Welcome to Current affairs page for Lagos State — Centre of Excellence.

The state was created in 27/05/1967 by Gen. Yakubu Gowon. It is located in the South-West region of Nigeria, and there are 20 local governments with the state capital being Ikeja.

State Capital

The state capital is Ikeja.

State Slogan

The official state slogan is Centre of Excellence.

Creation Date

The state was created on 27/05/1967.

State Creator

The state was created by Gen. Yakubu Gowon.


The population is 13380098.

Land Area

It has a land area of 3577 square kilometres.

Number of Local Governments

There are 20 local governments here.

Geopolitical Zone

This state is situated in South-West geopolitical zone.

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