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Niger State is one among the 36 states of Nigeria formed in 1976. It is situated in the North Central geo-political zone with the largest landmass covering 86,000km. The state has 25 local government areas with Minna as its state capital having major cities which are Bida, Kontagora, and Suleja.  It consists many tribes with two as majority, the Nupe followed by Gwari. 
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- https://nigerstate.gov.ng Niger States government August 2020
- https://www.britannica.com/place/Niger-state-Nigeria Niger state, Nigerian