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.

    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 acquired 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.

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    We’ll focus on the names of her states and capitals, as well as their different slogans, for the purposes of our discussion.

    Below 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 motto: Light of the Nation

    Established: 1991

    5. Bauchi – Bauchi

    Slogan: Pearl of Tourism

    Established: 1976

    6. Bayelsa – Yenagoa

    Motto: 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 – October 1, 1984

    Declared capital – December 12, 1991

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