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    Nigerian States and Capitals


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    Nigeria is a Federal Republic divided into 6 geo-political zones. There are 36 states in Nigeria and with Abuja as Federal Capital Territory. The Nigerian states are headed by governors with own legislators called State House of Representatives.

    The following are the Nigerian states and their capitals listed in alphabetical order:

    Abia  –   Umuahia

    Adamawa  –  Yola

    Akwa Ibom  –  Uyo

    Anambra  –  Awka

    Bauchi  –  Bauchi

    Bayelsa  –  Yenagoa

    Benue  –  Makurdi

    Borno  –  Maiduguri

    Cross River  –  Calaba

    Delta  –  Asaba

    Ebonyi  –  Abakaliki

    Edo  –  Benin

    Ekiti  –  Ado Ekiti

    Enugu  –  Enugu

    Gombe  –  Gombe

    Imo  –  Owerri

    Jigawa  –  Dutse

    Kaduna  –  Kaduna

    Kano  –  Kano

    Katsina  –  Katsina

    Kebbi  –  Birnin Kebi

    Kogi  –  Lokoja

    Kwara  –  Ilorin

    Lagos  –  Ikeja

    Nassarawa  –  Lafia

    Niger  –  Minna

    Ogun  –  Abeokuta

    Ondo  –  Akure

    Osun  –  Oshogbo

    Oyo  –  Ibadan

    Plateau  –  Jos

    Rivers  –  Port Harcourt

    Sokoto  –  Sokoto

    Taraba  –  Jalingo

    Yobe  –  Damaturu

    Zamfara  –  Gusau

    FCT Abuja



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