List of Nigerian states' nicknames

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The following table presents a listing of Nigerian states' nicknames.

State Nickname
Abia State God's Own State
Adamawa State Highest Peak of The Nation
Akwa Ibom State Land of Promise
Anambra State Light of the Nation
Bauchi State Pearl of Tourism
Bayelsa State Glory of all Lands
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
Ebonyi State Salt of the Nation
Edo State Heartbeat of The Nation
Ekiti State Land of Honour and Integrity
Enugu State Coal City State
Gombe State Jewel of the Savannah
Imo State Eastern Heartland (formerly Land of Hope)
Jigawa State The New World
Kaduna State Centre of Learning (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
Federal Capital Territory Centre of Unity

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