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NSITUBIUMLGA

Nsit Ubium LGA

Location Nsit Ubium is located at about 6 km East of Eket and shares common boundaries with Eket, Esit Eket, Okobo, Nsit lbom, Etinan, lbesikpo/Asutan and Nsit Atai Local Government Areas. It is well drained by the Qua lboe River which has tributaries scattered in many locations in the area. Nsit Ubium Local Government Area was carved out of the then Etinan Local Government on May 3rd, 1989 with its headquarters at Ikot Edibon. In September 1991, the present Nsit Ubom Local Government Area was... Read More

OBOTAKARALGA

Obot Akara LGA

Location Located North East of Akwa Ibom State, It shares boundaries with Essien Udim, Ikono, Ini, Ikot Ekpene Local Government Areas in Akwa Ibom State, and Ikwuano and Isiala Ngwa Local Government Areas in Abia State. Natural Resources Agricultural produce include the following: palm oil and kernel, cassava, yam and cocoyam, poultry farm, fish farm, etc, mineral deposits such as corked oil wells, limestone, clay, sand and gravels. Commerce The people are predominantly farmers. There are s... Read More

OKOBOLGA

Okobo LGA

Location Okobo Local Government Area is bounded by Uruan, Oron, Udung Uko and Nsit Atai Local Government Areas. Natural Resources Tropical forest with obeche, mahogany for supply of wood for boat and canoe construction. Good deposits of clay and fine sand. Commerce The people are actively engaged In farming and fishing. People The people are part of the Oro Nation and have at present a population of 104,057 people using the 2006 national census figures as guide. The people use the popular... Read More

ONNALGA

Onna LGA

Location Bounded by Eastern Obolo, Etinan, Mkpat Einin and Eket Local Government Areas. Onna`s name derives from an acronym of the three predominant clans that live in the area: Oniong, Nnung Ndem and Awa. Tourism Tourist resort is privately driven, e.g. hotels, gardens and parks. Natural Resources Oil deposits, clay, salt, sand and gravel. Good forest reserve and aqua culture. Commerce Because of its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean, the people of Onna are predominantly fishermen. The peo... Read More

ORONLGA

Oron LGA

Location Oron is located between latitude 5o North and longitude 9o East at the right bank of the lower estuary of the Cross River. It situates between Mbo Local Government Area in the South and South-East; Okobo Local Government Area in the North and North-East; Esit Eket and Ibeno Local Government Area in the South-West; and Cross River State in the North-East. History The people of Oron, according to available records, migrated to their present location from the Cameroun. They came by sea,... Read More

ORUKANAMLGA

Oruk Anam LGA

Location Oruk Anam has common boundaries with Ukanafun and Abak in the North; in the South by Ikot Abasi; in the East by Mkpat Enin and in the West by Ukanafun and Imo River running through the borderline of Rivers and Abia States. It extends from approximately longitudes 70° 30` E and 70° 50` E and latitudes 4° 40` N and 5° OD` N. Oruk Anam is one of the eight Annang speaking local government areas. It was created from the former Abak Division. Natural Resources Shell Nigeria, one of th... Read More

UDUNGUKOLGA

Udong Uko LGA

Location It is bounded by Oron, Okobo, Urue OffongUruko, Mbo and the Atlantic Ocean. People The people speak Oron language. They have traditional institutions, e.g. Ekpe, Ekung, Iban Isong, Nkuho, Ekpri Awata and Ekong. Tourism Hospitable social life. Natural Resources Oil deposits, natural gas, salt, clay and marine life. Forest resources include timber, woods, palm produce and raffia. Commerce Fishing, trading, crafting, farming and hunting Population Males Females TOTAL: ... Read More

UKANAFUNLGA

Ukanafun LGA

Location Ukanafun Local Government occupies the Eastern Niger Delta fringes and is drained by Qua Iboe River. The area is located on the National map between latitudes 4° 28` and 4° 33` North and longitudes 7° 30` and 7° 50` and bounded by Etim Ekpo in the East and in the West and Abak Local Government Area in the South. Natural Resources Crude oil deposits, sand and clay, palm produce and timber in certain parts. Commerce Predominantly farmers, traders and hunters. People As other ... Read More

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Urue Offong Oruko LGA

Location It is bounded by Oron, Okobo, Esit Eket, Mbo and Udung Uko Local Government Areas. People The people form part of Oro nation extraction and speak the common Oron language. They are by nature very brilliant and associated with history and are blessed with a rich culture as manifested in their traditional dances, with their most popular dance "atiakeyit", performed by both male and female adults. Tourism Tourism potentials abound in the area begging for development. Natural Resourc... Read More

URUANLGA

Uruan LGA

Location Uruan Local Government Area occupies a large landmass. It situates between latitude 6° 40` and longitud~ 7° 20` E in the North and West. It is bounded in the East by Odukpani Local, Government Area in Cross River State, in the South by Okobo Local Government Area, in the West by Nsit Atai and Ibesikpo Asutan Local Government Areas and in the North by Itu Local Government Area. Natural Resources Mineral deposits, e.g. crude oil, Silicon/glass sand, natural gas, sulphur nitrate, lim... Read More