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Complete details about Nigeria in Africa with capital city Abuja

Country NameNigeria (Nigeria)
Country CodeNGA
Capital CityAbuja
ContinentAfrica
RegionWestern Africa
Independence Year1960
Population111506000
Surface Area923768.0
Life Expectancy51.6 years
GNP65707.0 (old 58623.0)
Government FormFederal Republic

Spoken Languages

Bura     (1.6%)
Edo     (3.3%)
Ful     (11.3%)
Hausa     (21.1%)
Ibibio     (5.6%)
Ibo     (18.1%)
Ijo     (1.8%)
Joruba     (21.4%)
Kanuri     (4.1%)
Tiv     (2.3%)

Major Cities

Lagos, Lagos     (population 1518000)
Ibadan, Oyo & Osun     (population 1432000)
Ogbomosho, Oyo & Osun     (population 730000)
Kano, Kano & Jigawa     (population 674100)
Oshogbo, Oyo & Osun     (population 476800)
Ilorin, Kwara & Kogi     (population 475800)
Abeokuta, Ogun     (population 427400)
Port Harcourt, Rivers & Bayelsa     (population 410000)
Zaria, Kaduna     (population 379200)
Ilesha, Oyo & Osun     (population 378400)
Onitsha, Anambra & Enugu & Eb     (population 371900)
Iwo, Oyo & Osun     (population 362000)
Ado-Ekiti, Ondo & Ekiti     (population 359400)
Abuja, Federal Capital Dist     (population 350100)
Kaduna, Kaduna     (population 342200)
Mushin, Lagos     (population 333200)
Maiduguri, Borno & Yobe     (population 320000)
Enugu, Anambra & Enugu & Eb     (population 316100)
Ede, Oyo & Osun     (population 307100)
Aba, Imo & Abia     (population 298900)
Ife, Oyo & Osun     (population 296800)
Ila, Oyo & Osun     (population 264000)
Oyo, Oyo & Osun     (population 256400)
Ikerre, Ondo & Ekiti     (population 244600)
Benin City, Edo & Delta     (population 229400)
Iseyin, Oyo & Osun     (population 217300)
Katsina, Katsina     (population 206500)
Jos, Plateau & Nassarawa     (population 206300)
Sokoto, Sokoto & Kebbi & Zam     (population 204900)
Ilobu, Oyo & Osun     (population 199000)
Offa, Kwara & Kogi     (population 197200)
Ikorodu, Lagos     (population 184900)
Ilawe-Ekiti, Ondo & Ekiti     (population 184500)
Owo, Ondo & Ekiti     (population 183500)
Ikirun, Oyo & Osun     (population 181400)
Shaki, Oyo & Osun     (population 174500)
Calabar, Cross River     (population 174400)
Ondo, Ondo & Ekiti     (population 173600)
Akure, Ondo & Ekiti     (population 162300)
Gusau, Sokoto & Kebbi & Zam     (population 158000)
Ijebu-Ode, Ogun     (population 156400)
Effon-Alaiye, Oyo & Osun     (population 153100)
Kumo, Bauchi & Gombe     (population 148000)
Shomolu, Lagos     (population 147700)
Oka-Akoko, Ondo & Ekiti     (population 142900)
Ikare, Ondo & Ekiti     (population 140800)
Sapele, Edo & Delta     (population 139200)
Deba Habe, Bauchi & Gombe     (population 138600)
Minna, Niger     (population 136900)
Warri, Edo & Delta     (population 126100)
Bida, Niger     (population 125500)
Ikire, Oyo & Osun     (population 123300)
Makurdi, Benue     (population 123100)
Lafia, Plateau & Nassarawa     (population 122500)
Inisa, Oyo & Osun     (population 119800)
Shagamu, Ogun     (population 117200)
Awka, Anambra & Enugu & Eb     (population 111200)
Gombe, Bauchi & Gombe     (population 107800)
Igboho, Oyo & Osun     (population 106800)
Ejigbo, Oyo & Osun     (population 105900)
Agege, Lagos     (population 105000)
Ise-Ekiti, Ondo & Ekiti     (population 103400)
Ugep, Cross River     (population 102600)
Epe, Lagos     (population 101000)

Nigeria's most recent News and Stories

Nigeria Tweets

From @Hermosa_Reinaa on Sat Feb 23 09:54:26 EST 2019 RT @MrDatare: They want Biafra.... problem. They want to vote & stay part of Nigeria... Problem.
From @dave_ayeni on Sat Feb 23 09:54:26 EST 2019 RT @OzzyPaul: Dear God, please keep Nigeria and her people even in this season. Amen.
From @youbae_l on Sat Feb 23 09:54:26 EST 2019 RT @ESC_JADM: When did Nigeria enter Eurovision 2019 ? https://t.co/uOCSpJIRDA
From @Chinyamasiani on Sat Feb 23 09:54:26 EST 2019 RT @osita_chidoka: NIGERIA is witnessing a new low in elections. @MBuhari your legacy as a Man of Integrity is about to suffer irreparable?
From @afehigie on Sat Feb 23 09:54:26 EST 2019 I voted alongside my hubby and a Colleague n his wife today at Nurudeen Primary School II, PU 014, Ogbomoso. D exer? https://t.co/0JXfUa3x5Z
From @daraojo_ on Sat Feb 23 09:54:26 EST 2019 RT @ahmadwakili: CBN HAD OPEN A NEW BRANCH AT BOURDILLON ROAD, IKOYI AT THE HOUSE OF APC NATIONAL LEADER ALHAJI. ASIWAJU BOLA AHMED TINUBU.?
From @kelplus on Sat Feb 23 09:54:26 EST 2019 RT @ChuckObidimma: Is this suppose to be happening right now in Nigeria? @atiku @USEmbassyAbuja @bukolasaraki @SpokesManAtiku @NigeriaNewsd?
From @chuzzy247 on Sat Feb 23 09:54:25 EST 2019 @tokstarr I saw your pic today with the @OfficialAPCNg sanwo- olu, please pass our message to him. He is further d? https://t.co/ohvGHNO0hm
From @AguataBlood on Sat Feb 23 09:54:25 EST 2019 RT @nnekei: Situation Report: #NigeriaDecides2019 (VIDEO) Woman found butchered along the road in northern Nigeria. Officers of @PoliceNG?
From @Novaculah on Sat Feb 23 09:54:25 EST 2019 RT @NubianHuman: Atiku is not the president of Nigeria. Atiku is not the Governor of Adamawa State. Those are the people who should fix?
From @Yemi_Wills on Sat Feb 23 09:54:24 EST 2019 RT @Bliss_Nigeria: Nigeria Let's Give #TheVerdict Here and Now! #NigeriaDecides2019 https://t.co/MySkcsfAz5 #ElectionDay Final Touches? Ag?
From @alexnewton53 on Sat Feb 23 09:54:23 EST 2019 APC thugs burning votes! That's the height of it all. I'm so disappointed in inec and Nigeria? #CancelElection https://t.co/J4DSb9i9yN
From @Jeco147 on Sat Feb 23 09:54:23 EST 2019 @osita_chidoka I hope the international community is alerted|seeing what?s truly going on in Nigeria now !? Patheti? https://t.co/xrwc7tZ0Oi
From @DanZaddy on Sat Feb 23 09:54:23 EST 2019 I was expecting a violence free election that is almost free & fair, since BUHARI & APC caucus always say they own? https://t.co/OtyMSHj90Y
From @notfullybald on Sat Feb 23 09:54:23 EST 2019 RT @Jthecaveman: Voting in Nigeria= suicide.