Lagos state recorded 1552 COVID cases yesterday, as positive figures also spiked across the country.
It was the first time Nigeria was experiencing a ballooning of its daily cases in new infections.
The NCDC also announced four deaths that took the death toll to 2,989, from 2,985.
According to NCDC figures, Lagos broke its daily record, topping the chart with 1,552 cases, up from 844 cases on Monday.
Cumulatively, the state has detected 85,962 COVID-19 cases.
Here is the breakdown for Tuesday: