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Abia State

Capital: Umuahia

Brief     :  Abia is a state in the south eastern part of Nigeria which is rich in Agriculture, Oil and Gas and ….. More Information

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FCT – Abuja

Brief:  The Federal Capital Territory is the home of Abuja, the capital of Nigeria. The territory was formed in 1976 from parts of former Nasarawa, Niger, and Kogi States  ….. More Information

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Adamawa State

Capital: Yola

Brief  : A state in north-eastern Nigeria, with its capital at Yola. It was formed in 1991 from part of Gongola State with four administrative divisions:  ….. More Information

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Akwa Ibom State

Capital: Uyo

Located in the coastal southern part of the country, it was created in 1987 from the former Cross River State and is currently the highest oil-and-gas producing state in the country. ….. More Information

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Anambra State

Capital: Awka

Brief : Anambra is an anglicised version of the original ‘Oma Mbala’, the native name of the Anambra River. The capital and seat of government is Awka…… More Information

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Bauchi State

Capital:Bauchi

Brief : According to tradition, it was named for a hunter known as Baushe, who settled in the region before the arrival of Yakubu, the first traditional ruler of Bauchi emirate (founded 1800–10)…… More Information

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Bayelsa State

Capital: Yenagoa

Brief :Bayelsa is a state in southern Nigeria in the core Niger Delta region, between Delta State and Rivers State.

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Benue State

Capital: Makurdi

Brief :Acclaimed to be the nation’s ‘Food Basket’ because of its rich and diverse agricultural produce.

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Brono State

Capital: Maiduguri

Brief :Borno State known as ‘Home of Peace’ occupies the greater part of the Chad Basin and is located in the North-eastern corner of Nigeria.

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Cross river State

Capital: Calabar

Brief :Cross River is a coastal state in South-South Nigeria, and the name derived from the Cross River (Oyono), which passes through the state.

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Delta State

Capital: Asaba

Brief :Delta State is an oil and agricultural producing state of Nigeria named for the delta of the river Niger.

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Ebonyi State

Capital: Abakaliki

Brief :Known as the “Salt of the Nation” because of its large salt deposits.

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Edo State

Capital: Benin

Brief :Edo State was created in 1991 when the old Bendel State was split into two in a state creation exercise that also led to the birth of Delta state.

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Ekiti State

Capital: Ado-ekiti

Brief :The state, carved out of the territory of old Ondo State, covers the former twelve local government areas that made up the Ekiti Zone of old Ondo State.

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Enugu State

Capital: Enugu

Brief :Enugu State derives its name from the capital city, ENUGU (top of the hill) which is regarded as the oldest urban area in the Igbo speaking area of Southeast Nigeria.

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Gombe State

Capital: Gombe

Brief :Gombe State, called the ‘Jewel in the Savannah’, was formed in October 1996 from part of the old Bauchi State.

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Imo State

Capital: Owerri

Brief :Created on February 3, 1976 out of the former East Central state. It is named after the Imo River which flows from the uplands of the state around Okigwe into the Atlantic Ocean.

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Jigawa State

Capital: Dutse

Brief :The state was created on Tuesday August 27, 1991, situated in north-western part of the country.

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Kaduna State

Capital: Kaduna

Brief :Kaduna State occupies part of the central position of the Northern part of Nigeria. Kaduna, which is the plural of Kada.

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Kano State

Capital: Kano

Brief :The state was created on May 27, 1967. Kano State consists of forty-four (44) Local Government Areas (LGAs). Kano State is located in North-western Nigeria

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Katsina State

Capital: Katsina

Brief :In 1987, Katsina State was formed from part of Kaduna State.

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Kebbi State

Capital: Birnin Kebbi

Brief :Kebbi State is a state in north-western Nigeria. The state was formed from part of Sokoto State in 1991.

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Kogi State

Capital: Lokoja

Brief :Popularly called the confluence state due to the fact that the confluence of Rivers Niger and Benue occurs there. 

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Kwara State

Capital: Ilorin

Brief :Kwara (Yoruba: Ìpínlẹ̀ Kwárà) is one of the 36 states that make up the Federal Republic of Nigeria which was created on 27 May 1967.

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Lagos State

Capital: Ikeja

Brief :Lagos State, Nigeria was created on May 27, 1967 by virtue of State (Creation and Transitional Provisions) Decree No. 14 of 1967, which restructured Nigeria’s Federation into 12 States.

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Nasarawa State

Capital: Lafia

Brief :Nasarawa state was created in 1996 out of neighbouring Plateau state. Nassarawa has 13 local government councils which perform government functions at the grass root level.

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Niger State

Capital:Minna

Brief : It was formed in 1976 when the then North-Western State was bifurcated into Niger State and Sokoto State..

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Ogun State

Capital:Abeokuta

Brief :Created in 1976, Abeokuta is the capital and largest city in the state. The state’s nickname is “Gateway to Nigeria”. 

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Ondo State

Capital:Akure

Brief :Ondo is a state in Nigeria created on 3 February 1976 from the former Western State.

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Osun State

Capital:Oshogbo

Brief :Osun is an inland state in south-western Nigeria. Its capital is Oshogbo.

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Oyo State

Capital:Ibadan

Brief :Oyo, usually referred to as Oyo State to distinguish it from the city of Oyo, is an inland state in south-western Nigeria. It was formed in 1976 from Western State.

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Plateau State

Capital:Jos

Brief :Plateau is the twelfth largest state of Nigeria, and is located approximately in the center of the country.

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Rivers State

Capital: Port Harcourt

Brief :Rivers State is one of the 36 states of Nigeria. Currently the state is made up of 23 local government areas.

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 Sokoto State

Capital: Sokoto

Brief :A state (North-Western) based in Sokoto was established in 1967.

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Taraba State

Capital: Jalingo

Brief :Taraba is a state in Nigeria, named after the Taraba River which traverses the southern part of the state. 

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Yobe State

Capital: Damaturu

Brief :Yobe State is located in Northern Nigeria and was created on August 27, 1991 when carved out of Borno State. 

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Zamfara State

Capital: Gusau

Brief :Zamfara State is a state in north-western Nigeria. Until 1996 the state was part of Sokoto State.

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