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Re: Nigeria's Largest Built-up Urban Areas In 2021 - Demographia by MadamExcellency: 9:42am On Jun 15
ipodstinks:
So how much is the total population of Abia state

Have you been to Ariaria metropolis?

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Re: Nigeria's Largest Built-up Urban Areas In 2021 - Demographia by Vaughanlanrewaj: 10:57am On Jun 15
SouthEastFacts:
Demographia recently released the largest built-up urban area in the world for 2021. Here's how Nigeria's top 15 cities compare with the rest of the world and their estimated population.

Lagos

Position in Nigeria: 1
Position in the World: 20
Estimated Population: 15.5 million

Onitsha

Position in Nigeria: 2
Position in the World: 64
Estimated Population: 6.9 million

Kano

Position in Nigeria: 3
Position in the World: 105
Estimated Population: 4.6 million

Note: we could clearly see that both Lagos and Onitsha are more populated than Kano according to international estimates.

Ibadan

Position in Nigeria: 4
Position in the World: 141
Estimated Population: 3.7 million

Abuja

Position in Nigeria: 5
Position in the World: 152
Estimated Population: 3.5 million

Benin City

Position in Nigeria: 6
Position in the World: 287
Estimated Population: 1.9 million

Port Harcourt

Position in Nigeria: 7
Position in the World: 324
Estimated Population: 1.7 million

Kaduna

Position in Nigeria: 8
Position in the World: 331
Estimated Population: 1.6 million

Benin City and Port Harcourt are more populated than Kaduna City. It seems the North inflates its population figures.

Enugu

Position in Nigeria: 9
Position in the World: 423
Estimated Population: 1.3 million

Ilorin

Position in Nigeria: 10
Position in the World: 434
Estimated Population: 1.2 million

Aba

Position in Nigeria: 11
Position in the World: 450
Estimated Population: 1.2 million

At position 450, Aba is one of the most built-up urban cities in the world. The city is more built-up than the capital of Czech Republic Prague (464), Seville in Spain (487) and the capital of Serbia, Belgrade (491).

Warri

Position in Nigeria: 12
Position in the World: 500
Estimated Population: 1.1 million

Nsukka

Position in Nigeria: 13
Position in the World: 536
Estimated Population: 995k

Nsukka is a village in Enugu and home to the Univeristy of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN).

Maidugari

Position in Nigeria: 14
Position in the World: 594
Estimated Population: 879k

Despite being war-torn, Maiduguri is one of the most built-up urban in Nigeria. Impressive!!!

Jos

Position in Nigeria: 15
Position in the World: 602
Estimated Population: 867

Next time you want to insult your country, just know that Lagos ad Onitsha are more built-up than these heavy-weight global cities;

1. Dubai
2. Madrid
3. Singapore
4. Accra
5. Milan
6. Barcelona
7. Cape Town
8. Kuwait City (capital of Kuwait)
9. Detroit
10. Athens
11. Rome
12. Manchester City

http://www.demographia.com/db-worldua.pdf
Land mass is the reason
Re: Nigeria's Largest Built-up Urban Areas In 2021 - Demographia by Coldshisha: 10:59am On Jun 15
cool



My wonderful Ibadan


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Re: Nigeria's Largest Built-up Urban Areas In 2021 - Demographia by Dagrace01(m): 11:01am On Jun 15
jimyjames:
Onitsha amaka grin
the real dot in a big empty cycle

Look at where almighty Ibadan which some people claim is bigger than the 5 igbo states put together is? undecided

They aren't talking about landmass here nah!
Do u really know the meaning of the word built up or I are just clowning around?

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Re: Nigeria's Largest Built-up Urban Areas In 2021 - Demographia by ipodstinks: 11:02am On Jun 15
MadamExcellency:


Have you been to Ariaria metropolis?

So Ariara alone is like 2million people. Maybe you shou come and check erekesan market in Akure too.
Re: Nigeria's Largest Built-up Urban Areas In 2021 - Demographia by conyema12(m): 11:03am On Jun 15
joyandfaith:


Nigeria is a joke. No wonder FG is afraid of another census.

Don’t worry technology will take care of those lies ... only with time... foul Nyash will open

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Re: Nigeria's Largest Built-up Urban Areas In 2021 - Demographia by ABANGWABOI(m): 11:04am On Jun 15
Nigercity:
I wonder how we all believe that ilorin is more populated than Aba
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I have been to both cities
Remove unilorin from ilorin
I see nothing there,

Maybe they were only talking about ABA (not including the metropolitan area, like Ariaria, osisioma, obingwa and ugwunagbor which are actually more populated than Aba city itself)

Cos by all standard ABA as a City is has a population far above 1.6 million
If you have been to the City, you will actually know that


We the Aba people know this...
We ain't bothered by such Stats..
We are populous and innovative..
Aba to D world..
Re: Nigeria's Largest Built-up Urban Areas In 2021 - Demographia by Nobody: 11:05am On Jun 15
Some Nigerians are not too bright.
See how Igbos are salivating on this thread!
Totally SMH

built-up
/bɪltˈʌp/
adjective
1.
(of an area) densely covered by buildings.
"he steered the stricken aircraft away from the built-up area"


Of course, SE will be more urban, they have a very small space to develop.
If you pack the same furniture in a 2 bedroom apartment and in also in a 50 bedroom apartment, will you get the same effect?

People need to realise the researchers used satellite images to do this.
It has absolutely nothing to do with population.

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Re: Nigeria's Largest Built-up Urban Areas In 2021 - Demographia by Millimann: 11:07am On Jun 15
jimyjames:
Onitsha amaka grin
the real dot in a big empty cycle

Look at where almighty Ibadan which some people claim is bigger than the 5 igbo states put together is? undecided

Tell them oo

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Re: Nigeria's Largest Built-up Urban Areas In 2021 - Demographia by onunwa21(m): 11:08am On Jun 15
During election, INEC will be telling us Zamfara 3 million!!!
Re: Nigeria's Largest Built-up Urban Areas In 2021 - Demographia by oginnite(m): 11:10am On Jun 15
I can Tell you for fact that the whole of Ibadan at the moment has more than 5million residence. So what you are telling me is Onitsha is Bigger than Ibadan? If Onitsha alone 7milliom(approximately according to your reference), Then what is the total Population of Anambra State?

Don't just believe everything you see online. We all know for a fact that the 2006 Census was fraud but notwithstanding, this figure for Onitsha is Aggravated.

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Re: Nigeria's Largest Built-up Urban Areas In 2021 - Demographia by Flier: 11:10am On Jun 15
jimyjames:
Onitsha amaka grin
the real dot in a big empty cycle

Look at where almighty Ibadan which some people claim is bigger than the 5 igbo states put together is? undecided
The stat is very wrong
Re: Nigeria's Largest Built-up Urban Areas In 2021 - Demographia by Vultron101: 11:11am On Jun 15
SouthEastFacts:
Demographia recently released the largest built-up urban area in the world for 2021. Here's how Nigeria's top 15 cities compare with the rest of the world and their estimated population.

Lagos

Position in Nigeria: 1
Position in the World: 20
Estimated Population: 15.5 million

Onitsha

Position in Nigeria: 2
Position in the World: 64
Estimated Population: 6.9 million

Kano

Position in Nigeria: 3
Position in the World: 105
Estimated Population: 4.6 million

Note: we could clearly see that both Lagos and Onitsha are more populated than Kano according to international estimates.

Ibadan

Position in Nigeria: 4
Position in the World: 141
Estimated Population: 3.7 million

Abuja

Position in Nigeria: 5
Position in the World: 152
Estimated Population: 3.5 million

Benin City

Position in Nigeria: 6
Position in the World: 287
Estimated Population: 1.9 million

Port Harcourt

Position in Nigeria: 7
Position in the World: 324
Estimated Population: 1.7 million

Kaduna

Position in Nigeria: 8
Position in the World: 331
Estimated Population: 1.6 million

Benin City and Port Harcourt are more populated than Kaduna City. It seems the North inflates its population figures.

Enugu

Position in Nigeria: 9
Position in the World: 423
Estimated Population: 1.3 million

Ilorin

Position in Nigeria: 10
Position in the World: 434
Estimated Population: 1.2 million

Aba

Position in Nigeria: 11
Position in the World: 450
Estimated Population: 1.2 million

At position 450, Aba is one of the most built-up urban cities in the world. The city is more built-up than the capital of Czech Republic Prague (464), Seville in Spain (487) and the capital of Serbia, Belgrade (491).

Warri

Position in Nigeria: 12
Position in the World: 500
Estimated Population: 1.1 million

Nsukka

Position in Nigeria: 13
Position in the World: 536
Estimated Population: 995k

Nsukka is a village in Enugu and home to the Univeristy of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN).

Maidugari

Position in Nigeria: 14
Position in the World: 594
Estimated Population: 879k

Despite being war-torn, Maiduguri is one of the most built-up urban in Nigeria. Impressive!!!

Jos

Position in Nigeria: 15
Position in the World: 602
Estimated Population: 867

Next time you want to insult your country, just know that Lagos ad Onitsha are more built-up than these heavy-weight global cities;

1. Dubai
2. Madrid
3. Singapore
4. Accra
5. Milan
6. Barcelona
7. Cape Town
8. Kuwait City (capital of Kuwait)
9. Detroit
10. Athens
11. Rome
12. Manchester City

http://www.demographia.com/db-worldua.pdf
Benin more populated than portharcourt big lie Benin get population? I wonder where you guys always get this fake figures from
Re: Nigeria's Largest Built-up Urban Areas In 2021 - Demographia by OmoManU: 11:11am On Jun 15
Ipob agenda

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Re: Nigeria's Largest Built-up Urban Areas In 2021 - Demographia by nony43(m): 11:11am On Jun 15
Goke7:


The second Niger bridge being built will serve Kano abi? Why are you guys so greedy?

Even if everything is given to you guys, you will still complain and murmur. I just tire for Una matter.

The Buhari you guys hate is the one making second Niger bridge possible which will open up onitsha more. omo you guys are heartless







Has there been a SE president that failed to work on the bridge? If the bridge wasn't connected to SS Buhari won't do it. Tell me the name that Buhari haven't called the Igbos? Or is it in appointments?

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Re: Nigeria's Largest Built-up Urban Areas In 2021 - Demographia by savagerhythm007(m): 11:12am On Jun 15
Nigercity:

The same way the told us in 2006 that Benin was more populated than pH Which is even laughable
2006
Re: Nigeria's Largest Built-up Urban Areas In 2021 - Demographia by sugarfrank(m): 11:12am On Jun 15
I believe their consideration ratio is:
1. The population
2. Ability to draw investors
3. Weather
4. A business oriented environment.

Not physical structures.
Re: Nigeria's Largest Built-up Urban Areas In 2021 - Demographia by obiekunie01: 11:12am On Jun 15
Asgard73:
Igbos are resilient

Call the developers... either as taunt or real.. that’s who they’re

Apart from Kano Warri

The rest Na igbos .... developed.

Mention with sense ... and must be a traveler that have been to those states to mention.

PLS INCLUDE KANO AND WARRI -SABON GARI IS ONE OF THE MOST URBAN AREA IN KANO AND IT IS DEVELOPED BY IGBOS

WARRI MA WE FULL THERE AND CO-DEVELOPED IT.

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Re: Nigeria's Largest Built-up Urban Areas In 2021 - Demographia by aeronot: 11:12am On Jun 15
1. Dubai
2. Madrid
3. Singapore
4. Accra
5. Milan
6. Barcelona
7. Cape Town
8. Kuwait City (capital of Kuwait)
9. Detroit
10. Athens
11. Rome..
12. Manchester City... The budgets of these cities may be 4x that of all our "built up cities" combined. Development, mode of transportation and other infrastructure might be 10x that of all our cities and states combined. Make we no dey find joy for where e no dey.
Re: Nigeria's Largest Built-up Urban Areas In 2021 - Demographia by Nonexisting: 11:13am On Jun 15
IgweOfNnewi:
See the wide margin between Lagos and onitsha, the dot are really the darkest spot in the history of Nigeria, dot of criminality since 1914
Lagos as it is, is not something afonjas should be boasting of. Lagos was once the FCT, it was built by entire Nigerians. Afonjas were not up to 30 percent of those that made Lagos what it is today but Onitsha on the other hand was built and dwelt by 99.9 percent Igbos. Do a census in Lagos today and you will see that afonjas are not up to 60 percent of Lagos dwellers and when I mean Lagos, I mean the city not the interior villages in the state.
Re: Nigeria's Largest Built-up Urban Areas In 2021 - Demographia by Anambra1stSon(m): 11:14am On Jun 15
Siwisheswereesh:


The population of the whole Anambra is not up to 6.9million... grin
Dumbo with IPOB order for Igbos not to participate in voters registration in Southeast before last General election go and check numbers of Anambra that insisted to register, just use your Google

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Re: Nigeria's Largest Built-up Urban Areas In 2021 - Demographia by Standing5(m): 11:16am On Jun 15
jimyjames:
Onitsha amaka grin
the real dot in a big empty cycle

Look at where almighty Ibadan which some people claim is bigger than the 5 igbo states put together is? undecided
is the report talking about overall size or increase in 2021 alone?
Re: Nigeria's Largest Built-up Urban Areas In 2021 - Demographia by Nonexisting: 11:17am On Jun 15
Flier:
The stat is very wrong
Go and do your own stat or shut up.
Re: Nigeria's Largest Built-up Urban Areas In 2021 - Demographia by Nobody: 11:17am On Jun 15
Na so!
Nigeria's population has never been debunked by the international community. In fact, they regularly submit that it's higher than our census.

They have their methods of determining.

joyandfaith:


2006 census was a fraud. Reliable census was conducted during colonial regime. I have been in onitsha, benin city, port Harcourt, owerri, aba, abuja, kano, kaduna, zaria, Katsina. I served in funtua, Katsina state. I am familiar with ilorin . I live in. Ibadan.
There are more people in southern nigeria than north.
Re: Nigeria's Largest Built-up Urban Areas In 2021 - Demographia by Millimann: 11:18am On Jun 15
SouthEastFacts:

It means an urban area intensely developed for housing, commerce, industry, etc.

Here's a drone coverage of Onitsha


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1xuh2JviB2M

Thanks for this video.

When we tell these people to visit the east and see development, they think we are making mouth.

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Re: Nigeria's Largest Built-up Urban Areas In 2021 - Demographia by gaftsoil(m): 11:20am On Jun 15
IgweOfNnewi:
See the wide margin between Lagos and onitsha, the dot are really the darkest spot in the history of Nigeria, dot of criminality since 1914
Mumu
Re: Nigeria's Largest Built-up Urban Areas In 2021 - Demographia by Seunfretty: 11:20am On Jun 15
gawu1:

Did you ask your self when was that census conducted by the oyibo or
You believed what one European just sat down and estimated as truth but you will not believe census conducted by your own country.
What most people commenting here failed to put into consideration or know but chose to ignore is that Kano city is not the same as Kano state, Kaduna is not the same as kaduna state.
Whether you agree with me or not, the population of the north is more the less rural. That is to say majority of the northen population are rural dwellers.
Compare with the south which population concentration is mostly town base. And the reasons for this are not far fetched: land and occupation type: For instance, there are numerous researches which clearly show that one of the most dense occupied place in Africa is the south eastern Nigeria. But this does not mean that the people of eastern Nigeria are more in population than every other in Africa.
Therefore, Lagos may be more populated than Kano but Lagos State is not populated than Kano state. Even with out census, most of the statistical data in this respect favour Kano than Lagos.
you are totally right on this
Re: Nigeria's Largest Built-up Urban Areas In 2021 - Demographia by TOPCRUISE(m): 11:20am On Jun 15
SouthEastFacts:


Next time you want to insult your country, just know that Lagos ad Onitsha are more built-up than these heavy-weight global cities;

1. Dubai
2. Madrid
3. Singapore
4. Accra
5. Milan
6. Barcelona
7. Cape Town
8. Kuwait City (capital of Kuwait)
9. Detroit
10. Athens
11. Rome
12. Manchester City

http://www.demographia.com/db-worldua.pdf

If you want to increase population just look for women and begin to impregnate them like rabbits.
It is very easy to increase population but to take care of the entire population is difficult, the resources will not be evenly distributed. Many will scramble to the few
and left over available resources.
Those countries above know the implications of a controlled population. That is why they are doing fine.

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Re: Nigeria's Largest Built-up Urban Areas In 2021 - Demographia by marsman(f): 11:20am On Jun 15
theTranslator:
When did population density become a plus? grin cheesy

Chai
IPOB are deranged shocked shocked

And how is Onitsha 6.9 million?
If only Onitsha is 6.9 shocked
Then Anambra state will be 25 million grin
Demographia has taken some real bad weed grin grin
Let them have it, They need something to chest beat after being termed A dot in a circle.

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Re: Nigeria's Largest Built-up Urban Areas In 2021 - Demographia by Sammerboi: 11:21am On Jun 15
Asgard73:


Don’t mind those people that have deserted their states .. all is ghosted
Once you call a Yoruba state .. instead make them Dey proud .. Na to quickly mention Lagos.

What about the remaining five Yoruba states?
ibadan and Ilorin na your state abi?

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