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Sculpture at the Gani Fawehinmi Park, Ojota, Lagos

Ojota is a town in Lagos State, Southwest Nigeria. You can get food items, shoes and clothing from Ojota market.

Get in


Visitors who want to come to Obafemi-Owode can choose from a variety of choices;

By plane


You can enter this town by flight. You would first take a flight to Ikeja Airport, then from there, you would take a bus or cab to Ojota.

By bus


You can get into Ojota from any part of Lagos by bus and tricycle (Keke). There are mass transit buses, also known as BRTs from mostly anywhere in Lagos heading to Ojota as it is a central location, as well as local buses usually painted yellow plying this area. You can also take a car-hailing service like Uber or Bolt to this town.


  • Ojota Market. This market is famous for its sales of local products, it is also popular for its sales of chemical
  • Gani Fawehinmi Park. The popular Gani Fawehinmi a Nigerian author, publisher, philanthropist, social critic, human and civil rights lawyer, and politician freedom park is situated at Ojota.



For adventurous things to do kindly refer to the Lagos City Page to see a list of things you can do as a tourist



There are several local stores in this town as well as various supermarkets. You must be able to haggle price well in other to get the best deal. Some of the popular stores in the area are:

  • El Shadia Super Market, 35 Kujore St, +234 808 312 5911. Sales of hair accessories
  • J Martins Provisions, Blk G Shop 15, Binukonu Ultra Modern Market, Ogudu Road, +234 807 743 5711.
  • 234 Stores Ojota, 58 Ogudu Rd. Alcohol and groceries.
  • Binu Konu Market, +234 907 167 6272.
  • Akosiwa Organic and Herbs, Ojota market, no. 14 Olabisi St, +234 703 273 5792. This store sells local herbs as well as hair products.



There are several restaurants located in this town. You can get varieties of food like rice, beans, spaghetti, eba, amala. Some of the restaurants there are:

  • Amala Yahoo Spot, Bosun Anifowoshe Street, off Olakunle Rd, Olakunle Ajibade St. You should check out their Amala.
  • Neneh's Place, No. 18 B, Emmanuel Street.
  • Maduka Kitchen And Bar, 4 Alh. Amoo St, +234 803 433 9645.
  • Kalabar Kitchen, Emmanuel St, +234 803 527 9708.
  • GiftHouse, 16 Jumat Olukoya Street. They sell cupcakes, cakes, plantain etc.
  • Obelawo, 20 Ogudu Rd, +234 818 689 8782.
  • Fingerbite Restaurant, 9 Emmanuel High St, +234 703 866 8022.



You can get drinks at most restaurants and hotels. Some of the pubs in this town are:

  • 3ZEES, 76 Ogudu Rd.
  • Alfred Bar N Lounge, Emmanuel St.
  • Gvans Lounge, 93 Ogudu Rd.
  • City Bar, 59B Ogudu Rd, +234 802 417 5644.
  • K. C World Bar, 26 Victoria St.
  • One Sport Bar, 8 Olatunji St.



Most of the hotel in this town are rated 2-3 stars and they are budget friendly.

  • Dawn Carrington Hotels & Suites, 6 Emmanuel Street, +234 807 470 3736. ₦16,000.
  • Crestview Hotel & Suites, 4, Abudu street, Ogudu Road, by Alhaja Bus-Stop, Ogudu. ₦9000.
  • Beij Inn And Suites, 26 Emmanuel Street, +234 802 544 6841. ₦15,000.
  • Ree Danielles Hotels And Suites, G.R.A, 6 Emmanuel Street, +234 708 070 0458.



Most locations in Ojota have 2G/3G/4G mobile network coverage. Service may be disrupted the farther away you go from the city centre, and you might occasionally experience network outage for all or some of the mobile phone service providers in those remote areas of the city. Different networks tend to be more stable and reliable in different locations of the city at different times.

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