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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)

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From @Ziino_nigeria on Fri Nov 24 02:40:10 EST 2017 RT @ToksDuttie: OUT NOW GBÉ SEYI? by @yung6ix ft @officialniniola https://t.co/r9S8Tky4X2 ?#HIGH?? https://t.co/3gxQ3iL2Dw
From @akhenaton6957 on Fri Nov 24 02:40:08 EST 2017 RT @DanielPilotte: ??? RIP au NIGERIA 75 CHRÉTIENS ont été ??TUÉS en 2 MOIS par des ISLAMISTES ??? https://t.co/FQov22busL
From @jatutu022 on Fri Nov 24 02:40:06 EST 2017 RT @SaharaReporters: FLASH: The Nigerian Senate and its leadership @bukolasaraki collected over N10b from @MTNNG to "clear" the mobile comm?
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From @Abhinandan1234 on Fri Nov 24 02:39:54 EST 2017 RT @kaushikcbasu: The contribution of migrants. Top 10 remittance receiving nations in the world last year (billion $): India 62.7 China 61?
From @Mosjoe11 on Fri Nov 24 02:39:53 EST 2017 RT @pmnewsnigeria: FSARS Smashes 8-Man Robbery Gang In Oyo https://t.co/f9xPlYDvsW #News #Nigeria https://t.co/OEtGIWwKJm
From @dejioladoye on Fri Nov 24 02:39:53 EST 2017 RT @AsoRock: The Abuja and Lagos Airports have in the last 3 months received International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Certification?
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From @PoliceNG_News on Fri Nov 24 02:39:46 EST 2017 RT @YomiShogunle: ?The use of alcohol & drugs are associated with cases of intimate partner violence? - Dr Akanni Oluwatosin, Consultant Ps?