is a Local Government Area
in the Lagos Division
, of Lagos State
. Within Eti-Osa are several important areas of Lagos, including Victoria Island
, and Ikoyi
. Before the Nigerian capital moved to Abuja
, Eti-Osa was the seat of the national capital.
Eti-Osa's people are predominantly from the Awori Yoruba
subgroup, and Nupe
from the north of the country.
Business and Industry
There is little industry within Eti-Osa. Most residents work in fishing, farming, and trading. However, due to it being the former location of the national capital, Eti-Osa is home to many large domestic and international businesses.