Nigeria - Top 100+ Cities by Population

Population data by city is the population of the city itself, not the metro area. Data is as of 2011 estimates.

Rank CityCountryPopulation
1. Lagos Nigeria 9,000,000
2. Kano Nigeria 3,626,068
3. Ibadan Nigeria 3,565,108
4. Kaduna Nigeria 1,582,102
5. Port Harcourt Nigeria 1,148,665
6. Benin City Nigeria 1,125,058
7. Maiduguri Nigeria 1,112,449
8. Zaria Nigeria 975,153
9. Aba Nigeria 897,560
10. Jos Nigeria 816,824
11. Ilorin Nigeria 814,192
12. Oyo Nigeria 736,072
13. Enugu Nigeria 688,862
14. Abeokuta Nigeria 593,100
15. Abuja Nigeria 590,400
16. Sokoto Nigeria 563,861
17. Onitsha Nigeria 561,066
18. Warri Nigeria 536,023
19. Calabar Nigeria 461,796
20. Katsina Nigeria 432,149
21. Akure Nigeria 420,594
22. Bauchi Nigeria 316,149
23. Ebute Ikorodu Nigeria 313,439
24. Makurdi Nigeria 292,645
25. Minna Nigeria 291,905
26. Effon Alaiye Nigeria 279,319
27. Ilesa Nigeria 277,904
28. Owo Nigeria 276,574
29. Umuahia Nigeria 264,662
30. Ondo Nigeria 257,005
31. Damaturu Nigeria 255,895
32. Ikot-Ekpene Nigeria 254,806
33. Iwo Nigeria 250,443
34. Gombe Nigeria 250,258
35. Jimeta Nigeria 248,148
36. Gusau Nigeria 226,857
37. Mubi Nigeria 225,705
38. Ikire Nigeria 222,160
39. Owerri Nigeria 215,038
40. Shagamu Nigeria 214,558
41. Ijebu-Ode Nigeria 209,175
42. Ugep Nigeria 200,276
43. Nnewi Nigeria 193,987
44. Ise-Ekiti Nigeria 190,063
45. Ila Orangun Nigeria 179,192
46. Saki Nigeria 178,677
47. Bida Nigeria 171,656
48. Awka Nigeria 167,738
49. Ijero-Ekiti Nigeria 167,632
50. Inisa Nigeria 164,161
51. Abuja Nigeria 162,135
52. Sapele Nigeria 161,686
53. Kishi Nigeria 155,510
54. Gbongan Nigeria 139,485
55. Ejigbo Nigeria 138,357
56. Funtua Nigeria 136,811
57. Igboho Nigeria 136,764
58. Buguma Nigeria 135,404
59. Ikirun Nigeria 134,240
60. Abakaliki Nigeria 134,102
61. Okrika Nigeria 133,271
62. Amaigbo Nigeria 127,300
63. Lafia Nigeria 127,236
64. Gashua Nigeria 125,817
65. Modakeke Nigeria 119,529
66. Bama Nigeria 118,121
67. Ilobu Nigeria 118,089
68. Jalingo Nigeria 117,757
69. Okigwi Nigeria 115,499
70. Offa Nigeria 113,830
71. Esuk Oron Nigeria 112,033
72. Nsukka Nigeria 111,017
73. Nguru Nigeria 111,014
74. Hadejia Nigeria 110,753
75. Ijebu-Igbo Nigeria 109,261
76. Uromi Nigeria 108,608
77. Birnin Kebbi Nigeria 108,164
78. Pindiga Nigeria 106,322
79. Azare Nigeria 105,687
80. Nkpor Nigeria 103,733
81. Ikerre Nigeria 103,054
82. Lafiagi Nigeria 102,779
83. Kontagora Nigeria 98,754
84. Yola Nigeria 96,006
85. Biu Nigeria 95,005
86. Olupona Nigeria 95,002
87. Lere Nigeria 93,290
88. Wukari Nigeria 92,933
89. Igbo Ora Nigeria 92,719
90. Emure-Ekiti Nigeria 90,645
91. Isieke Nigeria 89,990
92. Ifo Nigeria 88,272
93. Igede-Ekiti Nigeria 87,282
94. Effium Nigeria 86,945
95. Idanre Nigeria 86,468
96. Potiskum Nigeria 86,002
97. Keffi Nigeria 85,911
98. Epe Nigeria 84,711
99. Gambaru Nigeria 84,672
100. Ogaminan Nigeria 84,373

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