This paper is set to discuss the people of Etegbin and the impacts of religion in the community. Etegbin is one of the developing communities located in Ojo a local government in Lagos state, southwest Nigeria. It is largely dominated by Yoruba and Igbo, alongside other ethnic groups and aliens. There are three major religions in this community, they are: Christianity, Islam and the African Traditional Religion. Etegbin is a very small community when compared to larger communities like Festac, Ajegunle, Satellite town, etc. From the inception of this community, there has been no record of religious or ethnic crises whatsoever. Religion has impacted the lives of the people in a significant way, have greatly contributed to the growth of the community, but greater impact await the possibilities of having foreign investors who will make the community lucrative and attractive to all. Keywords: Etegbin, religion, Christianity, Islam, Traditionalists, hooliganism, impacts, people, and Oro.
PHILIP O. OKOYE
Philip O. Okoye is a student of History in the University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria. He is a Christian novelist and a poet. philipokoye19@gmail.com
PHILIP O. OKOYE

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