Welcome to Current affairs page for Sokoto State — Seat of the Caliphate.

The state was created in 03/02/1976 by Gen. Murtala Mohammed. It is located in the North-West region of Nigeria, and there are 23 local governments with the state capital being Sokoto.

State Capital

The state capital is Sokoto.

State Slogan

The official state slogan is Seat of the Caliphate.

Creation Date

The state was created on 03/02/1976.

State Creator

The state was created by Gen. Murtala Mohammed.


The population is 5307154.

Land Area

It has a land area of 25973 square kilometres.

Number of Local Governments

There are 23 local governments here.

Geopolitical Zone

This state is situated in North-West geopolitical zone.

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