Eti-Osa

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Eti-Osa
LGA
Eti-Osa shown within the State of Lagos
Eti-Osa shown within the State of Lagos
Country Nigeria
State Lagos State
Principal cities Lagos
Lekki
Government
 • Chairman Shuaibu Ajayi
Population (2006)
 • Total 287,785
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

Eti-Osa is a Local Government Area in the Lagos Division, of Lagos State, Nigeria. However, Lagos State Government administers the council area as Ikoyi-Obalande LCDA, Eti-Osa East LCDA, Eti-Osa West LCDA and Iru Victoria Island LCDA. Within Eti-Osa are several important areas of Lagos State, including Lagos' Victoria Island and Lekki's port. 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]

Population[edit]

Eti-Osa Local Government Area has a population of 283,791, which represents 3.11% of the state’s population. 158,858 of the total population are male while the remaining 124,933 are female. [2]

Demographics[edit]

Eti-Osa's people are predominantly from the Awori Yoruba subgroup.[3]

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 nation's capital, Eti-Osa is home to many large domestic and international businesses.[4]

Neighbourhoods[edit]

Education[edit]

International schools include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Eti-Osa Local Government". Eti-Osa Local Government. Retrieved 2008-04-11. 
  2. ^ National Population Commission, 2006
  3. ^ "Eti-Osa Local Government: Background". Eti-Osa Local Government. Retrieved 2008-04-11. 
  4. ^ "Eti-Osa Local Government: Commerce". Eti-Osa Local Government. Retrieved 2008-04-11. 
  5. ^ "SERAC files Maroko Communication before the African Commission." Social and Economic Rights Action Centre. 19 December 2008. Retrieved on 1 September 2011.
  6. ^ "Contact Us." British International School Lagos. Retrieved on May 1, 2015. "1 Landbridge Avenue Oniru Private Estate P.O. Box 75133 Victoria Island Lagos, Nigeria"
  7. ^ "Informations légales." Lycée Français Louis Pasteur de Lagos. Retrieved on 18 January 2015. "16, Younis Bashorun street, Victoria Island Annex, P. O. BOX 72172, Lagos (Nigeria) "
  8. ^ "Contact Us." Lekki British School. Retrieved on May 1, 2015. "Lekki British High School Victoria Arobieke Street Off Admiralty Way Lekki Phase 1. Lagos."

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