36 States in Nigeria and their Slogan (New)

In one of our post, we listed the 36 states and capital according to their Geo-political zones. In this post, we out-listed the 36 states in Nigeria and their slogan including the F.C.T.

All 36 Nigerian states have their various slogans or motto they are known for. Most people don’t know this and we have decided to provide this information in this write-up.

Before we delve into the slogan of each of the thirty-six states in the country, note that the slogan or motto of the Federal Republic of Nigeria is Unity & Faith, Peace & progress.

If you are looking for information on new slogan of states in Nigeria, we hope you find the information here useful. Below are Nigerian states and capital and their various slogan (new). Nicknames are also below

Also Read: Geo-polititical zones in Nigeria

36 States in Nigeria and their Slogan

1 ABIA Umuahia God’s own State
2 ADAMAWA Yola Formerly Land of Beauty, Sunshine and Hospitality

New Slogan: Highest peak of the nation

3 AKWA IBOM Uyo Land of promise
4 ANAMBRA Awka Former slogan: Home for all

New slogan: Light of the nation

5 BAUCHI Bauchi Pearl of Tourism
6 BAYELSA Yenegoa The Glory of All Lands
7 BENUE Makurdi Food basket of the Nation
8 BORNO Maiduguri Home of peace
9 CROSS RIVER Calabar The people’s paradise
10 DELTA Asaba Former slogan: The Big Heart

New slogan: The Finger of God

11 EBONYI Abakaliki The salt of the Nation
12 EDO Benin City The Heart Beat of the Nation
13 EKITI Ado-Ekiti Former slogan: Fountain of Knowledge

New slogan: Land of honour and integrity

14 ENUGU Enugu Coal City State
15 GOMBE Gombe Jewel in the Savannah
16 IMO Owerri formerly Land of Hope, new slogan is Eastern heartland
17 JIGAWA Dutse The New World
18 KADUNA Kaduna Formerly Liberal State, new slogan is Centre of learning
19 KANO Kano Centre of Commerce
20 KATSINA Katsina State of Hospitality
21 KEBBI Birni Kebbi Land of Equity
22 KOGI Lokoja The Confluence State
23 KWARA Ilorin The state of Harmony
24 LAGOS Ikeja Centre of Excellence
25 NASARAWA Lafia The home of Solid Minerals
26 NIGER Minna The power State
27 OGUN Abeokuta The Gateway State
28 ONDO Akure The sunshine State
29 OSUN Oshogbo Old slogan: State of living spring

New slogan: Land of virtue

30 OYO Ibadan The pace setter State
31 PLATEU Jos Home of peace and tourism
32 RIVERS Port Harcourt Treasure base of the Nation
33 SOKOTO Sokoto Seat of the Caliphate
34 TARABA Jalingo Nature’s gift to the Nation
35 YOBE Damaturu Old slogan: The young shall grow

New slogan: Pride of the sahel

36 ZAMFARA Guasau Old slogan: Home of Agricultural Products

New slogan: Farming is our pride

37 FCT Abuja Centre of Unity

Nicknames of Some Nigerian States and their slogans

Some states in Nigeria have been given nicknames in which they are known for. Some say these nicknames or new slogan are not befitting for these states as they do not live currently to their bidding.

Edo State

The Nick name for Edo state is Heart Beat of the Nation

Abia State

Abia state is nicknamed God’s Own State. Some people believe that due to the dirty nature of Aba, the commercial city of Abia State, the slogan should not be beffitting for the state. Aba is not the only dirty city in Nigeria.

Bayelsa State

The state was formerly nicknamed Pride of the Nation. The new sligan for Bayelsa state is Glory of all lands.

Niger State

Nickname of the state is The Power State.

Borno State

Nickname of the Borno state is Home of Peace, but Boko Haram turned it to a home of terror

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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