Natural Resources And Their Locations In Nigeria

Natural resources in nigeria

Nigeria is a country blessed with different types of Natural resources, both mineral and agriculture, ranging from Crude oil, gas, iron ore to Cocoa, Timber and so on. These natural resources exists in multitude in different location across Nigeria, which as a result boosted the economy and the development rate of Nigeria.
Here is a list of the Natural resources in Nigeria and where they can be found.

MINERAL RESOURCES

Crude oil and Gas
Imo, Delta, Akwa Ibom, Edo, Bayelsa, Rivers, Abia

Iron Ore
Ajaokuta (Kogi State), Aladja (Delta State), Agbaje (Kogi State), Anambra, Benue, Kwara.

Marble
Igbeti (Oyo State), Abuja, Benue

Lead/Zinc
Ogoja (Cross River), Benue, Ebonyi, Kano

Coal
Enugu, Ondo

Salt
Cross River, Ebonyi, Akwa Ibom, Abia

Limestone
Ewekoro (Ogun State), Sokoto, Bayelsa, Benue, Borno

Gold
Oyo, Ebonyi, Kaduna, Edo, Ijesha

Lignite
Cross river, Delta, Bayelsa

Tin
Jos, Bauchi

Bitumen
Edo, Ogun, Ondo, Lagos

AGRICULTURAL RESOURCES

Cocoa
Anambra, Oyo, Edo, Imo, Oyo, Osun, Kwara, Ondo, Ogun

Oil Palm
Aba, Akwa Ibom, Anambra, Imo, Oyo

Groundnut
Ebonyi, Kano, Katisna, Niger, Sokoto

Cotton
Kano, Katisna, Kwara, Niger, Sokoto

Rubber
Edo, Ogun, Delta, Cross River

Cofee
Bauchi, Kwara, Osun

Timber
Delta, Edo, Ogun

Kolanut
Kwara, Ogun, Osun, Oyo

Tobacco
Kwara, Osun, Oyo, Sokoto

Carrot
Borno

Sugarcane
Sokoto

Plantain
Oyo, Ogun, Osun

 

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