Most Populous Cities in Nigeria (Updated)

Nigeria is a nation that is made up of 36 states and capitals. Some of these states have cities were businesses thrives in Nigeria, thereby increasing the economic base the country. Most of the cities that are populated, consist of the Igbos, Yorubas and Hausas, different people of different tribes.

Here are the list of the Most Populous Cities in Nigeria with their figures

Lagos – 21,642, 797

Kano – 3, 626, 068

Ibadan – 3, 500, 000

Abuja – 3, 000, 000

Port Harcourt – 1, 947, 000

Kaduna – 1, 652, 844

Ogbomoso 1, 500,000

Benin – 1, 400, 000

Aba – 1, 277, 300

Maiduguri – 1, 200, 000

Zaria – 1, 018, 827

Jos – 900, 000

Ilorin – 847, 582

Enugu – 722, 664

Oyo – 620, 400

Abeokuta – 529, 700

Onitsha – 509, 500

Warri – 500, 900

Sokoto – 500, 500

Okene – 444, 900

From the above most populous cities in Nigeria, there is no doubt that Lagos is the most populated city in Nigeria, due to her environment which is suitable for business to thrive.

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