Abuja is the capital and eighth-most populous city of Nigeria. Located in the center of the country within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). It officially became Nigeria’s capital on 12 December 1991, when the military junta of Ibrahim Babangida relocated the capital from Lagos to Abuja. [Updated to 2021]
Abuja has an estimated population of 1 million inhabitants in its urban area, 2 million live in its several sprawling suburbs and satellite towns.
See below the postal code for Abuja Municipal.