Ozumba Mbadiwe is one of the most popular neighbourhood in Victoria Island. The area is a commercial hub that has risen to prominence due to the presence of the Nigerian Law School (Lagos) located there. The neighbourhood is in close proximity with Adeola Odeku, Kofo Abayomi and Akin Adesola. The road network is motorable but there tends to be traffic during rush hours. 

Some of the greatest recreation fun spots are located here. Think luxury, think Ozumba. The power supply here is commendable compared to other areas in Lagos. A lot of thriving businesses exist in Ozumba Mbadiwe as there are a good number of commercial buildings, banks and shopping plazas here. For those who desire to start up a business at Ozumba Mbadiwe, there are still few commercial buildings under construction (2017) in the neighbourhood.

Major companies here are; Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Federal Ministries of Industries, Deloitte Nigeria (Civic Centre), Oceanic Insurance Company Ltd, Fiki Marine, Davicky Investment, Bellview Travels Ltd, Polo Limited, Job Ojo And Company, Xerox, Cat Construction Group Limited, Phonize Holidays Ltd, Calverton Helicopters, Truvision Group and Victoria Furniture. Schools present in this neighbourhood include; Victoria-Island Primary School, Victoria Island Senior Secondary school, the prestigious Nigerian Law School and Goethe Institute (German Cultural Institute), Ansar-ud-deen Primary School. Truvision Eye Care Centre and Alpha.MD are the prominent hospitals in Ozumba Mbadiwe.

Neighborhood tags

located in Victoria Island

nearest bus stations

  • Law school
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  • Sandfill
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  • Oniru Estate
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  • Oniru Beach

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The Neighbours

A mix of young hardworking and enthusiastic people as well as aged achievers belonging to the upper-class form the bulk of the residents of Ozumba Mbadiwe. The area is a high-end neighbourhood, it is mostly commercial with lots of corporate businesses housed within, there are also some banks on the avenue some of which are Zenith Bank, Stanbis IBTC Bank, First Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, Eco Bank which translates to availability of a good number of ATMs in the area. The avenue is clean and well maintained, the roads are tarred and the walkway interlocked. At night, the streetlights illuminate the neighbourhood, giving it a fine view. The rate of property appreciation in the area is very high as it is a nerve centre in Lagos state, check out PropertyPro.ng for more details on robust real estate offering in  Ozumba Mbadiwe and in other areas in Lagos. 

What To Expect

Expect to see lots of offices and companies which have their branch offices and headquarters housed here. During the morning hours and in the early hours of the evening, the traffic noise can be disturbing for those who have their offices very close to the road. The road network is good and it makes it easy to navigate to other areas in Victoria Island. Traffic advice for Ozumba Mbadiwe is same for other business districts in Lagos Island, during peak hours between 6:30am-9:00am and 5pm-8pm, the traffic gets very serious as expected and it takes longer to link up to the major roads.

The Lifestyle

Ozumba Mbadiwe is a highbrow neighbourhood that is home to some top business owners, high income earners and some old money. Life in this area is luxurious, business-like, and typical blend of work-like neighbourhood. The area plays home to offices and companies who have both either their branch offices or headquarters here. Residents of Ozumba Mbadiwe have access to necessary amenities including good water supply, commendable electricity supply as well as good roads. There are a good number of leisure and entertaining  places in the neighbourhood and within the vicinity.

The Market

Shopping malls and supermarkets satisfy the domestic needs of residents in the Ozumba Mbadiwe neighbourhood. There are also some major markets, supermarkets and shopping centres in the area and within Victoria Island where residents can purchase their needs, some of which include Winners Supermarket, Palms Mall, Circle Mall, Nars Supermarket, Emjays Supermarket among others. The Fish Market is also within the neighbourhood where people buy fish at cheaper rates. 

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Ozumba Mbadiwe is one of the best places to unwind in Lagos. With one of the nation’s best hotel called Radisson Blu Anchorage Hotel, the neighbourhood is a place to be. There are a number of bars, hotels and classy restaurants in this neighbourhood. Some of them are; Maroko Bayshore Suites, Panache Hotel, Cactus Guest House, Lagoon Restaurant (Churrasco and Fusion), Kilimanjaro Restaurant, La Casa Dancing Restaurant, Fiki Marine, Wings Building, Quilox, Fusion Bar and Restaurant, Abacus Bar, Surface Bar, Black Pearl, and BJays among others. Wining and dining at lovely places is just a few steps away for the residents of Ozumba Mbadiwe.


Club Quilox is a lifestyle hub where the nouveaur riche as well as the social butterflies come out to play. It is arguably one of the biggest and most expensive clubs in Nigerian. Quilox is luxuriously styled and the architecture is top class, it is a classy and trendy club that offers the best in music, food and party. It is inevitable for you to run into a couple of celebrities as Quilox is where the mighty mingle, there is also However, here’s an advice that will save you a lot of embarrassment, get your bank account right before visiting Quilox as prices don’t play around here, in the end the fun is always worth every penny. It is a perfect place to enjoy nightlife in Lagos although the management should probably provide a more spacious parking lot to accommodate guests. Check out Club Quilox http://www.clubquilox.com/


Cactus Restaurant is a restaurant and a bakery housed in Ozumba Mbadiwe, they offer catering services as well as delivery service. The restaurant is undoubtedly is a great place to spend your evenings, the ambience is peaceful and scenic, there is enough space to go round and on some days, guests get to enjoy soft music on the piano. Cactus Restaurant offers a wide variety of menu options, their cake options includes carrot, oreo cheese cake, brownies, apple cobbler, red velvet and others, there is something for you if you have a sweet tooth. Residents of Ozumba Mbadiwe, corporate workers and visitors enjoy the waterfront view although the parking space is limited. There is a parrot in a cage at the entrance of the restaurants which never fails to catch the attention of kids, there is also a small area that serves as a play ground for kids. Check out Cactus Restaurant Ozumba Mbadiwe Avenue https://cactus-lagos.business.site/


The Lagoon is a restaurant favourably nestled at 1c, Ozumba Mbadiwe Avenue, Eti-Osa, Lagos. The high class and expensive restaurant offers an exciting atmosphere and is a great place to have a casual outing with friends. The scenery is quite amazing and the facility is generally well equipped and well managed. There is also space for events and the place is always ready for use at every booking. The Lagoon restaurant provides indoor and outdoor seating option, the outdoor seating showcases a sprawling night view of Ikoyi waterfront. The staff exhibit high levels of professionalism, there is also good security in the restaurant. Guests enjoy different menu ranging from lebanese to Indian cuisine and Chinese delicacies. A good number of residents as well as visitors frequent the restaurant as it is a great place to relax and a good way to soothe the Lagos stress.

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Nigeria Law School is nestled on Ozumba Mbadiwe Avenue, Victoria Island. It is one of the prestigious Law Schools in Nigeria. The educational institution was set up by the Federal Government of Nigeria in 1962, the aim of the institution was to provide for the local needs the then foreign trained lawyers and to provide the much needed practical training to those aspiring to become Legal Practitioners in Nigeria. The Law school has graduated more than 70,000 students, the school prides itself on offering a supportive learning environment and teaching quality. Nigerian Law School offers courses in criminal and civic litigation, property and corporate law as well as a course in ethics. For more information, check out https://www.lawschoollagos.org/


Waterfront Plaza is a landmark situated in the heart of Victoria Island, Ozumba Mbadiwe Avenue. The plaza houses a wide range of organisations rendering different services, there are various office spaces in the plaza. Waterfront Plaza is a beautiful place with great office environment, relaxing ambience, attentive security guards, although the parking space is limited and sometimes, traffic noise from the road can be disturbing, the plaza is strategically located to provide amazing waterfront view as well as the view of the city. The plaza is home to the West African Exploration & Production Company, AG Dangote, Ecobank Dollhouse Beauty Salon.


Radisson Blu Anchorage Hotel is located at 1a Ozumba Mbadiwe Avenue, Victoria Island, Lagos. The hotel is tastefully furnished with lovely decor and also offers comfortable and inviting accommodation which are all equipped with air conditioning, Free high-speed, wireless Internet. The hotel provides security from the gate all the way to the entrance, security guards carry out security checks before guests are allowed into the hotel. There is also a restaurant and bar housed outside, the restaurant offers an interesting  variety in the buffet as well as continental and African dishes. Radisson Hotel houses a well maintained pool and conducive halls for different kinds of meeting. Guests get to enjoy the ocean and landscape view from their rooms especially rooms in upper floors, the view from the patio during the sunset is breathtaking. Radisson Blu Anchorage Hotel is a hotspot for residents of Ozumba Mbadiwe, travelers who appreciate nature as well as companies who want a top class location for their conference or meeting.

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