Living in Ikorodu, Lagos – Neighborhood Guide




A suburban city in Northeast Lagos, IKORODU sits along the Lagos Lagoon and shares a boundary with Ogun State. At the time of the 2006 census, IKORODU had a population of 535,619.

A city with a history so rich it is entwined in the very existence of its people, Ikorodu is a great choice for whatever you have in mind ranging from settling down to your business interests. IKORODU provides you with an array of choices of schools, hotels, markets and relaxation spots to keep you comfortable.

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Schools in Ikorodu maintain a high standard of education in all areas of the students’ life thereby guaranteeing your satisfaction in your child’s education. We’ve highlighted a few you might want to try:



Located on Number 2 Engr Leke Gbagba Street, Ibeshe Ikorodu, JB schools is dedicated to providing qualitative education in a conducive environment to enhance learning. They also have very skilled teachers to impart knowledge into young ones. In addition, Jean Blossom engages the pupils in fun activities like excursions to give your kids an all-round orientation.



MPS  is located in a serene environment on Number 1 Fatai Oduniyi Street, off Igbogbo-Ebute road in Ikorodu. They make it a priority to offer quality education. The school has a vision to groom children to a high level of moral and academic values while preparing them to excel now and in other life endeavors.



This college is located on 8-14 Ijede road, Yarakan bus stop Okelete Ikorodu and on 64, TOS Benson road Ebute all in Ikorodu. Their task-based learning is aimed at discovering the student’s talent with the help of a structured curriculum, instruction and assessment for the acquisition of knowledge, skills and know how to survive in the world.

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There are a number of markets in Ikorodu for you to get your fault needs but we think this one would be perfect for you:



There’s a saying that wherever an Hausa man dwells, there must be a place called Sabo. There’s no saying for sure if this market was the initiative of an Hausa man, but it sure is a market you should visit.

This market is located along the Ikorodu-Epe road and is a one-stop place for your household needs including groceries, clothing, home appliances and lots more to make your stay worry-free.

You can also visit Bosab Place on 18 Allinson Street, Gate Stores Supermarket at 44 Lows Street off Haruna bus stop, or Funky Supermarket at 1 Ayongunrim street for your household items.



Ikorodu is quite distant from the other towns in Lagos. So even if you are a resident of Lagos visiting Ikorodu, there might be a need to book a hotel. There is a variety of hotels in Ikorodu to suit your choice and budget. For your relaxation, vacation or business interests, Ikorodu offers only the best of hotel accommodation to please you. You might want to consider these:


Located on one of the best spots in town at 9c Animashaun street Itasin Estate, Eco Signature offers you comfort from your first step in. The Wi-Fi is free throughout the property offering you uninterrupted access to the internet 24/7. The is also an on-site bar providing you with assorted wines and spirits to ease your stress. The rooms are fully air-conditioned with en-suite

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bathrooms adjoined. There’s a flat screen television in every room with access to both local and international channels. There is also a car rental service and the Murtala Muhammad Airport is only 20.9 kilometers away.



Mambillah is a large luxury hotel in Ikorodu located at 6/10 Omodisu street,  off Isawo road, beside Oando filling station Ajaguro, Agric bus stop. It boasts of world class facilities and state of the art rooms. There is an on-site bar offering you the best of drinks collected from all over the world and an event facility for that your big day.

There is also a playground stocked with different amusing rides and slides to keep kids happy and occupied. All these is put together to give you a home away from home experience.



Lying off Ijede road is one of the most beautiful hotels in Ikorodu. Brilliant hotel is a lodge with a cozy interior. The rooms are spacious and they all sport an en-suite bathroom,  a wardrobe, a fridge, air conditioning, and a TV with access to cable services.

The hotel also boasts of an on-site restaurant and bar that serves an assortment of food and drinks. There’s also an outdoor swimming pool to cool off in. Laundry and car hire services are available for added charges. The hotel also has a large parking space and is fully secured 24/7.


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Looking go to chill after a stressful day, meet people or simple appreciate the scenery?  Ikorodu’s got you!

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Plzzles offers you a casual yet chic experience. The place is opulent and comfortable making you relax as you lounge to different selections of music while shooting their array of drinks and food from all over the world.

They also offer you a nightlife where you can club, meet interesting people and unwind. They are located at 66 Kokoro Abu street in Ikorodu.



Having fun and unwinding is not meant for the adults alone, the kids should also partake. So once in a while, it is only fair, that you have a family outing andwe think this is a good place to start.

This is a family friendly oriented amusement park that offers fun and creativity for your kids through different games, interactions, rides, and slides. They are perfect for picnics, celebrations or simple family outings. Their after school program is also perfect for your kid to socialize and engage in meaningful projects.

We are sure that you will have a superb time in Ikorodu with all these places laid out. What are you waiting for? Let’s take a ride to the other side.

One comment

  • Samuel

    Hi, I want to move to Ikorodu to start computer and copywiting business, but I’ve been told by friends and online articles that Ikorodu is a dangerous place to live. What advice would you offer me?

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