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Agege is in South West Nigeria. It's a suburb of half a million people in Ikeja division which is the capital of Lagos State. Agege is one of the closest regions to Ikeja. Agege is a Local Government area in Lagos State.


The city area is 11.2 km2 (4.3 sq mi). Agege is a Yoruba-speaking community. It is best known for the first set of Yoruba tribe called the Awori. It was once a kola nut plantation. Languages spoken include the Yoruba dialect and English, Pidgin within Agege Local Government Area. Christianity and Islam as the commonly practised religions.

Popular landmarks in Agege LGA include the imposing Oba Agege statue and the NYSC permanent Orientation camp.

Get in[edit]

By bus[edit]

To get to agege within the state is very easier all you need to do is to get to the nearest bus stop from the area like Ogba, Ikeja, Oshodi, Egbeda, Iyan ipaja, Berger you can find a bus going to Agege from this areas. If you are at the above locations your transport fare to Agege is within ₦100 to ₦150. If it's not from the stated locations, the fare to Agege costs higher than ₦150. But if the case is from another state the only route to get to agege is from Berger, from Berger you cross using the pedestrian bridge then get a bus at Berger bus stop.

Get around[edit]

The main form of transportation in agege is by bus or motorcycle it's easier if you can trek to know someplace inside around agege because it's a commercial place always busy.


Map of Agege

  • 1 Agege Train Station (Babatunde Fashola Station), 40 Olugbosho St, Ijaiye. 7AM-8:30PM.
  • 2 Agege Stadium Ijaye Lagos, Oshitelu St, Ijaiye. Agege Stadium is a multipurpose stadium with facilities for sport and a gym house for exercise. It's also used for local games and international games.



Agege is a commercial place where a lot of supermarkets is established and you can get into any store to get what you want in neighborhood

  • 1 Franks Supermarket. 9AM-. A mini supermarket where you go to to get your provisions.
  • 2 A4 Supermart. 9AM-. A mini supermarket where you get your food provisions.
  • 3 Bright Supermarket. 9AM-. A mini store for all provision, drinks, foods and snacks.


  • 1 Tastee (De- Tastee Fried Chicken), 1 & 2 Balogun Street, Old Pen Cinema, +234 8075491219, +234 8075491182, . 9AM-6PM. Tastee is a classic restaurant where you can eat. It's located only in Lagos State state with locations like Surulere, aAgege, Lekki, Victoria Island, Marina, Ogba, Omole, Festac.
  • 2 Mama Yo's Kitchen, 5 Iju Road Pen Cinema. 9AM-5PM. A mini restaurant to eat local foods.
  • 3 Garden Eden Restaurant, 17 Markaz Rd, Papa Ashafa. 9AM-7PM. A mini restaurant.
  • 4 Mama Bolu Restaurant, 21 Kasumu St.
  • 5 Mama Chidi Restaurant, 25 Kasumu St. .
  • Boluwatife Food Canteen, 7 College Road, Iju Road, +234 802 836 2429. 7AM - 5PM. Boluwatife Food Canteen offers custom-made African menus including soups, finger foods and main dishes for lunch and dinner in a neat, serene atmosphere. .
  • City's Best Restaurant, 11 Okeayo Street, +234 803 067 3356. 9AM - 7PM. City's Best Restaurant is a spot where you can enjoy delicious locally sourced African cuisine served up in an exquisite dining room with takeaway available. .
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  • Vintage Africana, 37 George Street, Agege, Lagos, +234 8033723807. 7AM - 5PM. Yenji Restaurant is a food joint serving the best of nigerian cuisines in Agege.


  • 1 Old Trafford Bar, 2 Fagbola street. 8AM-10PM. Old Trafford Bar is a Bar Relaxation centre where drinks of all kinds are sold at. It's located in agege, Lagos State.
  • 2 Barlocini Lounge and Bar, 16,Behind Agege Stadium Emiloju Street. 24 hr. Barlocini Lounge and Bar is a Lounge located at Agege behind the known Agege stadium, it runs for 24 hr because of the activities happening in the stadium. A good spot to lounge.
  • 3 Rock View Bar and Lounge, 30 Shobowale street. 8AM-2AM. Rock view bar and lounge is a very cool spot to relax and drink good wine, beer or spirit. It's located in Agege lagos state.
  • 4 Oba's Unique Bar, Agege, Owolewa Street. A good spot to drink in agege.
  • 5 AZ's Place Wine Shop and Restaurant, 1 Awadun Street, Ifako Ijaiye. A cool spot to drink close to agege vicinity.


  • 1 Kia And Testimony Hotel, 7A Moses Emeya Close, Off Social Club Road, New Oko Oba Abule. A very neat hostel to spend the night in. ₦6000.
  • 2 Tip Top Hostel Nigeria Limited, 198, Abeokuta Express Road, Iyana Ipaja. Tip Top is a hotel that functions 24-hr services with a cosy environment for visitors. ₦5000.
  • 3 OffShoreroomz Hotel, 1, Odumosu Street, Off Iju Road. OffShoreroomz Hotel is a classical hotel with a restaurant, bar/lounge, Wireless Internet Access and Rrom service top-notch. ₦5500.
  • 4 R and A city hotel, 169 - 171 Old Ipaja Road. Facilities include a restaurant, swimming pool, banquet hall, drinks, internet cafe, exotic bar, car hire. ₦3500.
  • 5 De Planet Hotel, 6 Kufeji Street. A very good hotel to spend the night. ₦3500.
  • 6 Arede Hostels Limited, 87, Agbado Road, Iju Ishaga. A hotel. ₦4000.

Government office[edit]

  • Agege Area Office, Ipaja Rd. 8AM - 5PM.
  • Agege Local Government Office Area B, Adetona St, Dopemu, +234 704 290 5287. 8AM - 5PM.


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