Lagos (Nigerian English: ; Èkó) is the largest city in Nigeria and the second most populous city in Africa, with a population of 15.4 million as of 2015 within the city proper - daily the Lagos area is growing by some 3,000 people, or around 1.1 million annually, so the true population figure of the greater Lagos area in 2022 is roughly 28 million (up from some 23.5 million in 2018).- Lagos
The former Western State of Nigeria was formed in 1967 when the Western Region was subdivided into the states of Lagos and Western State.- Western State (Nigeria)
The largest city in Nigeria is Lagos, one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world and the second-largest in Africa.- Nigeria
Lagos can be said to be the most prominent state with over 20 million people residing therein.- Western State (Nigeria)
This city area was governed directly by the Federal Government through the Lagos City Council, until the creation of Lagos State in 1967, which led to the splitting of Lagos city into the present day seven Local Government Areas (LGAs), and an addition of other towns (which now make up 13 LGAs) from the then Western Region to form the state.- Lagos
The coup plotters succeeded in assassinating Sir Ahmadu Bello and Abubakar Tafawa Balewa alongside prominent leaders of the Northern Region and also Premier Samuel Akintola of the Western Region, but the coup plotters struggled to form a central government.- Nigeria
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Ibadan (, ; Ìbàdàn) is the capital and most populous city of Oyo State, in Nigeria.
It is the third-largest city by population in Nigeria after Lagos and Kano, with a total population of 3,649,000 as of 2021, and over 6 million people within its metropolitan area.
Ibadan had been the administrative centre of the old Western Region since the early days of British colonial rule, and parts of the city's ancient protective walls still stand to this day.