NIGERIAN POLICE ZONAL COMMANDS AND HEADQUARTERS OF THE ZONES

NIGERIAN POLICE ZONAL COMMANDS WITH HEADQUARTERS

ZONEHEADQUARTERS
ZONE 1KANO
ZONE 2LAGOS
ZONE 3YOLA
ZONE 4MAKURDI
ZONE 5BENIN
ZONE 6CALABAR
ZONE 7ABUJA
ZONE 8LOKOJA
ZONE 9UMUAHIA
ZONE 10SOKOTO
ZONE 11OSHOGBO
ZONE 12BAUCHI
ZONE 13UKPO-DUNUKOFIA (AWKA)
ZONE 14KATSINA
ZONE 15MAIDUGURI
ZONE 16YENAGOA
ZONE 17AKURE

The Nigerian Police has Zonal Commands each headed by a high ranking Police officer, usually an AIG (Assistant Inspector General of Police). A Zonal Command comprises 2 or more states. So the Commissioner of Police in charge of a State Command is under a Zonal Commander and the Zonal Commander is under the IG (Inspector General of Police).

Nigeria has 36 states with 17 federal police zones. Each zone comprises the state where the zonal headquarters is located as well as some neighbouring states.