Last updated on December 7th, 2020 at 12:51 pm

Magodo in Lagos State lies on Ikosi road in Kosofe Local Government Area of Lagos in Southwest, Nigeria. However, the suburb is near Ketu. Also, Ketu is the closest link to Magodo. Moreover, towns, cities, or places that are near Magodo are Isheri, Ogudu, Ikosi, Ketu, Ojota, Mile 12, and Ikorodu. Nonetheless, Magodo is one of the towns or places that make up Kosofe LGA in Lagos; others are Ogudu, Mende, Anthony, Araromi, Gbagada, and Oworonshoki. Also, other towns close to Kosofe LGA are Shomolu, Ilupeju, Maryland, Ikeja, and Ketu.

Map Location of Magodo in Lagos State

Magodo is a beautiful suburb that also lies near CMD Road and Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. However, it is near Olowoira at the north, Shangisha at the south, Erukan at the southeast, and Ojota in the south-south. Although, Magodo is in the middle of Olowoira and Shangisha. Furthermore, Magodo has Phase 1 and Phase 2. Therefore, Phase 1 is close to Olowoira near Isheri so this is an answer to the question “where is Magodo phase 1”. So, one can also locate Magodo from Isheri.



Weather in Magodo in Lagos State

However, Magodo weather can be 33°C in temperature sometimes; with 7 mph wind, having 62% humidity and 30.1 pressure as this can make the dew point to be 70°. Although, the lowest temperature sometimes is 21°C. Also, it is mostly cloudy and hot in the dry season. Meanwhile, the wet season is usually warm. Therefore, the weather is a favourable one not like Yola town in the Northern part of Nigeria


Popular places and streets in Magodo  Lagos State

  • Kola Amodu Close
  • Ishola Solomon St.
  • Adetoro Adelaja
  • Alhaji Bashiru Shittu Street
  • Maiye Ogundana
  • Ayinde Sanni
  • Ibitayo Street
  • Robert Street
  • Jaiye Oyedotun Street
  • Adekunle Banjo Avenue
  • Dipo Awolesi
  • Adediran Street
  • Abdul Quadri
  • Kayode Taiwo Avenue
  • Agboola Ajumobi Crescent
  • P.S.S.D.C. Road
  • Emmanuel Keshi
  • Association Avenue
  • Ololade Avenue
  • Tokunbo Macaulay Street
  • Abayomi Owulade Ave
  • Kasumu Street


Magodo Shangisha

This is the part of Magodo that is near or bordering Shangisha. However, it is the Phase 2 part of Magodo. Also, it is close to CMD Avenue.

Magodo is under which local government

It is under the Kosofe local government area.

Estate in Magodo

The estates are Magodo Heights Estate, Magodo GRA phase 1and 2, Magodo Brooks Estate, and Diamond Estate.

Where is Magodo Estate located in Lagos?

However, Magodo Estate lies in Magodo GRA, where the government reserve part of the land and develop it to suit their level.

Houses in Magodo Lagos

When entering Magodo, the first thing that will attract you are the beautiful houses that are structured as if you are overseas. Nonetheless, the houses are beautiful and have a nice architectural design. One of the most popular house there is the China House. However, the outside of the building looks very simple. But the interior is very expensive and has the design of a typical china house.


House for rent in Magodo Isheri Lagos

Although, most of the houses are own by people who base abroad. Also, many of them are own by politicians and occupied by the landlord. While some people rent their houses for office use. Others still rent it out for people to live. But the rent is usually expensive and ranges from ₦3,250,000 to ₦76,800,000 million naira in a year.


Hotels in Magodo Lagos

When talking about hotels in Magodo Lagos, there are luxurious hotels that one can relax and have fun. However, here are some hotels that you will like. and you can book from here directly.

  • Le Curve Hotel
  • Ostra Hotels
  • Esporta Suites (Hotel & Resorts)
  • Mac Dove Lounge & Suites
  • Sicily luxury suites
  • First Colony Creek Hotel
  • Goddis Apartments
  • Erith Apartments and Suites Ltd.
  • Jeromes Garden and suites
  • Ellis Suites Limited
  • Adesuwa Royal Guesthouse
  • Class Suites @ Elicris Place 1
  • Lion House Nigeria
  • Posh Apartments and Hotel

Best Schools in Magodo Lagos

Since Magodo is a suburb, the schools here are of a high standard and some of them are top schools in Lagos and in Nigeria that are doing well academically. Nonetheless, the owners of the schools have invested so much in the education system. Here is a list of schools in Magodo Lagos that you may want to know;

  • Karis School
  • Supreme Education Foundation School
  • Straitgate Nursery And Primary School
  • Newfield Schools
  • Temple Schools
  • Leaves Green School
  • Tee-Tops Nursery & Primary School Ikosi Ketu Lagos
  • Unique Heights Secondary School
  • Jextoban Secondary School
  • CKDigital Academy – Web Design & Digital Marketing Training in Lagos
  • Juilliard Academy
  • Temple College
  • The Childville
  • Jesus House Schools (Nursery & Primary)
  • CHRISLAND SCHOOLS LIMITED- Ikeja, Lekki, VGC, Abuja, Idimu, Festac Axis
  • Caleb International School
  • Honeyland Schools
  • Berkley Academy
  • Vivian Fowler Memorial College for Girls
  • 02 Academy Lagos

Serviced apartments in Magodo Lagos

Nevertheless, a serviced apartment in Magodo Lagos is a well-furnished apartment that one can live in for a while. However, people who choose Serviced apartments are mostly visitors who are coming to stay for a short time in a particular city or town. Although, companies mostly make use of this kind of apartment. Furthermore, in Magodo you can get an apartment for ₦15,000 -₦20,000 that’s for the cheapest service apartment. Meanwhile, a standard price could be from ₦30,000 to ₦40,000. While the most expensive is ₦60,000.

  • Waterfield Suites & Apartments
  • Aeroville Apartments
  • Shuallson Villa (Hotel Apartment)
  • E apartments
  • Shuallson Villa
  • Amenze Guest House
  • Ek’abo Inn Nigeria Limited
  • Eko Guest House
  • House One
  • Com Executive Guest House
  • Ikeja Short-lets Lagos 3 Bedroom Apartment
  • Comfortable Two Bedroom Terrace Duplex
  • Ikeja Short-lets Lagos 2 Bedroom Apartment
  • 3 Bedroom Serviced Apartment. Maryland
  • StayCation Apartment and Suite
  • The Premier Apartments

History of Magodo in Lagos State

However, Magodo is an ancient settlement in the heart of Kosofe LGA. This land was a sacred place used by traditionalists. It is said that it was taboo for a traditionalist to use Mortar and pestle to pound. Therefore, Magodo is derived from Ma gun odo and interpreted in Yoruba as “Don’t pound it”. Nonetheless, the land is very fertile and favours horticulture.

Population of Magodo

Magodo in Lagos state also contributes to the population of Kosofe largely having over 1500 residents. However, Kosofe which has a population of 682,772 in 2006 and gradually rise to 940,300 in 2016 which is a +3.25%/year change. Although, with a landmark area of 60.0 km² and postal code is 100242. Meanwhile, the population density is 15,674/km². Furthermore, the majority of the people here are males with 52.57% and 47.43% are females. Nonetheless, people, Age 65+ are 1.97% occupying this suburb. Magodo in Kosofe LGA seems to be a perfect and cool place for retired people to live. Also, the estate is very conducive to raise kids that can become future leaders.


How to get to Magodo from Berger

Although, from Magodo to Berger is not too far compare to Oshodi. This is a 27 min drive and a 10.9 km journey. All you have to do is drive from Lagos – Ibadan Express Rd then Keep left at the fork, follow signs for Ikorodu and merge onto Ikorodu Rd. Finally, take Aina Rd to Magodo St. Meanwhile,  you can enter a public transport from Berger to Ketu, where you can Ikosi and take a tricycle (Keke) to  Magodo.

Towns in Kosofe Local government area

There are several towns in Kosofe that make up the population of the LGA. Therefore, these are the towns in Kosofe LGA; Odo-Ogun, Owode Onirin, Oworonshoki, Ifako/Soluyi, Ikosi Ketu, Mile 12, Ogudu, Ketu, Alapere, Mende, Maryland, Ojota, Agidi, Orisigun, Kosofe, Ajelogo, Akanimodo, Agiliti, Maidan, Isheri-Olowoira, Shangisha, Magodo, and Agboyi I.

How to get to Magodo from Iyana Ipaja

However, this is a bit far compare to Berger. As you could drive for over 43 minutes. All you have to do is take Ipaja Rd and head to Agege Motor Rd to Adebayo Akande St in Ikeja. Furthermore, take Billings Way and Mobolaji Johnson Ave to Lagos – Ibadan Express Rd. Then drive along Ikorodu Rd and take the exit toward Ikorodu Rd. So, you can take Aina Rd to Magodo.

How to get to Magodo from Yaba

What you need to know when going to Magodo from Yaba. The journey should be 31 minutes drive if there is no traffic. Therefore take Ojuelegba Rd to Funsho Williams Ave/Western Ave. Then follow Funsho Williams Ave to Ikorodu Rd and exit Funsho Williams Ave. Moreover, slight left onto Lagos Ikorodu Express and continue on Ikorodu Rd. Then drive to Magodo.

Social Amenities and Infrastructure in Magodo Lagos State

Moreover, Magodo in Lagos state is a beautiful garden suburb that you will never want to leave once you visit there. However, the things that will attract or catch your attention while here are the good pave roads and streets that are sloppy, the estate shuttle that conveys people from the entrance to exit of the suburb, several schools, hospitals, and churches are in Magodo. Although, motorcycles are allowed but it is not allowed within the zone. Here is a picture of Magodo Estate.



Nonetheless, there is a PHCN Substation that controls the power and supplies electricity properly. Also, you will like the security measures put in place or at every zone and the Security Patrol team to checkmate that the suburb is having peace. Furthermore, the popular market close to Magodo is the Mile 12 market. While the Murtala Muhammed International Airport lies in Ikeja the capital city of Lagos. Which is not too far from Magodo.

Magodo phase 1


Aiport close to Magodo

However, the Murtala Muhammed International Airport is the only Airport in Lagos close to Magodo.

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How to get to Magodo from Oshodi

However, one can get to Magodo, using a car, bus, or bicycle. Therefore, if you are using a private car and not public transportation. It is a journey that is less than 1 hour and it’s about 20.4 km. By using the NNPC Rd head to Alh. Kudirat Adenekan St, where you will see The Life Centre and Graceland World keep going till you reach Ati Okoye St then Asa-Afariogun St. Furthermore you will get on Airport Road then on Apapa Oworonshoki Expressway; that leads to the Oshodi-Oworonshoki Expressway and turn through the Ilupeju Fire Station Canteen.

Moreover, head to Ikorodu Road where you will approach Ojota and pass the Gani Fawehinmi Park; then head towards Ketu market. Also, pass the Mile 12 International Market and in a few minutes after passing Agiliti Central Mosque you will arrive at Magodo. However, this direction can also be used for someone riding a bike. But if you are using a public transportation bus then from Oshodi stop at Ketu, find your way to Ikosi road, there you can use Tricycle (Keke) or Motorcycle (Okada) to Magodo.

Is Magodo on the Mainland or Island

Magodo is on the Mainland part of Lagos state. Therefore, it is not on the Island.

How to get to Magodo from Ketu

Heading to Magodo is only 13 or 15 minutes. All you have to do is head east on Demurin St toward C.A.C St. Then follow Davies St, at the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Ajelogo Market St head Ikorodu Rd. Finally, take Aina Rd to Magodo St.

How to get to Magodo Phase 2 from

This is also a 13-minute drive like Ketu. Therefore, follow Bayo Shodipo/A1 to Ikorodu Rd. Exit from Bayo Shodipo/A1. Get on Lagos – Ibadan Express Rd. Then follow Lagos – Ibadan Express Rd to Isheri Rd. Furthermore, exit from Lagos – Ibadan Express Rd. Then continue on Isheri Rd. Take Bankole St to Ayodele Fanoiki St in Lagos.

Where is Magodo Phase 2 located?

Magodo Phase 2 lies close to Ketu from Ikosi road.

Magodo to Lekki

When going from Magodo to Lekki, this may take you 1 hour and 49 minutes or more to get to your destination. Therefore, take Emmanuel Keshi St,  head to Adekunle Banjo Ave, and drive on C M D Rd to Lagos – Ibadan Express Rd. Furthermore, follow Expressway1 to Osborne Rd. Then take the exit toward Ikoyi from Expressway1. However, continue on Osborne Rd. Then take Lekki – Ikoyi Link Bridge and head on Admiralty Way to Lekki – Epe Expy. Nonetheless, follow Lekki – Epe Expy to your destination in Lekki. Also, this route can also be used for Ajah.

Meanwhile, if you are going to Magodo from Lekki; this will be over 1 hour 53 minutes because of the toll gate. Therefore, follow Lekki – Epe Expy to Ozumba Mbadiwe Ave in Lagos. Then get on Expressway1/Ring Rd. However, continue on Apongbon St to Funsho Williams. Then follow A1 to Ikorodu Rd. Exit from A1. Finally, continue on Ikorodu Rd. Then drive to Magodo St in Ikosi Ketu.

How to get to Magodo from Ikeja

Nonetheless, this will take you 28 minutes to get to Magodo. When you follow Adeleke St head to Ladipo Kuku St to Allen Ave then drive along Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way to Ikorodu Rd. Then follow Expressway1 to Ikorodu Rd. And then take Aina Rd to Magodo.

How to get to Magodo Phase 2 from

However, you can get to Magodo from Lateef Jakande which is a 19 minutes drive on a 10.5 km road. Also, from Obafemi Awolowo Way which is the fastest route with 9.5 km on a 17 minute drive.


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