List Of All 36 Nigerian States, Capital and Their Slogans 2023
Here is the list of all the states in Nigeria today, their state slogans and each state’s capital.
Nigeria is a federation of 36 states and 1 federal capital territory. Each of the 36 states is a semi-autonomous political unit that shares powers with the federal government as enumerated under the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
In Nigeria each state is subdivided into local government areas (LGAs). There are 774 local governments in the country.
Under the Nigerian constitution, the 36 states are co-equal but not supreme because sovereignty resides with the federal government.
Out of all the 36 states in Nigeria, Lagos is the smallest state in Nigeria with a land size of only 3,345 square kilometers.
The state is also one of the most populated Nigerian states with over 10,000,000 residents.
Lagos state is located in the southwestern geopolitical zone of Nigeria.
On the other hand, the Niger State which is situated in Central Nigeria is currently the largest state in Nigeria by land mass, occupying a space of 76,363 square kilometers.
With that being said, below is the list of Nigerian state slogans, capital and the 36 states in the country.
State And Capital In Nigeria and Their Slogans:
|1. Abia||Umahia||God’s Own State|
|2. Adamawa||Yola||Land of Beauty|
|3. Akwa Ibom||Uyo||Land of Promise|
|4. Anambra||Awka||Light of the Nation|
|5. Bauchi||Bauchi||Pearl of Tourism|
|6. Bayelsa||Yenagoa||Glory of all lands|
|7. Benue||Makurdi||Food Basket of the Nation|
|8. Borno||Maiduguri||Home of Peace|
|9. Cross River||Calabar||The People’s Paradise|
|10. Delta||Asaba||The Big Heart Ifeanyi Okowa|
|11. Ebonyi||Abakaliki||Salt of the Nation|
|12. Edo||Benin City||Heart Beat of Nigeria|
|13. Ekiti||Ado – Ekiti||Land of Honour and Integrity|
|14. Enugu||Enugu||Coal City State|
|15. Gombe||Gombe||Jewel in the Savannah|
|16. Imo||Owerri||Eastern Heartland|
|17. Jigawa||Dutse||The New World|
|18. Kaduna||Kaduna||Centre of Learning|
|19. Kano||Kano||Centre of Commerce|
|20. Katsina||Katsina||Home of Hospitality|
|21. Kebbi||Birnin Kebbi||Land of Equity|
|23. Kwara||Ilorin||State of Harmony|
|24. Lagos||Ikeja||Centre of Excellence|
|25. Nasarawa||Lafia||Home of Solid Minerals|
|26. Niger||Minna||The Power State|
|27. Ogun||Abeokuta||Gateway State|
|28. Ondo||Akure||The Sunshine State|
|29. Osun||Oshogbo||Land of Virtue|
|30 Oyo||Ibadan||PaceSetter State|
|31. Plateau||Jos||Home of Peace and Tourism|
|32. Rivers||Port Harcourt||Treasure Base of the Nation|
|33. Sokoto||Sokoto||Seat of the Caliphate|
|34. Taraba||Jalingo||Nature’s Gift to the Nation|
|35. Yobe||Damaturu||Pride of the Sahel|
|36. Zamfara||Gusau||Farming is Our Pride|