Orange Island – Not Your Typical Island Residence


Orange Island is the conceptualization of the Lagos State Government’s goal to reorganise and restructure the Lagos Mega City. It will be one of the new satellite towns that will be developed in the Lekki, Badagry and Ikorodu districts of Lagos Stage over the next few years. To this end a Memorandum of Understanding between Lagos State Government and FW Dredging (Sponsors of the project) was signed in January 2013 and a joint venture agreement between FW Dredging, Orange Island Development Company and the Lagos State Government signed on 9th January 2014.

The Orange Island project is the reclamation of a 150 hectare island, construction of an access land bridge and infrastructure to service the island. The Project will eventually be a fully serviced community located 1 kilometer off the headland of Lekki Phase 1.
Orange Island is a joint venture between Orange Island, and the Lagos State Government.

The project is a Public Private Partnership (PPP) initiative conceptualized in the original master plan of Lagos State. In line with the Lagos State Government’s goal to transform Lagos into a more organized and structured Mega City. The Lagos State Government owns 50% of the project.
The project will be delivered in two phases:

  • Year 1 & 2 – Dredging and reclamation – Completion Oct 2016
  • Year 3 – Infrastructure Construction
  • Year 4 & 5 – Infrastructure and amenities – Completion Sept 2019

The layout of the Island will comprise four main schemes made up of residential, commercial, services and recreation/sports zones. The services provided will include electricity, water and sewerage systems.There are four standard plot sizes which are available for sale; 650 sq.m, 800 sq.m, 1,000 sq.m, 1.200 sq.m.


Orange Island

 Samuel Onwe

Daniel Frank Etiefe

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