The voters register presented by the Independent National Electoral Commission to political parties in Abuja on Monday has shown that Lagos and Kano states have maintained the lead in the number of registered voters.
In the breakdown, INEC says a total of 84,004,084 Nigerians will vote in the elections.
Out of the over 84 million voters, Lagos State accounts for 6.6 million while Kano has 5.5 million voters.
In 2015, Lagos and Kano states recorded 5.8 million and 5.0 million respectively.
The analysis of the voter register shows South-South has 12,841,279 voters.
Others are South East (10,052,236); South-West (16,292,212); North-West (20,158,100); North-East (11,289,293); and North-Central (13, 366,070).
Female voters constitute 47.14 per cent, which is 39,598,645 voters; while male voters constitute 52.85 per cent, which is 44,405,439 voters. Read more