Nigeria Zip Code and Its Detailed Explanation
Postal codes in Nigeria are numeric, consisting of six digits. NIPOST, the Nigerian Postal Service, divides the country into nine regions, which make up the first digit of the code. The second and third digits, combined with the first, are the dispatch district for outgoing sorting.
If you’ve been confused for some time about what the correct Nigeria ZIP code is, then this post is for you, as it gives some clarification.
In all other countries, postal codes are used. However, ZIP codes in the US are used for the same purposes for which other countries use postal codes — for mailing purposes.
So, ZIP codes are to the US while postal codes are to other countries — including Nigeria.
Complete list of Nigeria combinations for all its states and FCT ZIP CODE
Abia – 440001
Adamawa – 640001
Akwa Ibom – 520001
Anambra – 420001
Bauchi – 740001
Bayelsa – 561001
Benue – 970001
Borno – 600001
Cross River – 540001
Delta – 320001