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States in Nigeria and Their Local Government Areas

You’ll learn about all the local government areas in Nigeria for each state in this post.

Local Government in Nigeria

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There are 774 Local Government Areas in total in Nigeria. These Local Governments are composed of all Local Governments Area from each of the 36 states of the Country and the FCT.

Let’s talk about the 36 states and their respective Local Government Areas.

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Here’s the functions of the LGAs as stated in our Constitution. It is catered for in the Fourth Schedule of the 1999 Constitution. An access to the schedule is provided by clicking here.

 The main functions of a local government council are as follows:

(a) the consideration and the making of recommendations to a State commission on economic planning or any similar body on –

(i) the economic development of the State, particularly in so far as the areas of authority of the council and of the State are affected, and

(ii) proposals made by the said commission or body;

(b) collection of rates, radio and television licences;

(c) establishment and maintenance of cemeteries, burial grounds and homes for the destitute or infirm;

(d) licensing of bicycles, trucks (other than mechanically propelled trucks), canoes, wheel barrows and carts;

(e) establishment, maintenance and regulation of slaughter houses, slaughter slabs, markets, motor parks and public conveniences;

(f) construction and maintenance of roads, streets, street lightings, drains and other public highways, parks, gardens, open spaces, or such public facilities as may be prescribed from time to time by the House of Assembly of a State;

(g) naming of roads and streets and numbering of houses;

(h) provision and maintenance of public conveniences, sewage and refuse disposal;

(i) registration of all births, deaths and marriages

These are not the full functions. Please, click on the link above to go read the full functions of LGAs.

Interested in knowing the dates the states were created? I wrote a post about Nigeria States and Their Years of Creation.

List of Local Government Areas in Nigeria

1. Abia State

The capital of Abia State is Umuahia and it has 17 Local Government Councils. They are:

  1. Aba North LGA
  2. Aba South LGA
  3. Arochukwu LGA
  4. Bende LGA
  5. Ikwuano LGA
  6. Isiala Ngwa North LGA
  7. Isiala Ngwa South LGA
  8. Isuikwuato LGA
  9. Obi Ngwa LGA
  10. Ohafia LGA
  11. Osisioma Ngwa LGA
  12. Ugwunagbo LGA
  13. Ukwa East LGA
  14. Ukwa West LGA
  15. Umuahia North LGA
  16. Umuahia South LGA
  17. Umu Nneochi LGA

2. Adamawa State

The capital is Yola and has 21 Local Government Areas. They are:

  1. Demsa LGA
  2. Fufore LGA
  3. Ganye LGA
  4. Girei LGA
  5. Gombi LGA
  6. Guyuk LGA
  7. Hong LGA
  8. Jada LGA
  9. Lamurde LGA
  10. Madagali LGA
  11. Maiha LGA
  12. Mayo-Belwa LGA
  13. Michika LGA
  14. Mubi North LGA
  15. Mubi South LGA
  16. Numan LGA
  17. Shelleng LGA
  18. Song LGA
  19. Toungo LGA
  20. Yola North LGA
  21. Yola South LGA.

3. Akwa Ibom State

The Capital is Uyo and has 31 LGAs.

  1. Abak LGA
  2. Eastern Obolo LGA
  3. Eket LGA
  4. Esit-Eket LGA
  5. Essien Udim LGA
  6. Etim-Ekpo LGA
  7. Etinan LGA
  8. Ibeno LGA
  9. Ibesikpo-Asutan LGA
  10. Ibiono-Ibom LGA
  11. Ika LGA
  12. Ikono LGA
  13. Ikot Abasi LGA
  14. Ikot Ekpene LGA
  15. Ini LGA 16. Itu LGA
  16. Mbo LGA
  17. Mkpat-Enin LGA
  18. Nsit-Atai LGA
  19. Nsit-Ibom LGA
  20. Nsit-Ubium LGA
  21. Obot-Akara LGA
  22. Okobo LGA
  23. Onna LGA
  24. Oron LGA
  25. Oruk Anam LGA
  26. Ukanafun LGA
  27. Udung-Uko LGA
  28. Uruan LGA
  29. Urue-Offong/Oruko LGA
  30. Uyo LGA.

4. Anambra State

Capital of Anambra is Awka and has 21 LGAs. They are:

  1. Aguata LGA
  2. Awka North LGA
  3. Awka South LGA
  4. Anambra East LGA
  5. Anambra West LGA
  6. Anaocha LGA
  7. Ayamelum LGA
  8. Dunukofia LGA
  9. Ekwusigo LGA
  10. Idemili North LGA
  11. Idemili South LGA
  12. Ihiala LGA
  13. Njikoka LGA
  14. Nnewi North LGA
  15. Nnewi South LGA
  16. Ogbaru LGA
  17. Onitsha North LGA
  18. Onitsha South LGA
  19. Orumba North LGA
  20. Orumba South LGA
  21. Oyi LGA

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5. Bauchi State

Bauchi State’s capital is Bauchi. It has 20 Local Government Areas. They are:

  1. Bauchi LGA
  2. Tafawa Balewa LGA
  3. Dass LGA
  4. Toro LGA
  5. Bogoro LGA
  6. Ningi LGA
  7. Warji LGA
  8. Ganjuwa LGA
  9. Kirfi LG
  10. Alkaleri LGA
  11. Darazo LGA
  12. Misau LGA
  13. Giade LGA
  14. Shira LGA
  15. Jama’are LGA
  16. Katagum LGA
  17. Itas/Gadau LGA
  18. Zaki LGA
  19. Gamawa LGA
  20. Damban LGA

6. Bayelsa State

Capital is Yenagoa. It has 8 Local Government Areas and they are:

  1. Brass LGA
  2. Ekeremor LGA
  3. Kolokuma/Opokuma LGA
  4. Nembe LGA
  5. Ogbia LGA
  6. Sagbama LGA
  7. Southern Ijaw LGA
  8. Yenagoa LGA.

7. Benue State

Capital is Makurdi and has 22 Local Government Areas. They are:

  1. Ador LGA
  2. Agatu LGA
  3. Apa LGA
  4. Buruku LGA
  5. Gboko LGA
  6. Guma LGA
  7. Gwer East LGA
  8. Gwer West LGA
  9. Katsina-Ala LGA
  10. Konshisha LGA
  11. Kwande LGA
  12. Logo LGA
  13. Makurdi LGA
  14. Obi LGA
  15. Ogbadibo LGA
  16. Ohimini LGA
  17. Oju LGA
  18. Okpokwu LGA
  19. Otukpo LGA
  20. Tarka LGA
  21. Ukum LGA
  22. Vandeikya LGA.

8. Borno State

Borno State Capital is Maiduguri. It has 26 LGAs and they are:

  1. Abadan LGA
  2. Askira/Uba LGA
  3. Bama LGA
  4. Bayo LGA
  5. Biu LGA
  6. Chibok LGA
  7. Damboa LGA
  8. Dikwagubio LGA
  9. Guzamala LGA
  10. Gwoza LGA
  11. Hawul LGA
  12. Jere LGA
  13. Kaga LGA
  14. Kalka/Balge LGA
  15. Konduga LGA
  16. Kukawa LGA
  17. Kwaya-ku LGA
  18. Mafa LGA
  19. Magumeri LGA
  20. Maiduguri LGA
  21. Marte LGA
  22. Mobbar LGA
  23. Monguno LGA
  24. Ngala LGA
  25. Nganzai LGA
  26. Shani LGA.

9. Cross River State

Capital is Calabar, has 18 LGAs and they are:

  1. Abi LGA
  2. Akamkpa LGA
  3. Akpabuyo LGA
  4. Bakassi LGA
  5. Bekwarra LGA
  6. Biase LGA
  7. Boki LGA
  8. Calabar Municipal
  9. Calabar South LGA
  10. Etung LGA
  11. Ikom LGA
  12. Obanliku LGA
  13. Obubra LGA
  14. Obudu LGA
  15. Odukpani LGA
  16. Ogoja LGA
  17. Yakuur LGA
  18. Yala LGA.

10. Delta State

Delta State has 25 Local Government Areas. They are:

  1. Aniocha South LGA
  2. Anioha LGA
  3. Bomadi LGA
  4. Burutu LGA
  5. Ethiope West LGA
  6. Ethiope East LGA
  7. Ika South LGA
  8. Ika Northeast LGA
  9. Isoko South LGA
  10. Isoko North LGA
  11. Ndokwa East LGA
  12. Ndokwa West LGA
  13. Okpe LGA
  14. Oshimili North LGA
  15. Oshimili South LGA
  16. Patani LGA
  17. Sapele LGA
  18. Udu LGA
  19. Ughelli South LGA
  20. Ughelli North LGA
  21. Ukwuani LGA
  22. Uviwie LGA
  23. Warri Central LGA
  24. Warri North LGA
  25. Warri South LGA

11. Ebonyi State

There are 13 Local Government Areas in Ebonyi State. They are:

  1. Abakaliki LGA
  2. Afikpo North LGA
  3. Afikpo South (Edda) LGA
  4. Ebonyi LGA
  5. Ezza North LGA
  6. Ezza South LGA
  7. Ikwo LGA
  8. Ishielu LGA
  9. Ivo LGA
  10. Izzi LGA
  11. Ohaozara LGA
  12. Ohaukwu LGA
  13. Onicha LGA

12. Enugu State

Enugu State has 17 Local Government Areas and they are

  1. Aninri LGA
  2. Awgu LGA
  3. Enugu East LGA
  4. Enugu North LGA
  5. Enugu South LGA
  6. Ezeagu LGA
  7. Igbo Etiti LGA
  8. Igbo Eze North LGA
  9. Igbo Eze South LGA
  10. Isi Uzo LGA
  11. Nkanu East LGA
  12. Nkanu West LGA
  13. Nsukka LGA
  14. Oji River LGA
  15. Udenu LGA
  16. Udi LGA
  17. Uzo-Uwani LGA.

13. Edo State

Edo State has 18 Local Government Areas. They are:

  1. Akoko-Edo LGA
  2. Egor LGA
  3. Esan Central LGA
  4. Esan North-East LGA
  5. Esan South-East LGA
  6. Esan West LGA
  7. Etsako Central LGA
  8. Etsako East LGA
  9. Etsako West LGA
  10. Igueben LGA
  11. Ikpoba-Okha LGA
  12. Oredo LGA
  13. Orhionmwon LGA
  14. Ovia North-East LGA
  15. Ovia South-West LGA
  16. Owan East LGA
  17. Owan West LGA
  18. Uhunmwonde LGA

14. Ekiti State

Ekiti State has 16 Local Government Areas. They are:

  1. Ado-Ekiti LGA
  2. Aiyekire LGA
  3. Efon Alaye LGA
  4. Ekiti East LGA
  5. Ekiti Southwest LG
  6. Ekiti West LGA
  7. Emure LGA
  8. Ido-Osi LGA
  9. Ijero LGA
  10. Ikere LGA
  11. Ikole LGA
  12. Ilejemeje LGA
  13. Irepodun/Ifelodun LGA
  14. Ise/Orun LGA
  15. Moba LGA
  16. Oye LGA.

15. Gombe State

Gombe State has 11 Local Government Areas. They are:

  1. Akko LGA
  2. Balanga LGA
  3. Billiri LGA
  4. Dukku LGA
  5. Dunakaye LGA
  6. Gombe LGA
  7. Kaltungo LGA
  8. Kwami LGA
  9. Nafada/Bajoga LGA
  10. Shomgom LGA
  11. Yamaltu/Deba LGA.

16. Imo State

There are 27 LGAs in Imo State. The local government areas in Imo are:

  1. Aboh-Mbaise LGA
  2. Ahiazu-Mbaise LGA
  3. Ehime-Mbaino LGA
  4. Ezinhite LGA
  5. Ideato North LGA
  6. Ideato South LGA
  7. Ihitte/Uboma LGA
  8. Ikeduru LGA
  9. Isiala LGA
  10. Isu LGA
  11. Mbaitoli LGA
  12. Ngor Okpala LGA
  13. Njaba LGA
  14. Nwangele LGA
  15. Nkwere LGA
  16. Obowo LGA
  17. Aguta LGA
  18. Ohaji Egbema LGA
  19. Okigwe LGA
  20. Onuimo LGA
  21. Orlu LGA
  22. Orsu LGA
  23. Oru West LGA
  24. Oru LGA
  25. Owerri LGA
  26. Owerri North LGA
  27. Owerri South LGA

17. Jigawa State

Jigawa State has 27 Local Government Areas. They are:

  1. Auyo LGA
  2. Babura LGA
  3. Birnin- Kudu LGA
  4. Birniwa LGA
  5. Buji LGA
  6. Dute LGA
  7. Garki LGA
  8. Gagarawa LGA
  9. Gumel LGA
  10. Guri LGA
  11. Gwaram LGA
  12. Gwiwa LGA
  13. Hadeji LGA
  14. Jahun LGA
  15. Kafin-Hausa LGA
  16. Kaugama LGA
  17. Azaure LGA
  18. Kirikisamma LGA
  19. Birnin-Magaji
  20. Maigatari LGA
  21. Malamaduri LGA
  22. Miga LGA
  23. Ringim LGA
  24. Roni LGA
  25. Sule Tankarka LGA
  26. Taura LGA
  27. Yankwasi LGA

18. Kaduna State

Kaduna State Capital is Kaduna and it has 23 Local Government Areas. They are:

  1. Birnin-Gwari LGA
  2. Chikun LGA
  3. Giwa LGA
  4. Kajuru LGA
  5. Igabi LGA
  6. Ikara LGA
  7. Jaba LGA
  8. Jema’a LGA
  9. Kachia LGA
  10. Kaduna North LGA
  11. Kaduna South LGA
  12. Kagarok LGA
  13. Kauru LGA
  14. Kabau LGA
  15. Kudan LGA
  16. Kere LGA
  17. Makarfi LGA
  18. Sabongari LGA
  19. Sanga LGA
  20. Soba LGA
  21. Zangon-Kataf LGA
  22. Zaria LGA

19. Kano State

Kano is the capital of Kano State. With 44 LGAs, it is the state with highest number of local government areas in the country. They are:

  1. Ajingi LGA
  2. Albasu LGA
  3. Bagwai LGA
  4. Bebeji LGA
  5. Bichi LGA
  6. Bunkure LGA
  7. Dala LGA
  8. Dambatta LGA
  9. Dawakin kudu LGA
  10. Dawakin Tofa LGA
  11. Doguwa LGA
  12. Fagge LGA
  13. Gabasawa LGA
  14. Garko LGA
  15. Garun Mallam LGA
  16. Gaya LGA
  17. Gezawa LGA
  18. Gwale LGA
  19. Gwarzo LGA
  20. Kabo LGA
  21. Kano Municipal
  22. Karaye LGA
  23. Kibiya LGA
  24. Kiru LGA
  25. Kumbtso LGA
  26. Kunchi LGA
  27. Kura LGA
  28. Madobi LGA
  29. Makoda LGA
  30. Minjibir LGA
  31. Nassarawa LGA
  32. Rano LGA
  33. Rimin Gado LGA
  34. Rogo LGA
  35. Shanono LGA
  36. Sumaila LGA
  37. Takai LGA
  38. Tarauni LGA
  39. Tofa LGA
  40. Tsanyawa LGA
  41. Tudun Wada LGA
  42. Ungogo LGA
  43. Warawa LGA
  44. Wudil LGA.

20. Katsina State

Capital of Katsina is Katsina. It has 34 LGAs and they are:

  1. Bakori LGA
  2. Batagarawa LGA
  3. Batsari LGA
  4. Baure LGA
  5. Bindawa LGA
  6. Charanchi LGA
  7. Dan Musa LGA
  8. Dandume LGA
  9. Danja LGA
  10. Daura LGA
  11. Dutsi LGA
  12. Dutsin-Ma LGA
  13. Faskari LGA
  14. Funtua LGA
  15. Ingawa LGA
  16. Jibia LGA
  17. Kafur LGA
  18. Kaita LGA
  19. Kankara LGA
  20. Kankia LGA
  21. Katsina LGA
  22. Kurfi LGA
  23. Kusada LGA
  24. Mai’Adua LGA
  25. Malumfashi LGA
  26. Mani LGA
  27. Mashi LGA
  28. Matazu LGA
  29. Musawa LGA
  30. Rimi LGA
  31. Sabuwa LGA
  32. Safana LGA
  33. Sandamu LGA
  34. Zango LGA

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21. Kebbi State

Kebbi State has 22 Local Government Areas and they are:

  1. Aliero LGA
  2. Arewa Dandi
  3. Argungu LGA
  4. Augie LGA
  5. Bagudo LGA
  6. Birnin Kebbi LGA
  7. Bunza LGA
  8. Dandi LGA
  9. Danko  LGA
  10. Fakai LGA
  11. Gwandu LGA
  12. Jeda LGA
  13. Kalgo LGA
  14. Koko-besse LGA
  15. Maiyaama LGA
  16. Ngaski LGA
  17. Sakaba LGA
  18. Shanga LGA
  19. Suru LGA
  20. Wasugu LGA
  21. Yauri  LGA
  22. Zuru LGA

22. Kogi State

The capital of Kogi State is Lokoja and has 20 LGAs. They are:

  1. Adavi LGA
  2. Ajaokuta LGA
  3. Ankpa LGA
  4. Bassa LGA
  5. Dekina LGA
  6. Yagba EastLGA
  7. Ibaji LGA
  8. Idah LGA
  9. Igalamela
  10. Ijumu LGA
  11. Kabba Bunu LGA
  12. Kogi LGA
  13. Mopa Muro LGA
  14. Ofu LGA
  15. Ogori Magongo LGA
  16. Okehi LGA
  17. Okene LGA
  18. Olamaboro LGA
  19. Omala LGA
  20. Yagba West LGA.

23. Kwara State

Kwara State Capital is Ilorin. There are 16 LGAs in Kwara and they are:

  1. Asa LGA
  2. Baruten LGA
  3. Edu LGA
  4. Ekiti LGA
  5. Ifelodun LGA
  6. Ilorin South LGA
  7. Ilorin West LGA
  8. Ilorin East LGA
  9. Irepodun LGA
  10. Isin LGA
  11. Kaiama LGA
  12. Moro LGA
  13. Offa LGA
  14. Oke Ero LGA
  15. Oyun LGA
  16. Pategi LGA.

24. Lagos State

Lagos State has 20 Local Government Areas. The local government in Lagos are

  1. Agege LGA
  2. Alimosho LGA
  3. Alimosho Ifelodun LGA
  4. Amuwo-Odofin LGA
  5. Apapa LGA
  6. Badagry LGA
  7. Epe LGA
  8. Eti-Osa LGA
  9. Ibeju-Lekki LGA
  10. Ifako-Ijaye LGA
  11. Ikeja LGA
  12. Ikorodu LGA
  13. Kosofe LGA
  14. Lagos Island LGA
  15. Lagos Mainland LGA
  16. Mushin LGA
  17. Ojo LGA
  18. Oshodi-Isolo LGA
  19. Shomolu LGA
  20. Surulere LGA.

25. Nasarawa State

Nasarawa State capital is Lafia, it has 13 LGA and they are:

  1. Akwanga LGA
  2. Awe LGA
  3. Doma LGA
  4. Karu LGA
  5. Keana LGA
  6. Keffi LGA
  7. Kokona LGA
  8. Lafia LGA
  9. Nassarawa LGA
  10. Nassarawa/Eggon LGA
  11. Obi LGA
  12. Toto LGA
  13. Wamba LGA.

26. Niger State

Capital is Minna and has 25 LGAs. They are:

  1. Agaie LGA
  2. Agwara LGA
  3. Bida LGA
  4. Borgu LGA
  5. Bosso LGA
  6. Chanchaga LGA
  7. Edati LGA
  8. Gbako LGA
  9. Gurara LGA
  10. Katcha LGA
  11. Kontagora LGA
  12. Lapai LGA
  13. Lavun LGA
  14. Magama LGA
  15. Mariga LGA
  16. Mashegu LGA
  17. Mokwa LGA
  18. Munya LGA
  19. Paikoro LGA
  20. Rafi LGA
  21. Rijau LGA
  22. Shiroro LGA
  23. Suleja LGA
  24. Tafa LGA
  25. Wushishi LGA

27. Ogun State

Ogun State is composed of 20 Local Government Areas. They are:

  1. Abeokuta North LGA
  2. Abeokuta South LGA
  3. Ado-Odo/Ota LGA
  4. Ewekoro LGA
  5. Ifo LGA
  6. Ijebu East LGA
  7. Ijebu North LGA
  8. Ijebu Northeast LGA
  9. Ijebu Ode LGA
  10. Ikenne LGA
  11. Imeko Afon LGA
  12. Ipokia LGA
  13. Obafemi Owode LGA
  14. Odogbolu LGA
  15. Odeda LGA
  16. Ogun Waterside LGA
  17. Remo North LGA
  18. Sagamu LGA
  19. Yewa North LGA
  20. Yewa South LGA.

28. Ondo State

Ondo State  has 18 Local Government Areas. They are:

  1. Akoko North LGA
  2. Akoko Northeast LGA
  3. Akoko Southeast LGA
  4. Akoko South LGA
  5. Akure North LGA
  6. Akure LGA
  7. Idanre LGA
  8. Ifedore LGA
  9. Ese Odo LGA
  10. Ilaje LGA
  11. Ile Oluji/Okeigbo LGA
  12. Irele LGA
  13. Odigbo LGA
  14. Okitipupa LGA
  15. Ondo LGA
  16. Ondo East LGA
  17. Ose LGA
  18. Owo LGA.

29. Osun State

The Capital of Osun State is Osogbo and has 30 Local Government Areas. The local government areas in Osun State are:

  1. Atakumosa West LGA
  2. Atakumosa East LGA
  3. Ayedaade LGA
  4. Ayedire LGA
  5. Bolawaduro LGA
  6. Boripe LGA
  7. Ede LGA
  8. Ede North LGA
  9. Egbedore LGA
  10. Ejigbo LGA
  11. Ife North LGA
  12. Ife Central LGA
  13. Ife South LGA
  14. Ife East LGA
  15. Ifedayo LGA
  16. Ifelodun LGA
  17. Ila Orangun LGA
  18. Ilesha  West LGA
  19. Ilesah East LGA
  20. Irepodun LGA
  21. Irewole LGA
  22. Isokan LGA
  23. Iwo LGA
  24. Obokun LGA
  25. Odo-otin LGA
  26. Ola Oluwa LGA
  27. Olorunda LGA
  28. Oriade LGA
  29. Orolu LGA
  30. Osogbo LGA.

30. Oyo State

Oyo State capital is Ibadan. Oyo State has 34 Local Government Areas and they are:

  1.  Afijio LGA
  2. Akinyele LGA
  3. Atiba LGA
  4. Atisbo LGA
  5. Egbeda LGA
  6. Ibadan North LGA
  7. Ibadan Northeast  LGA
  8. Ibadan Northwest LGA
  9. Ibadan Southwest LGA
  10. Ibadan Southeast LGA
  11. Ibarapa Central LGA
  12. Ibarapa East LGA
  13. Ibarapa North LGA
  14. Ido LGA
  15. Irepo LGA
  16. Iseyin LGA
  17. Itesiwaju LGA
  18. Iwajowa LGA
  19. Kajola LGA
  20. Lagelu LGA
  21. Ogbomosho North LGA
  22. Ogbomosho South LGA
  23. Ogo Oluwa LGA
  24. Olorunsogo LGA
  25. Oluyole LGA
  26. Orelope LGA
  27. Orire LGA
  28. Ona Ara LGA
  29. Oyo East LGA
  30. Oyo West LGA
  31. Saki East LGA
  32. Saki West LGA
  33. Surulere LGA

31. Plateau State

Plateau State Plateau State capital is Jos and consisits of 17 Local Government Areas. They are:

  1. Barkin Ladi LGA
  2. Bassa LGA
  3. Bokkos LGA
  4. Jos East LGA
  5. Jos North LGA
  6. Jos South LGA
  7. Kanam LGA
  8. Kanke LGA
  9. Langtang North LGA
  10. Langtang South LGA
  11. Mangu LGA
  12. Mikang LGA
  13. Pankshin LGA
  14. Qua’an Pan LGA
  15. Riyom LGA
  16. Shendam LGA
  17. Wase LGA

32. Rivers State

Rivers State is made up of 23 LGAs. They are:

  1. Abua-Odual LGA
  2. Ahoada East LGA
  3. Ahoada West LGA
  4. Akuku-Toru LGA
  5. Andoni LGA
  6. Asari-Toru LGA
  7. Bonny LGA
  8. Degema LGA
  9. Eleme LGA
  10. Emohua LGA
  11. Etche LGA
  12. Gokana LGA
  13. Ikwerre LGA
  14. Oyigbo LGA
  15. Khana LGA
  16. Obio-Akpor LGA
  17. Ogba-Egbema-Ndoni LGA
  18. Ogu-Bolo LGA
  19. Okrika LGA
  20. Omumma LGA
  21. Opobo-Nkoro LGA
  22. Portharcourt LGA
  23. Tai LGA

33. Sokoto State

Sokoto State capital is Sokoto and has 23 Local Government Areas. They are:

  1. Binji LGA
  2. Bodinga LGA
  3. Dange Shuni LGA
  4. Gada LGA
  5. Goronyo LGA
  6. Gudu LGA
  7. Gwadabawa LGA
  8. Illela LGA
  9. Isa LGA
  10. Kebbe LGA
  11. Kware LGA
  12. Rabah LGA
  13. Sabon Birni LGA
  14. Shagari LGA
  15. Silame LGA
  16. Sokoto North LGA
  17. Sokoto South LGA
  18. Tambuwal LGA
  19. Tangaza LGA
  20. Tureta LGA
  21. Wamako LGA
  22. Wurno LGA
  23. Yabo LGA

34. Taraba State

Taraba State capital is Jalingo. There are 16 Local Government Areas in Taraba State and they ar:

  1. Ardo Kola LGA
  2. Bali LGA
  3. Donga LGA
  4. Gashaka LGA
  5. Gassol LGA
  6. Ibi LGA
  7. Jalingo LGA
  8. Karim Lamido LGA
  9. Kurmi LGA
  10. Lau LGA
  11. Sardauna LGA
  12. Takum LGA
  13. Ussa LGA
  14. Wukari LGA
  15. Yorro LGA
  16. Zing LGA

35 Yobe State

The capital of Yobe State is Damaturu and it consists of 17 Local Government Areas in Yobe State. They are: 

  1. Bade LGA
  2. Bursari LGA
  3. Damaturu LGA
  4. Geidam LGA
  5. Gujba LGA
  6. Gulani LGA
  7. Fika LGA
  8. Fune LGA
  9. Jakusko LGA
  10. Karasuwa LGA
  11. Machina LGA
  12. Nangere LGA
  13. Nguru LGA
  14. Potiskum LGA
  15. Tarmuwa LGA
  16. Yunusari LGA
  17. Yusufari LGA

36. Zamfara State

Zamfara State capital is Gusau and has 14 LGAs. They are:

  1. Anka LGA
  2. Bakura LGA
  3. Birnin Magaji/Kiyaw LGA
  4. Bukkuyum LGA
  5. Bungudu LGA
  6. Tsafe LGA
  7. Gummi LGA
  8. Gusau LGA
  9. Kaura Namoda LGA
  10. Maradun LGA
  11. Maru LGA
  12. Shinkafi LGA
  13. Talata Mafara LGA
  14. Zurmi LGA

* Federal Capital Territory, Abuja

FCT is the Capital of Nigeria and has 6 Local Government Areas. They are:

  1. Abaji LGA
  2. Abuja Municipal
  3. Gwagwalada LGA
  4. Kuje LGA
  5. Bwari LGA
  6. Kwali LGA

This is the list of local government areas in Nigeria. So whenever the question how many local governments are in Nigeria pops, you should be able to say 774.

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