local government area in Nigeria

Eleme is in South South Nigeria near Port Harcourt.


Eleme is a local government area in Rivers State, Nigeria's South-South geopolitical zone, having its headquarters in the town of Ogale. Nchia, Akpajo, Alone, Ebubu, Onne, Eteo, Alesa, and Aleto are among the towns and communities that make up Eleme LGA.

Eleme LGA has a population of 174,612 people, with the Eleme ethnic sub-division being the most populous ethnic group in the area. Eleme LGA is home to the Nchia and Odido dialects of the Eleme language, which is traditionally administered by the One Eh of Eleme.

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  • 1 Onne  , also known as Onne-Eleme, is a town in Eleme, Rivers State. The town is a host to one of the two prominent ports in Nigeria. It is bordered by the towns of Alode, Ebubu and Ngololo Creek, a tributary of Bonny River.
  • 2 Ogale, district headquarters



  • Onne Market, 501101, Onne. Onne Market is an in-store market popular with seafood lovers and other fresh farm produce. Be assured of getting quality stuff at a cheaper price on Thursday.


  • Paulazanda, Onne. Offering Nigeria cuisine and lots more. Take away and dine-in options are available.


  • 1 Stanley Joint, No. 11 Refinery Rd, Eleme 501101, Port Harcourt, +23408030878850. opens 24hours. Offers drinks and different types of plates of soup.


  • 1 Best Premier Hotel, KM 16 Port Harcourt - Aba Expy, Umurolu 500102, Port Harcourt, +234 810 025 0440. Check-in: 8AM, check-out: 8AM. A nice place to stay with a restaurant, free parking space, wifi and breakfast. ₦22,500.


You would most likely find coverage of the 2G/3G mobile networks Eleme town. Signal strength might diminish further away from the city centre, and you might occasionally experience network outages for all or some of the mobile phone service providers in the remote areas of the town. Different networks tend to be more stable and reliable in different locations of the city at different times.

MTN, 9Mobile, Airtel (Zain) and GLO are all available service providers.

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