Many pundits believe that the Federal Republic of Nigeria is a coastal country. This is mainly because of the fact that the southern region of Nigeria is close to the Atlantic Ocean. It should also be said that the Atlantic Ocean is one of the main water bodies in the entire universe. Let us carefully identify two states in Nigeria that share boundaries with the Atlantic Ocean.
1. Akwa Ibom State
Akwa Ibom State is located in the South-South geopolitical zone of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The Vanguard News reports that Akwa Ibom is one of the major crude oil producing states in Nigeria. According to a report by The Guardian, Akwa Ibom State shares a boundary with the Bight of Biafra. The Bight of Biafra is a major part of the Gulf of Guinea. It should also be said that the Gulf of Guinea is part of the Atlantic Ocean. This is according to The Guardian.
2. Bayelsa State
A report by the Punch Newspaper indicates that Bayelsa State has a border with the Atlantic Ocean. Bayelsa State is also located in the southern region of Nigeria.