Top 5 Richest States in Nigeria 2019

Filed in News by on June 11, 2019

Top 5 Richest States in Nigeria 2019: Richest States in Nigeria ranked due to the internally generated revenue complied by Noisemakers,

Nigerian economy still dependent on oil But most state generated revenue to maintain the running affairs of the state.

Top 5 Richest States in Nigeria 2019

Top 5 Richest States in Nigeria 2019

1 Lagos

2 Rivers state

3 Delta state

4 Oyo state

5 Imo state

 

1 Lagos

Lagos is a mega city, Believe it or not with the infrastructural facilities boasting the country economy, the most developed state in the country and the richest state in Nigeria 2019

Lagos is consider a hub of business for most citizens and is located in the southwestern geo-political zone of Nigeria. Once the capital of nigeria,

With estimated population of 18 million inhabitants  still remains the most populous State in Nigeria and major centre for commercial activities.

Her Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) can survive without Federal government allocation

 

2 Rivers state

Rivers State hub of oil & gas companies, like Shell, Chevron, NNPC etc. Rivers state is developed and wealthy.

With land mass of 11.077 square kilometers and estimated population of 5.2 million people, Rivers boasts GDP of $21 billion with $3,965 per capita,

Rivers State is Nigeria’s largest deposit of crude oil  and located at south-south geo-political zone of the country,

Rivers state is second our wealthy states

 

3 Delta state

Delta state is another major oil producing states in the country, third wealthiest Nigerian state on our list, located at the south-south geo-political zone of Nigeria.

Delta state has other natural resources like kaolin, tar, sand, lignite, silica, industrial clay, limestone etc

Her Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) per capita level at $3, 990 with $16.749 billion.

With estimated population over 4.1 million people

4 Oyo state

Oyo state located in southwestern region of Nigeria, Oyo state is known for agricultural proceeds and has a a land mass size of 28, 454 square kilometers.

Oyo is another wealthy states in Nigeria.most of the crops from farm are been exported, crops like: maize, yam, cocoa, cassava, cashew, millet, and plantain

Her Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) per capita N16.6 billion yearly on a GDP of $16.12 billion and per capita of $2,666.

Oyo is a Yoruba speaking state.

 

5 Imo state

Imo state is an Igbo speaking state. with land mass size of 5, 530 square kilometers. Imo state been the richest south eastern state,

Imo state has other natural resources like fine sand, limestone, lead, crude oil, natural gas, and zinc.

Imo state was added to the oil producing states in the country.

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