Nigeria and India since establishment of Diplomatic relations, have enjoyed warm and cordial relations. India has a population of 1.3 Billion. it is the second most populous nation on earth, while Nigeria's population is about 209 million. India is the biggest democracy in the world while Nigeria is the most populous black nation on earth, and has enjoyed democratic governance for decades. Like India, Nigeria has many ethnic groups and lanuages. It is a secular country and the notable religions are Islam and Christianity. Both countries are categorised as developing nations.