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2009-JAN-01



NIGER DELTA (Port Harcourt) Rebellion Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta : MEND : Mujahid Dokubo-Asari
NIGER (Niamey) UNO Member Republic of the NIGER : President Mamadou Tandja
NIGERIA (Abuja aUNO Member Federal Republic of Nigeria : FRN : President Umaru Yar´Adua

Other Entities with similar names

Federal Republic of Nigeria : FRN
(Abuja a)

Federal Republic of Nigeria : FRN

Flag or Logo since 1960-10-01
Federal Republic of NIGERIA (en) + Orílẹ̀-èdè Olómìniira Aláàpapọ̀ NÀÌJÍRÍÀ (yo) + Jamhuriyar Taraiyar NIJERIYA (ha) + Ọ̀hàńjíkọ̀ Ọ̀hànézè NAÌJÍRÍYÀ (ig) UNO Member
Emblem or Symbol

President Umaru Yar´Adua
(ruler of NIGERIA since 2007-05-29)
 
 
 
 
Capitals & administrative places: Abuja a
(Abuja)
a administrative, national or political capital (also ruler's residence)
Official & national languages: English (en) . Hausa (ha) . Ibo (ig) . Yoruba (yo) .

Mainland:


NIGERIA Federal Republic of Nigeria : FRN  (Abuja)

36 Federated Divisions:

ABIA ABIA State  (Umuahia)Local: ABIA State (en) + Mba nke ABIA (ig)  (Umuahia)
ADAMAWA ADAMAWA State  (Yola)Local: ADAMAWA State (en)  (Yola)
AKWA IBOM AKWA IBOM State  (Uyo)Local: AKWA IBOM State (en)  (Uyo)
ANAMBRA ANAMBRA State  (Awka)Local: ANAMBRA State (en) + Mba nke ANAMBRA (ig)  (Awka)
BAUCHI BAUCHI State  (Bauchi)Local: BAUCHI State (en) + Jihar BAUCHI (ha)  (Bauchi)
BAYELSA BAYELSA State  (Yenagoa)Local: BAYELSA State (en)  (Yenagoa)
BENUE BENUE State  (Makurdi)Local: BENUE State (en)  (Makurdi)
BORNO BORNO State  (Maiduguri)Local: BORNO State (en)  (Maiduguri)
CROSS RIVER CROSS RIVER State  (Calabar)Local: CROSS RIVER State (en)  (Calabar)
DELTA DELTA State  (Asaba)Local: DELTA State (en)  (Asaba)
EBONYI EBONYI State  (Abakaliki)Local: EBONYI State (en) + Mba nke EBONYI (ig)  (Abakaliki)
EDO EDO State  (Benin City)Local: EDO State (en)  (Benin City)
EKITI EKITI State  (Ado Ekiti)Local: EKITI State (en)  (Ado Ekiti)
ENUGU ENUGU State  (Enugu)Local: ENUGU State (en) + Mba nke ENUGU (ig)  (Enugu)
GOMBE GOMBE State  (Gombe)Local: GOMBE State (en) + Jihar GOMBE (ha)  (Gombe)
IMO IMO State  (Owerri)Local: IMO State (en) + Mba nke IMO (ig)  (Owerri)
JIGAWA JIGAWA State  (Dutse)Local: JIGAWA State (en) + Jihar JIGWA (ha)  (Dutse)
KADUNA KADUNA State  (Kaduna)Local: KADUNA State (en) + Jihar KADUNA (ha)  (Kaduna)
KANO KANO State  (Kano)Local: KANO State (en) + Jihar KANO (ha)  (Kano)
KATSINA KATSINA State  (Katsina)Local: KATSINA State (en) + Jihar KATSINA (ha)  (Katsina)
KEBBI KEBBI State  (Birnin Kebbi)Local: KEBBI State (en) + Jihar KEBBI (ha)  (Birnin Kebbi)
KOGI KOGI State  (Lokoja)Local: KOGI State (en) + Ìpínlẹ̀ KOGÍ (yo)  (Lokoja)
KWARA KWARA State  (Ilorin)Local: KWARA State (en) + Ìpínlẹ̀ KWARA (yo)  (Ilorin)
LAGOS LAGOS State  (Ikeja)Local: LAGOS State (en) + Ìpínlẹ̀ ÈKÓ (yo)  (Ikeja)
NASARAWA NASARAWA State  (Lafia)Local: NASARAWA State (en)  (Lafia)
NIGER NIGER State  (Minna)Local: NIGER State (en)  (Minna)
OGUN OGUN State  (Abeokuta)Local: OGUN State (en) + Ìpínlẹ̀ ÒGÙN (yo)  (Abeokuta)
ONDO ONDO State  (Akure)Local: ONDO State (en) + Ìpínlẹ̀ ÒNDÓ (yo)  (Akure)
OSUN OSUN State  (Oshogbo)Local: OSUN State (en) + Ìpínlẹ̀ Ọ̀ṣUN (yo)  (Osogbo)
OYO OYO State  (Ibadan)Local: OYO State (en) + Ìpínlẹ̀ Ọ̀Yọ́ (yo)  (Ibadan)
PLATEAU PLATEAU State  (Jos)Local: PLATEAU State (en)  (Jos)
RIVERS RIVERS State  (Port Harcourt)Local: RIVERS State (en)  (Port Harcourt)
SOKOTO SOKOTO State  (Sokoto)Local: SOKOTO State (en) + Jihar SOKOTO (ha)  (Sokoto)
TARABA TARABA State  (Jalingo)Local: TARABA State (en)  (Jalingo)
YOBE YOBE State  (Damaturu)Local: YOBE State (en)  (Damaturu)
ZAMFARA ZAMFARA State  (Gusau)Local: ZAMFARA State (en) + Jihar SANFARA (ha)  (Gusau)



1 Territory:

ABUJA ABUJA Capital Territory  (Abuja)Local: ABUJA Capital Territory (en)  (Abuja)

1 Condominium:

NIGERIA LEKKI NIGERIA LEKKI Free Trade Zone  (Lekki)Local: NIGERIA LEKKI Free Trade Zone (en)  (Lekki)

1 Assisted Country

BAKASSI Democratic Republic of BAKASSI [Self-Declared State]  (Akwa Obutong) Ebi Dari



1 Assisted Movement

NIGER DELTA Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta : MEND  (Port Harcourt) Mujahid Dokubo-Asari





90 Organisations or Groupings membership (selective)


AFRICAN BANK African Development Bank : AFDB  (Tunis)
AFRICAN CARIBBEAN AND PACIFIC STATES African Caribbean and Pacific Group of States : ACP STATES  (Brussels)
AFRICAN NATURE African Convention on Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources : CONVENTION ON CONSERVATION  (Maputo)
AFRICAN UNION African Union : AU  (Addis Ababa o + Midrand l + Arusha j + Dar Es Salaam kn)
APPA African Petroleum Producers´ Association : APPA  (Brazzaville)
ASIA-AFRICA Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization : AALCO  (New Delhi)
CHEMICAL WEAPONS PROHIBITION Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons : OPCW  (The Hague)
COMMON FUND Common Fund for Commodities : CFC  (Geneva)
COMSATS Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South : COMSATS  (Islamabad)
CUSTOMS World Customs Organization : WCO  (Brussels)
DEVELOPING-EIGHT DEVELOPING-EIGHT Organization for Economic Cooperation  (Istanbul)
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations : FAO Specialized Agency  (Rome)
FIFA Federation of International Football Association : FIFA  (Zurich)
FRANCE-AFRICA Conference of Heads of State of Africa and France : FRANCE-AFRICA Summit  (Cannes)
GENEVA CONVENTION GENEVA Convention  (Geneva)
GLOBAL FUND The Global Fund to Fight Aids Tuberculosis and Malaria : GFATM  (Vernier-Geneva)
GROUP OF FIFTEEN GROUP OF FIFTEEN Summits  (Geneva)
GROUP OF SEVENTY-SEVEN GROUP OF SEVENTY-SEVEN at the United Nations [Coalition of Developing Countries]  (New York)
GROUP OF TWENTY-FOUR Intergovernmental Group of Twenty-Four on International Monetary Affairs and Development : GROUP OF TWENTY-FOUR  (Washington-District of Columbia)
GROUP OF TWENTY-ONE Group of TWENTY DEVELOPING NATIONS  (Cancun + Geneva)
GULF OF GUINEA Gulf of Guinea Commission : GGC  (Luanđa)
HAGUE CONVENTION Permanent Court of Arbitration : PCA  (The Hague)
HYDROGRAPHY International Hydrographic Organization : IHO  (Monaco)
IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency : IAEA Specialized Agency  (Vienna)
IBRD International Bank for Reconstruction and Development : IBRD  (Washington-District of Columbia)
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization : ICAO Specialized Agency  (Montreal)
ICJ International Court of Justice : ICJ  (The Hague)
IFAD International Fund for Agricultural Development : IFAD Specialized Agency  (Rome)
ILO International Labour Organization : ILO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
IMF International Monetary Fund : IMF Specialized Agency  (Washington-District of Columbia)
IMO International Maritime Organization : IMO Specialized Agency  (London)
IMSO International Mobile Satellite Organization : IMSO  (London)
INBAR International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation : INBAR  (Beijing)
INTER-PARLIAMENTARY UNION Inter-Parliamentary Union : IPU  (Grand Saconnex)
INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT International Criminal Court : ICCT  (The Hague)
INTERPOL International Criminal Police Organization : ICPO  (Lyons)
ISESCO Islamic Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization : ISESCO  (Rabat)
ISLAM Organization of the Islamic Conference : OIC  (Jeddah)
ISLAMIC BANK Islamic Development Bank : IDB  (Jeddah)
ISO International Organization for Standardization : ISO  (Geneva)
ITSO International Telecommunications Satellite Organization : ITSO  (Washington-District of Columbia)
ITU International Telecommunication Union : ITU Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
LAKE CHAD BASIN Lake Chad Basin Commission : LCBC  (Ndjamena)
MARITIME LAW International Maritime Committee : IMC  (Antwerp)
MIGRATION International Organization for Migration : IOM  (Geneva)
NON-ALIGNED Non-Aligned Movement : NAM [Coordinating Bureau – Non-Aligned Movement Centre for South-South Technical Cooperation : NAM CSSTC]  (Havana + New York + Jakarta)
NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty : NPT  (New York)
NUCLEAR TEST BAN Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Organization : CTBTO [Provisional Secretariat]  (Vienna)
OHCHR Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights : OHCHR Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
OLYMPIC GAMES International Olympic Committee : IOC  (Lausanne)
OPEC Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries : OPEC  (Vienna)
OPEC FUND Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries Fund for International Development : OFID  (Vienna)
PELINDABA TREATY African Nuclear Weapon Free Zone Treaty : ANWFZ  (Pelindaba)
RED CROSS International Committee of the Red Cross : ICRC  (Geneva)
RED CROSS AND RED CRESCENT International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies : IFRCS  (Geneva)
SAHEL-SAHARAN STATES Community of Sahel-Saharan States : CEN-SAD  (Tripoli)
SEABED Secretariat of the International Seabed Authority : ISA  (Kingston)
SOUTH ATLANTIC ZONE South Atlantic Peace and Cooperation Zone : SAPCZ  (Brasilia)
SOUTH CENTRE SOUTH CENTRE Organization  (Geneva)
SOUTH-SOUTH Partners in Population and Development : PPD  (Dhaka + Kampala + Taicang)
THE COMMONWEALTH THE COMMONWEATH Secretariat  (Westminster)
TRANS-SAHARA Trans-Saharan Counterterrorism Partnership : TSCTP  (Dakar)
TRANS-SAHARA Trans-Saharan Counterterrorism Partnership : TSCTP  (Dakar)
TRIBUNAL OF THE SEA International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea : ITLOS  (Hamburg)
UN-HABITAT United Nations Human Settlements Programme : UN-HABITAT Specialized Agency  (Nairobi)
UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development : UNCTAD  (Geneva)
UNDP United Nations Development Programme : UNDP Specialized Agency  (New York)
UNEP United Nations Environmental Programme : UNEP Specialized Agency  (Nairobi)
UNESCO United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization : UNESCO Specialized Agency  (Paris)
UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change : UNFCCC  (New York)
UNHCR United Nations High Commission for Refugees : UNHCR Agency  (Geneva)
UNICEF United Nations International Children´s Emergency Fund : UNICEF Specialized Agency  (New York)
UNIDIR United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research : UNIDIR Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
UNIDO United Nations Industrial Development Organization : UNIDO Specialized Agency  (Vienna)
UNIFEM United Nations Development Fund for Women : UNIFEM  (New York)
UNITED NATIONS United Nations Organization : UNO  (New York)
UNODA United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs : UNODA [Conference on Disarmament]  (Geneva)
UNODC United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime : UNODC Agency  (Vienna)
UNOOSA Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies : OUTER SPACE Treaty  (Vienna)
UNWTO World Tourism Organization : UNWTO Specialized Agency  (Madrid)
UPEACE University for Peace : UPEACE  (Ciudad Colon)
UPU Universal Postal Union : UPU Specialized Agency  (Berne)
WEST AFRICAN STATES Economic Community of West African States : ECOWAS  (Abuja)
WEST AFRICAN ZONE West African Monetary Zone : WAMZ  (Accra)
WFP World Food Programme : WFP  (Rome)
WHO World Health Organization : WHO Specialized Agency  (Pregny-Chambesy)
WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization : WIPO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
WMO World Meteorological Organization : WMO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
WORLD BUSINESS International Chamber of Commerce : ICC [The Word Business Organization]  (Paris)
WORLD TRADE World Trade Organization : WTO  (Geneva)


Other Independent or Semi-Independent Polities within the 2024's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

BOKO HARAM Group of the People of Sunnah for Preaching and Jihad : BOKO HARAM  (Kanamma)
NIGER DELTA Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta : MEND  (Port Harcourt)


Other Territories or Entities within the 2024's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

NIGERIA LEKKI NIGERIA LEKKI Free Trade Zone  (Lekki)

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