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List of National Monuments and their Address/Physical Location

There are more 65 National Monuments in Nigeria

“National Commission for Museums and Monuments is the Cultural Central Bank of Nigeria”

Dr. O. J. Eboireme - Late Former Director General, NCMM

List of National Monuments In Nigeria

1 Chief Okoroji’s House, Arochukwu Abia State
2 Obu House, Elu Ohafia Abia State
3 Chief Ochu Kalu’s House, Ndi Okereke Abam, Abia state
4 Omo Ukwu of Ndi Nzera Clan Asaga-Ohafia, Abia State
5 Sukur Cultural Landscape, Madagali, Adamawa State
6 Gidan Madaki In Kafin Madaki, Bauchi State
7 Dutsen Damisa Rock Painting Near Gumje, Bauchi State
8 Dutsen Zane Geji, Rock Paintings , Toro, Bauchi State
9 Shadawanka Rock Paintings, Bauchi State
10 Shira Rock Paintings At Shira, Bauchi State
11 The Cairn Of Stones At The Foot Of Panshanu Pass, Near Mile 31 On The Jos-Bauchi Road Known As Kwandonkaya, Toro, Bauchi State
12 First Mining Beacon, Tilden Fulani, Bauchi State
13 Rabeh’s House/Fort, Dikwa  Borno State
14 The Old Residency, Calabar, Cross Rivers State
15 The Old Consulate, Calabar, Cross Rivers State
16 Chief Egbo Bassey’s House, Calabar, Cross Rivers State
17 Carved Stone Monoliths At Alok, Cross Rivers State
18 Carved Stone Monoliths at Emaghabe, Cross Rivers State
19 Palace of Chief Nanna Of Koko, Delta State
20 Chief Ogiamen’s House, Benin City, Edo State
21 Chief Aikoriogie’s House, Enogie of Obazagbon, Edo State
22 Benin City Walls and Moat, Benin City, Edo State
23 Chief Nwokolo’s House at Ukehe, Enugu State
24 Rock paintings at dutsen habude, birnin kudu, jigawa state
25 Rock Paintings at Dutsen Murufu, Birnin Kudu, Jigawa State
26 Rock Inscriptions, Gong and Shelter at Dutsen Mesa Birnin Kudu, Jigawa State
27 Rock Paintings at Dutsen Zango Birnin Kudu, Jigawa State
28 Zaria City Walls, Zaria, Kaduna State
29 Kufena Hills, Near Zaria, Kaduna State
30 Steel foot Bridge, Built by Lord Lugard, Kaduna State
31 Habe Mosque at Maigana, kaduna State
32 Habe Mosque at Bebeji, Kano State
33 Gidan Makama, Kano State
34 Kano City Walls and Gate, Kano State
35  gobirau minaret, katsina state
36 The Tumuli and Baobab Tree Known as Durbi-Takusheyi, Katsina State
37 Old Katsina Training College, Katsina State
38 Ojogwu Atogwu Tumulus near the Palace of the Attah of Idah, KOGI state
39 Relics of the Steamer “Dayspring” at Jebba Station, Kwara State
40 Old West African Frontier Force Fort at Okuta, Kwara State
41 Old West African Frontier Force Fort at Yashikera, Kwara State
42 Stone Figures at Ofaro, Kwara State
43 Stone Figures at Ijara, Kwara State
44 Ilojo Bar, Lagos Island, Lagos State
45 Iga Idunganran (Oba’s Old Palace), Lagos Island, Lagos State
46 Water House, Lagos Island, Lagos State
47 Old Secretariat, Marina, Lagos State
48 Tsoede’s Tomb At Gwagwade, Niger State
49 Site of Mai Jimina’s House at Wushishi, Niger State
50 Ruins and Site of colonial Government House at Zungeru, Niger State
51 The Katamba of the Palace of Etsu Nupe, Mohammed at Bida, Niger State
52 Sungbo’s shrIne at Oke-Eri, Near Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State
53 Igbara Oke Petroglyphs, near Igbara Oke, Ondo State
54 Iwo Eleru Cave, Near Owo, Ondo State
55 The Old Palace of The Deji Of Akure, Ondo State
56 River-Side Shrine and Sacred Grove Of Osun, Osogbo, Osun State
57 Shrine of Osun in the King’s Market at Osogbo, Osun State
58 Shrine of Osun at Afin Ata-Oja (Palace), Osogbo, Osun State
59 Ita Yemoo at Ile-Ife, Osun State
60 Carved Stone Figure at Igbajo, Osun State
61 Stone Causeway at Batura, Bokkos, Plateau State
62 Stone Causeway at Forof, Bokkos, Plateau State
63 Stone Causeway at Tading, Bokkos, Plateau State
64 King Jaja’s Statue at Opobo, Rivers State
65  Ruins of Ancient City of Surame, Sokoto State



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