Islamic Prayer Times in Nigeria

Are you interested in finding out the prayer times in Nigeria? You've come to the place! At, we are committed to providing Islamic prayer times customized for your location within Nigeria so you can offer your daily prayers on time.

Nigeria, located in West Africa, is a country that holds the title of being the most populous country on the continent. It boasts a range of landscapes, from tropical rainforests in the southern regions to vast savannahs in the central areas and arid terrains up north. The Nigerian culture is incredibly rich and varied, influenced by groups that bring their unique languages, customs, and artistic expressions. With over 50% of its population being Muslim, daily prayers hold importance in the lives of Muslims. At, our goal is to provide you with up-to-date Islamic prayer timings in Nigeria.

Discover Accurate Prayer Times with the Muslim and Quran App

You can conveniently access real-time prayer times in Nigeria with the Muslim and Quran App. Our prayer schedules are regularly updated to keep you informed throughout the day. To find prayer times for your location in Nigeria, enable your location visibility from your phone's settings and select the prayer times section. The timings will automatically adjust based on your preferences.

Alternatively, you can visit and choose the prayer times page. The page will show you the timings for the 5 daily mosques according to your geographic location automatically. You can also find prayer timings in your location by selecting the location from the Country Listing webpage. Select Nigeria, and then choose your city to access prayer timings.

Users have the option to download and print the prayer timetable for the year (based on the Islamic Calendar) or save these prayer times for reference using our app. Users can also turn on Athaan notifications; you will receive a notification when it's time for a prayer in the form of a beautiful Athaan.

Salat – The 5 Daily Prayers in Islam

The five daily prayers and their respective timings are as follows;

Fajr (Dawn Prayer): Fajr marks the start of prayers for the day before sunrise when a new day begins.

Dhuhr (Noon Prayer): Dhuhr is observed around midday as a pause from our activities to renew our focus.

Asr (Afternoon Prayer): Asr prayer is typically observed during the afternoon hours, providing individuals with an opportunity to reflect on their actions and intentions throughout the day.

Maghrib (Sunset prayer): Maghrib is performed after sunset and is a time to express gratitude for the blessings of the day and seek connection.

Isha (Night prayer): Observed when it is dark outside holds significance as the prayer of the day. It provides an opportunity to strengthen our bond with Allah before retiring for the night.

Islamic Culture and Heritage in Nigeria

Islam has had an influence on Nigeria for over eight centuries as it was introduced through trade routes, migration, and individuals committed to spreading the faith. Presently, Nigeria is home to more than 85 million Muslims, and Islamic traditions have become deeply rooted in the culture. The following Nigerian states have a significant Muslim population, making it easier for Muslim travelers to connect with a community that shares their faith.

  1. Lagos
  2. Kano
  3. Katsina
  4. Kaduna
  5. Jigawa
  6. Borno

From the mesmerizing architecture to the echoing call to prayer (Athaan) that fills the atmosphere as the vibrant celebration of Eid ul Fitr and Eid ul Adha Islam, the impact of Islam is clearly visible in every aspect of Nigerian life. It is truly a part of society.