Abuja, also known as the Federal Capital Territory, is the Capital City of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Abuja replaced Lagos as the seat of Government on December 12, 1991 when the newly built city of Abuja was made the Federal Capital Territory.
Abuja is planned city that was built mainly in the 1980s during the period of Oil boom in Nigeria with the intention to make it the new capital city because Lagos was already becoming busy, populated and "unsafe". Also the location of the capital city in the center of the country (North Central) was to show Political neutrality and unity.
The indigenous inhabitants of Abuja are majorly the Gbagyi, Nupe, Koro, Dibo and Gade.
Abuja boasts of having beautiful infrastructures and amazing scenery.
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