Welcome to Current affairs page for Anambra State — Light of the Nation

The state was created on August 27, 1991 by Gen. Ibrahim Babangida. It is located in the South-East region of Nigeria, and there are 21 local governments with the state capital being Awka.

State Capital

The state capital is Awka.

State Slogan

The official state slogan is Light of the Nation.

Creation Date

The state was created on August 27, 1991.

State Creator

The state was created by Gen. Ibrahim Babangida.


The population is 5,999,910.

Land Area

It has a land area of 4,844 square kilometres.

Number of Local Governments

There are 21 local governments here.

Geopolitical Zone

This state is situated in South-East geopolitical zone.

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