List of Nigerian state nicknames

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The following table presents a listing of Nigerian state slogans.

State Nickname
Abia State God's Own State
Adamawa State Land of Beauty
Akwa Ibom State Land of Promise
Anambra State Light of the Nation
Bauchi State Pearl of Tourism
Bayelsa State Pride of the Nation
Benue State Food Basket of the Nation
Borno State Home of Peace
Cross River State The People's Paradise
Delta State The Finger of God (formerly The Big Heart)
Ebonyi State Salt of the Nation
Edo State Heart Beat of Nigeria
Ekiti State Fountain of Knowledge
Enugu State Coal City State (Jewel of the East)
Gombe State Jewel in the Savannah
Imo State Eastern heartland (formerly Land of Hope)
Jigawa State The New World
Kaduna State Centre of Education (formerly Liberal State)
Kano State Centre of Commerce
Katsina State Home of Hospitality
Kebbi State Land of Equity
Kogi State The Confluence State
Kwara State State of Harmony
Lagos State Centre of Excellence
Nasarawa State Home of Solid Minerals
Niger State The Power State
Ogun State Gateway State
Ondo State Sunshine State
Osun State Land of Virtue (formerly State of the Living Spring)
Oyo State Pace Setter State
Plateau State Home of Peace and Tourism
Rivers State Treasure Base of the Nation
Sokoto State Seat of the Caliphate
Taraba State Nature's Gift to the Nation
Yobe State Pride of the Sahel
Zamfara State Farming is Our Pride
Abuja Federal Capital Territory Centre of Unity

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