This article will help you identify the most developed cities in Nigeria and the states they’re located in.
List Of States With The Most Developed Cities
This is the federal capital territory of Nigeria and so this list will not be completed if it was omitted.
It is a planned city just like Dubai and New York. Though it is a city but it has other places one can call city. Below are some of them:
When you think of recreational centres, think of Wuse. It is home to Pyramid Art and Center, Silver bird Mall, Omega Art Gallery etc.
The night life at Wuse will leave you speechless. The same goes for their market, food and so on.
It is home to Presidential villa and Aso Rock. It is located on the hill in the central part of the state. It is also home to a Zoo, an Island and River. A visit to Asokoro will make you imagine you are in New York, America.
It is home to expensive and luxurious homes. It lies in Abuja Municipal Area Council. You can locate this beautiful city from Airport road and Umaru Musa Yar’Adua road.
It is home to luxurious parks, amusement centers and tantalizing restaurants. In fact, it is filled with elegant hotels and houses.
It is home for the rich and foreigners because of its serene environment.
This is to mention but a few because Utako and Wuye are still beautiful cities located in Abuja.
2: Lagos State
After Abuja comes Lagos in development. It has many luring cities that will make you wonder whether they are still part of Nigeria.
It is said to be a planned city in Lagos just like Abuja. It is home to many resort centers and tourism.
In this city, you will find ShopRite, Lekki free Trade Zone, Italian International School, Lekki British School, American International School and Lekki Epe International Airport.
It is a business hub in Lagos, where both the rich and the poor lives. The former governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Raji Fashola lived there during his tenure.
It is home to Teslim Balogun Stadium, Magistrate Court, National Stadium and National Art Theatre.
- Victoria Island
It is the Skyscraper city. It is home to numerous estates with over 1000 apartment.
The Landmark event and Oriental hotel is located there too. It’s home for the top Politicians in Nigeria.
This is the capital city of Lagos State. The office of the Governor and the Lagos State Administrative office are located there. Every popular hotel has its branch in Ikeja.
Ikoyi is also a great city in Lagos, but home for the high class.
3: RIVERS STATE
This oil rich state is among the expensive state one can live.
It has many Island and ports. The famous Okrika Refined Petroleum Oil Jetty is located there.
- Port Harcourt
It is the capital of Rivers State and home of UNIPORT. Life in Port Harcourt is very expensive.
This state has the city with the highest landmark in Africa. It is home to the popular IGBO ORA, that attracts people from across the country.
This is the capital city of Oyo. It has the highest landmark, and thus, it is the largest city in Africa and the third most populous city after Lagos and Kano.
5: CROSS RIVER
Every part of cross river has an interesting story. It is a home of tourism.
It is the capital City of Cross River and home to Tinapa, a popular resort center, Unical and Calabar Free Trade Zone.
- Ekpo Abasi
It is known for its green environment. It is home to Cross River University of Technology.
It is home to the longest beach in Africa, the Ibeno beach. It is an oil producing state with good infrastructures, a very quiet place to live.
It’s the capital city of Akwa Ibom. It has the biggest roundabout and a world globe that is rotated by a Hydraulic motors. The Akwa Ibom International Airport and Stadium is located there too.
- Ikot Ekpene
This city existed before the independence of Nigeria.It is a place where the Middle class can set up their family. It’s known to be very peaceful.
The city has many resort centers.
The popular Ubulu Uku is situated in Delta State. It borders River Niger and Edo state and also an oil producing state.
This city is known for its stand-up comedy shows held by comedians from different parts of the country.
It is the capital city of Delta State and home of beautiful maidens and natural resources.
The International Airport and Stadium is located there. It has luxurious hotels too.
This state is rich in Agriculture and natural resources. It is also has one of the most developed cities in the country. You will find this below.
The capital of Ondo, known for its bush bar and restaurant.
It is home of historical events
It is the capital of Edo. It is believed to have dynasties. People from far and near travel to Benin City in search of powers. The city also has so many fun places.
It can’t miss its place in the list of developed cities in Nigeria. It is home to most key offices in the country.
Having read this far, you will agree with me that that these are some of the cities in Nigeria that are rated as the most developed.
There are also some others that are worth mentioning. For instance Kano, Onitsha, Enugu, Owerri and the rest of them.
Make out time to visit some of them and you will be glad you did.