Niger Delta States

Championing A New Era For The Niger Delta People Of Nigeria

Niger Delta Matters

The Niger Delta, as now defined officially by the Nigerian government, extends over about 70,000 km² and makes up 7.5% of Nigeria’s land mass.

The Great Niger Delta States

Historically and cartographically, the Delta region consisted of present day Bayelsa, Delta and Rivers States. In 2000, this region was extended to include Abia, Akwa-Ibom, Cross River State, Edo, Imo and Ondo States in the region.

The Vastness in Diveristy of Niger Delta

Some 31 million people of more than 40 ethnic groups including the Efik, Ibibio, Annang, Oron, Ijaw, Itsekiri, Igbo, Isoko, Urhobo, Yoruba, and Kalabari, are among the inhabitants in the Niger Delta, speaking about 250 different dialects.

South-South Niger Delta

The South-South Niger Delta, also known as the "South South Zone", includes Akwa Ibom State, Bayelsa State, Cross River State, Delta State, Edo State and Rivers State.

Welcome to the League of the Niger Delta States of Nigeria

The International voice of the New Niger Delta. We are a non-governmental organisation (NGO) based in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Follow the links below to discover more about each of the states in the Niger Delta region.

Abia State

Find out more about Abia State and its Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu

Akwa Ibom State

Discover more about Akwa Ibom State and its Chief, Udom Gabriel Emmanuel

Bayelsa State

Find out more about Bayelsa State and its Governor, Gov. Henry Seriake Dickson

Cross River State

Discover more about Cross River State and its Governor, Gov. Liyel Imoke

Delta State

Find out more about Delta State and its Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa

Edo State

Discover more about Edo State and Comrade Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole

Imo State

Find out more about Imo State and Owelle Anayo Rochas Okorocha

Ondo State

Discover more about Ondo State and its Governor, Gov. Olusegun Mimiko

Rivers State

Find out more about Rivers State and its Governor, Ezenwo Wike