Terra Kulture – Nigerian States and Their Natural Resources
Terra Kulture Introducing the Nigerian States and Their Natural Resources
States and their Natural Resources
1. Abia State
Abia State, also known as Gods own State is located in the Southeastern region of Nigeria, and this State has quite a number of mineral resources. The resources include Gold, Limestone, Lead/Zinc, Oil/Gas and salt.
2. Adamawa State
This State”s slogan is Land of Beauty. It is located in the northeastern part of Nigeria and the mineral resources present in this State are Gypsum, Kaolin, Magnesite, and Bentonite.
3. Akwa Ibom State
Akwa Ibom State is one of the richest States in Nigeria. It is located in the South-south region and is blessed with Clay, Zinc/Lead, Oil/Gas, Limestone, Lignite, Uranium and Salt.
4. Anambra State
Also called “Light of the Nation”. This State is located in the Southeastern part of Nigeria and is home to several resources like Salt, Phosphate, Limestone, Lignite, Iron-ore, Lignite, Gypsum, Clay and Glass-Sand.
5. Bauchi State
Bauchi State is a northeastern State with 10 natural mineral deposits. They include Gold, Cassiterite, Gypsum, Columbite, Wolfram, Coal, Limestone, Clay, Lignite and Iron-ore.
6. Bayelsa State
This State is also called “Glory of all Lands”. It is an oil-producing State, and has a number of natural resources including Clay, Gypsum, Lead/Zinc, Lignite, Limestone, Manganese, Oil/Gas and Uranium.
7. Benue State
Benue State is also called the Food Basket of the Nation, and it is located in the middle belt region of Nigeria. The resources found in this State are Clay, Coal, Barite, Gemstone, Gypsum, Salt, Marble, Limestone, Lead/Zinc, and Iron-ore.
8. Borno State
Borno State is located in the northeastern geo-political zone of Nigeria. Also known as the Home of Peace, the State is home to several natural resources including Limestone, Bentonite, Gypsum, Clay, Diatomite, Hydro-carbon, and Kaolin.
9. Cross River State
Also called “The People”s Paradise” is located in the South-South area of Nigeria. Cross River State has a number of natural resources, and they include Barite, Zinc/Lead, Lignite, Limestone, Manganese, Uranium, Oil/Gas, and Salt.
10. Delta State
This State is blessed with varieties of natural resources like Glass-sand, Clay, Gypsum, Kaolin, Iron-ore, Lignite, Oil/Gas and Marble.
11. Ebonyi State
12. Edo State
13. Ekiti State
14. Enugu State
15. Gombe State
16. Imo State
18. Kaduna State
19. Kano State
20. Katsina State
21. Kebbi State
22. Kogi State
23. Kwara State
24. Lagos State
25. Nassarawa State
26. Niger State
27. Ogun State
28. Ondo State
29. Osun State
Osun State is an inland State in the Southwestern part of Nigeria. It has six solid mineral deposits. They are Granite, Talc, Tourmaline, Tantalite, Columbite & Gold.