The Six Geopolitical Zones In Nigeria With Their States

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The Six Geopolitical Zones In Nigeria is the division of the country into six zones which consist of states with similar cultures, history, background and close territories. The Six Geopolitical Zones In Nigeria were created during the regime of President Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida.
Below is the list of the Zones and the states that fall under each of them.

1. NORTH CENTRAL- (7 States) Niger, Kogi, Benue, Plateau, Nassarawa, Kwara and FCT.

2. NORTH EAST- (6 States) Bauchi, Borno, Taraba, Adamawa, Gombe and Yobe.

3. NORTH WEST- (7 States) Zamfara, Sokoto, Kaduna, Kebbi, Katsina, Kano and Jigawa.

4. SOUTH EAST- (5 States) Enugu, Imo, Ebonyi, Abia and Anambra

5. SOUTH SOUTH – (6 States) Bayelsa, Akwa Ibom, Edo, Rivers, Cross River and Delta.

6. SOUTH WEST- (6 States) Oyo, Ekiti, Osun, Ondo, Lagos and Ogun.

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16 thoughts on “The Six Geopolitical Zones In Nigeria With Their States

  1. Really, I like this; though it seems the Past teaches that it teaches nothing especially to the present Nigeria.Meanwhile, there is an attach ‘President Ibrahim Badamsi’ to your discussion. Is it actually BADAMSI …? Yup!


  2. Thumps up, this is visionary trail-blazing will impact on nigerian education for the better if applied properly with the right government contacts which i have and am very willing to be part of this vision and contribute to it’s progress in the small ways i can. My contact-08120103326 kip it up, my question- All natural resources found in nigeria and the states and local governments (the natural resources differentiated into solid,liquid & gas)


  3. am highly impressed with dis blog an its really educated me, but in regard to the comments I have gone through some do comments that the poster made a mistake especially who said he has omitted Ekiti from South west I think Ekiti is included take a look carefully, secondly some one has just said there is an error in spelling Katsina which is not he spelt it correctly and that’s how it suppose to be, glance it once more. thank you

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