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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 @PanAFriGu on Thu Apr 18 08:29:30 EDT 2019 RT @gloria_adagbon: A Government of the People, By People and for the People. VP @ProfOsinbajo, under the @MBuhari led administration has d?
From @Abiola_Usman on Thu Apr 18 08:29:29 EDT 2019 RT @deolaa_J: Came up with this and executed it with the geniuses at the 02 academy Lagos. The first of it's kind in Nigeria. https://t.c?
From @A_ibrahim76 on Thu Apr 18 08:29:29 EDT 2019 RT @DoubleEph: As horse owners, we should frustrate the sale of cars in our country. Likewise as candle makers, we should raise a standard?
From @nurvdeen on Thu Apr 18 08:29:27 EDT 2019 RT @HRH_Iam: Dear Hamid Ibrahim Ali, Comptroller General, Nigeria Customs service, The Most Heartfelt wishes to you, And congratulations fo?
From @amsolex on Thu Apr 18 08:29:23 EDT 2019 RT @dadiyata: Male students hostel of Sule Lamido University, Kafin Hausa, Jigawa state. Nigeria. One of the many legacies of the @Officia?
From @TechCabal on Thu Apr 18 08:29:22 EDT 2019 To close the event, awardees of the EFina Fintech Challenge Fund receive a US$ 2 million grant. These companies ha? https://t.co/wyclRAs8dP
From @UchePOkoye on Thu Apr 18 08:29:20 EDT 2019 RT @ChifeDr: An aperture into the mind of the extractive elite and the unmitigated ignorance that holds Nigeria Minotaur-like, captive in a?
From @FatolaFabs on Thu Apr 18 08:29:18 EDT 2019 But for real though, is Nigeria the giant of African?
From @JEriobu on Thu Apr 18 08:29:17 EDT 2019 RT @polycarpgbaja: @obyezeks Looked surreal when in the Bible, the Religious leaders called Jesus Baalzebub for addressing & bringing heali?
From @manofphenomeno on Thu Apr 18 08:29:15 EDT 2019 RT @Journalist_Mind: Money In Circulation , At That Point Nigeria Was Like "Heaven " For Omotola??? https://t.co/i6w5pkiJXl
From @9Twitblog on Thu Apr 18 08:29:14 EDT 2019 RT @dreadnstyn: ?Hello Nigeria? ?Lets Gain 1000 Nigerians? Follow me @dreadnstyn ??500 Rts=500 Follower?? ??750 Rts = 750 Followers?? ???
From @Knight713 on Thu Apr 18 08:29:14 EDT 2019 RT @segalink: The supervising custom officer stormed out leaving an instruction thatthe younger officer MUST obtain N200k or at least N150k?
From @wittygold_ on Thu Apr 18 08:29:12 EDT 2019 RT @SEBEBE28: This channel will guarantee rib-cracking jokes from some of Nigeria?s finest comedians. Viewers can look to being a part to s?
From @ezeudenwa on Thu Apr 18 08:29:12 EDT 2019 Vanguard News Nigeria https://t.co/4W5yFaa6lD