The postal code is a sequence of letters and/or numbers included to a postal address, which aids in sorting and delivery of emails. Some people refer to the postal code as postcode, postcode, PIN or ZIP Code. NIPOST (Nigerian Postal Service) is the corporation in charge of providing postal services in Nigeria. The capital city of Nigeria is Abuja and it will be our focus for this article.
Abuja has a total of nine (9) districts and all districts have separate postal codes. The districts are;
- Central Business District
- Three Arms Zone
Abuja Postal Code for Central Business District – 900211
Under this district are the following areas: 2nd Avenue, 3rd Avenue, 4th Avenue, South Transit Way, Tafawa Balewa Way, Abuja Drive, Ahmadu Bello Way, Constitution, Olusegun Obasanjo Way, Shehu Shagari Way, Avenue Rd, Hospital Avenue, Independence Avenue, North Transit Way, Northern Express Way, Inner Express Way (N), and Mohammed Buhari Way.
Three Arms Zone – 900211
Under this district are the following areas: Alvan Ikoku Way, Asokoro Avenue, Thames Street, Tigris Crescent, Yedsebam Street, Zambezi Crescent, Inner Northern Express Way, Maitama Avenue, Outhern Nothern Express Way, Shehu Shagari Way (S), Mississippi Str., and Murtala Mohammed Express Way.
Abuja Postal Code for Asokoro – 900231
Under this district are the following areas: Ajayi Crowder Street, Akenzua Street, Thomas Sankara Street, Ali Akihi Crescent, Anwar Sadat Street, Dennis, Robert Mugabe Street, Sebghor Street, Siaka Stevens Street, Osadebe Street, El-Emi Street, Gandhi Street, Ibrahim Taiwo Street, Nelson Mandala Street, Patrice Lumimuba Street, Jesse Jackson Street, Jimmy Cater Street, Murtala Mohammed Way, Musa Traore Crescent, King Faisal Street, Kofo Abayomi Street, Lord Lugard Street, Maitama Sule Street, Malcom Farser Street, Margret Thatcher Street, Martin Luther Crescent, Loius Edet Street, Mathew Kerekou Street, Modibo Adana Crescent, Oliver Tambo Street, Queen Amina Street, Queen Elizabeth Street, Kenneth Kaunda Street, Kwame Nkurma Crescent, Jomo Kenyatta Street, Joshua Nkonwo Street, Julius Nyerere Crescent, Queen Ida Street, RAB Dikko Road, Rwang Pam Street, Eyedema Street, Halle Sallasie Street, Inner Southern Express Way, Shehu Shagari Way, Suleiman Barau Crescent, Tito Bros Street, Ukpabi Asika Street, Amaddu Ahidjo Street, Biogny Street, Desmond Tutu Street, Usman Danfodio Crescent, Winston Churchill Street, Yakubu Gowon Crescent, Abdou Diouf Crescent, and Akan Ibiam Street.
Garki, Abuja Postal Code
Garki district in Abuja is divided into 8 areas, each areas has a different zip code.
1. Area 1 Zip Code – 900241
Under this Area are: Aladja Street, Auchi Street, Ondo Street, Oyo Street, Sokoto Street, Suleja Street, Benue Crescent, Faskari Street, Ijero Street, Imo Crescent, Mashood-Abiola Way, Nassarawa Street, Nnamdi Azikwe Ewy, Kano Street, Kaura Namoda Street, and Lapai Street.
2. Area 2 Zip Code – 900242
Under this area are: Abuja Parkways, and Abakaliki Street.
3. Arear 3 Zip Code – 900243
Under this area are: Benin Street, Birnin Kebbi Street, Tafawa Balewa Way, Yenagoa Street, Cross River Street, Funmilayo Ransomekuti Road, Okigwe Street, Orlu Street, Oyo Street, Gongola Street, Ibadan Street, Ikare Street, Jalingo Street, Kazaure Street, Moshood Abiola Way, Mubi Street, Nnewi Street, Jos Street, Katagun Street, and Kaura-Namoda Street.
4. Arear 7 Zip Code – 900244
Under this area are: Calabar Street, Herbat-Macualay Way (S), Obafemi Awolowo Way, Tafawa Balewa Way, Yola Street, Kam-Salem Street, and Muhammadu-Bahari Way.
5. Area 8 Zip Code – 900245
Under this area are: Abeokuta Street, Ile-Ife Street, Ogbomosho Street, Tafawa Balewa Way, Ilorin Street, Minna Street, and Muhammadu Buhari Way.
6. Area 10 Zip Code – 900246
Under this area are: Access Road, Akure Street, Olusegun Obasanjo Way, Borno Street, Herbert Macaulay Way, Idah Street, Markurdi Street, Mashood Abiola Way, and Muhammadu Buhari Way.
7. Area 11 Zip Code – 900247
Under this area are: Ahmadu Bello Way, Birnin Kebbi Street, Shagamu Street, Tafawa Balewa Way, Oka Akoko Street, Oke Agbe Street, Olusegun Abasanjo Way, Uyo Crescent, Warri Street, Dutse Street, Ekiti Street, Lagos Crescent, Moshood Abiola Way, Port Harcourt Street, S.L. Akintola BLV, Sapele Street, Nsukka Street, and Obafemi Awolowo Street.
8. Garki Rural Zip Code – 900104
Under this area are: Abacha Barracks, Apo, Damagaza, Kurumduma, NEPA Village, Wumba, Dantata, Durumi I, Durumi II, Durumi III, Dutse, Garki Village, Gudu, Guzape, and Kobi.
Abuja Postal Code For Maitama – 900271
Under this area are: Akore Crescent, Amsterdam Street, Asa Street, Osse Street, Barawa Street, Amsterdem Street, Challawa Crescent, Nue Street, Ofiki Street, Ona Crescent, Onega Street, Cuito Street, Komoe Crescent, Ontario Crescent, Onwul Crescent, Orange Crescent, Lake Chard Crescent, Limropo Street, Madeira Street, and Ngadda Crescent.
Wuse, Abuja Postcode Code
Wuse district in Abuja is divided into 8 areas. Each areas has seperate zip codes.
Zone 1 Zip Code – 900281
Under this zone are: Arugha Crescent, Bulawayo Street, Sunyani Street, Umme Street, Yanorach Street, Choma Street, Delta Street, Garowa Street, Gondet Street, Nouachchott Street, Oran Street, Sultan Abubakar Way, Harper Crescent, Humanbo Crescent, Kaolack Street, Kayes Street, Kigali Street, and Massana Street.
Zone 2 Zip Code – 900282
Under this zone are: Angola Street, Bechar Street, Burundi Street, Faranmi Street, Senanga Street, Sultan Abubakar Street, Tourggourt Street, Michael Okpara Street, Naimey Street, Quagadougou Street, Gabes Street, Gaborone Street, Kisiamu Street, Kribi Street, Kumba Street, Lavumisa Street, Mambolo Street, Khartoum Street, Koforidua Street, and Korhogo Street.
Zone 3 Zip Code – 900283
Under this zone are: Abidjam Street, Al Fayyan Street, Sfar Street, Sultan Abukakar Way, Yele Street, Algeria Street, Aswan Street, Bamenda Street, Nampola Street, Ndande Crescent, Olusegun Obasanjo Way, Casamank Crescent, Conakry Street, Diourbell Street, Maputo Street, Matadi Crescent, Matadi Street, Mosadishu Street, Herbert Marcaulay Way, Lubumbrasiru Street, and Lukulu Street.
Zone 4 Zip Code – 900284
Under this zone are: Addis Ababa Street, Bencrat Street, Portsad Street, Safi Street, Zuez Crescent, Constantins Street, Farnah Street, Herbert Macaulay Way (N), Hontserrado Street, Kasim Ibrahim Way, Ladi Kwali Street, Manzani Street, Ibrahim Babangida Way, Kainiji Crescent, Mexnes Street, and Mogadehu Street.
Zone 5 Zip Code – 900285
Under this zone are: Accra Street, Algiers Street, Herbert Macualay Way, Khartoum Street, Michael Okpara Street, Mousassa Street, Atarare Street, Burundi Street, Cabanda Street, Dalaba Street, Nnamdi Azikiwe Ewy, Senanga Street, Sokode Crescent, Damathur Street, Dambia Street, Doula Street, Hargeysa Street, Sultan Abubakar Way, and Winneba Street.
Zone 6 Zip Code – 900286
Under this zone are: Abuja Parkways, Angola Street, Timbukku Street, Yaounde Street, Yaounde Street, Yunis Street, Asamafa Street, Berbera Street, Beyla Street, Bouake Street, Sudan Street, Tanga Street, Tema Street, Dodama Street, Harare Street, Harere Street, Coronour Street, Dire-Dawa Street, Dodama Street, Herbert Macualay Way, Jimma Street, Jimma Street, Magenta Street, Magenta Street, Makeni Street, Kasim Ibrahim Way, Kelemie Street, Kinshasha Street, Massru Street, Massru Street, Mbabane Street, Mbabane Street, Nnamdi Azikiwa Ewy, and Rabat Street.
Zone 7 Zip Code – 900287
Under this zone are: Bamako Crescent, Bambari Crescent, Olusegun Obasanjo Way, Sirasso Crescent, Sunyani Street, Choma Street, Huambo Crescent, Hamper Crescent, Lome Crescent, Nigoma Street and Nouahcholt Street.
Wuse II Zip Code – 900288
Under this area are: Adetokunbo Ademola Crescent, Sultan Abubakar Street, Trkwa rescent, Wanda Crescent, Aminu Kano Crescent, Baguy Street, Bajul Street, Bantyle Street, Agadez Crescent, Ahmadu Bello Way, Alex Sandra Crescent, Bujmburra Street, Cassabulanka Street, Durban Street, Barosalem Street, Beira Street, Buchanan Crescent, Fez Street, Freetown Street, Herbert Macualay Way, Lingu Crescent, Lubito Crescent, Madnana Crescent, Marakeshi Street, Metel Street, Hombari Street, Ibrahim Babangida Way, Kampala Street, Kumasi Street, Libravile Crescent, Moronvia Street, Moshi Crescent, Nairobi Crescent, Nothern Parkway, Ojibuti Crescent, Sanni Abacha Way, Sekondi Street, Sir Kasim Ibrahim Way, Outher Northern Transit Way, and Partomuro Crescent.
Gwarinpa, Abuja Postcode – 900108
Under this district are: Gwarinpa Life Camp, Gwarinpa Village, Kado Village, Katampe, Kuchigoro, Mabushi, Utako, Gwarinpa Federal Housing, and Kado Federal Housing.
Nyanya – 900103
Under this district are: Angawa Bawa, Gbagarape, Nyanya Village/Gwandara, Nyanya Village/Gwari, Kugbo, Nyanya Site-Area A-F.
Karu – 900110
Under this district are: Jikoyi, Karu Village, and Karu Site (FHA).