5 Best Areas to live in Ibadan

Ibadan, Oyo State‘s capital rose to dominance in the early 19th century. After it came into existence in 1829, Since then, She has become one of the best cities to live in Nigeria. With a population of 3-million people, it is the most populous city in the state, and the third most populous city in Nigeria, after Lagos and Kano; it is the country’s largest city by geographical area. Apart from that, Ibadan is one of the most affordable places to live in Nigeria.

So, if you are looking for a serene city to live in Nigeria, Ibadan is not just an option, it’s an emotion. I have curated a list of irresistible, cool, and pockets friendly areas in Ibadan below;




Bodija is one of the most popular places in Ibadan. It gained recognition with the development of like named high brow estate shortly after the Independence of Nigeria. There are two of such estates within the region. Old Bodija and New Bodija. The estate is home to many popular schools within the state. It also houses the Bodija Market which is one of the largest Markets in Ibadan.

Agodi G.R.A


Agodi G.R.A is a first class residential neighborhood in Ibadan. It prides itself as the seat and home of power. It is home to the Oyo State secretariat which houses the Governor’s Office and all other parastatals are all domiciled in this G.R.A.

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Agodi GRA is a serene clear-clean and luxurious neighborhood. From inception till date, the neighborhood has maintained a purely residential status.

Oluyole Estate


Oluyole Estate is under Ibadan South West Local Government Area of the state. It is a blend of upper and middle-class residents. Living in Oluyole is averagely affordable. It is a few minutes drive from the Legendary Liberty Stadium. Because of its central location, Oluyole is loved by a lot of people.The road network is good. 

Iyaganku G.R.A


This is the small London of Ibadan. Iyaganku G.R.A is a place only exclusive to the high and mighty in Ibadan. It’s a residential neighborhood with mostly breathtaking owners occupying a large acres of land spices with lush green lawns, swimming pool, and car lots among others. Iyaganku G.R.A is the billionaire G.R.A with first-grade infrastructural facilities including a first-rate neighborhood police station fully armed.

Onikere G.R.A


Onikere G.R.A is a high brow low-density residential hub. A small sized prime residential neighborhood, which happens to be investor’s delight because of its proximity to Dugbe (the CBD), the Ibadan Recreation Club, Golf Club and Magazine Road, of which the Lebanese have substantial warehouses.

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