Natural Resources in the 36 States of Nigeria & Locations

The full list of all natural resources in Nigeria, their location in the various 36 states in Nigeria is what this post is all about.

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Nature has endowed Nigeria with numerous natural resources. Most of these resources have not yet being tapped or even used for the enrichment and development of Nigeria and her citizens.

Our dependence on oil has cost us a lot. Although, there is now a clarion call to shift our main base to the agricultural resources in Nigeria, our government should learn and we as a nation to use these God given resources not only for selfish purposes but for the good of all.

Table Showing List of Natural Resources Found in Nigeria 36 states

No.STATESNATURAL RESOURCES
1AbiaGold, Lead/Zinc, Limestone, Oil/Gas & Salt
2AbujaCassiterite, Clay, Dolomite, Gold, Lead/Zinc, Marble & Tantalite
3AdamawaBentonite, Gypsium, Kaolin &Magnesite
4AkwaIbomClay, Lead/Zinc, Lignite, Limestone, Oil/Gas, Salt & Uranium
5AnambraClay, Glass-Sand, Gypsium, Iron-ore, Lead/Zinc, Lignite, Limestone, Phosphate & Salt, Oil/Gas
6BauchiGold, Cassiterite (tine ore), Columbite, Gypsium, Wolfram, Coal, Limestone, Lignite, Iron-ore & Clay
7BayelsaGlay, Gypsium, Lead/Zinc, Lignite, Limestone, Maganese, Oil/Gas & Uranium
8BenueBarite, Clay, Coal, Gemstone, Gypsium, Iron-Ore, Lead/Zinc, Limestone, Marble & Salt
9BornoBentonite, Clay, Diatomite, Gypsium, Hydro-carbon, Kaolin & Limestone
10DeltaClay, Glass-sand, Gypsium, Iron-ore, Kaolin, Lignite, Marble & Oil/Gas
11EbonyiGold, Lead/Zinc & Salt
12EdoBitumen, Clay Dolomite, Phosphate, Glass-sand, Gold, Gypsium,Iron-ore, Lignite, Limestone, Marble & Oil/Gas
13EkitiFeldspar, Granite, Kaolin, Syenite&Tatium
14EnuguCoal, Lead/Zinc & Limestone
15GombeGemstone &Gypsium
16ImoGypsium, Lead/Zinc, Lignite, Limestone, Marcasite, Oil/Gas, Phosphate & Salt
17Cross RiverBarite, Lead/Zinc, Lignite, Limestone, Manganese, Oil/Gas, Salt & Uranium
18JigawaButyles
19KadunaAmethyst, Aqua Marine, Asbestos, Clay, Flosper, Gemstone, Gold, Graphite, Kaolin, Hyanite, Mica, Rock Crystal, Ruby, Sapphire, Sihnite, Superntinite, Tentalime, Topaz & Tourmaline
20KanoGassiterite, Copper, Gemstone, Glass-sand, Lead/Zinc, Pyrochinre& Tantalite
21KastinaKaolin, Marble & Salt
22KebbiGold
23KogiCole, Dolomite, Feldspar, Gypsium, Iron-ore, Kaolin, Marble, Talc & Tantalite
24KwaraCassiterite, Columbite, Feldspar, Gold, Iron-ore, Marble, Mica & Tantalite
25LagosBitumen, Clay & Glass-sand, Oil/Gas
26NasarawaAmethyst (Topaz Garnet), Barytex, Barite, Cassirite, Chalcopyrite, Clay, Columbite, Coking Coal, Dolomite/Marble, Feldspar, Galena, Iron-ore, Limstone, Mica, Salt, Sapphire, Talc, Tantalite, Tourmaline Quartz &Zireon
27NigerGold, Lead/Zinc & Talc
28OgunBitumen, Clay, Feldspar, Gemstone, Kaolin, Limestone & Phosphate
29OndoBitumen, Clay, Coal, Dimension Stones, Feldspar, Gemstone, Glass-Sand, Granite, Gypsium, Kaolin, Limestone & Oil/Gas
30OsunColumbite, Gold, Granite, Talc, Tantalite & Tourmaline
31OyoAqua Marine, Cassiterite, Clay, Dolomite, Gemstone, Gold, Kaolin, Marble, Silimonite, Talc & Tantalite
32PleteauBarite, Bauxite, Betonite, Bismuth, Cassiterite, Clay, Coal, Emeral, Fluoride, Gemstone, Granite, Iron-ore, Kaolin, Lead/Zinc, Marble, Molybdenite, Phrochlore, Salt, Tantalite/Columbite, Tin & Wolfram
33RiversClay, Glass-Sand, Lignite, Marble & Oil/Gas
34SokotoClay, Flakes, Gold, Granite, Gypsium, Kaolin, Laterite, Limestone, Phosphate, Potash, Silica Sand & Salt
35TarabaLead/Zinc, Kaolin
36YobeSoda Ash &Tintomite
37ZamfaraCoal, Cotton & Gold
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Those are the list of all natural resources known to be found in Nigeria.

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