Nguru (or N'Gourou) is a Local Government Area in Yobe State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Nguru near the Hadejia River at 12°52′45″N 10°27′09″E / 12.87917°N 10.45250°E / 12.87917; 10.45250.
It has an area of 916 km² and a population of 150,632 at the 2006 census.
The postal code of the area is 630.
The town probably dates from around the 15th century. There is a variety of landscape types in the area, including the protected Hadejia-Nguru wetlands of Nguru Lake, and the "Sand Dunes", a semi-desert area.
Nguru is the terminus of the Western Railway of Nigeria.