Welcome to Current affairs page for Jigawa State — The New World

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

State Capital

The state capital is Dutse.

State Slogan

The official state slogan is The New World.

Creation Date

The state was created on August 27, 1991.

State Creator

The state was created by General Ibrahim Babangida.


The population is 5,828,163.

Land Area

It has a land area of 23,154 square kilometres.

Number of Local Governments

There are 27 local governments here.

Geopolitical Zone

This state is situated in North-West geopolitical zone.

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