List of Nigerian cities by population

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This is a list of the largest cities in Nigeria by population.[1]

Rank City State Population
1 Lagos Lagos State 21,000,000
2 Kano Kano State 3,626,068
3 Abuja FCT 3,000,000
4 Ibadan Oyo State 2,550,593
5 Kaduna Kaduna State 1,652,844
6 Port Harcourt Rivers State 1,320,214
7 Aba Abia State 1,300,000
8 Ogbomosho Oyo State 1,200,000
9 Maiduguri Borno State 1,197,497
10 Benin City Edo State 1,147,188
11 Zaria Kaduna State 1,018,827
12 Jos Plateau State 900,000
13 Ilorin Kwara State 847,582
14 Enugu Enugu State 722,664
15 Oyo Oyo State 620,400
16 Abeokuta Ogun State 529,700
17 Onitsha Anambra State 509,500
18 Warri Delta State 500,900
19 Sokoto Sokoto State 500,500
20 Okene Kogi State 444,900
21 Calabar Cross River State 431,200
22 Osogbo Osun State 421,000
23 Katsina Katsina State 387,000
24 Akure Ondo State 369,700
25 Ife Osun State 313,400
26 Bauchi Bauchi State 291,600
27 Iseyin Oyo State 286,700
28 Minna Niger State 270,600
29 Makurdi Benue State 249,000
30 Owo Ondo State 243,000
31 Ado Ekiti Ekiti State 241,200
32 Ilesa Osun State 233,900
33 Gombe Gombe State 230,900
34 Umuahia Abia State 230,800
35 Ondo Ondo State 225,800
36 Damaturu Yobe State 223,000
37 Jimeta Adamawa State 218,400
38 Ikot Ekpene Akwa Ibom State 209,400
39 Gusau Zamfara State 201,200
40 Mubi Adamawa State 198,700
41 Sagamu Ogun State 191,500
42 Owerri Imo State 187,600
43 Ugep Cross River State 187,000
44 Ijebu Ode Ogun State 186,700
45 Ise Ekiti Ekiti State 167,100
46 Gboko Benue State 166,400
47 Ilawe Ekiti Ekiti State 160,700
48 Ikare Ondo State 160,600
50 Bida Niger State 159,100
51 Okpoko Anambra State 152,900
52 Awka Anambra State 152,300
53 Sapele Delta State 151,000
54 Ila Osun State 150,700
55 Shaki Oyo State 150,300
56 Ijero Ekiti State 147,300
57 Otukpo Benue State 136,800
58 Kisi Oyo State 130,800
59 Buguma Rivers State 124,200
60 Funtua Katsina State 122,500
61 Abakaliki Ebonyi State 121,700
62 Gbongan Osun State 117,300
63 Lafia Nasarawa State 115,500
64 Igboho Oyo State 115,000
65 Amaigbo Abia State 111,000
66 Gashua Yobe State 109,600
67 Offa Kwara State 105,700
68 Jalingo Taraba State 103,600
69 Bama Borno State 102,800
70 Uyo Akwa Ibom State 102,400
71 Uromi Edo State 101,400
72 Nsukka Enugu State 100,700
73 Okigwe Imo State 100,700
74 Modakeke Osun State 300,000