Nigeria's 36 States, Their Capitals and Slogan

Nigerian 36 States and their Capitals, as well as their Slogans

Nigerian 36 States and their Capitals, as well as their Slogans – Nigeria is an African country located on the Gulf of Guinea, with Abuja as its capital and seat of power.

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It is home to numerous natural landmarks and wildlife reserves. Waterfalls, thick rainforest, savanna, and unique primate ecosystems can be found in protected areas including Cross River National Park and Yankari National Park.

Nigeria gained independence from the United Kingdom on October 1, 1960. However, there were only three regions back then: northern, eastern, and southern.
The country’s three main ethnic groups and languages are Hausa, Igbo, and Yoruba.
We’ll focus on the names of her states and capitals, as well as their different slogans, for the purposes of our discussion.

The following is a list of Nigerian state capitals and their slogans.

S/N State Capital Slogan Year of Creation
1. Abia – Umuahia
Slogan: God’s own State
Established: 1991

2. Adamawa – Yola
Former slogan: Land of Beauty, Sunshine, and Hospitality
New Slogan: Highest peak of the nation
Established: 1991

3. Akwa Ibom – Uyo
Slogan: Land of promise
Established: 1987

4. Anambra – Awka
Former slogan: Home for all
New slogan: Light of the nation
Established: 1991

5. Bauchi – Bauchi
Slogan: Pearl of Tourism
Established: 1976

6. Bayelsa – Yenagoa
Slogan: The Glory of All Lands
Established: 1996

7. Benue – Makurdi
Slogan: Food basket of the Nation
Established: 1996

8. Born – Maiduguri
Slogan: Home of peace
Established: 1976

9. Cross River – Calabar
The people’s paradise
Established: 1967

10. Delta – Asaba
Former slogan: The Big Heart
New slogan: The Finger of God
Established: 1991

11. Ebonyi – Abakaliki
Slogan: The salt of the Nation
Established: 1996

12. Edo – Benin City
Slogan: The Heart Beat of the Nation
Established: 1991

13. Ekiti Ado – Ekiti
Former slogan: Fountain of Knowledge
New slogan: Land of honor and integrity

14. Enugu – Enugu
Slogan: Coal City State
Established: 1991

15. Gombe – Gombe
Slogan: Jewel in the Savannah
Established: 1996

16. Imo – Owerri
Old slogan: Land of Hope
New slogan: Eastern heartland
Established: 1976

17. Jigawa – Dutse
The New World
Established: 1991

18. Kaduna – Kaduna
Former slogan: Liberal State
New slogan: Centre of learning
Established: 1967

19 Kano – Kano
Slogan: Centre of Commerce
Established: 1967

20. Katsina – Katsina
Slogan: State of Hospitality
Established: 1987

21. Kebbi – Birnin Kebbi
Land of Equity
Established: 1991

22. Kogi – Lokoja
Slogan: The Confluence State
Established: 1991

23. Kwara – Ilorin
Slogan: The state of Harmony
Established: 1967

24. Lagos – Ikeja
Slogan: Centre of Excellence
Established: 1967

25. Nasarwa – Lafia
Slogan: The home of Solid Minerals
Established: 1996

26. Niger – Minna
Slogan: The power State
Established: 1976

27. Ogun – Abeokuta
Slogan: The Gateway State
Established: 1976

28. Ondo – Akure
Slogan: The Sunshine State
Established: 1976

29. Osun – Oshogbo
Old slogan: State of living spring
New slogan: Land of virtue
Established: 1991

30. Oyo – Ibadan
Slogan: The pacesetter State
Established: 1991

31. Plateau – Jos
Slogan: Home of peace and tourism
Established: 1976

32. Rivers – Port Harcourt
Slogan: Treasure base of the Nation
Established: 1967

33. Sokoto – Sokoto
Slogan: Seat of the Caliphate
Established: 1976

34. Taraba – Jalingo
Slogan: Nature’s gift to the Nation
Established: 1991

35. Yobe – Damaturu
Old slogan: The young shall grow
New slogan: Pride of the Sahel
Established: 1991

36. Zamfara – Gusau
Old slogan: Home of Agricultural Products
New slogan: Farming is our pride
Established: 1991

To sum up, the country (Federal Capital Territory) in Abuja
Slogan: “Center of Unity”
Settled – 1828
Incorporated – 1 October 1984
Declared capital – 12 December 1991


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