States & The Federal Republic

Posted On 16 May 2010
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Nigeria is a Federal Republic comprising 36 states and the Federal Capital territory, Abuja. Until 1991, the city of Lagos was the Capital of Nigeria. As a result of congestion due to its dual capacity as both the economic and political capital of Nigeria as well as the prevalence of waters (Lagoons, the Atlantic ocean) further re-expansion and development became impossible.
Justice Aguda Panel was therefore constituted by Murtala Obasanjo Administration in 1975 to locate a suitable site central to all sections of the country for a new Capital territory. This in a nutshell explains how the new Federal Capital Territory of Abuja came into being and Measuring 800/kilometer square, the Federal Capital Territory is a fusion of huge expanse of land from Kogi, Nasarawa, Plateau and Niger States and it is at the epicenter of Nigeria.

Click below for information about each state:

  1. Abuja

  2. Anambra

  3. Enugu

  4. Akwa Ibom

  5. Adamawa

  6. Abia

  7. Bauchi

  8. Bayelsa

  9. Benue

  10. Borno

  11. Cross River

  12. Delta

  13. Ebonyi

  1. Edo

  2. Ekiti

  3. Gombe

  4. Imo

  5. Jigawa

  6. Kaduna

  7. Kano

  8. Katsina

  9. Kebbi

  10. Kogi

  11. Kwara

  12. Lagos

  13. Nasarawa

  1. Niger

  2. Ogun

  3. Ondo

  4. Osun

  5. Oyo

  6. Plateau

  7. Rivers

  8. Sokoto

  9. Taraba

  10. Yobe

  11. Zamfara

The federal government structure is divided into 3 main arms:



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