listen)), officially the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is a country in West Africa. It borders Niger in the north, Chad in the northeast, Cameroon in the east, and Benin in the west. Its southern coast is on the Gulf of Guinea in the Atlantic Ocean.
Which part of Nigeria is South West?
South West Nigeria has six states; Ekiti, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Osun and Oyo. It is majorly a Yoruba speaking area, although there are different dialects even within the same state.
Which state is West in Nigeria?
Osun. Osun, state, western Nigeria.
Which state is south in Nigeria?
South South (6 states): Bayelsa, Akwa Ibom, Edo, Rivers, Cross River and Delta. South West (6 states): Oyo, Ekiti, Osun, Ondo, Lagos and Ogun.
Is Lagos south or west?
Lagos State is bounded on the north and east by Ogun State. In the west it shares boundaries with the Republic of Benin. Its southern borders are with the Atlantic Ocean.
|Lagos State Ìpínlẹ̀ Èkó (Yoruba)|
|Geopolitical Zone||South West|
|Date created||27 May 1967|
What are the 3 regions in Nigeria?
At the time of independence in 1960, Nigeria was a Federal State of three Regions: Northern, Western, and Eastern.
How many states are Western Nigeria?
The region now consist of nine states, across three geopolitical zones: Delta, Edo, Ekiti, Kwara, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Osun, and Oyo States.
Is Kwara Yoruba or Hausa?
Information. Kwara State is one of the 36 states of Nigeria. Its capital is Ilorin and its governor is Bukola Saraki. The primary ethnic group of Kwara State is Yoruba, with significant Nupe, Bariba and Fulani minorities.
Which is the oldest city in Nigeria?
City of Benin, the oldest city in Nigeria.
Which state is the best in Nigeria?
Top 10 Best States In Nigeria (2020 UPDATE)
- Here are 10 Best States in Nigeria 2020.
- Cross River.
- Akwa Ibom.
How many states are in South South in Nigeria?
The South South region of Nigeria comprises of six states and is strategically located at the point where the Y tail of the river Niger joins the Atlantic Ocean through the Gulf of Guinea.
How many states are in Nigeria?
Nigeria is a federal republic of 36 states and a federal capital territory, with a population of about 150 million.
How many states are in South East Nigeria?
speaking, the south eastern region of Nigeria is comprised of five states namely, Imo, Anambra, Abia, Enugu and Ebonyi States (Figure 1).
How do u say hello in Nigerian?
Ẹ n lẹ means hello in this part of Nigeria.
Which state is the cleanest state in Nigeria?
By Okwy Iroegbu-Chikezie. Akwa Ibom State has emerged the cleanest state in the country, according to the index ratings by Clean Up Nigeria (CUN) of the Cleanest State in Nigeria. The group said Abuja emerged as the cleanest city in the cities category.
What language do they speak in Lagos?
Most locals who consider themselves as guides or transporters know some English and/or French. The most common dialect continuum in Lagos is Yoruba, followed by Igbo, and then Awori. Hausa is also spoken commonly by Lagos residents. Arabic is also commonly in use due to the Muslim influence (see Mushin district).