List of Nigerian States' Nicknames

 

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The list of Nigerian 36 states' nicknames including the Federal Capital Territory Abuja, the Centre of Unity, Lagos: Centre of excellence, Anambra state: Light of the Nation, Cross River state: The people's paradise and it continues.

FOB publishes details of Nigerian states and their nicknames below:

Nigerian states and their Nicknames

  1. Abia State   - God's Own State
  2. Adamawa State - Land of Beauty
  3. Akwa Ibom State - Land of Promise
  4. Anambra State   - Light of the Nation (formerly home for all)
  5. Bauchi State     - Pearl of Tourism
  6. Bayelsa State   - Glory of all Lands
  7. Benue State    -  Food Basket of the Nation
  8. Borno State    -  Home of Peace
  9. Cross River State  - The People's Paradise
  10. Delta State   - The Finger of God
  11. Ebonyi State   - Salt of the Nation
  12. Edo State  - Heartbeat of The Nation
  13. Ekiti State   -  Land of Honour and Integrity
  14. Enugu State  - Coal City State
  15. Gombe State  -  Jewel of the Savannah
  16. Imo State  - Eastern Heartland
  17. Jigawa State    - The New World
  18. Kaduna State - Centre of Learning
  19. Kano State  - Centre of Commerce
  20. Katsina State - Home of Hospitality
  21. Kebbi State -  Land of Equity
  22. Kogi State  -  The Confluence State
  23. Kwara State  -  State of Harmony
  24. Lagos State - Centre of Excellence
  25. Nasarawa State  - Home of Solid Minerals
  26. Niger State  - The Power State
  27. Ogun State - Gateway State
  28. Ondo State -     Sunshine State
  29. Osun State  -  Land of Virtue
  30. Oyo State - Pace Setter State
  31. Plateau State -  Home of Peace and Tourism
  32. Rivers State   - Treasure Base of the Nation
  33. Sokoto State  - Seat of the Caliphate
  34. Taraba State   - Nature's Gift to the Nation
  35. Yobe State     - Pride of the Sahel
  36. Zamfara State - Farming is Our Pride
  37. Federal Capital Territory   - Centre of Unity

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