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The Power State!

The state has the largest landmass with about 70% arable and cultivable land.  It is nicknamed “Power State” as being home to three (3) hydroelectric dams that generate about 70% combined power out-put in the Nation’s Power Sector.

Niger State Snapshot

  • Total land area: 68,925 Km2
  • Capital: Minna
  • Local Government Areas: 25 LGAs: Agaie, Agwara, Bida, Borgu, Bosso, Chanchaga, Edati, Gbako, Gurara, Katcha, Kontagora, Lapai, Lavun, Magama, Mariga, Mashegu, Mokwa, Munya, Paikoro, Rafi, Rijau, Shiroro, Suleja, Tafa, Wushishi.
  • Population: 5,947,214 (Male- 3,033,079 and Female- 2,914,135)
  • Vegetation: Sudan savannah
  • Major crops: Yam, Cassava, Shea Butter, Sorghum, Maize, Millet, Rice, Groundnut And Cowpea
  • Solid minerals: Talc, Gold, Ball Clays, Silica, Sand, Marble, Copper, Iron, Feldspar, Lead, Kaolin, Casserole, Columbite, Mica, Quartzite and Limestone
  • There are three agricultural zones in Niger state.

Main Investment Opportunities

Opportunities for investment exist in:

  • Agribusiness
  • Education
  • Light Manufacturing
  • Healthcare
  • Tourism
  • Energy
  • Mining
  • ICT

 

Niger State Snapshot

  • Total land area: 68,925 Km2
  • Capital: Minna
  • Local Government Areas: 25 LGAs: Agaie, Agwara, Bida, Borgu, Bosso, Chanchaga, Edati, Gbako, Gurara, Katcha, Kontagora, Lapai, Lavun, Magama, Mariga, Mashegu, Mokwa, Munya, Paikoro, Rafi, Rijau, Shiroro, Suleja, Tafa, Wushishi.
  • Population: 5,947,214 (Male- 3,033,079 and Female- 2,914,135)
  • Vegetation: Sudan savannah
  • Major crops: Yam, Cassava, Shea Butter, Sorghum, Maize, Millet, Rice, Groundnut And Cowpea
  • Solid minerals: Talc, Gold, Ball Clays, Silica, Sand, Marble, Copper, Iron, Feldspar, Lead, Kaolin, Casserole, Columbite, Mica, Quartzite and Limestone
  • There are three agricultural zones in Niger state.

Main Investment Opportunities

Opportunities for investment exist in:

  • Agribusiness
  • Education
  • Light Manufacturing
  • Healthcare
  • Tourism
  • Energy
  • Mining
  • ICT
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