|Lagos Metropolitan Area |
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|The location of Lagos in the State of Lagos|
The location of Lagos in the State of Lagos
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|Founded by||Awori subgroup of the Yoruba|
|• Oba||Rilwan Akiolu I|
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(2012 by LASG)
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|• Metro||21,000,000 (estimated)|
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|Time zone||UTC+1 (WAT (UTC+1))|
Lagos is the second largest city in Nigeria and the most populous city in Nigeria and in West Africa. There are about 12.5 million to 18 million people living in Lagos, which makes it one of the biggest cities in Africa. Lagos is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean. The city is made of several local government areas. Some of these areas are Somolu Koshofe, Ifelodun, Surulere, Agege, Ikeja, Ikorodu, Ajegunle, Oshodi, and Maryland.
Each Local government area has a presence of the central government with the establishment of general hospital, judiciary and police stations.
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