The Best State In Nigeria — Lagos State
There are 36 states in Nigeria, and a federal capital territory, known as Abuja. Among the 36 states in the country, we have the rich states as well as the poor states. However, a lot of people ask, what is the best state in Nigeria?
Hardly do we have any good content that answers this question, so we took up the task of answering the question. The best state in the country is Lagos State. We are not only going answer this question; we’ll go ahead to discuss Lagos State.
Lagos State is an important state in the Southwest region of Nigeria. This state was created in 1967 by the federal government of Nigeria. Lagos State grew from a lowly populated place into the most populous state in the country. Furthermore, Lagos, a city in Lagos State, is the most populous city in Nigeria.
According to the Lagos State government in 2012, the state had a population of 17,552,940. The population of this state may trick one into thinking it’s among the largest by land mass. Contrary to that assumption, Lagos is the smallest state in Nigeria. This state covers an area of 3,577 km square.
According to a reliable source, if the state existed as an independent country, it will have the fifth largest economy in Africa. The state is an economic hub in Nigeria, and further known as the economically most important state in the country.
Lagos State is made up of 20 of the 777 local government areas in Nigeria. This state is made up of the following local government areas: Agege, Alimosho, Ifako-Ijaye, Ikeja, Kosofe, Mushin, Oshodi-Isolo, Shomolu, Ikeja Division, Apapa, Eti-Osa, Lagos Island, Lagos Mainland, Surulere, Lagos Division, Ajeromi-Ifelodun, Amuwo-Odofin, Ojo, Badagry, Badagry Division, Ikorodu, Ikorodu Division, Ibeju-Lekki, Epe, and Epe Division.
Furthermore, it’s 20 local governments are made up of 56 lower-tier administrative units: Agbado/Oke-Odo, Agboyi/Ketu, Agege, Ajeromi, Alimosho, Apapa, Apapa-Iganmu, Ayobo/Ipaja, Badagry West, Badagry, Bariga, Coker Aguda, Egbe Idimu, Ejigbo, Epe, Eredo, Eti Osa East, Eti Osa West, Iba, Isolo, Imota, Ikoyi, Ibeju, Ifako-Ijaiye, Ifelodun, Igando/Ikotun, Igbogbo/Bayeku, Ijede, Ikeja, Ikorodu North, Ikorodu West, Ikosi Ejinrin, Ikorodu, Ikorodu West, Iru/Victoria Island, Itire Ikate, Kosofe, Lagos Island West, Lagos Island East, Lagos Mainland, Lekki, Mosan/Okunola, Mushin, Odi Olowo/Ojuwoye, Ojo, Ojodu, Ojokoro, Olorunda, Onigbongbo, Oriade, Orile Agege, Oshodi, Oto-Awori, Shomolu, Surulere and Yaba.
Lagos is home to a lot of higher institutions: University of Lagos; Lagos State College Of Health Technology; Lagos State University; Lagos Business School; Caleb University; Yaba College of Technology; Lagos State Polytechnic; Pan-African University; Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education; Lagos City Polytechnic; Wolex Polytechnic; St Augustine College of Education, Akoka; Michael Otedola College of Primary Education; National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos study centres; Federal College of Education, Akoka; Nigerian Institute of Journalism; Augustine University Ilara, Epe; Federal College of Orthopedic Technology.