List of cities in Nigeria

This is a list of cities in Nigeria. Cities in bold are among the fourteen most populous in the country:

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  • Aba
  • Abakaliki
  • Abeokuta
  • Abuja
  • Akure
  • Asaba
  • Anambra
  • Awka
  • Bauchi
  • Benin City
  • Birnin Kebbi
  • Calabar
  • Dutse
  • Eket
  • Enugu
  • Gombe
  • Gusau
  • Ibadan
  • Ife
  • Ikeja

    Lagos, Lagos State

    Lagos, Lagos State, most populous city by census 2006

  • Ikot-Abasi
  • Ikot Ekpene
  • Ikoyi
  • Ilorin
  • Jalingo
  • Jimeta
  • Jos
  • Kaduna
  • Kano
  • Katsina
  • Karu
  • Kumariya
  • Lafia
  • Lagos
  • Lokoja
  • Maiduguri

    Kano, Kano State

    Kano, Kano State, second most populous city by census 2006

  • Makurdi
  • Minna
  • Nsukka
  • Ogbomoso
  • Onitsha
  • Oron
  • Oshogbo
  • Owerri
  • Owo
  • Oyo
  • Port Harcourt
  • Potiskum
  • Sokoto
  • Suleja
  • Umuahia
  • Uyo
  • Warri
  • Wukari
  • Yenagoa
  • Yola
  • Zaria

List of Urban Areas in Nigeria with population estimates of 1,000,000 and above as at 2012 according to demographia

Port Harcourt City Center

Port Harcourt City Center, Rivers State, third most populous

  • Lagos 11,547,000
  • Kano 3,466,000
  • Ibadan 3,028,000
  • Abuja 2,245,000
  • Port Harcourt 1,947,000
  • Kaduna 1,566,000
  • Benin City 1,398,000
  • Zaria 1,075,000