The 36 States In Nigeria, Their Capital & their Slogan.



Nigeria Motto:
Unity & Faith, Peace & progress.

As a citizen of Nigeria, it is a slap on your face to say you don’t know how many states are in your country. So, if you don’t know it before, please visit this site today and know it.

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State, Capital & Slogan

1. FCT Abuja
“Center of Unity”
(Federal Capital Territory)

2. Abia Umuahia
“God’s Own State”
Pride of our Nation

3. Adamawa Yola
“Land of Beauty, Sunshine and Hospitality”

4. Akwa Ibom Uyo
“Promised Land”

5. Anambra Awka
“Home For All”/ Light of the nation

6. Bauchi Bauchi
“Pearl of Tourism”

7. Bayelsa Yenagoa
“Glory of all Lands”

8. Benue Makurdi
“The Nigeria’s Food Basket”

9. Borno Maiduguri
“Home of Peace”

10. Cross River Calabar
“The Nation’s Paradise”

11. Delta Asaba
“The Big Heart”

12. Ebonyi Abakaliki
“Salt of the Nation”

13. Edo Benin
“The Heartbeat of the Nation”

14. Ekiti Ado-Ekiti
“Fountain of Knowledge”

15. Enugu Enugu
“Coal City State”

16. Gombe Gombe
“Jewel in the Savannah”

17. Imo Owerri
“The Eastern Heartland”

18. Jigawa Dutse
“The New World”

19. Kaduna Kaduna
“Centre of Education”

20. Kano Kano
“Centre of Commerce”

21. Katsina Katsina
“Home of Hospitality”

22. Kebbi Birnin Kebbi
“Land of Equity”

23. Kogi Lokoja
“The Influence State”

24. Kwara Ilorin
“The Place of Harmony”

25. Lagos Ikeja
“Centre of Excellence”

26. Nassarawa Lafia
“Nigeria’s Home of Solid Minerals”

27. Niger Minna
“The Power State”

28. Ogun Abeokuta
“Gateway State”

29. Ondo Akure
“Sunshine State”

30. Osun Osogbo
“State of the Living Spring”

31. Oyo Ibadan
“Pace Setter”

32. Plateau Jos
“Home of Peace & Tourism”

33. Rivers Port Harcourt
“Treasure Base”

34. Sokoto Sokoto
“The Seat of the Caliphate”

35. Taraba Jalingo
“Nature’s Gift to the Nation”

36. Yobe Damaturu
“The Young Shall Grow”

37. Zamfara Gusau
“Home of Agricultural Products”

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