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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 @mama_wabo on Sun Oct 20 09:46:46 EDT 2019 RT @thedesgnr: @ErroLegend @AdvBarryRoux As a citizen of Botswana we'd like to put it out there that she is not one of us we pass her to Ni?
From @HRH_VikkyParker on Sun Oct 20 09:46:45 EDT 2019 RT @FrankZephyr1: If you relocated from Nigeria recently, please don't forget to hustle PENCOM for 25% of your contribution, 4 months after?
From @SimonEchewofun on Sun Oct 20 09:46:44 EDT 2019 SPECIAL REPORT: Despite huge investment in power, Nigeria suffered... https://t.co/yCx0mOPTOd
From @alexsil6991 on Sun Oct 20 09:46:44 EDT 2019 RT @whitenigerian: I am Nigerian not because I was born in Nigeria but because Nigeria was born in me.
From @iam_ayobami_ on Sun Oct 20 09:46:43 EDT 2019 @Ejiphills @segalink When did knowing about Nigeria's problems leads to something positive. We have a president in? https://t.co/ntiZqH8yhb
From @Abdurrazaaqu on Sun Oct 20 09:46:43 EDT 2019 RT @A_Salkida: A top cop was abducted on the highway in Kaduna, and his abductors placed a call to the police demanding a ransom of 50 mill?
From @msbaecca on Sun Oct 20 09:46:42 EDT 2019 @BusolaLad It's only on Twitter people think the whole Nigeria is interested in BBnaija. Show of shame is when you? https://t.co/Javfz9rf7C
From @Kastrow_shoes on Sun Oct 20 09:46:42 EDT 2019 RT @Kastrow_shoes: Made in Nigeria by @Kastrow_shoes https://t.co/1uiLFPMemy
From @Akam58825753 on Sun Oct 20 09:46:41 EDT 2019 RT @UmuodeZone: This is what our people are passing through in the hands of Nigeria sponsored terrorrist jihad boko haram. May God help his?
From @UBAGroup on Sun Oct 20 09:46:41 EDT 2019 #ICYMI Click to watch full documentary of the #UBAMarketplace19 held at #TranscorpHilton, Abuja, Nigeria ?? https://t.co/jt6ldedhQt
From @SageJnr on Sun Oct 20 09:46:40 EDT 2019 RT @Gidi_Traffic: "@WunmiBayo: On this Day in 2014, @WHO declared Nigeria Ebola free. We remember the heroes who made that possible. #Hero?
From @theofficialFEMI on Sun Oct 20 09:46:40 EDT 2019 Headies has lost it. I think Ayo Animashaun gotta hire independent production company and reach out to some of thes? https://t.co/q3zfKofDjZ
From @spongersteven on Sun Oct 20 09:46:40 EDT 2019 RT @thecableng: BREAKING: World Bank approves $3bn power loan for Nigeria https://t.co/KEhGLppqWv via @thecableng https://t.co/Jijo6E0z9E
From @_hozint on Sun Oct 20 09:46:39 EDT 2019 5 killed in clashes with Boko Haram in Jakana, Borno State #nigeria #terrorism #insurgency https://t.co/3yXICuilRm https://t.co/zMdqXffJYN
From @nazeef_ba on Sun Oct 20 09:46:39 EDT 2019 RT @Sadeekhassan: So N1.1B worth of gold was illegally mined and smuggled out of Zamfara, the most educationally challenged and one of the?