Surulere is a residential and commercial Local Government Area located on the Lagos mainland in Lagos State, Nigeria, with an area of 23 km². It is part of Metropolitan Lagos. At the last census in the year 2006, there were 503,975 inhabitants, with a population density of 21,864 inhabitants per square kilometer.
It was home to the monthly magazines 'Newbreed' and 'President', founded by Chief Chris Okolie, until publication ceased in the early 90s.
One of the most popular places in Surulere is Ojuelegba. It is known for its crowded setting and regarded as one of the busiest places in Lagos.It is one of the key transport nodes of Lagos, connecting the city's mainlands with Lagos Island and Victoria Island.