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Top Most Populated Cities In Nigeria 2015

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Top Most Populated Cities In Nigeria 2015 by Naijatechno(: 7:46 am On Sep 29, 2015

This work was done by our great team. In fact it took some reasonable amount of time to get this done. Well for every statistics you will be seeing here, are based on the statistics given to our team by the various states in question.

If you will notice, you will discover that there are much increase in the population since the last census that took lace in 2006. There was no official document to get these information because there was no population that has been done.

Top Most Populated Cities In Nigeria 2015
Below are the list of the most populous cities in Nigeria.


Lagos is unarguably the most populous city in West Africa. It has remained and i believe it will still remain the most populous city in Nigeria for a very long time to come.

According to the 2006's population census, lagos had a total of 7,682,953 but now that number have almost doubled. According to the Lagos State Government, the City's population stands at 17.5 million population.Though this fact was dispited by the Nigerian Government and they judged it as unreliable true by the National Population Commission of Nigeria. According to the latest reports from the Lagos state government, Lagos is estimated to be at 21,642,797, making Lagos the largest city in Africa. According to an Official report, lagos is known to be the second fastest-growing city in the Africa continent and the seventh in the world.


Kano as it were is a commercial city. So with this fact, it is a sure ground populants. According to our reports, the kano city which is the capital territory of Kano state, is the second populous city in Nigeria. According to the official reports from the ministry of environment, the Kano urban area covers about 137 km2 and has a total of six local government areas (LGAs)

According to the last census conducted in 2006, Kano was estimated as at 2,828,86. Well, recent estimates by the state government of kano shows that Kano have increased by almost a million with 3,626,068 recorded recently.With this figure, Kano stands as second on the log


Sometimes, i prefer calling this the ancient city of ibadan. Ibadan, is the largest city in west Africa, and presumably, one of the largest in Africa.

Ibadan the Oyo state capital at the 2006 census conducted was at a population of 1,338,659. Between 2006 and now, there have been increase in he number of birth, and lots of influx of emigrants. With the latest figure which we collected from the Ministry incharge the population stood at 3,500,000.
During the year Nigeria gained independent, Ibadan the Oyo state capital was the largest city and most populated city in the country and was also the third largest and most populated in Africa after Cairo and Johannesburg.
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