Nigeria

  • Total value of UN-Habitat investments (2008-2015): US$ 4,348,613
  • Total number of UN-Habitat projects (2008-2015): 8 projects
  • Main donors: Government of Nigeria, ECOWAS, Germany, Federal University of Technology, European Commission and, the Africa, Caribbean and Pacific Secretariat
  • Implementing partners: government agencies, Ministries of Housing and Urban Planning, Youth and Sports, Planning and Budget, Energy; ECOWAS, UNIDO, BMZ/GIZ, UNDP
General information

Capital:  Abuja

Major Cities:  The largest country in Africa, Nigeria has 36 states and a few of the main cities are Kano, Ibadan, Kaduna, Port Harcourt, Benin City, Maiduguri, Zaria, Aba & Jos. UN-Habitat has been working in several cities, mainly in Akure, Ondo, Owo, Okitipupa, Ikare and Ore, Lafia, Doma, Karu, Keffi, Oshogbo, Ile Ife, Ilesa, Iwo, Ede, Ejigbo, Ila Orangun, Ikire and Ikirun.

  • Population: 168.8million
  • GDP: US$262.6  billion
  • GDP growth: 6.5%
  • Urban population (annual %): 50%
  • Population growth rate (average annual %): 2.8%
  • Urban population growth rate (average annual %): 4.0%
  • Rural population growth rate (average annual %): 1.6%

  
Source: World Bank 2021