NigeriaWorld NIGERIAN STATES, CAPITALS and NICKNAMES

     
  STATE CAPITAL STATE TITLE
 
1 ABIA Umuahia God's own State
2 ADAMAWA Yola ---
3 AKWA IBOM Uyo Land of promise
4 ANAMBRA Awka Home for all
5 BAUCHI Bauchi ---
6 BAYELSA Yenegoa The 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
11 EBONYI Abakaliki The salt of the Nation
12 EDO Benin City The Heart Beat
13 EKITI Ado-Ekiti Fountain of Knowledge
14 ENUGU Enugu Coal City State
15 GOMBE Gombe ---
16 IMO Owerri Land of Hope
17 JIGAWA Dutse The New World
18 KADUNA Kaduna Liberal State
19 KANO Kano Centre of Commerce
20 KATSINA Katsina State of Hospitality
21 KEBBI Birni Kebbi ---
22 KOGI Lokoja The Confluence State
23 KWARA Ilorin ---
24 LAGOS Ikeja Centre of Excellence
25 NASARAWA Lafia The home of Solid Minerals
26 NIGER Minna The power State
27 OGUN Abeokuta The Gateway State
28 ONDO Akure The sunshine State
29 OSUN Oshogbo State of living spring
30 OYO Ibadan The pace setter 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 The young shall grow
36 ZAMFARA Guasau ---
37 FCT Abuja Centre of Unity
 

Last Updated on 12/24/99
By Chuck E. Odili