List of Nigerian States that Share Borders with Other Countries

Aug 14, 2023 | Entertainment, News


Seventeen of the 36 Nigerian states share borders with four West and Central African countries.

According to StatiSense, a Data Tech Company with expertise in Analysis, four countries are Benin Republic, Niger Republic, Cameroon and Chad.

Nigeria and neighbouring countries/Nigerian states that share borders with other countries
17 Nigerian states that share borders with other countries
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Source: Twitter

In a post shared via its verified Twitter handle @StatiSense, it listed the 17 following states as border-sharing states:

  • Adamawa state – is in the north-east and shares a border with Cameroon
  • Akwa Ibom state – is a south-south state and also shares a border with Cameroon
  • Benue state – is in the north-central and shares a border with Cameroon
  • Borno state – is another north-east state but shares a border with 3 countries – Cameroon, Niger Republic and Chad
  • Cross River State – is a south-south state and shares a border with Cameroon
  • Jigawa state – is a north-west state and shares a border with Niger Republic
  • Katsina state – is another north-west state that shares a border with Niger Republic
  • Kebbi state – is also a north-west state and shares a border with Niger Republic, Benin Republic
  • Kwara state – is in the north-central and shares a border with Benin Republic
  • Lagos state – is a south-west state and shares a border with Benin Republic
  • Niger state – is a north-central state and shares a border with Benin Republic
  • Ogun state – is in the south-west and shares a border with Benin Republic
  • Oyo state – another south-west state that shares a border with the Benin Republic
  • Sokoto state – is in the north-west and shares a border with Niger Republic and Benin Republic
  • Taraba state – is a north-central state and shares a border with Cameroon
  • Yobe state – is a north-eastern state and shares a border with Niger Republic
  • Zamfara state – is in the north-east and shares with Niger Republic

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According to the data, Borno state shares a border with Cameroon, Niger Republic and Chad while Sokoto state shares a border with Benin Republic and Niger Republic.

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In a similar story, Legit.ng reported that some Nigerian states are bordering Niger Republic, and it is feared that they will bear the brunt of the planned military action of ECOWAS.

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), is the bloc of West African states.

Source: Legit.ng





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