Okobie

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Okobie or Okogbe
Village
Country Nigeria
State Rivers State
Local Government Area Ahoada West

Okobie or Okogbe is a village in Ahoada West, Rivers State, Nigeria. [1] [2]

Ahoada West is a Local Government Area of Rivers State, Nigeria, located northwest of Port Harcourt. It was extracted in 1996 from the old Ahoada Local Government that makes up the present Orashi Region of Rivers State. Its seat is in the town of Akinima.

Rivers State State in South South, Nigeria

Rivers State, also known simply as Rivers, is one of the 36 states of Nigeria. According to census data released in 2006, the state has a population of 5,198,716, making it the sixth-most populous state in the country. Its capital and largest city, Port Harcourt, is economically significant as the centre of Nigeria's oil industry. Rivers State is bounded on the South by the Atlantic Ocean, to the North by Imo, Abia and Anambra States, to the East by Akwa Ibom State, and to the West by Bayelsa and Delta states. It is home to many indigenous ethnic groups: Ogoni, Abua, Ekpeye, Ikwerre, Ibani, Opobo, Eleme, Okrika, and Kalabari, Etche, Ogba, Engenni, Egbema, Obolo and others. The people from Rivers State are known as "Riverians".

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References

  1. Tony Tamuno (2012-07-12). "Nigeria Fuel Tanker Fire Leaves at Least 95 People Dead". Bloomberg . Retrieved 2012-07-12.
  2. "Death toll in Nigeria tanker fire rises to 95". PanaPress . 2012-07-12. Retrieved 2012-07-12.