Welcome to Current affairs page for Nasarawa State — Home of Solid Minerals.

The state was created in 01/10/1996 by Gen. Sani Abacha. It is located in the North-Central region of Nigeria, and there are 13 local governments with the state capital being Lafia.

State Capital

The state capital is Lafia.

State Slogan

The official state slogan is Home of Solid Minerals.

Creation Date

The state was created on 01/10/1996.

State Creator

The state was created by Gen. Sani Abacha.


The population is 2886000.

Land Area

It has a land area of 26256 square kilometres.

Number of Local Governments

There are 13 local governments here.

Geopolitical Zone

This state is situated in North-Central geopolitical zone.

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