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Northern States In Nigeria

Northern States In Nigeria

1. KEBBI STATE
Kebbi state was carved out from Sokoto state on the 27th of August , 1991.
Its capital is Birnin-Kebbi.
Kebbi state is bordered by Sokoto state,Niger state,Zamfara.
It has a total area of 36,800 kilometer square and has 21 local government areas , four emirate councils and 35 districts.

2. NASSARAWA STATE
Nassarawa state was carved out from Plateau state on the 1st of October ,1996.
Its capital is Lafia.
It has a total area of 27,117 kilonetre square and bounded in the North by Kaduna state ,in the west by FCT Abuja,in the south by Kogi and Benue states and in the east by Taraba and Plateau states.
Nassarawa state have 21 local government areas.

3. YOBE STATE
Yobe state was carved out of Borno state on August 27,1991.
Its capital is Damaturu and has a total area of 45,502 kilometre square in northeast Nigeria.
The state borders four states and they include Bauchi,Borno,Gombe and Jigawa.
It also borders to the North the Diffa and Zinder regions of Niger Republic.
Yobe state has 17 local government areas

Reference source : wikipedia.org

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