Cross River

Welcome to Current affairs page for Cross River State — The People's Paradise.

The state was created in 27/05/1967 by Yakubu Gowon. It is located in the South-South region of Nigeria, and there are 18 local governments with the state capital being Calabar.

State Capital

The state capital is Calabar.

State Slogan

The official state slogan is The People's Paradise.

Creation Date

The state was created on 27/05/1967.

State Creator

The state was created by Yakubu Gowon.


The population is 3737517.

Land Area

It has a land area of 20156 square kilometres.

Number of Local Governments

There are 18 local governments here.

Geopolitical Zone

This state is situated in South-South geopolitical zone.

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