36 States, Capital, Slogan and Governors

List of Nigeria's 36 States with their Capitals and Current Governors




S. No State Capital Slogan Current Governor
1 Abia State Umuahia God's Own State Dr Alex Otti
2 Adamawa State Yola Land of Beauty Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri
3 Akwa Ibom State Uyo Land of Promise Umo Eno
4 Anambra State Awka Light of the Nation Charles Soludo
5 Bauchi State Bauchi Pearl of Tourism Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed
6 Bayelsa State Yenagoa Glory of all lands Douye Diri
7 Benue State Makurdi Food Basket of the Nation Hyacinth Iormem Alia
8 Borno State Maiduguri Home of Peace Babagana Umara Zulum
9 Cross River State Calabar The People's Paradise Bassey Edet Otu
10 Delta State Asaba The Big Heart Sheriff Oborevwori
11 Ebonyi State Abakaliki Salt of the Nation Francis Nwifuru
12 Edo State Benin City Heart Beat of Nigeria Godwin Obaseki


13 Ekiti State Ado - Ekiti Land of Honour and Integrity Biodun Abayomi Oyebanji
14 Enugu State Enugu Coal City State Dr. Peter Ndubuisi Mbah
15 Gombe State Gombe Jewel in the Savannah Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya
16 Imo State Owerri Eastern Heartland Hope Odidika Uzodinma
17 Jigawa State Dutse The New World Malam Umar A. Namadi
18 Kaduna State Kaduna Centre of Learning Uba Sani
19 Kano State Kano Centre of Commerce Engr. Abba Kabir Yusuf
20 Katsina State Katsina Home of Hospitality Dikko Umaru Radda
21 Kebbi State Birnin Kebbi Land of Equity Abubakar Atiku Bagudu
22 Kogi State Lokoja The Confluence State Yahaya Adoza Bello
23 Kwara State Ilorin State of Harmony Abdul Rahman Abdul Razaq
24 Lagos State Ikeja Centre of Excellence Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu


25 Nasarawa State Lafia Home of Solid Minerals Abdullahi Sule
26 Niger State Minna The Power State Mohammed Umar Bago
27 Ogun State Abeokuta Gateway State Dapo Abiodun
28 Ondo State Akure Sunshine State Rotimi Akeredolu
29 Osun State Oshogbo Land of Virtue Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke
30 Oyo State Ibadan Pace Setter State Oluseyi Abiodun Makinde
31 Plateau State Jos Home of Peace and Tourism Caleb Manasseh Mutfwang
32 Rivers State Port Harcourt Treasure Base of the Nation Siminalayi Fubara
33 Sokoto State Sokoto Seat of the Caliphate Ahmad Aliyu
34 Taraba State Jalingo Nature's Gift to the Nation Agbu Kefas
35 Yobe State Damaturu Pride of the Sahel Mai Mala Buni
36 Zamfara State Gusau Farming is Our Pride Dauda lawal

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