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States in Nigeria and their Slogans

Here is a list of the 36 states in Nigeria and their slogans


  1. Abia State – God’s Own State
  2. Adamawa State – Highest peak of the nation (formerly Land of Beauty)
  3. Akwa Ibom State – Land of Promise
  4. Anambra State – Light of the nation(formerly Light of the Nation)
  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 (formerly The Big Heart)
  11. Ebonyi State – Salt of the Nation
  12. Edo State – Heartbeat of Nigeria
  13. Ekiti State – Land of Honour and Integrity (formerly Fountain of Knowledge)
  14. Enugu State – Coal City State (formerly Jewel of the East)
  15. Gombe State – Jewel in the Savannah
  16. Imo State – Eastern Heartland (formerly Land of Hope)
  17. Jigawa State – The New World
  18. Kaduna State – Centre of Learning (formerly Liberal State)
  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 (formerly State of the Living Spring)
  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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Cite this article as: Teslim Omipidan. (September 24, 2016). States in Nigeria and their Slogans. OldNaija. Retrieved from

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  1. Very nice, it has help my children a lot in school homework am so happy about it. Pls keep it up and may God bless u.

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