Below are the list of Top 10 Cities In Nigeria By OccupyNaija.com
- Lagos State
- Abuja (Federal Capital Territory FCT)
- Warri (Delta State)
- Port Harcourt
- Ibadan (Capital City of Oyo State)
- Calabar (Capital City of Cross Rivers)
- Mina (Capital City of Naija State)
- Enugu State
Lagos State is popularly known as Lag and Eko in Yoruba, Lagos State is situated at the South West of Nigeria.
Lagos State is estimated to have over 25 million residents spread across the state and also occupying part of Ogun State.
The state is sub divided into major 2 part namely Island which is situated by the water side and ocean while the Mainland is on the dry land away from the island.
Lagos State was formally the Capital City Of Nigeria as at 1914 – 1991. From then till date, ikoyi, Victoria island, Ikeja, and Latter; Lekki and Ajah remains the most beautiful places in Lagos
More also, the state has major commercial areas such as Apapa, Oladipo, Oshodi, Obalende, Super also known as Katagua, Computer Village Ikeja and many others.
The state is also know for it’s beautiful buildings such as sky scrappers, hotels, schools, churches, clubs, restaurants and many more. welcome to Lagos.
Abuja is the power house of Nigeria which serves as the Federal Capital Territory FCT.
Abuja took over as Federal Capital Territory FCT from Lagos State on the 12th of December 1991.
The city has been structured since 80’s to become the capital city of Nigeria. Abuja is currently have over 1 million residents.
Abuja is fast growing over the decades and has beautiful areas like Wuse, Gwagwalada, Lugbe, Suje, Karu among others. Visit Abuja Soon.
Kano is the biggest city among other cities across northern Nigeria. Kano city is known with lots of tourist attractions centres. The tourist centres include;
- Bagauda Rake
- Tiga Rake Resort Man-made
- Tourist Camp
- Audu Bako zoo
- Gidan makama museum
- monument museum Kofa mata among others.
The Kano city resident are majorly known to be farmers. Kano is well know of it’s land mass which enable the farmers to farm hectares of land. the city supplies lots of food stuffs across the nation.
The city also suffered rain fall which lead to irrigation system of farming.
Kano city celebrate it’s annual festival called DURBAR FESTIVAL. the festival is always hosted by the city Emir as a mark of Eid-ul-fitr and Eid-al-Adha (The 2 Muslim Annual festival).
Warri is a regional city in Delta State, situated at the lower part of naija delta coastline, and not the capital city. However, warri city stand out to be the most notable city in Delta State Nigeria.
Warri city is majorly known for its oil production and yet lots of tourist attractions areas and also a port region like Port Harcourt. Some of the attractions areas in warri are;
- Palace of the olu of warri
- Nama Palace
- Effurun Garden Park
- Koko red mangrove and many more
The commonly used word in warri is ‘AREA’ which typically have lots of meaning to it, people often use it to express power, integrity, Action, Authority and many more as it all depends on the situation one wish to uses it. Other major cities in Nigeria uses it.
The city is fast developing due to its oil production and it has also attracted many investor.
Port Harcourt is the largest oil city in Nigeria with lots of shorelines which results to tens of thousands oil production company in the city.
The city is situated at the South-South region of Nigeria and also the capital city of Rivers. Before it’s oil discovery, the port Harcourt city was first known for it’s sea port activities and it was a centre for export and importation.
Port Harcourt city also have lots of attractive resort for festive break, excursion, picnic or whatever you wish to do. those tourist attractions includes;
- Isaac Boro Park
- Ifoko Beach
- Monument of Jaja
- Bony island among others
The city is quiet expensive when it comes to standard of living and it’s more of nightlife. Make your next vacation trip to Port Harcourt.
Ibadan is known to be an ancient Nigeria city and its situated in Oyo State of Nigeria and the largest among Africa cities.
Nigeria first owned university was in Ibadan which was formally called “University College of Ibadan” and later change to “University Of Ibadan (UI).”
Ibadan was the first to have sky scrapper before Lagos, Abuja and other cities, which is the “Cocoa House”. And also the first to own teaching hospital in the whole of Africa.
The University Of Ibadan also has museum centre for tourism and the Mapo colonial city all.
Jos is the capital city of plateau state which is well known to be called J Town. J Town is loved by many following the weather condition of the state. Some feels it’s too cold but after visiting one can tell it’s the best weather.
The city was first known for mining as far back the time of British era. And this attracted lots of Igbo, Yoruba and some European to settle in the city.
Haven’t said that, the city has been faced with religion crisis since 2001 till date. meanwhile J Town is still a great city if religion is kept aside.
The city also comprises of various tourist attractions centres which includes; wildlife park, water fall, game reserve and lots of hill side and mountain rocks. Make your next tourist vacation trip to the plateau
Calabar became more famous among other cities following it’s annual festival (Calabar Carnival) celebration which usually takes place around December and it’s known to be the biggest Carnival in Africa.
The city is beautified with lots of architectures and also lots of tourist attractions like Obudu cattle ranch and Tinapa resort in the city. Calabar is situated at the South-East of Nigeria.
Minna is the capital city of Naija State which was known to be used as labour camp during the railway construction. This results to early development of the state and also makes it more commercial city.
The city is located at the central region of Nigeria and closer to Kainja Dam where Nigeria electricity is generated. And the city thereby having constant electricity supply.
Tourist attractions centres; Gurara falls, Baro port, wushishi transway and may others.
Enugu is situated at the south-east of Nigeria which is known as coal city. the state is so social and commercialized by making life mush easier for the city resident.
The city are also known for beautiful and attractions centres such as; Nike Holiday Resort, Famous Nmanwu Cultural Festival, Iva Valley and many more. A visit to Enugu State will convince you of their beautiful environs.
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