Iyana-ipaja is an area in Lagos State, South West Nigeria. It is a LCDA under the Alimosho Local Government.

Understand

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Iyana Ipaja is a multilingual city. Like most parts of Lagos, Yoruba is spoken by much of the population. However, other ethnic groups such as Igbo and Hausa are well represented. Many of its inhabitants speak English to a reasonable extent.

Get in

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You can get a bus to Iyana-ipaja from any bus-stop in Lagos State. It is a landmark area in Lagos. Iyana-Ipaja is directly accessible from Ikeja, via Egbeda, for travellers coming in from the airport or coming in by road.

By bus

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It is relatively easy to access this area by bus from most places in Lagos. Government-owned buses (commonly called BRT) are available at designated bus terminals in Lagos, although you might need to have a bus card to use them. You can get more information on how to obtain these cards at the offices of the BRT terminal. Alternatively, you may patronize privately owned yellow buses, locally called danfo. Their fares are often reasonable. To avoid being cheated, try asking fellow passengers what the fare should be. If you are going to this area for the first time, inform the conductor and/or fellow passengers that you do not know your stop. Continue to do this as the trip progresses. Avoid falling asleep, being absorbed in your phone or not paying attention to your surroundings. Keep all your things within arm's reach where possible, and keep an eye on them.

By taxi

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For a more comfortable experience, you can get Uber, Bolt or Taxify. These options are often more flexible, allowing you to be picked up and alight at your desired stop, instead of having to walk to and from the public bus stops. However, here are some safety tips. Update friends and family about your ride and location, take a photo of the car and it's plate number if possible. If you're traveling solo, pretend you have people waiting for you at your destination - fake calls if necessary. Avoid entering if you find that the passenger door handles have been broken or tampered with.

By bike

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Though a ban was imposed by the Lagos state government on motorcycles plying major roads, one can still get bike rides to most inner cities of Lagos. It is an interesting way to travel, although you might want to ask the locals (for instance, a nearby street vendor), for directions on how much the fare should be. Else you risk being charged up to five times as much as the normal fare. Try to pick a middle aged rider over younger ones, as they are often less reckless and more reasonable.

Get around

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Map of Iyana-ipaja

Iyana Ipaja is mainly a commercial environment also residential, there are also restaurants.

  • 1 Iyana-ipaja Market. This is a central shopping market where you can get most of your goods.
  • Grocery Bazaar, 171, Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway Lagos NG, Ipaja Rd, Ipaja 100001, Iyana. 8AM-9PM daily.
  • Success Ani supermarket, 18 ipaja ayobo road,ipaja Lagos, Ipaja 300001, +234 703 172 0996.
  • Chibest Supermarket, Along Aboru Road, Iyana Ipaja, Aboru, 7 Ige St, Agege.
  • Mummy haazed store, 2 mosan road Shagari estate by mosan bus stop, Iyana ipaja 300001, +234 805 602 1963.
  • I. K. Supermarket, Shop No. 15, Iyana Ipaja, Adeboun St, +234 706 905 6556.
  • Salami provision, 2,Ekinmogun Street Alimosho, +234 802 512 5195.
  • Adedam Provision Store, Alimosho Bus Stop, +234 818 600 4280.
  • Folarin Stores, Alaguntan, 2 Fagbayi St, +234 802 375 6328.
  • Ogoamaka Stores, Off Cash Street, +234 803 541 0758.
  • Justrite Superstore, Beside Zenith Bank, Ipaja Rd, opp. Federal bus stop, Gowon Estate, +234 817 231 8217.
  • God's Glory Restaurant And Catering Services, Iyana Ipaja, 1 Kola Ogungale St, Agege, +234 803 420 4014.
  • Tantataste, Iyana Ipaja, 174 Abeokuta Expy, Iyana Ipaja.
  • Tantalizers, 64, Ipaja Road, Iyana Ipaja, 100246.
  • Mr Bigg's, Ipaja Rd, Ipaja 100246, +234 805 460 1625.
  • Mummy Favour Food Canteen, 16 Shotunde St.
  • Hashtar bistro, 6 Kosegbe St, +234 708 965 2806. 24hours.
  • WildSpan Restaurant Bar & Lounge, +234 805 405 2716.
  • Chicken Republic.
  • Home-Made Restaurant, Sector 6 Road 174 Alomosho, +234 813 057 1618.
  • Cravings and More.https://g.co/kgs/3dGui3r
  • Chef Pride Food, Awori St,.

Drink

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  • Madam De Queen Bar, Shop No. 12, Off New Ipaja Road, Iyana Ipaja, 2 Ige St, Agege, +234 802 386 6010.
  • La Silver Bar, Ademefun St, Alimosho 102213.
  • God First Bar, Iyana Ipaja, 8 Adebalo St, Agege.
  • 87 Grill and Bar, Church St, Alimosho 102213, +234 905 687 4005.
  • Iya Femi Bar, 14 Alh. Adegoke St, Baruwa, +234 909 455 6886.
  • Easy Life Bar, Iyana Ipaja, Alomosho, +234 803 659 8728.
  • Ultimate bar, Blk 67 abesan estate, +234 903 468 8060. 24 hours.
  • Y K Gardens / Lounge, 1 Candos Road, Off 2-Storey, Baruwa Inside, +234 816 929 0894.
  • Cocktailzndmo, No. 21, BQ Street, Federal Low Cost Housing Estate, +234 809 899 0976. 24 hours.
  • Meku's Bar, Owoyele St, +234 703 052 9061.

Sleep

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  • 1 Goldlux Hotel, 293, Old Ipaja Road, Opp NYSC Camp, Iyana-Ipaja., Ipaja.
  • 2 Havannah Suites and Conference Center Lagos, Plot 105, 107 & 109 3rd Avenue, F Cl, Gowon Estate 102213. from ₦14,000.
  • Place2be hotel and suites, Moshalashi roundabout, Alimosho, Ipaja Rd, Alimosho 100266.
  • Infinity Hotels, 1 Sewage Avenue, Abesan Estate Rd, +234 708 070 0460.
  • Day By Day Hotel, +234 805 236 2333.
  • Musaroq Hotel, +234 901 137 5019.
  • Demeg Hotels and suits, 7, Adebola Sanyaolu close, ipaja Lagos (Akinyele Bus stop opposite Christ Liberation Ministry bus stop), +234 701 116 9800.
  • Unilia Hotel and Suites, : Ipaja Rd, Magbon.
  • Hollysee Hotel & Suites, 9 Adebowale Close Off Fatade Road Baruwa Bustop, +234 907 540 3235.

Connect

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You would most likely find reliable coverage of the 2G/3G mobile networks in most locations in Iyana-ipaja, but the 4G network might be unreliable. Signal strength might diminish further away from the city center, and you might occasionally experience a network outage for all or some of the mobile phone service providers in the remote areas of the city. Different networks tend to be more stable and reliable in different locations of the city at different times.

Go next

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1. Igando

2. Ipaja

3. Ikotun

4. Iyana-Oba

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