Nigeria as a country, is made up of 36 states and the FCT (Federal Capital Territory). Out of the 36 states, some are more developed than others in terms if infrastructures and social amenities. In this post, I shall be showing you the 10 most developed states in Nigeria presently. This will ease your search if you are looking for a nice state in Nigeria to reside in or do your business.
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Top 10 Most Developed States in Nigeria Presently
Below are the top 10 most developed states in Nigeria rated from top to bottom.
The first on this list of most developed states in Nigeria is Lagos State. This quite obvious and you can easily guess this even before opening this post. Lagos State is located in the South-western part of Nigeria, it is tagged “no man’s land” because you will definitely find indigenes of almost all parts of Nigeria living in Lagos State. As a result this, it is highly populated too. The state also houses the highest number of industries in Nigeria and it has great infrastructures too.
Anambra State is the 2nd most developed states in Nigeria and the most developed in the South-eastern region at the moment. Onitsha, the most popular city in the state has lots of storey buildings in it and other important infrastructures too
Kano State is the most developed state in the Northern part of Nigeria and the 3rd most developed state in the country. The state should be a must-visit if you are coming to Nigeria for the first time and you wish to go to the northern region.
Enugu State is located in the South-Eastern part of Nigeria, and it indeed one of the most developed states in the country. The state is well-known for its steady economic development.
Ogun State is located in the South-western part of the country, it is given birth to by the old Oyo State. The state is highly developed and there are lots of industries in it. It is of course the 5th most developed states in Nigeria as at the time this post was composed.
Akwa Ibom State is located in the South-Southern region of Nigeria, and it is indeed a land of creativity. Akwa ibom state has also enjoyed the opportunity of fair governance, both in the past and recently. Coupled with her oil production and nice infrastructures, Akwa Ibom for sure is one of the most developed states in Nigeria at the moment.
Port Harcourt is one of the major city in Nigeria, and it is the capital city of Rivers State. As an oil producing state, Rivers has always been busy and a center of activity in Nigeria. All these has made Rivers one of the most developed states you will find in Nigeria today.
Kaduna State is situated in the Northern part of Nigeria just like Kano, and it is the 8th most developed states in Nigeria presently. The state is well developed in term of infrastructures too.
Oyo State for sure is one of the most developed states in Nigeria, as the infrastructures found in the state speaks for itself. The state serves as a passage route for most of the states located in the western part of Nigeria. Ibadan, which is the largest city in West Africa, is the capital of Oyo State.
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Katsina State is the 10th most developed states in Nigeria today and it is also found in the North. The state has good infrastructural development, and the schools there are above average too. Katsina State also have a good road network, and the present President of Nigeria actually hails from Katsina State.
That sums it up in this list of top10 most developed states in Nigeria as at the time this post was composed. What are your thoughts about this list? Do you think some important states are omitted? Kindly give your contribution by using the comment box below and also give your reasons why the state you mentioned should be in the top 10 list of most developed states in the country.
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