Nigeria Dog Names

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Introduction

Officially the Federal Republic of Nigeria but more commonly known as Nigeria, the country is a federal republic located in West Africa. There are 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory within Nigeria and the country is officially a democratic secular country. Nigeria has been called the “Giant of Africa” because of its large population and economy; with 186 million inhabitants, the country is the most populous in Africa. Over 90 million of those in Nigeria are under the age of 18, making the country with the third-largest youth population in the world. Nigeria has a lot to offer, making it a great place to look for inspiration for just the right name for your pooch.

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Nigeria Dog Name Considerations

Do you need help choosing the best name for your new pup? If you do, you are not alone. This can be a tough decision to make and while sometimes a name will just come, at other times, it can be quite a challenge. If you are having a hard time choosing a name for your pet, one way to go about it is to think about what has meaning to you. This can be a thing or a place. Once you have something in mind, take the time to fully explore that thing or place.

Let’s say, for example, that Nigeria is a place that has some meaning to you. With its large population and economy, the country has plenty to offer, including name possibilities for your new canine companion. Start thinking about Nigeria, its cities, towns, nature opportunities and people, among other things. Perhaps you have visited the rainforest or one of Nigeria's beautiful waterfalls. Cuisine or spices from the area may provide inspiration. Write down the names of things that you notice about Nigeria that may be a fit for your pooch. Could one of these names be right for your pet? Considering a place like Nigeria when seeking a name for your dog is sure to provide you with a myriad of unique naming opportunities. Enjoy the process!

Male Nigeria Dog Names

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Akure
A city in southwestern Nigeria
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Ben
For Benin City, the capital city of Edo State in Nigeria
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Ahmadu
For Ahmadu Bello University, located in northern Nigeria
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Calabar
A city in Cross River State in far south Nigeria
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Fela
For Fela Kuti, a Nigerian multi-instrumentalist, musician and composer
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Gombe
The name of a city and state in northeastern Nigeria
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Oron
A coastal city in Akwa State, Nigeria
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Osogbo
The state capital city of Osun in southwest Nigeria
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Muhammadu
For Muhammadu Buhari, the current President of Nigeria
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Oyo
The name of a city and state in Nigeria
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Efon
As in the town, Efon Alaaye
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Jalingo
The capital city of the Taraba State in Nigeria
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Eket
The second largest city in Akwa Iborn State in Nigeria
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Ife
An ancient Yoruba city in southwestern Nigeria
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Kano
A state in the north central part of Nigeria
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Karu
An urban area in central Nigeria
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Lagos
Lagos is the name of both a city and a state in Nigeria; located in the southwest part of the country
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Ola
For Ola Rotimi, one of Nigeria’s leading playwrights and theater directors
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Chinua
For Chinua Achebe, a Nigerian novelist, poet, professor and critic
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Michael
For Michael Olowokandi, a retired NBA player from Nigeria
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Niger
For the Niger River, the principal river of West Africa
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Chad
For Lake Chad, a freshwater lake, part of which is in Nigeria
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Ibrahim
For Ibrahim Gambari, a Nigerian scholar and diplomat
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Dimlang
For Mount Dimlang, found in the Adamawa State of northeastern Nigeria
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Cyril
For Cyril Nri, an actor born in Nigeria
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Obudu
For Obudu Waterfall, where wild animals like gorillas, monkeys and rare birds come for a drink
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Dele
For Dele Giwa, a Nigerian journalist, editor and founder of Newswatch magazine
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Flavour
For the Nigerian singer-songwriter who loves his dogs
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Chike
For Chike Obi, a Nigerian politician, mathematician and professor
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Cyprian
For Cyprian Ekwensi, a Nigerian author of novels, short stores and children’s books
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Goodluck
For Goodluck Jonathan, the President of Nigeria from 2010-2015

Female Nigeria Dog Names

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Aba
A city in southeast Nigeria
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Asaba
A city on a hill at the western edge of the Niger River
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Makurdi
The capital of the Benue State in Nigeria
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Gashaka
For Gashaka Gumti, the largest national park in Nigeria
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Kainji
For Kainji Lake, located in western Nigeria; a reservoir on the Niger River
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Oguta
For Oguta Lake, a “finger lake” formed by the damning of the lower Njaba River with alluvium
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Nnewi
The second largest city in Anambra State located in southeastern Nigeria
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Nsukka
A town in southeast Nigeria located in the Enugu State
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Minna
A city in west central Nigeria
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Lakoja
A city in south central Nigeria
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Buguma
A larger town in Rivers State Nigeria, located in the southern part of the state
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Awka
A city that is the capital of Anambra State in southern Nigeria
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Enugu
For the capital of Enugu State in Nigeria
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Ikeja
The state capital of Lagos State in Nigeria
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Jimeta
A town in Adamawa State in Nigeria
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Kaduna
The state capital of Kaduna state in northwestern Nigeria
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Kamuku
For Kamuku National Park, a national park in Kaduna State in Nigeria
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Okomu
For Okomu National Park, formerly known as the Okomu Wildlife Sanctuary in Nigeria
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Yankari
A large wildlife park in northeastern Nigeria
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Katsina
The capital of Katsina State in Northern Nigeria
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Lafia
A town in central Nigeria
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Ilorin
For the University of Ilorin, a university owned by the federal government located in western Nigeria
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Zaria
A major city in Kaduna State in northern Nigeria
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Lekki
A city in Lagos State in Nigeria
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Okpara
For the Okpara River, a river in Benin in Nigeria
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Taraba
For the Taraba River, located in Taraba State; a tributary of the Benue River
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Anambra
For the Anambra River, which flows into the Niger River
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Erin
For the Erin-Ijesha Waterfall, also known as the Olumirin waterfall, located in southwest Nigeria
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Ruwa
For Farin Ruwa Waterfall, where water flows from a 150-meter high cliff
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Kwa
For the Kwa Waterfall, which is located in the Cross River National Park

Community Dogs with Nigeria Names