LGA and neighborhood in Lagos State, Nigeria

Alimosho is a local government area in Lagos City, South West Nigeria. It is the largest local government in Lagos in terms of population. This article includes Idimu, a suburb of Alimosho that is east of Isheri Olofin and south of Oduwole, and Ikotun.



Alimosho is a multi-lingual area of Lagos. It is dominated by people of several ethnic groups: Yorubas, Igbo, and the Hausas. Most of the people who live in Isolo speak English language at least on an average level. Yoruba, Igbo and Hausa are also spoken by people of the respective ethnic groups.

Get in


By bus


You can get in from any part of Lagos. There are several public transport that ply this route. The closest place you can get a bus to this area is from Iyana-Ipaja

  • 1 GIGM Buses, Ikotun Terminal, 29, Ikotun Road, Ikotun (Opposite Ikotun LG, Ikotun Bus Stop). Longer distance air-conditioned bus services.

By ride-hailing


You can get Uber or Bolt to take you to this town from anywhere in Lagos.

By bicycle


This is not an option as bikes are not allowed in Lagos State.

Get around


By bus


You can move around in this area by bus. You can get a bus at any bus-stop easily and this is the common means of transportation

By car


You can move around in your car in this town. The roads are good. You can also take Uber or Bolt to anywhere in the town

By bicycle


You can ride a bike for short distance journey in this area, but it's very risky.

By foot


You can walk short distances in this area.

Synagogue Church of all Nations
  • 1 Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), Ikotun (near Ikotun market). A charismatic Christian megachurch, founded by the controversial late T B Joshua. Over 50,000 people attend services on some Sundays.    
  • 1 Filmworld Cinemas, Ikotun - Idimu Rd, Egbe, +234 806 036 6881.
  • Marturion cinema, +234 908 292 9301.
  • 2 Gabriel Orororo Event Center, Governors' Rd, Ikotun.


  • Masas Cinema.
  • Afrolankz Theatre.
  • Marturion Cinema.


  • 1 Unique Roslad Supermarket, 42 Akowonjo Rd, Egbeda.
  • 2 Wonderful Place Supermarket, Mokola Bus Stop, Akowonjo, 59 Idimu Rd, Egbeda, +234 903 771 7725.
  • 3 Jendol Supermarket, Ademola Adefuye St, Idimu, +234 906 287 3274. 8AM-5PM.
  • 4 De Royal Supermart, 5th Ave Rd, Idimu, +234 811 223 6715. 8AM-10PM. In-store shopping
  • 5 Iconic Supermarket, +234 811 670 9168. 9AM-9PM. In-store shopping.
  • 6 Domino Supermarket Idimu, Idimu, +234 809 777 7171. 9AM-9:30PM. In-store shopping. In-store pick-up. Delivery.
  • 7 Grocery Bazaar Ltd. Idimu Lagos, Ikotun - Idimu Rd, Ikotun. 9AM-9PM. In-store shopping. In-store pick-up. Delivery.
  • 8 Trippleplus supermarket, 30 Fatade Rd, +234 906 048 0573. 08:00-20:00. In-store shopping
  • 9 Ikotun Market, Ikotun. One of the largest markets in Lagos State, with 8,000 stalls selling food and household goods.    
  • 10 Estolaf Supermarket, 41/43 Governor's Road, Ikotun (Bayota Unity bus stop). M-Sa 8AM-10PM.


  • 11 Ayo Store, 30 Igesun Road, +234 903 090 9655. 9AM-10PM. Grocery store.
  • 12 Springfield Super Market, Ayobo-Ipaja Rd, Ipaja. 9AM-10PM. In-shop shopping and delivery.
  • 13 Yinka Supermarket, 38 Market Rd, +234 806 753 4973. 9AM-10PM. In-shop shopping.
  • 14 Ibukun Oluwa Supermarket, No 5 Adewale Mold, Megida Ayobo. 9AM-10PM. In-shop shopping.
  • 15 E Minimart. 9AM-10PM. Grocery store.
  • 16 Olayinka Supermarket, Anchor Road, +234 818 864 2323. 9AM-10PM. General store.
  • 17 Sola Supermarket, 50 Market Rd, +234 703 367 3136. 9AM-10PM. Supermarket.


  • 18 Zenith Bank.
  • 19 United Bank for Africa.

Try Fufu or Pounded Yam and Egusi soup, Amala and Ewedu soup, pepper soup, or Jollof rice. You can also sample snacks and street food such as shawarma, roast plantain, suya and so on.

  • Akanchawa Restaurants, Isheri, 294 Isheri Ikotun Road.
  • 1 Crown Restaurant, Ayobo Rd. 9AM-10PM.
  • Foodyfan, Idimu Rd, Egbeda.
  • 2 Double G Foods, No 12/14, Ayobo Road, Megida bus stop, +234 803 406 2940. 9AM-10PM.
  • Tasty Heaven Restaurant, 124 Governor's Rd, Ikotun.
  • 3 FoodyFan, Idimu Rd, Egbeda, +234 810 148 4707. 9AM-10PM. Dine-in. Takeaway.
  • 4 Cravings And More, 60 Idimu Rd, Idimu. 9AM-10PM.
  • 5 Makinde Bus-stop Ayobo, 10 Yusuf Onifade Close, Idimu. 9AM-10PM.
  • Mama Charles restaurant, Akowonjo Rd, + 234 803 244 5918. 9AM-7PM daily. Service type dine in take away delivery.
  • Friends Restaurant, Idimu Rd NNPC filling station abule odu bus stop,208 idimu rd isheri olofin Lagos, + 234 80 6245 4572. 7AM-9PM. Service type: Dine in take away delivery fast food.
    They have different varieties of local food like jollof rice spaghetti and sauce amala egusi ewedu and eba and many more.their meal packages are affordable.
  • The place Restaurant Akowonjo, 155/156 Akowonjo rd Egbeda lagos, + 234 803 828 5804. 8AM-10PM. Menu: jollof rice, fried rice, spaghetti, eggs, fried plantains, assorted meat, coconut rice, vegetable soups, yam porridge, salads and many more. Dine-in, take-out and delivery options are available. About 1000 to 3000 NGN will get you a full meal, depending on your preferences..
  • D-Place Restaurant & Bar, 52 Okunola Rd, Egbeda, +234 703 013 6411. 8AM-10PM. Has some jollof rice, fried rice, spaghetti, boiled yam, amala, wheat, egusi and many more. Dine in, take away, delivery options available.
  • Wonihons garden and restaurant, Governor's Rd, Ikotun, +234 704 042 2555. 10AM-11:30PM. Has African dish, breakfast special, fast food, continental dishes, snacks etc. Dine in, take away and delivery options available. ₦400.
  • FoodCity, Along Ikotun -Idimu Road by Local government bus stop Ikotun. Daily 8AM-10PM. Local and continental food: meals, pastries: city grains (spaghetti at ₦250, rice ₦300, noodles ₦400) proteins (assorted meat ₦400, peppered chicken ₦1200, peppered turkey ₦1,400, grilled croaker ₦2,000) pastries minimum of ₦150, Natives meal minimum of ₦100.(updated March 2022)
  • MrBigg’s[dead link] Beside Alimosho local government council Ikotun. Daily (7AM-9PM) fast food including Nigerian delicacies and UAC foods. (updated March 2022)


  • Igboezue Restaurants, Iyan-iba road.
  • Iya gift restaurant, 19 Iyana school, Iba road..
  • Blue Shop, Iba Housing Estate, Last Bus Stop, Ojo, Lagos.


  • 1 Classico Hotel, Ayobo Rd, Alimosho. Night club.
  • 2 Culture Pub, 60b Akowonjo Rd, Egbeda.
  • 3 135 Bar, Restaurant & lounge, 135 Governor's Rd, Ikotun.
  • 4 87 Grill and Bar, Church St.
  • 5 Aso Rock Hotel, Bar & Lounge, 37 Abaranje Rd, Ijegun, +234 808 088 0979.
  • In-House Bar, Ojo 102101, Lagos.
  • Ogbona Bar, Shop No. L 44, Alabarago Market, Iyanaba, Lagos - Badagry Expy, Lagos.
  • Happy Hour place, 14 Iyana Era Rd, Ojo 102101, Lagos.
  • Ama Point Restaurant and Bar.


  • 1 Havannah Suites, Plot 105, 107 & 109 3rd Avenue, F Cl, Gowon Estate, +234 816 511 2231. Unassuming rooms & suites, plus dining, a vibrant nightclub & an outdoor pool area with a DJ. ₦12,000.
  • 2 Haminton Grand Hotel Egbeda, Selait Estate, 8, Kola Ogundeji Street, Idimu Rd, Egbeda. ₦16,368.
  • Infinity Hotels, 1 Sewage Avenue, Abesan Estate Rd, Ipaja, +234 708 070 0460. Hotel with good room facilities. ₦7,000.
  • Sonix Light Hotel and Suites, Ashipa road, 16, Babatunde Adeyanju Street, Ayobo Rd. Good room facilities and good location overall for sightseeing, recreation, dining and getting around.
  • 3 Marble Hills Hotel, Egbe 102213, Lagos.
  • 4 Treasure Palace Hotel & Resorts, 1, Treasure Close, Hand Of Fire Bus Stop, Igando Rd, Ikotun, Lagos, +23 4812 900 6819. Check-in: 10AM, check-out: noon.
  • 5 Glorious Hotel and Suite, 25 Segun Irefin Street, Ikotun Egbe. from ₦10,000.
  • 6 Hardrock Hotel and Suites Ltd., 16 Unity St, Ikotun Egbe, +234 816 328 5079. It has a bar and a restaurant and they offer free breakfast.
  • 7 Prince & Princess International Hotel, 4 Akwu Iwu Street Ijegun-Ikotun road.
  • Ausken Royal Hotel, 16, Oba Daoudu Street, Ojo, Lagos. #7000.
  • Pride Okin Resort, 1, Amy Iw eh Street Off Isuti Road, Igando, Lagos.
  • White Royal Hotel, Onilu Village 102213, Lagos.

Government Offices

  • Lasbca ,Alimosho, 1,Agbado Oke Odo /ipaja Alimosho. 8AM -5PM.
  • Alimosho Local Government Secretariat's, 3,Bada street. 8AM -5PM. All governmental operations

INEC Office, 10,Egbe Ikotun. 8AM -5PM. Voters registration and accreditation



There is MTN, Airtel, Etisalat and Glo available in every part of this lga.

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