ARTICLE: A place called Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State

Ogba/Ndoni/Egbema which it’s acronym is ONELGA was created in the year 1991,located at the Northern part of Rivers Rivers state with the total population of more than 398,000c in the year 2016,march 21st recorded by the National population Commission of Nigeria. ONELGA has boundary with delta state and IMO state with the Area of 969km2, Density of 410.7km2.

ONELGA has six (6) Geopolitical zones which are, Omoku, Egbema, Ndoni, Igburu, Egi, Usomini, or seen as (NC, NE, NW, SW, SE and SS)



The self developing LGA has produced sons and daughters of well repute that cut across from the LGA to state and federal such names includes, Senator F. J. Ellah, Matthew L. Onyeije, , Victor Mazi, (former minister for finance Nigeria) HRM, Sir, Dr. Chukwumela Nnam-Obi,(Oba of ogbaland), Cheif Amb. C. D Orike, Senator Wilson Ake,Chief G. U Ake, Chief Dr. Peter Odili, Chief Oris Onyiri, Agnes Okoh, Prof. A. Wokocha, The Osanakpo family (the industrialists) Olisa Akponor (CEO Bridgeport support services) Ibe Erisia Eke, Dr. Mrs. Grace Akolokwo, Sir Sambo Adiela, Bro Felix Obuah(state PDP party Chairman)

Hon. Christian Ahiakwo and Hon. Nathanial Uwaji members of Rivers State house Assembly, Hon. Uche Nnam-Obi Member Federal House of Representatives. Shedrack Chukwu former commissioner for power, Prince Dr. Shedrack Akolowu, Cheif Amb. Ifeanyichukwu Victor Odili, now the LGA executive chairman. and many more too numerous to mention.



The Self Developing LGA has a 24/7 free power supply which every investor looks out for before investing, night clubs,registered Football clubs with standard stadium, Rivers for Fishing, affordable lands and well sited shops. The LGA also have many comfortable and affordable lodging and resorts with foreign standard Rooms and environments, amenities for your relaxation, Event receptions, and other recreational activities.

These Hotels and resorts includes amongst other, Krisdera hotel and resorts(K1-K7),PF Golden Hotels, Sanclin Hotels, Royal Fortress, Fancrid, So-Abiama Rises hotels, Amara Hotels, Jesa Hotels, Afrique Continental Hotels, Bridget Hotels, Clarion Hotels and many more.

There are also Dinning, shopping and wine bars such as, LA Gastro Restaurants, Chan-Krisha,,De Promise, Vinchase wine bar, the Liquor and others,. A standard market which sells whatever commodity you desire is also located in ONELGA.



As it is said, health is wealth, there are uncountable reliable both private and government owned Hospitals and clinics which are ready to serve you better.

Due to the defeated crisis that rocked the land years back, the LGA has a good number of banks that served it’s customers such as, First bank, Unity bank, UBA, Ecobank, FCMB and Zenith bank.



ONELGA is blessed with Rich affordable Academic standards ranging from both Creche ,to Tertiary institution, known as Federal College of Education (Technical) Omoku affiliated with the University of Nigeria Nsuka(UNN).

Due to it’s richness in oil and gas,and the highest oil producing LGA, it also has both oil companies and construction companies inclusive are TOTAL, SPDC, NAOC,ELF, NLNG, Obite Gas Company, NPDC, Darycet construction, Nesoil, and lost more.

ONELGA is also blessed with the most thrilling, fun-filled, interesting traditional and cultural displays :
Egwu Egi, Nchaka festival, Igwa-Ji egbema, Okoroso(masquerade) Wrestling competition.

As a a Christian practiced LGA there are lots of worship centers to accommodate any division and doctrine, due to right to worship, there’s also provision for divers worship.



ONELGA is the most secured place in Nigeria with the involvement of all military and uniform forces including the heroic gallant local vigilante outfit known as ONELGA Security and Peace Advisory Committee (OSPAC).

ONELGA has produced, and still producing vibrant,with skills,educational, and entrepreneurship minded youths who are ready to serve both in mechanical and manpower in any industry or factory.

currently, ONELGA is the most cleaned and sanitised area in Rivers state with an operation going on known as “OPERATION KEEP ONELGA CLEAN ”



With every God-given resources and facilities ONELGA has, there’s one more thing it lacks even as a self developing LGA, the learned and the unlearned can get a living through this one thing we lack which is ” INDUSTRIES and FACTORIES” we can also generate income to the LGA reduce high way death rate if factories and industries like :
1)Fabrics industries,
2)Plastic/ Ceramics industries
3)POP factories
4) Beverages are sited in this loving and blessed LGA.

We can make ONELGA the envy of others and attracts more when we set our minds on purpose..
God bless ONELGA,
God bless us all.

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