Virtually everything needed to build a great nation is present in Nigeria. We have are blessed in both human and natural resources, no wonder the nickname “Giant of Africa”.
Before oil, Nigerians were great in farming both in cultivation and livestock. In this post, we have compiled List of Natural Resources in Nigeria according to the states.
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STATES AND THEIR MINERALS
Abia Gold, Lead/zinc , Limestone,Oil/Gas &Salt.
Abuja Cassiterite,Clay,Dolomite, Gold, Lead/Zinc,Marble & Tantalite.
Adamawa Bentonite, Gypsium, Kaolin & Magnesite.
Awkw-ibom Clay, Lead/zinc, Lignite, Limestone,Oil/Gas, Salt & Uranium.
Anambra Clay, Glass-sand, Gypsium, Iron-ore, Lead/zinc, Lignite, Limestone, Phosphate, Salt & Oil/Gas.
Bauchi Gold, Cassiterite, Wolfram, Coal, Limestone, Lignite, Iron-ore & Clay.
Bayelsa Clay, Gypsium, Lead/zinc, Lignite, Limestone, Maganese, Oil/Gas & Uranium.
Benue Barite, Clay, Coal, Gemstone, Gypsium, Iron-ore, Lead/zinc, Limestone, Marble & Salt.
Borno Benitonite, Clay, Diatomite, Gypsium, Hydro-carbon, Kaolin & Limestone.
Delta Clay, Glass-sand, Gypsium, Iron-ore, Kaolin, Lignite, Marble & Oil/Gas.
Ebonyi Gold, Lead/Zinc & Salt.
Edo Bitumen, Clay, Dolomite, Phosphate, Glass-sand, Gold Gypsium, Iron-ore, Lignite, Limestone, Marble 7 Oil/Gas.
Ekiti Feldspar, Granite, Kaolin, Syenite & Atuim.
Enugu Coal, Lead/Zinc & Limestone.
Gombe Gemstone & Gypsium.
Imo Gypsium, Lead/zinc, Lignite, Limestone, Marcastite, Iol/Gas, Phosphate & Salt.
Cross River Barite, Lead/Zinc, Lignite, Limestone, Maganese, Oil/Gas, Salt & Uranium.
Kaduna Amethyst, Aqua Marin, Asbestos, Clay, Flosper, Gemstone, Gold, Graphite, Kaolin, Hyanite, Mica, Rock Crystal, Ruby, Sapphire, Sihnite, Superntinite, Tentalime, Topaz & Tourmaline.
Kano Gassiterite, Copper, Gemstone, Glass-sand, Lead/Zinc, Pyrochinre & tantalite.
Kastina Kaolin, Marble & Salt.
Kogi Cole, Dolomite, Feldspar, Gypsium, Iron-ore, Koalin, Marble, Talc & Tantalite.
Kwara Cassiterite, Columbite, Feldspar, Gold, Iron-ore, Marble, Mica & Tantalite.
Lagos Bitumen, Clay, Glass-sand & Oil/Gas.
Nasarawa Amethyst (Topaz Garnet), Barytex, Barite, Cassirite, Chalcopyrite, Clay, Columbite, Cooking Coal, Dolomite, Feldspar, Galena, Iron-ore, Limestone, Mica, Salt, Sapphire, Talc, Tantilite, Tourmaline Quartz & Zireon.
Niger Gold, Lead/zinc & Talc.
Ogun Bitumen, Gold, Feldspar, Gemstone, Koalin, Limestone & phosphate.
Ondo Bitumen, Clay, Coal, Dimension Stones, Feldspar, Gemstone, Glass-sand, Granite, Gypsium, Koalin, Limestone & Oil/Gas.
Osun Columbite, Gold, Granite, Talc, Tantalite& Tourmaline.
Oyo Aqua Marine, Cassiterite, Clay, Dolomite, Gemstone, Gold, Koalin, Marble, Silimonite, Talc & Tantalite.
Pleteau Barite, Bauxite, Betonite, Bismuth, Cassiterite, Clay, Coal, Emeral, Fluoride, Gemstone, Granite, Iron-ore, Koalin, Lead/zinc, Marble, Molybdenite, Phrochlore, Salt, Tantalite/Columbite, Tin & Wolfram.
Rivers Clay, Glass-Sand, Lignite, Marble & Oil/Gas.
Sokoto Clay, Flakes, Gold, Granite, Gypsium, Koalin, Laterite, Limestone, Phosphate, Potash, Silica Sand & Salt.
Taraba Lead/Zinc & Koalin.
Yobe Soda Ash & Tintomite.
Zamfara Coal, Cotton & Gold.