The Seal of Lagos State University
|Motto||Per la verità e di servizio (Latin)|
Motto in English
|For Truth and Service|
|Location||Ojo, Lagos State, Nigeria|
Lagos State University – also known as LASU – was established in 1983 by the enabling Law of Lagos State of Nigeria, for the advancement of learning and establishment of academic excellence. The university caters for a population of over 35,000 students enrolled for full-time. The university also offers courses at Diploma, Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. Lagos State University is located in Ojo, a town in Lagos State, Nigeria. LASU is the only state university in the former British colony.
Lagos State University offers diploma, degree and post graduate programmes including a MBA programme.
It is also reputed as being among the top 10 Nigerian University 
Lagos State University was conceived as a multi-campus, collegiate and non-residential University. Today, Lagos State University operates a multi-campus system with four fully owned campuses having its main campus at Ojo (along the Badagry Expressway) and other campuses at Epe (where the Faculty of Engineering is located), Ikeja and Surulere, as well as six external/affiliated campuses.
- Oluranti Adebule, Deputy governor Lagos State.
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- Tara Fela-Durotoye, celebrity make-up artist
- Desmond Elliot, actor
- Ruggedman, rapper
- Dolly Unachukwu, actress
- Yinka Olukunga, actress
- Farida Mzamber Waziri, former EFCC chairman
- Tajudeen Obasa, current member of the National Assembly
- Yinka Durosinmi, former Chairman of Ojo local government
- Annie Macaulay–Idibia, actress
- Sound sultan,musician
- Sodiq Abubakar Yusuf (CDQ),musician
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