Welcome to Current affairs page for Borno State — Home of Peace.

The state was created in 03/02/1976 by General Murtala Mohammed. It is located in the North-East region of Nigeria, and there are 27 local governments with the state capital being Maiduguri.

State Capital

The state capital is Maiduguri.

State Slogan

The official state slogan is Home of Peace.

Creation Date

The state was created on 03/02/1976.

State Creator

The state was created by General Murtala Mohammed.


The population is 6111500.

Land Area

It has a land area of 70898 square kilometres.

Number of Local Governments

There are 27 local governments here.

Geopolitical Zone

This state is situated in North-East geopolitical zone.

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