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Top 10 Most Beautiful, Finest State in Nigeria

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Nigeria is a nation blessed with rich human and natural resources, a country that invests in agriculture with highly fertile land. Nigeria has 36 States and each state of the nation with their capital is enriched with features and uniqueness that make them different from each other.

This article is centred on knowing the top ten finest States not because other states are bad but because these top ten states are defined by their infrastructures, landmarks and structured features. Naija News 247

According to Google top search, these Ten States were carefully selected, verified and chosen to be the finest due to their infrastructure, tourist attraction and other reasons.

Most Beautiful, Finest state in Nigeria

1. Abuja (FCT)

Abuja is one of the most beautiful states in Nigeria and it is where the seat of power is located, the city of Abuja was constructed in the 1980s to replace the populous city of Lagos state which was then the former capital of the nation, the state is known for its beauty and its infrastructure. The state often referred to as a ‘City’ due to its beauty has several parks such as the Millenium park which was designed by the Architect Manfredi Nicoletti, another park is the Lifecamp Gwarinpa which has basketball and badminton courts. There is also the City park and some other major landmarks like the Ceddi plaza, national stadium, the Ecowas building and National Christian centre.

The City of Abuja is also known to have top-notch hotels like the Transcorp Hilton and several others, the famous Aso Rock presidential villa is also situated at Abuja, it has been said that Abuja is known for its good roads and good lighting system.

2. Lagos State

Lagos state is the second finest State in Nigeria, whose slogan is known as the ‘Centre of excellence’. It is a Yoruba speaking state and known to be one of the most popular cities in the country due to its seaports and commercial hub. Ikeja is the capital of Lagos which is also quite big and known to house a lot of companies, offices and opportunities. The State is divided into the island and mainland parts, the popular banana island, Ikoyi, Victoria Island, Lekki, Eko Atlantic can be found in the State. It also houses top-notch hotels and recreational centres for entertainment and fun, the famous Third Mainland Bridge is also located at the State. Lagos is popularly known to the residents as the city of survival.

3. Enugu State

The state popularly known as the coal city-state is said to have an estimated population of 1.5million population. Enugu State is also known for its excellent topography and alluring features as it houses the Nnamdi Azikwe stadium. Some of the best places to live in the state are the independent layout, New Haven, Enugu GRA and the Achara layout, it is an Igbo speaking nation and it houses the famous University of Nigeria Nsukka.

4. Rivers State

This state is known for its aqua life and waterfront, its capital city is Portharcourt. Rivers state is also known to be an oil-producing state in Nigeria. The famous Bonny island is one of the most beautiful parts of the state. Other attractions include the Bonny nature park and the Finima beach, it also houses top-notch hotels and fun places that will give you a bubbly nightlife. Gulder Ultimate Search Registration


5. Kaduna State

This is another state that is enriched with crude oil and natural gas. It is partly a Muslim state and there are a lot of tourist attraction sites to see like the Kaduna museum, the Matsirga waterfall, Kajuru castle, Lugard footbridge, Nok village and many others. The people invest heavily in agriculture and textile. NGNEWS247.COM

6. Delta State

This is another beautiful state from the Niger Delta region and also an oil-rich state which the capital city Asaba is known for its good road network while the Warri town is known to have tourist attractions like the Palace of the Olu of Warri, Chief Nana’s Palace, Effurun garden park and many other alluring sites. It also houses top-notch hotels like the Golden tulip and other notable ones. The state’s stadium can be found in Warri town which holds 20,000 seating capacity and there is also the modern market at Uwie.

7. Cross River State

The Capital City is Calabar which is claimed to be the neatest and cleanest city in the country. It has several tourist attraction sites such as the Cross River national park, slave museum, kwa waterfalls and many others. Some of the ancient landmarks are the Mary Slessor tomb, Mary Slessor Statue and Mary Slessor house, the famous Obudu cattle ranch and Tinapa resort can be found in the State which normally is suggested for family vacations.

8. Akwa Ibom State

This state whose slogan is referred to as the ‘land of Promise’ is another state added to the list of the finest states in Nigeria. It has tourist attractions like the Ibom plaza in Uyo which is the capital city, Ibeno beach, Lord Luggard Residence and many others, it is home to several 5 – star hotels which is located in Uyo, the famous Godswill Akpabio Stadium which is an all-seater national sports stadium is located in Uyo.

9. Imo State

The state referred to as the Eastern heartland is also another state that is included as one of the finest in Nigeria. As you approach Owerri, the state capital you are graced with the beautiful Maria Assumpta Cathedral, there is also the Imo Conference centre, Freedom square, Oguta lake, Ada palm plantation and other several attractions. When it comes to nightlife and top-notch hotels, Imo state is the pioneer.

10. Ondo State

Ondo State is located in the southwest region and is predominantly occupied by the Yoruba speaking tribe, the Capital city is Akure which is known for its natural and beautiful landscapes. It is referred to as the ‘Sunshine state’. the standard of living is average and not as expensive as in Abuja and Lagos. Ondo State is blessed with various natural resources and also good topography.


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