Question: What is the federal capital of Nigeria?

What is the difference between Abuja and FCT?

Abuja is the capital city of Nigeria. It is located in the center of Nigeria in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Abuja is a planned city, which was built mainly in the 1980s and officially became Nigeria’s capital on 12 December 1991, replacing the role of the previous capital Lagos.

How old is Nigerian?

1. Nigeria was formed in 1914. The land area known today as Nigeria was formed in 1914 when colonial authorities merged the Northern and Southern Protectorates of Nigeria, to form the amalgamated Protectorate and Colony of Nigeria.

Is Abuja better than Lagos?

Abuja is a lot more expensive and most people have to run to live in the suburbs, however Lagos too has the same, the distinction between living on the island and the mainland. In conclusion, its better to experience Lagos, get used to the initial shock and later decide to go try out Abuja.

Where is the best place to live in Abuja?

The Best Places To Live In Abuja

  • Asokoro. Asokoro is one of the most high-class districts in Nigeria. …
  • Jabi. Jabi can be considered the younger brother of Maitama and Asokoro, not quite as expensive to live in, but with pretty much all the benefits of residing in those two places. …
  • Gwarinpa. …
  • Lokogoma. …
  • Jahi. …
  • Apo. …
  • Life Camp.
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How safe is Abuja?

Stay safe[edit]

While car hijackings and armed robbery are high in Lagos, and kidnapping of foreign oil workers is prevalent in the Niger delta, Abuja in sharp contrast, is one of the safest metropolitan cites in Nigeria. General security measures like elsewhere in the world should be observed.

Who is the governor of Abuja FCT?

List of current state governors

State Governor Took office
Yobe State Mai Mala Buni 2019
Zamfara State Bello Matawalle 2019
FCT Minister Took office
Abuja Bello Mohammed 2015
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