POSTAL CODES NIGERIA

A postal code is also known as postcode, postcode, Eircode, PIN Code or ZIP Code depending on the country. It is a series of letters or digits or both, sometimes including spaces or punctuation, that is included in a postal address for sorting.

Postal codes are usually assigned to geographical areas but in some cases, special codes may be assigned to individual addresses or to institutions that receive a large volume of mail, such as big commercial companies and government institutions and agencies.

Nigeria is made up of six geopolitical zones which are the South East, South West, South-South, North East, North West, and North Central, each geopolitical zone. The North-East geopolitical zone has six states which are Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, and Yobe.

The North-West zone has seven states; Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, and Zamfara. The North Central zone has six states as well as the nation’s capital, the FCT. The states are Benue, Kogi, Kwara, Nassarawa, Niger, and Plateau. Moving south, the South-East zone has the least number of states. States in this zone are Abia, Anambra, Enugu, Ebonyi, and Imo.

The South-South region is made up of Ijaw ethnic group and has six states; Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River state, Delta, Edo, and Rivers. The South-West geopolitical zone has six states; Ekiti, Oyo, Ogun, Lagos, Osun and Ondo.

For parcel sorting, the Nigerian Postal service has divided the country into 9 regions and this is explained in detail below.

Nigerian Postal System

The territory known as Nigeria has been divided into 9 regions by The Nigerian Postal Service (Nipost) for mail sorting and delivery. The first digit of each regions postal code is the regional code.

Postal codes Nigeria consist of six numeric digits, the first digit is the regional code as said earlier with the last three digits representing the delivery location usually a post office or an urban area. Lagos has the lowest postal code of 100001.

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The main postal head office in each of the nine regions has a postal code ending with 0001.

Postal Codes For All 36 States In Nigeria

  • Abia – 440001
  • Adamawa – 640001
  • Akwa Ibom – 520001
  • Anambra – 420001
  • Bauchi – 740001
  • Bayelsa – 561001
  • Benue – 970001
  • Borno – 600001
  • Cross River – 540001
  • Delta – 320001
  • Ebonyi – 840001
  • Edo – 300001
  • Ekiti – 360001
  • Enugu – 400001
  • Gombe – 760001
  • Imo – 460001
  • Jigawa – 720001
  • Kaduna – 700001
  • Kano – 800001
  • Katsina – 820001
  • Kebbi – 860001
  • Kogi – 260001
  • Kwara – 240001
  • Lagos (mainland/island) – 100001/101001
  • Nasarawa – 962001
  • Niger – 920001
  • Ogun – 110001
  • Ondo – 340001
  • Osun – 230001
  • Oyo – 200001
  • Plateau – 930001
  • Rivers – 500001
  • Sokoto – 840001
  • Taraba – 660001
  • Yobe – 320001
  • Zamfara – 860001

Specific codes are also assigned to each local government and also the major towns in each of the states. For example, Postal codes for all the streets in Ikeja, the capital of Lagos State are provided below.

Adegbola St. St. 10028

Alhaja Kofoworola Oloko CrescentAdeniji St.Ahmed Usman George Crescent St. 100282

Mental Box Rd. St. 100282

Releance Close St. 100282

Vanni Close St. 100282

Henry Car St. St. 100282

Wempco Rd. St. 100282

Iscaatan Close St. 100282

Awaye Wasere St. St. 100282

Oluwa St. St. 100282

Bounarin Calcruit St. St. 100282

Wale Taiwo St. St. 100282

Ali Balogun St. St. 100282

Ashogbon St. St. 100282

Muri Busari St. St. 100282

Akinola Cole St. St. 100282

Abe Johnson Crescent St. 100282

James Olaleye St. St. 100282

Bode Amoo Close St. 100282

Onipila Odanye St. St. 100282

Alhaji Jimoh St. St. 100282

Badagiri Close St. 100282

Kudeti St. St. 100282

Ola Oluwa St. St. 100282

Solanke St. St. 100282

Adebowale Close Siyinbola Close St. 100282

Oluyemisi Close St. 100282

Awori Close St. 100282

Aromire St. St. 100282

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Simbiat Abiola Rd. St. 100282

Planking Rd. St. 100282

Bashiru Oweh St. St. 100282

Are OmobaOlaide Tomori St. St. 100282

Oba Akran Rd. St. 100282

Obafemi Awolowo Seriki Aro Aforiogun St. St. 100282

Obafemi Awolowo Way Olawaye St. St. 100282

BanjokoSanu St. St. 100282

Abeokuta St. St. 100282

Oyetubo John AkinjideAjasa St. St. 100282

Obasa St. St. 100282

Obe St. St. 100282

Oshifala St. St. 100282

Ajao Rd. St. 100282

Ogunsefemi St. St. 100282

Olorunbe OjoraAdeojo St. St. 100282

Modepe Close St. 100282

Eric Moore St. St. 100282

Balogun St. St. 100282

Eleruwa St. St. 100282

Nurudeen St. St. 100282

Ibitiye Close St. 100282

Akinremi St. St. 100282

Obanta Avenue Ogunlowo Itohan Ajiboye Rejina Coker St.Modupe St. St. 100282

Independence St. St. 100282

Oluakerele St. St. 100282

Afisman Drive St. 100282

Ahmed Usman George Crescent St. 100282

Ojulowo Imoshe St. St. 100282 Mental Box Rd. St. 100282

Oyelola St. St. 100282

Releance Close St. 100282

Railway Line St. 100282

Vanni Close St. 100282

Oduyemi St. St. 100282

Henry Car St. St. 100282

Akin Lakanu Close St. 100282

Wempco Rd. St. 100282

Olutoye St. St. 100282

Iscaatan Close St. 100282

Okoya Thomas St. St. 100282

Awaye Wasere St. St. 100282

Talabi St. St. 100282

Oluwa St. St. 100282

Duro Dibna Close St. 100282

Bounarin Calcruit St. St. 100282

Efuleye St. St. 100282

Wale Taiwo St. St. 100282

Odegbemi Close St. 100282

Adeniyi Jones Ave. St. 100282

Bankole St. St. 100282

Ali Balogun St. St. 100282

Oyero St. St. 100282

Ashogbon St. St. 100282

Alhaji Jimoh Ifelodun Close St. 100282

Muri Busari St. St. 100282

Akinlaguda St. St. 100282

Akinola Cole St. St. 100282

Fatai Doherty Close St. 100282

Abe Johnson Crescent St. 100282

Fajac Close St. 100282

James Olaleye St. St. 100282

Orimolade St. St. 100282

Bode Amoo Close St. 100282

Ikare Close St. 100282

Onipila Odanye St. St. 100282

Araromi St. St. 100282

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Alhaji Jimoh St. St. 100282

Adegbola St. St. 100282

Badagiri Close St. 100282

Kudeti St. St. 100282

Ola Oluwa St. St. 100282

Solanke St. St. 100282

Adebowale Close Siyinbola Close St. 100282

Oluyemisi Close St. 100282

Awori Close St. 100282

Aromire St. St. 100282

Simbiat Abiola Rd. St. 100282

Planking Rd. St. 100282

Bashiru Oweh St. St. 100282

Are OmobaOlaide Tomori St. St. 100282

Oba Akran Rd. St. 100282

Obafemi Awolowo Way Olawaye St. St. 100282

Abeokuta St. St. 100282

Obasa St. St. 100282

Oshifala St. St. 100282

Ogunsefemi St. St. 100282

Modepe Close St. 100282

Balogun St. St. 100282

Nurudeen St. St. 100282

Akinremi St. St. 100282

Independence St. St. 100282

Afisman Drive St. 100282

Ojulowo Imoshe St. St. 100282

Oyelola St. St. 100282

Railway Line St. 100282

Oduyemi St. St. 100282

Bayo Shodipo St. 100282

Olutoye St. St. 100282

Okoya Thomas St. St. 100282

Talabi St. St. 100282

Duro Dibna Close St. 100282

Efuleye St. St. 100282

Odegbemi Close St. 100282

Bankole St. St. 100282

Oyero St. St. 100282

Alhaji Jimoh Ifelodun Close St. 100282

Akinlaguda St. St. 100282

Fatai Doherty Close St. 100282

Fajac Close St. 100282

Orimolade St. St. 100282

Ikare Close St. 100282

Araromi St. St. 100282

Obafemi Awolowo Seriki Aro Aforiogun St. St. 100282

BanjokoSanu St. St. 100282

Oyetubo John AkinjideAjasa St. St. 100282

Obe St. St. 100282

Ajao Rd. St. 100282

Olorunbe OjoraAdeojo St. St. 100282

Eric Moore St. St. 100282

Eleruwa St. St. 100282

Ibitiye Close St. 100282

Obanta Avenue Ogunlowo Itohan Ajiboye Rejina Coker St.Modupe St. St. 100282

  • Oluakerele St. St. 100282

Codes for other parts of Lagos as well as those for other major Nigeria cities are provided in other articles.

Conclusion

Postal codes Nigeria help in the accurate sorting and delivery of parcel to all parts of Nigeria. When asked for a postal code or a zipcode, just find the code for your area and input.

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