Basic Information

Motto Peace and Unity, Force and Progres
Anthem Arise Oh Compatriots, Nigeria’s Call Obey
Capital Abuja
Largest city Lagos
Official languages English
President Muhammadu Buhari
Independence Date October 1st, 1960
Total Area 923 768 km²
Population (2015) 182 201 962
Density 133 habitants/km²
Currency Naira(NGN)
Time zone UTC+1
Internet TLD .ng
Calling code +234