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Nigeria is an unsustainable country due to ecological deficit arising from the excessive utilisation of natural resources. Resources are consumed more than its bio-capacity. Lifestyle and variation in the needs of households has exert demands on the natural resources and eventually on the global environment. This research therefore aimed at estimating the Ecological Footprints of the average individual in a household in the urban and rural areas of the Minna region in Nigeria. It identifies the types of resource consumption; the impact of consumption on the EF and compare the EF of both in relation to level of sustainability. Data were collected employing primary and secondary sources for the study. A total of 400 households was selected for the study. Questionnaire administration was employed to collect the data and random sampling was employed. The data were analysed through explanatory and inferential statistics. The result of the study shows that the EF of Minna and Maikunkele were 1.10 and 0.892 gha. Households require average 0.91 and 0.74 planets to sustain their living standard and generate 6.2 and 4.3 tonnes of CO2 annually. There are 9 and 6 factors that influence EF. It is recommended that the lifestyle of the household in Minna region has to be modified to reduce pressure environmental resources and emission of GHG for sustainable development.