A total 193 new cases of coronavirus infections were recorded on Thursday, raising the country's total burden to 5,162.
Fifty-eight of the confirmed cases were recorded in Lagos, said the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.
Another 46 were recorded in Kano.
NCDC gave the breakdown as follows:
By Thursday evening, 1,180 people have been discharged from hospital after treatment.
A total 167 people have died so far.