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Local government areas of Nigeria

Nigeria has 774 local government areas (LGAs).

Each local government area is administered by a Local Government Council consisting of a chairman who is the Chief Executive of the LGA, and other elected members who are referred to as Councillors.

The functions of Local Governments are detailed in the Nigerian Constitution and include:

  • Economic recommendations to the State;
  • Collection of taxes and fees;
  • Establishment and maintenance of cemeteries, burial grounds and homes for the destitute or infirm;
  • Licensing of bicycles, trucks (other than mechanically propelled trucks), canoes, wheel barrows and carts;
  • Establishment, maintenance and regulation of markets, motor parks and public conveniences;
  • Construction and maintenance of roads, streets, drains and other public highways, parks, and open spaces;
  • Naming of roads and streets and numbering of houses;
  • Provision and maintenance of public transportation and refuse disposal;
  • Registration of births, deaths and marriages;
  • Assessment of privately owned houses or tenements for the purpose of levying such rates as may be prescribed by the House of Assembly of a State; and,
  • Control and regulation of out-door advertising, movement and keeping of pets of all descriptions, shops and kiosks, restaurants and other places for sale of food to the public, and laundries.

Each of the areas is further subdivided into wards with a minimum of ten and a maximum of fifteen for each area.

List of LGAs[edit]

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Abadam Borno State
Abaji FCT
Abak Akwa Ibom State [1]
Abakaliki Ebonyi State
Aba North Abia State
Aba South Abia State
Abeokuta North Ogun State
Abeokuta South Ogun State
Abi Cross River State
Aboh Mbaise Imo State
Abua/Odual Rivers State
Adavi Kogi State
Ado Ekiti Ekiti State
Ado-Odo/Ota Ogun State
Afijio Oyo State
Afikpo North Ebonyi State
Afikpo South Ebonyi State
Agaie Niger State
Agatu Benue State
Agwara Niger State
Agege Lagos State
Aguata Anambra State
Ahiazu Mbaise Imo State
Ahoada East Rivers State
Ahoada West Rivers State
Ajaokuta Kogi State
Ajeromi-Ifelodun Lagos State
Ajingi Kano State
Akamkpa Cross River State
Akinyele Oyo State
Akko Gombe State
Akoko-Edo Edo State
Akoko North-East Ondo State
Akoko North-West Ondo State
Akoko South-West Ondo State
Akoko South-East Ondo State
Akpabuyo Cross River State
Akuku-Toru Rivers State
Akure North Ondo State
Akure South Ondo State
Akwanga Nasarawa State
Albasu Kano State
Aleiro Kebbi State
Alimosho Lagos State
Alkaleri Bauchi State
Amuwo-Odofin Lagos State
Anambra East Anambra State
Anambra West Anambra State
Anaocha Anambra State
Andoni Rivers State
Aninri Enugu State
Aniocha North Delta State
Aniocha South Delta State
Anka Zamfara State
Ankpa Kogi State
Apa Benue State
Apapa Lagos State
Ado Benue State
Ardo Kola Taraba State
Arewa Dandi Kebbi State
Argungu Kebbi State
Arochukwu Abia State
Asa Kwara State
Asari-Toru Rivers State
Askira/Uba Borno State
Atakunmosa East Osun State
Atakunmosa West Osun State
Atiba Oyo State
Atisbo Oyo State
Augie Kebbi State
Auyo Jigawa State
Awe Nasarawa State
Awgu Enugu State
Awka North Anambra State
Awka South Anambra State
Ayamelum Anambra State
Aiyedaade Osun State
Aiyedire Osun State
Babura Jigawa State
Badagry Lagos State
Bagudo Kebbi State
Bagwai Kano State
Bakassi Cross River State
Bokkos Plateau State
Bakori Katsina State
Bakura Zamfara State
Balanga Gombe State
Bali Taraba State
Bama Borno State
Bade Yobe State
Barkin Ladi Plateau State
Baruten Kwara State
Bassa Kogi State
Bassa Plateau State
Batagarawa Katsina State
Batsari Katsina State
Bauchi Bauchi State
Baure Katsina State
Bayo Borno State
Bebeji Kano State
Bekwarra Cross River State
Bende Abia State
Biase Cross River State
Bichi Kano State
Bida Niger State
Billiri Gombe State
Bindawa Katsina State
Binji Sokoto State
Biriniwa Jigawa State
Birnin Gwari Kaduna State
Birnin Kebbi Kebbi State
Birnin Kudu Jigawa State
Birnin Magaji/Kiyaw Zamfara State
Biu Borno State
Bodinga Sokoto State
Bogoro Bauchi State
Boki Cross River State
Boluwaduro Osun State
Bomadi Delta State
Bonny Rivers State
Borgu Niger State
Boripe Osun State
Bursari Yobe State
Bosso Niger State
Brass Bayelsa State
Buji Jigawa State
Bukkuyum Zamfara State
Buruku Benue State
Bungudu Zamfara State
Bunkure Kano State
Bunza Kebbi State
Burutu Delta State
Bwari FCT
Calabar Municipal Cross River State
Calabar South Cross River State
Chanchaga Niger State
Charanchi Katsina State
Chibok Borno State
Chikun Kaduna State
Dala Kano State
Damaturu Yobe State
Damban Bauchi State
Dambatta Kano State
Damboa Borno State
Dandi Kebbi State
Dandume Katsina State
Dange Shuni Sokoto State
Danja Katsina State
Dan Musa Katsina State
Darazo Bauchi State
Dass Bauchi State
Daura Katsina State
Dawakin Kudu Kano State
Dawakin Tofa Kano State
Degema Rivers State
Dekina Kogi State
Demsa Adamawa State
Dikwa Borno State
Doguwa Kano State
Doma Nasarawa State
Donga Taraba State
Dukku Gombe State
Dunukofia Anambra State
Dutse Jigawa State
Dutsi Katsina State
Dutsin Ma Katsina State
Eastern Obolo Akwa Ibom State
Ebonyi Ebonyi State
Edati Niger State
Ede North Osun State
Ede South Osun State
Edu Kwara State
Ife Central Osun State
Ife East Osun State
Ife North Osun State
Ife South Osun State
Efon Ekiti State
Egbado North Ogun State
Egbado South Ogun State
Egbeda Oyo State
Egbedore Osun State
Egor Edo State
Ehime Mbano Imo State
Ejigbo Osun State
Ekeremor Bayelsa State
Eket Akwa Ibom State [2]
Ekiti, Kwara State Kwara State
Ekiti East Ekiti State
Ekiti South-West Ekiti State
Ekiti West Ekiti State
Ekwusigo Anambra State
Eleme Rivers State
Emuoha Rivers State
Emure Ekiti State
Enugu East Enugu State
Enugu North Enugu State
Enugu South Enugu State
Epe Lagos State
Esan Central Edo State
Esan North-East Edo State
Esan South-East Edo State
Esan West Edo State
Ese Odo Ondo State
Esit Eket Akwa Ibom State
Essien Udim Akwa Ibom State
Etche Rivers State
Ethiope East Delta State
Ethiope West Delta State
Etim Ekpo Akwa Ibom State [3]
Etinan Akwa Ibom State [4]
Eti Osa Lagos State
Etsako Central Edo State
Etsako East Edo State
Etsako West Edo State
Etung Cross River State
Ewekoro Ogun State
Ezeagu Enugu State
Ezinihitte Imo State
Ezza North Ebonyi State
Ezza South Ebonyi State
Fagge Kano State
Fakai Kebbi State
Faskari Katsina State
Fika Yobe State
Fufure Adamawa State
Funakaye Gombe State
Fune Yobe State
Funtua Katsina State
Gabasawa Kano State
Gada Sokoto State
Gagarawa Jigawa State
Gamawa Bauchi State
Ganjuwa Bauchi State
Ganye Adamawa State
Garki Jigawa State
Garko Kano State
Garun Mallam Kano State
Gashaka Taraba State
Gassol Taraba State
Gaya Kano State
Gayuk Adamawa State
Gezawa Kano State
Gbako Niger State
Gboko Benue State
Gbonyin Ekiti State
Geidam Yobe State
Giade Bauchi State
Giwa Kaduna State
Gokana Rivers State
Gombe Gombe State
Gombi Adamawa State
Goronyo Sokoto State
Grie Adamawa State
Gubio Borno State
Gudu Sokoto State
Gujba Yobe State
Gulani Yobe State
Guma Benue State
Gumel Jigawa State
Gummi Zamfara State
Gurara Niger State
Guri Jigawa State
Gusau Zamfara State
Guzamala Borno State
Gwadabawa Sokoto State
Gwagwalada FCT
Gwale Kano State
Gwandu Kebbi State
Gwaram Jigawa State
Gwarzo Kano State
Gwer East Benue State
Gwer West Benue State
Gwiwa Jigawa State
Gwoza Borno State
Hadejia Jigawa State
Hawul Borno State
Hong Adamawa State
Ibadan North Oyo State
Ibadan North-East Oyo State
Ibadan North-West Oyo State
Ibadan South-East Oyo State
Ibadan South-West Oyo State
Ibaji Kogi State
Ibarapa Central Oyo State
Ibarapa East Oyo State
Ibarapa North Oyo State
Ibeju-Lekki Lagos State
Ibeno Akwa Ibom State [5]
Ibesikpo Asutan Akwa Ibom State [6]
Ibi Taraba State
Ibiono-Ibom Akwa Ibom State [7]
Idah Kogi State
Idanre Ondo State
Ideato North Imo State
Ideato South Imo State
Idemili North Anambra State
Idemili South Anambra State
Ido Oyo State
Ido Osi Ekiti State
Ifako-Ijaiye Lagos State
Ifedayo Osun State
Ifedore Ondo State
Ifelodun Kwara State
Ifelodun Osun State
Ifo Ogun State
Igabi Kaduna State
Igalamela Odolu Kogi State
Igbo Etiti Enugu State
Igbo Eze North Enugu State
Igbo Eze South Enugu State
Igueben Edo State
Ihiala Anambra State
Ihitte/Uboma Imo State
Ilaje Ondo State
Ijebu East Ogun State
Ijebu North Ogun State
Ijebu North East Ogun State
Ijebu Ode Ogun State
Ijero Ekiti State
Ijumu Kogi State
Ika Akwa Ibom State [8]
Ika North East Delta State
Ikara Kaduna State
Ika South Delta State
Ikeduru Imo State
Ikeja Lagos State
Ikenne Ogun State
Ikere Ekiti State
Ikole Ekiti State
Ikom Cross River State
Ikono Akwa Ibom State [9]
Ikorodu Lagos State
Ikot Abasi Akwa Ibom State [10]
Ikot Ekpene Akwa Ibom State [11]
Ikpoba Okha Edo State
Ikwerre Rivers State
Ikwo Ebonyi State
Ikwuano Abia State
Ila Osun State
Ilejemeje Ekiti State
Ile Oluji/Okeigbo Ondo State
Ilesa East Osun State
Ilesa West Osun State
Illela Sokoto State
Ilorin East Kwara State
Ilorin South Kwara State
Ilorin West Kwara State
Imeko Afon Ogun State
Ingawa Katsina State
Ini Akwa Ibom State [12]
Ipokia Ogun State
Irele Ondo State
Irepo Oyo State
Irepodun Osun State
Irepodun Kwara State
Irepodun/Ifelodun Ekiti State
Irewole Osun State
Isa Sokoto State
Ise/Orun Ekiti State
Iseyin Oyo State
Ishielu Ebonyi State
Isiala Mbano Imo State
Isiala Ngwa North Abia State
Isiala Ngwa South Abia State
Isin Kwara State
Isi Uzo Enugu State
Isokan Osun State
Isoko North Delta State
Isoko South Delta State
Isu Imo State
Isuikwuato Abia State
Itas/Gadau Bauchi State
Itesiwaju Oyo State
Itu Akwa Ibom State [13]
Ivo Ebonyi State
Iwajowa Oyo State
Iwo Osun State
Izzi Ebonyi State
Jaba Kaduna State
Jada Adamawa State
Jahun Jigawa State
Jakusko Yobe State
Jalingo Taraba State
Jama'are Bauchi State
Jega Kebbi State
Jema'a Kaduna State
Jere Borno State
Jibia Katsina State
Jos East Plateau State
Jos North Plateau State
Jos South Plateau State
Kabba/Bunu Kogi State
Kabo Kano State
Kachia Kaduna State
Kaduna North Kaduna State
Kaduna South Kaduna State
Kafin Hausa Jigawa State
Kafur Katsina State
Kaga Borno State
Kagarko Kaduna State
Kaiama Kwara State
Kaita Katsina State
Kajola Oyo State
Kajuru Kaduna State
Kala/Balge Borno State
Kalgo Kebbi State
Kaltungo Gombe State
Kanam Plateau State
Kankara Katsina State
Kanke Plateau State
Kankia Katsina State
Kano Municipal Kano State
Karasuwa Yobe State
Karaye Kano State
Karim Lamido Taraba State
Karu Nasarawa State
Katagum Bauchi State
Katcha Niger State
Katsina Katsina State
Katsina-Ala Benue State
Kaura Kaduna State
Kaura Namoda Zamfara State
Kauru Kaduna State
Kazaure Jigawa State
Keana Nasarawa State
Kebbe Sokoto State
Keffi Nasarawa State
Khana Rivers State
Kibiya Kano State
Kirfi Bauchi State
Kiri Kasama Jigawa State
Kiru Kano State
Kiyawa Jigawa State
Kogi Kogi State
Koko/Besse Kebbi State
Kokona Nasarawa State
Kolokuma/Opokuma Bayelsa State
Konduga Borno State
Konshisha Benue State
Kontagora Niger State
Kosofe Lagos State
Kaugama Jigawa State
Kubau Kaduna State
Kudan Kaduna State
Kuje FCT
Kukawa Borno State
Kumbotso Kano State
Kumi Taraba State
Kunchi Kano State
Kura Kano State
Kurfi Katsina State
Kusada Katsina State
Kwali FCT
Kwande Benue State
Kwami Gombe State
Kware Sokoto State
Kwaya Kusar Borno State
Lafia Nasarawa State
Lagelu Oyo State
Lagos Island Lagos State
Lagos Mainland Lagos State
Langtang South Plateau State
Langtang North Plateau State
Lapai Niger State
Lamurde Adamawa State
Lau Taraba State
Lavun Niger State
Lere Kaduna State
Logo Benue State
Lokoja Kogi State
Machina Yobe State
Madagali Adamawa State
Madobi Kano State
Mafa Borno State
Magama Niger State
Magumeri Borno State
Mai'Adua Katsina State
Maiduguri Borno State
Maigatari Jigawa State
Maiha Adamawa State
Maiyama Kebbi State
Makarfi Kaduna State
Makoda Kano State
Malam Madori Jigawa State
Malumfashi Katsina State
Mangu Plateau State
Mani Katsina State
Maradun Zamfara State
Mariga Niger State
Makurdi Benue State
Marte Borno State
Maru Zamfara State
Mashegu Niger State
Mashi Katsina State
Matazu Katsina State
Mayo Belwa Adamawa State
Mbaitoli Imo State
Mbo Akwa Ibom State [14]
Michika Adamawa State
Miga Jigawa State
Mikang Plateau State
Minjibir Kano State
Misau Bauchi State
Moba Ekiti State
Mobbar Borno State
Mubi North Adamawa State
Mubi South Adamawa State
Mokwa Niger State
Monguno Borno State
Mopa Muro Kogi State
Moro Kwara State
Moya Niger State
Mkpat-Enin Akwa Ibom State [15]
Municipal Area Council FCT
Musawa Katsina State
Mushin Lagos State
Nafada Gombe State
Nangere Yobe State
Nasarawa Kano State
Nasarawa Nasarawa State
Nasarawa Egon Nasarawa State
Ndokwa East Delta State
Ndokwa West Delta State
Nembe Bayelsa State
Ngala Borno State
Nganzai Borno State
Ngaski Kebbi State
Ngor Okpala Imo State
Nguru Yobe State
Ningi Bauchi State
Njaba Imo State
Njikoka Anambra State
Nkanu East Enugu State
Nkanu West Enugu State
Nkwerre Imo State
Nnewi North Anambra State
Nnewi South Anambra State
Nsit-Atai Akwa Ibom State [16]
Nsit-Ibom Akwa Ibom State [17]
Nsit-Ubium Akwa Ibom State [18]
Nsukka Enugu State
Numan Adamawa State
Nwangele Imo State
Obafemi Owode Ogun State
Obanliku Cross River State
Obi Nasarawa State
Obi Benue State
Obi Ngwa Abia State
Obio/Akpor Rivers State
Obokun Osun State
Obot Akara Akwa Ibom State [19]
Obowo Imo State
Obubra Cross River State
Obudu Cross River State
Odeda Ogun State
Odigbo Ondo State
Odogbolu Ogun State
Odo Otin Osun State
Odukpani Cross River State
Offa Kwara State
Ofu Kogi State
Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Rivers State
Ogbadibo Benue State
Ogbaru Anambra State
Ogbia Bayelsa State
Ogbomosho North Oyo State
Ogbomosho South Oyo State
Ogu/Bolo Rivers State
Ogoja Cross River State
Ogo Oluwa Oyo State
Ogori/Magongo Kogi State
Ogun Waterside Ogun State
Oguta Imo State
Ohafia Abia State
Ohaji/Egbema Imo State
Ohaozara Ebonyi State
Ohaukwu Ebonyi State
Ohimini Benue State
Orhionmwon Edo State
Oji River Enugu State
Ojo Lagos State
Oju Benue State
Okehi Kogi State
Okene Kogi State
Oke Ero Kwara State
Okigwe Imo State
Okitipupa Ondo State
Okobo Akwa Ibom State [20]
Okpe Delta State
Okrika Rivers State
Olamaboro Kogi State
Ola Oluwa Osun State
Olorunda Osun State
Olorunsogo Oyo State
Oluyole Oyo State
Omala Kogi State
Omuma Rivers State
Ona Ara Oyo State
Ondo East Ondo State
Ondo West Ondo State
Onicha Ebonyi State
Onitsha North Anambra State
Onitsha South Anambra State
Onna Akwa Ibom State [21]
Okpokwu Benue State
Opobo/Nkoro Rivers State
Oredo Edo State
Orelope Oyo State
Oriade Osun State
Ori Ire Oyo State
Orlu Imo State
Orolu Osun State
Oron Akwa Ibom State [22]
Orsu Imo State
Oru East Imo State
Oruk Anam Akwa Ibom State [23]
Orumba North Anambra State
Orumba South Anambra State
Oru West Imo State
Ose Ondo State
Oshimili North Delta State
Oshimili South Delta State
Oshodi-Isolo Lagos State
Osisioma Abia State
Osogbo Osun State
Oturkpo Benue State
Ovia North-East Edo State
Ovia South-West Edo State
Owan East Edo State
Owan West Edo State
Owerri Municipal Imo State
Owerri North Imo State
Owerri West Imo State
Owo Ondo State
Oye Ekiti State
Oyi Anambra State
Oyigbo Rivers State
Oyo Oyo State
Oyo East Oyo State
Oyun Kwara State
Paikoro Niger State
Pankshin Plateau State
Patani Delta State
Pategi Kwara State
Port Harcourt Rivers State
Potiskum Yobe State
Qua'an Pan Plateau State
Rabah Sokoto State
Rafi Niger State
Rano Kano State
Remo North Ogun State
Rijau Niger State
Rimi Katsina State
Rimin Gado Kano State
Ringim Jigawa State
Riyom Plateau State
Rogo Kano State
Roni Jigawa State
Sabon Birni Sokoto State
Sabon Gari Kaduna State
Sabuwa Katsina State
Safana Katsina State
Sagbama Bayelsa State
Sakaba Kebbi State
Saki East Oyo State
Saki West Oyo State
Sandamu Katsina State
Sanga Kaduna State
Sapele, Delta Delta State
Sardauna Taraba State
Shagamu Ogun State
Shagari Sokoto State
Shanga Kebbi State
Shani Borno State
Shanono Kano State
Shelleng Adamawa State
Shendam Plateau State
Shinkafi Zamfara State
Shira Bauchi State
Shiroro Niger State
Shongom Gombe State
Shomolu Lagos State
Silame Sokoto State
Soba Kaduna State
Sokoto North Sokoto State
Sokoto South Sokoto State
Song Adamawa State
Southern Ijaw Bayelsa State
Suleja Niger State
Sule Tankarkar Jigawa State
Sumaila Kano State
Suru Kebbi State
Surulere, Oyo State Oyo State
Surulere, Lagos State Lagos State
Tafa Niger State
Tafawa Balewa Bauchi State
Tai Rivers State
Takai Kano State
Takum Taraba State
Talata Mafara Zamfara State
Tambuwal Sokoto State
Tangaza Sokoto State
Tarauni Kano State
Tarka Benue State
Tarmuwa Yobe State
Taura Jigawa State
Toungo Adamawa State
Tofa Kano State
Toro Bauchi State
Toto Nasarawa State
Chafe Zamfara State
Tsanyawa Kano State
Tudun Wada Kano State
Tureta Sokoto State
Udenu Enugu State
Udi Enugu State
Udu Delta State
Udung-Uko Akwa Ibom State [24]
Ughelli North Delta State
Ughelli South Delta State
Ugwunagbo Abia State
Uhunmwonde Edo State
Ukanafun Akwa Ibom State [25]
Ukum Benue State
Ukwa East Abia State
Ukwa West Abia State
Ukwuani Delta State
Umuahia North Abia State
Umuahia South Abia State
Umu Nneochi Abia State
Ungogo Kano State
Unuimo Imo State
Uruan Akwa Ibom State [26]
Urue-Offong/Oruko Akwa Ibom State [27]
Ushongo Benue State
Ussa Taraba State
Uvwie Delta State
Uyo Akwa Ibom State [28]
Uzo Uwani Enugu State
Vandeikya Benue State
Wamako Sokoto State
Wamba Nasarawa State
Warawa Kano State
Warji Bauchi State
Warri North Delta State
Warri South Delta State
Warri South West Delta State
Wasagu/Danko Kebbi State
Wase Plateau State
Wudil Kano State
Wukari Taraba State
Wurno Sokoto State
Wushishi Niger State
Yabo Sokoto State
Yagba East Kogi State
Yagba West Kogi State
Yakuur Cross River State
Yala Cross River State
Yamaltu/Deba Gombe State
Yankwashi Jigawa State
Yauri Kebbi State
Yenagoa Bayelsa State
Yola North Adamawa State
Yola South Adamawa State
Yorro Taraba State
Yunusari Yobe State
Yusufari Yobe State
Zaki Bauchi State
Zango Katsina State
Zangon Kataf Kaduna State
Zaria Kaduna State
Zing Taraba State
Zurmi Zamfara State
Zuru Kebbi State

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