Bida is a city and a Local Government Area (LGA) in Niger state, Nigeria. It is the second largest city in Niger state. It is located southwest of Minna, capital of Niger State, and is a dry, arid town. The dominant tribe/ethic group in Bida is Nupe. Bida is the administrative quarters of the Nupe Kingdom. Bida consists of several districts: Katcha, Lapai, Mokwa, Enagi, Baddeggi, Agaie, Pategi, Lemu, Kutigi, and others. The leadership style of the ancient town of Bida is emirship, and the head of the town is addressed as Etsu Nupe. Northerners are major occupants of this area with other tribes also present, such as: Igbo, Yoruba, Igala, Urhobo, etc.
The town is known for its production of traditional crafts, notably glass, bronze articrafts and brass wares. Bida is also known for its Durbar festival.It is also the home to the Federal Polytechnic Bida, Federal Medical Centre and Niger State School of Nursing. There are other places in Bida such as Bamisu estate, Ramatu dangana, ECWA poly road, Small Market, Main Market and others. There are also different schools like The Federal Government Girls College, Federal Polytechnic Staff Secondary School and others.