25 Local Government Areas of Delta State, Nigeria

The 25 Local Government Areas of Delta State, Nigeria are:

Aniocha south, Anioha, Bomadi, Burutu, Ethiope West, Ethiope East, Ika South, Ika Northeast, Isoko South, Isoko North, Ndokwa East, Ndokwa West, Okpe, Oshimili North, Oshimili South, Patani, Sapele, Udu, Ughelli South, Ughelli North, Ukwuani, Uviwie, Warri central, Warri North, Warri south.

Aniocha North
is a Local Government Area of Delta State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Issele Ukwu. Aniocha North comprises of Igbo speaking people and towns.

Aniocha South
is a Local Government Area of Delta State, Nigeria. Its headquarters is in the town of Ogwashi Ukwu. The major occupation of the citizens is farming with fishing

Bomadi
is an Ijaw local government area in Delta State, Nigeria. The town lies on the bank of the Forcados River. Bomadi local government has about eleven communities in Delta State.

Burutu
is a Local Government Area in Delta State, Nigeria. Burutu Local Government lies just on the coast of the Niger Delta on two sides of the River, a channel of the River Niger, 30 kilometres from Benin.

Ethiope East
is a Local Government Area of Delta State, Nigeria. Its headquarter is located at Isiokolo. Ethiope East has three districts; Abraka, Agbon and Isiokolo. It has 67 villages.

Ethiope West
is a Local Government Area of Delta State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Oghara Town. It has an area of 536 km2 and a population of 203,592 at the 2006 census.

Ika North East
is a Local Government Area of Delta State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Owa Oyibu. It has an area of 463 km2 and a population of 183,657 at the 2006 census.

Ika South
is a Local Government Area of Delta State, Nigeria. Ika South headquarters are in the town of Agbor. It has an area of 436 km2 and a population of 162,594 at the 2006 census.

Isoko North
is one of two Local Government Areas (LGA) in the Isoko region of Delta State, the other being Isoko South. The population of Isoko North was approximately 112,000 according to the 2003 census that was conducted in the State.

Isoko South
is a Local Government Area in the Isoko region of Delta State, Nigeria. With its headquarters at Oleh, Nigeria. Isoko South is one of the two local governments that make up the Isoko region in Delta State.

Ndokwa East
is a Local Government Area of Delta State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Aboh. It has an area of 1,617 km2 and a population of 103,171 at the 2006 census.

Ndokwa West
is a Local Government Area of Delta State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Kwale(Utagba-Ogbe). It has an area of 816 km2 and a population of 149,325.

Oshimili North
is one of the Local Government Areas of Delta State, in the South-south region of Nigeria. Oshimili North was created in 1997, until its creation, was part of the old Oshimili LGA.

Oshimili South
is one of the twenty-five Local Government Areas making up Delta State, Nigeria. Oshimili South is situated in the Niger Delta Region/the South-South geo-political zone of Nigeria.

Okpe
is a kingdom in Delta State, Nigeria. Today, Okpe is also the name of a local government area. Okpe kingdom is one of the many kingdoms that make up Urhobo tribe in Delta State. Its capital is Orerokpe.

Patani
is a Local Government Area of Delta State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Patani. Patani LGA has an area of 217 km2 and a population of 67,707 at the 2006 census.

Sapele
The origin of the name SAPELE is believed to be an anglicized derivation of the Okpe word ‘Uriapele’, which was named after a local deity, the shrine of which can still be found in the centre of the city.

Udu
is one of the Urhobo kingdoms, and has its own king, or ovie. Udu has a population estimate of approzimately 100,000 people and it is about 5 minutes drive away from Warri Airport.

Ughelli North
is a Local Government Area of Delta State, Nigeria. Its headquarters is in the city of Ughelli. It has an area of 818 km2 and a population of approximately 321,028 at the 2006 census.

Ughelli South
is a Local Government Area of Delta State, Nigeria. It is made up of six Urhobo kingdoms namely: Ughievwen, Arhavwarien, Effurun Otor, Eghwu, Okparabe and Olomu.

Ukwuani
Local Government Area (also called Ndokwa Ethnic Nationality) are located in the southern part of Nigeria in the western part of the Niger Delta and other areas.

Uvwie
is one of the twenty-five Local Government Areas (LGA) in Delta State, Nigeria, and is one of the Urhobo kingdoms. Uvwie also refers to their people and language.

Warri North
is a Local Government Area of Delta State, Nigeria. Warri North headquarters is in the town of Koko. It has an area of 1,841 km2 and a population of 137,300.

Warri South
is a Local Government Area of Delta State. Its headquarters is in Warri. It has an important sea port in the country and is the commercial nerve centre of the state.

Warri South West
is a Local Government Area in Delta State. Created in 1997 and has its headquarters in Ogbe-Ijoh, an ijaw community. It has an estimated land area of 665 sq mi.

List of Local Government Areas in Delta State and their headquarters

Delta State Local Government Areas and their headquarters, administrative capitals are as follows:

LGAHeadquarters
Aniocha NorthIssele-Uku
Aniocha SouthOgwashi-Uku
BomadiBomadi
BurutuBurutu
Ethiope EastIsiokolo
Ethiope WestOghara-Town
Ika North EastOwa-Oyibu
Ika SouthAgbor
Isoko NorthOzoro
Isoko SouthOleh
Ndokwa EastAboh
Ndokwa WestKwale
OkpeOrerokpe
Oshimili NorthAkwukwu
Oshimili SouthAsaba
PataniPatani
SapeleSapele
UduOtor-Udu
UkwuaniObiaruku
Ughelli NorthUghelli
Ughelli SouthOtujeremi
UvwieEffurun
Warri NorthKoko
Warri SouthWarri
Warri South WestOgbe-Ijoh

Delta State

Delta is an oil rich state located in the Niger Delta area of Nigeria.

Name: Delta State of Nigeria
Founded: 27Aug, 1991
Administrative capital: Asaba
Commercial capital: Warri

The state is largely a peaceful and beautiful place known for: Oil wealth, two prominent cities of Warri and Asaba and for notoriety in cybercrimes and ritual killings.

Some of the young men can be very notorious daring to have a showdown even with law enforcement officers.

Delta has many ethnic groups. Top on the list are Ijaw and Igbo

Besides oil, Delta State is an agricultural producing state with large harvests of cassava and other crops.

It is situated in the region known as the South-South geo-political zone with a population of over 7 million persons.

The capital of Delta State is Asaba, located at the northern end of the state, with an estimated area of 762 square kilometres (294 sq mi).

Warri is the economic nerve center of the state and also the most populated. It is located in the southern end of the state.

Delta state has a total land area of 16,842 square kilometres (6,503 sq mi).

There are various solid mineral deposits within the state – industrial clay, silica, lignite, kaolin, tar sand, decorative rocks, limestone, etc. These are raw materials for industries such as brick making, ceramics, bottle manufacturing, glass manufacturing, chemical/insulators production, chalk manufacturing and sanitary wares, decorative stone cutting and quarrying. But these minerals are under-utilized.

Delta state also has huge deposits of crude oil and is also one of the largest producers of petroleum products in Nigeria. Sales of petroleum products is what majorly drives its economy.