List of North West States in Nigeria

The list of North West States in Nigeria are given below. North West Nigeria is dominated by the Hausa and Fulani speaking people. One of the first hold of the coming of Islam in Nigeria. States in North West part of Nigeria share some similar features. Like weather condition, Agriculture and mineral resources.

North West Nigeria:

First in the list is Jigawa State. Jigawa State is one of the most populated States in Nigeria with a population estimate of around 4.3million people at of the time of writing this post. The States capital is Dutse. Jigawa State was created in 27, August of 1991.

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Second in the list is Kaduna State is one of the most popular States in Northern Nigeria. Kaduna is also one of the most populated States in Nigeria with more than 6million people. Kaduna State is also one of the most developed States in Nigeria and Northern Nigeria. The State capital is also known as Kaduna. The State was created in 27, May of 1967.

Third in the list is Kano State is one of the popular States in Nigeria and also one of the most significant States in terms of development. Kano State is the most populated State in Nigeria. It is the State in Nigeria with 44 Local Governments Area which is the largest ever. Population estimate is put at over 9.4 million people as of the time of writing this post. The State is known as center of commerce. State capital is also Kano. Kano State was created in 27, May, 1967. Shares border with the likes of Katsina, Bauchi, Jigawa and Kaduna.

Fourth in the list is Katsina State. Katsina State is also one of the most populated States in the North. The State was established in 1987. The State capital is also referred to as Katsina.

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Fifth in the list is Kebbi State. Kebbi State was created in 27, August, 1991. The State is also located in North West part of Nigeria. The capital of Kebbi State is Birnin Kebbi. Kebbi State was created from Sokoto State.

Sokoto State is sixth in the list. The State is regarded as the Islamic Caliphate State in Nigeria. The first State in Nigeria to welcome Islam. Sokoto State was created in 1976. The capital of Sokoto State is also known as Sokoto.

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Zamfara State is the last in the list. Zamfara State was created in 1st, October of 1996. The capital of Zamfara State is Gusau. The State is mostly populated by the Hausa and Fulani speaking people.

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