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Bariga is a district and suburb in Lagos State, Nigeria. It was formerly under Somolu local government area of Lagos State but in 2013 it was upgraded by the State government as a Local Council Development Area. The local government secretariat is located at 19, Bawala street, Bariga. It presently has as its Chairman Alabi Kolade David.[1] It is the location of the oldest secondary school in Nigeria.[2]

Bariga is located in Nigeria
Location of Bariga in Nigeria
Coordinates: 6°32′6.0″N 3°23′41.0″E / 6.535000°N 3.394722°E / 6.535000; 3.394722
Country Nigeria
StateLagos State
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)
ZIP code


Notable institutionsEdit

Notable peopleEdit

  • Olamide – Nigerian rapper
  • Lil Kesh – Nigerian rapper, singer
  • 9ice – Nigerian singer-songwriter
  • King Sunny Ade
  • Seun Awobajo
  • Segun Adefila
  • kabasa
  • Ajasa
  • Salawa Abeni

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  2. ^ "CMS Grammar School's principal, Ven. Tunde Oduwole gives account of stewardship". Ecomium Nigeria. 24 July 2014. Retrieved 2 November 2015.