Complete List of all 774 Local Governments in Nigeria

How many local governments in Nigeria?

We have compiled the full list of all the 774  local government areas (L.G.As) in Nigeria, their names, and the state where they are located.

Complete List of all 774 Local Governments in Nigeria

Facts and Functions of Local Governments in Nigeria:

  1. Each of the local government areas in Nigeria is governed by the Local Government Council comprising the chairman of the LGA and other elected councilors.
  2. Taxation collection
  3. Recommend policies to government
  4. Setting up and preserving cemeteries, grave grounds and residences for the elderly or the ill;
  5. Bicycle registration, vehicles, canoes, wheelbarrows, and carts;
  6. Set up, manage and markets management, car parks, etc
  7. Construct and preservation of highways, bridges, drains and other urban facilities, parks, and open areas;
  8. Naming and numbering of roads, houses, and streets
  9. Provision and management of public transit and recycling of refuse;
  10. Birth, death and marriage registration;
  11. Evaluation of private property or tenements in order to charge the prices approved by a State House of Assembly;
  12. Outdoor advertising control and regulation, the movement and maintenance of pets, of all descriptions, shops and kiosks etc.

States and  Local Government Areas

Below is a complete sectionalisation of 36 States in Nigeria and all the local governments under each State, including FCT, Abuja with 6 local governments:

Adamawa State 22 Local Governments

Abia State is made up of 22 local governments areas namely:

Lamurde, South, Jada, Mubi Jimeta, Shelleng, Michika, Girei, Yola Mayo-Belwa, Demsa, North, Numna, Song, Toungo, Yola Ganye, Fufore, Hung. Madagali, South, Maiha, Gombi,


Abia State 17 Local Governments

Abia State has 17 local governments areas listed below:

Umuahia South, South, Aba North, Umuahia, Ikwuano, South, East, Ukwa Isiala North, Aba West, Arochukwu, Bende, Ngwa Isukwuato, Ngwa Isiala, Ukwa


Anambra State 21 Local Governments

Anambra State is made up 21 local governments areas

Onitsha South, Anambra Anaocha, West, Awka Oyi, North, Awka Orumba South, Aguata,Anambra, North, Orumba North, Onitsha Ogbaru, South,


Akwa Ibom State 31 Local Government 

31 local governments areas are in Akwa Ibom State

Ini, Ubium, Etinan, Nsit Enin, Eket, Etimekpo, Akara, Uyo. Asutan, Ete, Ikono,Ikot Ika, Eket, Ekpene, Ibiono Obot Offoung, Uko,Ukanafun,Esit Udung Ibom, Urue Udim, Ibom, Uruan, Obolo, Ibesikpo Okobo, Ibeno, Onna, Nsit Orukanam, Abasi, Oruko Ikot Mkpat eastern Abak, Oron, Mbo, Essien Itu


 Bauchi State 20 Local Government

There are 20 local governments in Bauchi States, namely:

Balewa, Bauchi, Alkaleri, Giade, Darazo, Bogoro, hira, Ganjuwa, Misau, Katagum, Kirfi, gadau, Zaki, Dass, Toro,Warji, Gamawa, Tafawa Dambam. Itas Jama`are, Ningi


Bayelsa State 9 Local government

There are only 9 local government areas in Bayelsa State:

Sagbama, Southern Yenagoa, Membe. Ijaw, Ekeremor, Ogbia, Brass, Nembe, Kolok/Opokuma,


Benue State 22 Local Government

Benue State has 22 local government areas:

Ador, Agatu, Apa, Buruku, Gboko, Guma, Gwer east, Gwer west, Kastina,-ala, Konshisha, Kwande, Logo, Makurdii, Obi, Ogbadibo, Ohimini, Oju, Okpokwu, Oturkpo, Tarka, Ukum, Vandekya.


Borno State 27 Local Government

There are 27 local government areas in Borno State namely:

Monguno, Chibok, Kwaya-ku, Gwoza, Ngala, Nganzai, Marte, Damboa, Mobbar, Konduga, Kaga, Mafa, Kukawa, Biu, Abadan, Magumeri, Hawul, Guzamala, Shani. Kalka/Balge, Maiduguri, Dikwagubio, Askira/Uba, Bama,Bayo, Jere,


Cross River State 18 Local Government

There are 18 local government areas in Cross River:

Bakassi, Obanliku, Obudu, Bekwara, Abia, Yala, Yarkur. Boki, Ikom, north, Akpabuyo, Obubra, Ugep south, Ogoja,, Etung, Odukpani, Biase, Akampa, Calabar


Delta State 25 Local Government

Delta State is made up of 25 local government areas:

south,Isoko Aniocha Ika Anioha, Okpe,Oshimili south, east, Warri Ethiope Isoko Patani, Ndokwa east, central, west, south. Ughelli north, west, Bomadi, south, Ukwuani, Uviwie, north, south, Ika east, Burutu, Ethiope north, south, Warri Sapele, north, Udu, Ughelli Oshimili Warri Ndokwa north


Ebonyi State 13 Local Governments

There are 13 local governments in Ebonyi State:

Afikpo Ohaukwu, Ishielu, north, Ezza south, Ikwo, Ivo, Ohaozara, Afikpo Onicha, Izzi. Ebonyi,Ezza, Abakaliki, south,


Edo State 19 Local government

There are 19 local government areas in Edo State:

south, east, Orhionwon,Ivia Esan Akoko-Edo, Owan west, Uhunwonde. Etsako Esan Etsako Owan south-north, Ovia east, Etsako, west, west, central, Egor, Essann southeast, central, Esan


Ekiti State 16 Local Governments

There are 16 local government areas in Ekiti State namely:

east, Alaiye, Ikere, south Ekiti Ado Orun, Ise/Orun, Moba, Ekiti Ekiti Aiyekire. west, Ido,Osi, Ekiti, Effon Ikole, Ijero, Oye, west, Ilejemeje,Irepodun, Emure/ise,


Enugu State 17 Local Governments

There are 17 local government areas in Enugu State:

Enugu south, Nsukka,Oji Aninri, north, Eze Uwani, Ezeagu, Undenu,Uzo Udi. north, river, east, Igbo etiti, Awgu, Enugu Enugu Igbi


Gombe State 11 Local Governments

There are 11 local government areas in Gombe State:

Nafada/Bajoga, Billiri, Dukku, Shomgom, Dunakaye, Yamaltu/Deba. Kwami, Akko, Balanga, Kaltungo, Gombe,


Imo State 27 Local Governments

Imo State is made up of 27 local government areas:

Owerri Okpala, south. west, south, Owerri Ahiazu-Mbaise, Orlu, Ideato Nkwere, Aguta, North, Mbaitoli, Aboh-mbaise, Orsu, Okigwe, Ikeduru, Oru Isiala, North, Ehime-Mbaino, Obowo, Ihitte/Uboma, Onuimo, Isu, Ngor Owerri, Oru, Ideato Njaba, Egbema, Nwangele, Ezinhite, Ohaji


Jigawa State 27 Local Governments

Jigawa State has 27 local government areas namely:

Jahun, Ringim, Tankarka, Kazaure, Kudu, kaugama, Maigatari, Birnin-magaji, Gagarawa, Kafin-Hausa, Buji, Malamaduri, Roni, Dute, Hadeji, Kirikisamma, Guri, , Auyo, Miga, Sule Gwaram, Babura, Gwiwa, Taura, Gumel Birnin- Birniwa, Garki, Yankwasi.


Kaduna State 23 Local government

There are 23 local government areas in Kaduna State:

Kudan, Kabau, Zangon-Kataf, Kaduna Jema`a, Brnin Ikara, Jaba, Gwari, Chukun, Kauru, Igabi, Sabongari, Kachia, North, Sanga, Kagarok, Giwa, Soba, Kajuru, Kaduna Zaria. Kere, Makarfi, south,


Federal Capital Territory, Abuja 6 Local government

The Federal Capital Territory is made up of 6 local government:

Kwali, Municipal. Kuje, Abuja Gwagwalada, Bwari, Abaji,


Kano State 44 Local Governments

Kano State has 44 local government areas making it the State with the most local government areas in Nigeria:

Takai, Maidobi, Dawakin Rogo, Kura, Bebeji, Ajigi, Kano, Gwale, Rano, gado, Makoda, Warawa, Kunch, Gaya, Tsanyawa, Shanono, kudu, Bunkure, Gwarzo, Kiru, Bichi, Kibiya, Gezawa, mallam, Tudunwada, MInjibir Fagge, Wudil. Tarauni, Bagwai, Ungogo, tofa, Nassarawa, Dawakin Garko, Rimin Albasu, doguwa, Karay, Garun Sumaila, Gabasawa, Dambatta, Kumbtso, Tofa, Dala,


Katsina State 34 Local Governments

There are 34 local governments area in Katsina State, making it the second state with the most number of local governments in Nigeria:

Katsina, Matazu, Batagarawa, Faskar, Dan- Bindawa, Charanchi, Jibiya, Malumfashi, Dandume,Danja, Kankara, Baure, Batsari, Mani, Daura, Funtua, Kusada.Mai Sabuwa, Mash, Furfi, Kaita, Kafur, Bakori, Safana, Dutsi, Musawa, Ingawa, Sandamu,Zango. Rimi, aduwa, Kankiya, Dutsin Musa, `ma,


Kebbi State 22 Local Governments

There are 22 local government areas in Kebbi State:

Birnin Arewa Danko, Dandi, Bagudo, Argungu, Sakaba, Dandi, Suru, Shanga, Wasugu, Fakai, Yauri, Maiyaama, Ngaski, Aliero, Augie, Bunza, Gwandu, Jeda, Koko-besse, Zuru. Kebbi, Kalgo,


Kogi State 20 Local Governments

There are 22 local government areas in Kogi State:

Olamaboro, Ofu, Dekina, Mopa muro, Ibaji, west. Igalamela, Omala, Ogori east, Adavi, magongo, Kabba Bassa, Yagba Yagba bunu, Ankpa, Kogi, Okene, Ajaokuta, Idah, Okehi, Ijumu


Kwara State 16 Local Governments

There are 16 local government areas in Kwara State:

Ilorin south, Baruten, Offa, Pategi. Oyun, Moro, Kaiama, Ede, Ekiti, Oke ero, Irepodun, Asa, Ilorin west, Ifelodun, Isin, Ilorin east,


Lagos State 20 Local Governments

There are 20 local government areas in Lagos State:

Ikeja, Agege, Alimosho Ifelodun, Alimosho, Amuwo-Odofin, Apapa, Badagry, Epe, Ikorodu, Kosofe, Lagos Island, Lagos Mainland, Mushin, Ojo, Oshodi -Isolo, Shomolu,Surulere, Eti-Osa, Ibeju- Lekki,Ifako/Ijaye.


Nassarawa State 13 Local Governments

There are 13 local government areas in Nassarawa State:

Keffi, Nassarawa/Eggon, Kokona, Wamba. Toto, Akwanga, Obi, Keana, Lafia, Doma, Awe, Nassarawa, Karu


Niger State 24 Local Governments

There are 24 local government areas in Niger State:

Lavun, Moshegu, Kontagora,Lapai, Chanchanga, Edati, Bosso, Tawa-Wushishi. Bida, Muya, Mokwa, Suleija, Borgu, Gurara, Magama, Mariga, Agaie, Paiko,Rafi, Kitcha, Gbako, Shiroro, Agwara,


Ogun State 19 Local Governments

There are 19 local government areas in Ogun State:

east, Ijebu waterside, Ifo, south, Abeokuta North, Ijebu Imeko north, Sagamu Alaro, Ogun afon, Ilugun Agbado Idarapo, Abeokuta Agbado Ado-odo/otta, Ikenne, Obafemi/owode, Odogbolu, Odeda, north, south, Ewekoro, Ipokia,


Ondo State 18 Local Governments

Ondo State is made up of 18 local government areas:

Akoko Ondo Ose, Ondo, Akoko north Okitipupa, Ilaje Idanre, Ifedore, Irele, Odigbo, odo, Owo. east, north, Akure north, Ese south Akoko Akoko Ilaje, Akure, oke-igbo, south, east, east,


Osun State 30 Local Governments

There are 30 local government areas in Osun State and that makes it the

central, Boripe, east, Ife Obokun, Egbedore, Isokan, ola west, north, Ede Irewole, Ede, east, Osogbo. Orolu, east, Odo-otin, oluwa, Ayeda-ade, south, west, Oriade, Ife north, Ilesah Ife orangun, olorunda, Ifedayo, Irepodun, Bolawaduro, Iwo, Ifelodun, Ejigbo, Ife Ila- Ayedire, Atakumosa Ilesha Atakumosa


Oyo State 33 Local Governments

There are 33 local government areas in Oyo State:

Lagelu, Ore north lope, north, Saki Attba, Ogbomosho east, west Saki Surulere. east, Iwajowa Oyo east, Iwajowa, Itesiwaju, east, Ibarapa Ibarapa Ifeloju, west, Ibadan Ibadan Ogbomosho Oluyole,Ona Ibadan, Kajola, Egbeda, oluwa, east, Orire,Oyo Ifedapo, south Ogo ara, Afijio, Irepo,Iseyin, Atigbo, north, south, central, south, Ibadan Akinyele, olorunshogo, west, Ido,


Plateau State 17 Local Governments

There are 17 local government areas in Plateau state;

Barkin/ladi, Bassa, Langtang north Langtang south, Mangu, Mikang, Pankshin, Qua`an pan, Bokkos, Jos,north, Jos east, Jos south, Kanam, kiyom, Shendam, Wase.


Rivers State 23 Local Governments

Rivers is made up of 23 local government areas:

Abua/Odial, Bonny, Degema, Eleme, Emohua, Etche, Gokana, Ikwerre, Ahoada west, Akuku toru, Andoni, Asari toru, Oyigbo, Khana, Obio/Akpor, Ogba east /Edoni, Portharcourt,Tai, Ogu/bolo, Okrika, Omumma, Opobo/Nkoro.


Sokoto State 22 local Governments

There are 22 local government areas in Sokoto State:

Binji, Bodinga, Dange/shuni, Gada, Goronyo, Gudu, Gwadabawa,  Sokoto north, Tambuwal, Tangaza, Tureta, Wamakko,Wurno, Yabo, Illella, Kebbe, Kware, Rabah, Sabon -Birni, Shagari, Silame, Sokoto south.


Taraba State 16 Local Governments

Taraba state  has 16 local government areas:

Sardauna, Yorro, -kola, Gassol, Ibi, Donga, Jalingo, Wukari, K/Lamido, Akdo Bali, Kurmi, Ussa, lan, Tarum, Zing. Gashaka,


Yobe State 17 Local Governments

There are 17 local government areas:

Fika, Yunusari, Borsari, Gogaram, Yusufari,G Fune, Jakusko, Karasuwa, Tarmua, Gujba, Machina, Nagere, ashua. Potiskum, Damaturu, Nguru, Geidam, Gulani.


Zamfara State 14 local Governments

In Zamfara State, there are 14 local government areas namely:

Zumi. Dungudu, Talata/Mafara, Anka, Gummi, Maru, bukkuyum, Shinkafi, Chafe, Kaura/Namoda, Mradun, Gusau, Isa.

 

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