Welcome to Current affairs page for Abia State — God's Own State

The state was created on August 27, 1991 by General Ibrahim Babangida. It is located in the South-East region of Nigeria, and there are 17 local governments with the state capital being Umuahia.

State Capital

The state capital is Umuahia.

State Slogan

The official state slogan is God's Own State.

Creation Date

The state was created on August 27, 1991.

State Creator

The state was created by General Ibrahim Babangida.


The population is 4,112,230.

Land Area

It has a land area of 6,320 square kilometres.

Number of Local Governments

There are 17 local governments here.

Geopolitical Zone

This state is situated in South-East geopolitical zone.

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