Top 10 Cleanest States in Nigeria (2024)

Last updated on August 3rd, 2023 at 08:36 pm

Environmental friendliness and cleanliness is one of the factors to consider in settling for where to stay. This factor is applicable in Nigeria and is a must know so as not to fall a victim of circumstance. While the dirtiest states in the country are worthy of mention, we have come up with the list of top ten most cleanest states in the country.

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First, have you at any point thought of the cleanest, tidiest states in Nigeria? These are the best states to go for and they are ranked through various examination pointers and factors. For example, legitimate sewage frameworks, appropriate waste removal and even the exertion of the government by means of activities and strategies. 


Below is a list of top 10 environmental friendly states in Nigeria that is healthy to live in this 2024.


Abuja is the capital city of Nigeria and leads our list in terms of cleanliness. The city and its state as a whole is alluded to as one of the most evolved urban area in Nigeria. On the off chance that you find a good pace, will see that much considerations and plan has been given to its development, including its streets and structures. No big surprise, Abuja is exceptionally cherished and encounters disturbing degrees of movement. 

Abuja is likewise the nation’s power seat and such has top government authorities living in the capital. This likewise makes it a top goal on cleanness. Regardless of whether as a position of home or a position of vacation spot, Abuja has bunches of regular views and standard developments. These corporate places, for example, the Silverbird Cinema and Millennium Park and the prestigious renowned Jabi Lake, among many others.


Akwa Ibom is also another neat state in Nigeria situated in the South-south region of the country. The state is at present the most elevated oil-and gas producing state in Nigeria. The capital of Akwa Ibom is Uyo and is alluded to in numerous corners as the neatest city in Nigeria. Uyo, the state’s main city is a significant place with lots to look.

The tranquility and orderliness of the city of Uyo is one of its significant attractions to inhabitants, visitors and foreigners. Despite the fact that the typical cost for basic items in Uyo is very costly, many wouldn’t fret due to the security of the city. Uyo records low wrongdoing and emergency rate. 

Be that as it may, with an expanded degree of infrastructural development and human improvement, the state is certainly a spot to pay special mind to. Purposes of interests in Uyo include: The Ibom Le Meridien Ibom Hotel and Golf Resort, Ibom Tropicana Resort with the world class stadium.


Cross River is situated in South-eastern Nigeria. The state is host and home to different visitors attraction, for example, the Obudu Cattle Ranch and Tinapa Resort, coordinated games mind boggling, an organized commerce zone, sea port and an airport. This it mixes with its neatness and orderliness. Many praise that the elevated level of tidiness in the state capital is kept up by all. 

Another appreciation for Calabar is its variety of delicious indulgences, excellent design and celebrations, for example, the Calabar Carnival which is held each year and is alluded to as Africa’s greatest road party. 

Here in Cross River, differing vivid social ensembles are shown. For an excursion in Nigeria where one needs to encounter the perfect indigenous life, Calabar is an absolute necessity to go. 


Enugu is prevalently alluded to as the ‘coal city’. This is because of the mining exercises in the state. Enugu is situated in the south-eastern piece of Nigeria.  Enugu, the state capital has great street arranges just as cutting edge structures, edifices and shopping centers, which adds to her neatness.

Enugu is profoundly marketed and is depicted as one of the most seasoned urban regions. Enugu is likewise adored by numerous individuals for its prominent vacation destinations which includes, the Iva Valley (coal mineshaft), the popular Nmanwu Cultural Festival and the Nike Holiday Resort held in the state.


Lagos state is one of the busiest states in the country and the littlest state in terms of area. It is obviously the economic capital of Nigeria and furthermore the business center of the nation as well. 

Be that as it may, Lagos has clean urban areas, for example, Ikeja, Victoria Island and so forth. Its capital which consolidates a cool peaceful condition all around arranged best in class structures, for example, shopping centers and government reservation zones is a spot to live or visit, all these makes the state rank as one of the cleanest in the country.


The is another state to look up for on cleanness. Owerri, the state’s capital is regularly alluded to as a diverted capital of Nigeria, because of the serenity there. This is a result of the nearness of choice and extensive lodgings, high roads, clubs and other top notch habitats of unwinding. All these give it a quiet and tranquil view making it one of the neatest in Nigeria. 


Akure, the state capital is recognized for its common magnificence and landscape, geography and heaps of room for nature and even people to relax. This makes the state rank as one of the cleanest in Nigeria.

Also, Akure has been taking on advancement extends that are imperative to improve the status of the entire state. 


Kaduna state is situated in the northern part of the country. Not exclusively is Kaduna a perfect city, all around arranged with best in class structures, it is likewise a protected spot to live and visit in Northern Nigeria.


As a state wealthy in oil assets, it considers ecological safety to be prioritized and sanitation as a need to unravel the difficulties of the plagued oil and gas industry. It sees it to carry positive effects on the state along these lines making Delta state one of the neatest states in Nigeria. 


Also regarded as one of the neatest states in Nigeria, the cities of Port Harcourt and Bonny Island stands out in terms of cleanliness. The latter which is an inland Island is located in the southern area of the state. Bonny Island is host to different worldwide oil organizations, for example, Royal Dutch Shell, Mobil, Chevron, Agip, and Elf.

Bonny Island is likewise encompassed on its west and south side by extended lengths of sea shores. This is a significant wellspring of vacation destination. Towards the year’s end, these sea shores have sea shore jamborees. There is additionally the Finima Nature Park, another vacation destination on the island. It is near Port Harcourt city, the state’s capital. 

Port Harcourt as well is host to numerous enterprises and is viewed as perhaps the wealthiest city in Nigeria. Port Harcourt holds delightful view of developments and great streets arranged. 

This has been the list of the most cleanest states in Nigeria today. Sincerely, these states are good for habitation in terms of being environmental friendly and ecological all round.

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Oluchi Chukwu

Oluchi is a seasoned Information blogger, content developer and the editor of Nigerian Queries. She is a tech enthusiast who loves reading, writing and research

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