Complete List of States & Local Government Areas in Nigeria

Complete List of States & Local Government Areas in Nigeria.

You shall discover on this page the complete list of states & local government areas in Nigeria.

The Federal Republic of Nigeria is made up of 9 regions which include North, South, East, West, South East, South West, North East, North West and North Central which is also referred to as the Middle Belt region.

These nine (9) regions can also be broken down into states and when done, you’ll realize the country Nigeria has a total of 36 states and then, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) which made it a total of 37.

Local government areas in Nigeria vary for individual state. This simply means that the number of local government area in state A may however differ from that of State B and C. Though, this is not really what we are here to talk about. We only thought of giving more fact to add value on this page.

The total number of local government areas in Nigeria in 2022 is seven hundred seventy four or 774 in figures which is spread across the 37 states in the country. The Federal Capital Territory has the lowest number of local government area in the country (6), however, it is not the smallest state in the country. You can proceed below as we outline the complete list of states and their respective number & local government names in Nigeria.

Full List of States & Local Government Areas in Nigeria 2022

  1. Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Abia State

Abia State is made up of 17 Local Government Areas which are:

Aba North

Aba South

Arochukwu

Bende

Isiala Ngwa South

Ikwuano

Isiala

Ngwa North

Isukwuato

Ukwa West

Ukwa East

Umuahia

Umuahia South

  1. Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Adamawa State

Adamawa State is made up of 22 Local Government Areas which are:

Demsa

Fufore

Ganye

Girei

Gombi

Jada

Yola North

Lamurde

Madagali

Maiha

Mayo-Belwa

Michika

Mubi South

Numna

Shelleng

Song

Toungo

Jimeta

Yola South

Hung

  1. Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Anambra State

Anambra State is made up of 21 Local Government Areas which are:

Aguata

Anambra

Anambra West

Anaocha

Awka South

Awka North

Ogbaru

Onitsha South

Onitsha North

Orumba North

Orumba South

Oyi

  1. Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Akwa Ibom State

Akwa Ibom State is made up of 31 Local Government Areas which are:

Abak

Eastern Obolo

Eket

Essien Udim

Etimekpo

Etinan

Ibeno

Ibesikpo Asutan

Ibiono Ibom

Ika

Ikono

Ikot Abasi

Ikot Ekpene

Ini

Itu

Mbo

Mkpat Enin

Nsit Ibom

Nsit Ubium

Obot Akara

Okobo

Onna

Orukanam

Oron

Udung Uko

Ukanafun

Esit Eket

Uruan

Urue Offoung

Oruko Ete

Uyo

  1. Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Bauchi State

Bauchi State is made up of 20 Local Government Areas which are:

Alkaleri

Bauchi

Bogoro

Darazo

Dass

Gamawa

Ganjuwa

Giade

Jama`are

Katagum

Kirfi

Misau

Ningi

Hira

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Tafawa Balewa

Itas gadau

Toro

Warji

Zaki

Dambam

  1. Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Bayelsa State

Bayelsa State is made up of 9 Local Government Areas which are:

Brass

Ekeremor

Kolok/Opokuma

Nembe

Ogbia

Sagbama

Southern Ijaw

Yenagoa

Membe

  1. Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Benue State

Benue State is made up of 22 Local Government Areas which are:

Ador

Agatu

Apa

Buruku

Gboko

Guma

Gwer East

Gwer West

Kastina-ala

Konshisha

Kwande

Logo

Makurdi

Obi

Ogbadibo

Ohimini

Oju

Okpokwu

Oturkpo

Tarka

Ukum

Vandekya

  1. Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Borno State

Borno State is made up of 27 Local Government Areas which are:

Abadan

Askira/Uba

Bama

Bayo

Biu

Chibok

Damboa

Dikwagubio

Guzamala

Gwoza

Hawul

Jere

Kaga

Kalka/Balge

Konduga

Kukawa

Kwaya-ku

Mafa

Magumeri

Maiduguri

Marte

Mobbar

Monguno

Ngala

Nganzai

Shani

  1. Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Cross River State

Cross River State is made up of 18 Local Government Areas which are:

Abia

Akampa

Akpabuyo

Bakassi

Bekwara

Biase

Boki

Calabar South

Etung

Ikom

Obanliku

Obubra

Obudu

Odukpani

Ogoja

Ugep North

Yala

Yarkur

  1. Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Delta State

Delta State is made up of 25 Local Government Areas which are:

Aniocha South

Anioha

Bomadi

Burutu

Ethiope west

Ethiope east

Ika south

Ika north east

Isoko south

Isoko north

Ndokwa east

Ndokwa west

Okpe

Oshimili north

Oshimili south

Patani

Sapele

Udu

Ughelli south

Ughelli north

Ukwuani

Uviwie

Warri central

Warri north

Warri south

  1. Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Ebonyi State

Ebonyi State is made up of 13 Local Government Areas which are:

Abakaliki

Afikpo south

Afikpo north

Ebonyi

Ezza

Ezza south

Ikwo

Ishielu

Ivo

Ohaozara

Ohaukwu

Onicha

Izzi

  1. Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Edo State

Edo State is made up of 19 Local Government Areas which are:

Akoko-Edo

Egor

Essann east

Esan south east

Esan central

Esan west

Etsako central

Etsako east

Etsako

Orhionwon

Ivia north

Ovia south west

Owan west

Owan south

Uhunwonde

  1. Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Ekiti State

Ekiti State is made up of 16 Local Government Areas which are:

Ado Ekiti

Effon Alaiye

Ekiti south west

Ekiti west

Ekiti east

Emure/ise

Orun

Ido

Osi

Ijero

Ikere

Ikole

Ilejemeje

Irepodun

Ise/Orun

Moba

Oye

Aiyekire

  1. Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Enugu State

Enugu State is made up of 17 Local Government Areas which are:

Awgu

Aninri

Enugu east

Enugu south

Enugu north

Ezeagu

Igbo Eze north

Igbi etiti

Nsukka

Oji river

Undenu

Uzo Uwani

Udi

  1. Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Gombe State

Gombe State is made up of 11 Local Government Areas which are:

Akko

Balanga

Billiri

Dukku

Dunakaye

Gombe

Kaltungo

Kwami

Nafada/Bajoga

Shomgom

Yamaltu/Deba

  1. Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Imo State

Imo State is made up of 27 Local Government Areas which are:

Aboh-mbaise

Ahiazu-Mbaise

Ehime-Mbaino

Ezinhite, Ideato North

Ideato south

Ihitte/Uboma

Ikeduru

Isiala

Isu

Mbaitoli

Ngor Okpala

Njaba

Nwangele

Nkwere

Obowo

Aguta

Ohaji Egbema

Okigwe

Onuimo

Orlu

Orsu

Oru west

Oru

Owerri

Owerri North

Owerri south

  1. Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Jigawa State

Jigawa State is made up of 27 Local Government Areas which are:

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Auyo

Babura

Birnin- Kudu

Birniwa

Buji

Dutse

Garki

Gagarawa

Gumel

Guri

Gwaram

Gwiwa

Hadeji

Jahun

Kafin-Hausa

kaugama

Kazaure

Kirikisamma

Birnin-magaji

Maigatari

Malamaduri

Miga

Ringim

Roni

Sule Tankarka

Taura

Yankwasi

  1. Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Kaduna State

Kaduna State is made up of 23 Local Government Areas which are:

Brnin Gwari

Chukun

Giwa

Kajuru

Igabi

Ikara

Jaba

Jema`a

Kachia

Kaduna North

Kaduna south

Kagarok

Kauru

Kabau

Kudan

Kere

Makarfi

Sabongari

Sanga

Soba

Zangon-Kataf

Zaria

  1. Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Federal Capital Territory (FCT)

FCT is made up of only 6 Local Government Areas which are:

Abaji

Abuja Municipal

Bwari

Gwagwalada

Kuje

Kwali

  1. Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Kano State

Kano State is made up of 44 Local Government Areas which are:

Ajigi

Albasu

Bagwai

Bebeji

Bichi

Bunkure

Dala

Dambatta

Dawakin kudu

Dawakin tofa

Doguwa

Fagge

Gabasawa

Garko

Garun mallam

Gaya

Gezawa

Gwale

Gwarzo

Kano

Karay

Kibiya

Kiru

Kumbtso

Kunch

Kura

Maidobi

Makoda

MInjibir Nassarawa

Rano

Rimin gado

Rogo

Shanono

Sumaila

Takai

Tarauni

Tofa

Tsanyawa

Tudunwada

Ungogo

Warawa

Wudil

  1. Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Katsina State

Katsina State is made up of 34 Local Government Areas which are:

Bakori

Batagarawa

Batsari

Baure

Bindawa

Charanchi

Dan- Musa

Dandume,Danja

Daura

Dutsi

Dutsin `ma

Faskar

Funtua

Ingawa

Jibiya

Kafur

Kaita

Kankara

Kankiya

Katsina

Furfi

Kusada.Mai aduwa

Malumfashi

Mani

Mash

Matazu

Musawa

Rimi

Sabuwa

Safana

Sandamu

Zango

  1. Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Kebbi State

Kebbi State is made up of 22 Local Government Areas which are:

Aliero

Arewa Dandi

Argungu

Augie

Bagudo

Birnin Kebbi

Bunza

Dandi

Danko

Fakai

Gwandu

Jeda

Kalgo

Koko-besse

Maiyaama

Ngaski

Sakaba

Shanga

Suru

Wasugu

Yauri

Zuru

  1. Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Kogi State

Kogi State is made up of 20 Local Government Areas which are:

 

Adavi

Ajaokuta

Ankpa

Bassa

Dekina

Yagba east

Ibaji

Idah

Igalamela

Ijumu

Kabba bunu

Kogi

Mopa muro

Ofu

Ogori magongo

Okehi

Okene

Olamaboro

Omala

Yagba west

  1. Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Kwara State

Kwara State is made up of 16 Local Government Areas which are:

Asa

Baruten

Ede

Ekiti

Ifelodun

Ilorin south

Ilorin west

Ilorin east

Irepodun

Isin

Kaiama

Moro

Offa

Oke ero

Oyun

Pategi

  1. Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Lagos State

Lagos State is made up of 20 Local Government Areas which are:

Agege

Alimosho Ifelodun

Alimosho

Amuwo-Odofin

Apapa

Badagry

Epe

Eti-Osa

Ibeju- Lekki

Ifako/Ijaye

Ikeja

Ikorodu

Kosofe

Lagos Island

Lagos Mainland

Mushin

Ojo

Oshodi-Isolo

Shomolu

Surulere

  1. Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Nasarawa State

Nasarawa State is made up of 13 Local Government Areas which are:

Akwanga

Awe

Doma

Karu

Keana

Keffi

Kokona

Lafia

Nassarawa

Nassarawa/Eggon

Obi

Toto

Wamba

  1. Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Niger State

Niger State is made up of 24 Local Government Areas which are:

Agaie

Agwara

Bida

Borgu

Bosso

Chanchanga

Edati

Gbako

Gurara

Kitcha

Kontagora

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Lapai

Lavun

Magama

Mariga

Mokwa

Moshegu

Muya

Paiko

Rafi

Shiroro

Suleija

Tawa-Wushishi

  1. Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Ogun State

Ogun State is made up of 19 Local Government Areas which are:

Abeokuta south

Abeokuta north

Ado-odo/otta

Agbado south

Agbado north

Ewekoro

Idarapo

Ifo

Ijebu east

Ijebu north

Ikenne

Ilugun Alaro

Imeko afon

Ipokia

Obafemi/owode

Odeda

Odogbolu

Ogun waterside

Sagamu

  1. Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Ondo State

Ondo State is made up of 18 Local Government Areas which are:

Akoko north

Akoko north east

Akoko south east

Akoko south

Akure north

Akure

Idanre

Ifedore

Ese odo

Ilaje

Ilaje oke-igbo

Irele

Odigbo

Okitipupa

Ondo

Ondo east

Ose

Owo

  1. Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Osun State

Osun State is made up of 30 Local Government Areas which are:

Atakumosa west

Atakumosa east

Ayeda-ade

Ayedire

Bolawaduro

Boripe

Ede

Ede north

Egbedore

Ejigbo

Ife north

Ife central

Ife south

Ife east

Ifedayo

Ifelodun

Ilesha west

Ila-orangun

Ilesah east

Irepodun

Irewole

Isokan

Iwo

Obokun

Odo-otin

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olorunda

Oriade

Orolu

Osogbo

  1. Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Oyo State

Oyo State is made up of 34 Local Government Areas which are:

Afijio

Akinyele

Attba

Atigbo

Egbeda

Ibadan

Ibadan north east

Ibadan central

Ibadan south east

Ibadan west south

Ibarapa east

Ibarapa north

Ido

Ifedapo

Ifeloju

Irepo

Iseyin

Itesiwaju

Iwajowa

Iwajowa olorunshogo

Kajola

Lagelu

Ogbomosho north

Ogbomosho south

Ogo oluwa

Oluyole

Ona ara

Ore lope

Orire

Oyo east

Oyo west

Saki east

Saki west

Surulere

  1. Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Plateau State

Plateau State is made up of 17 Local Government Areas which are:

Barkin/ladi

Bassa

Bokkos

Jos north

Jos east

Jos south

Kanam

Kiyom

Langtang north

Langtang south

Mangu,

Mikang

Pankshin

Qua`an pan

Shendam

Wase

  1. Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Rivers State

Rivers State is made up of 23 Local Government Areas which are:

Abua/Odial

Ahoada west

Akuku toru

Andoni

Asari toru

Bonny

Degema

Eleme

Emohua

Etche

Gokana

Ikwerre

Oyigbo

Khana

Obio/Akpor

Ogba east /Edoni

Ogu/bolo

Okrika

Omumma

Opobo/Nkoro

Portharcourt

Tai

  1. Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Sokoto State

Sokoto State is made up of 22 Local Government Areas which are:

Binji

Bodinga

Dange/shuni

Gada

Goronyo

Gudu

Gwadabawa

Illela

Kebbe

Kware

Rabah

Sabon-Birni

Shagari

Silame

Sokoto south

Sokoto north

Tambuwal

Tangaza

Tureta

Wamakko

Wurno

Yabo

  1. Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Taraba State

Taraba State is made up of 16 Local Government Areas which are:

Akdo-kola

Bali

Donga

Gashaka

Gassol

Ibi

Jalingo

K/Lamido

Kurmi

lan

Sardauna

Tarum

Ussa

Wukari

Yorro

Zing

  1. Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Yobe State

Yobe State is made up of 17 Local Government Areas which are:

Borsari

Damaturu

Fika

Fune

Geidam

Gogaram

Gujba

Gulani

Jakusko

Karasuwa

Machina

Nagere

Nguru

Potiskum

Tarmua

Yunusari

Yusufari

Gashua

  1. Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Zamfara State

Zamfara State is made up of 14 Local Government Areas which are:

Anka

Bukkuyum

Dungudu

Chafe

Gummi

Gusau

Isa

Kaura Namoda

Mradun

Maru

Shinkafi

Talata Mafara

Zumi

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