^ "SERAC files Maroko Communication before the African Commission." Social and Economic Rights Action Centre. 19 December 2008. Retrieved on 1 September 2011.

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