Location and Size

Location and size of Urhobo Nation

Urhobo Nation has a population of over 2.5 million people.  The Urhobo nation has more population than at least 8 (eight) existing states in Nigeria and over 75 countries in the world. Examples of such sovereign states are Equatorial Guinea, Sao-Tome and Principe, Comorros, Seychelles and all Caribbean countries (except Cuba and Jamaica) East Timor, Papua New Guinea.

 

LAND MASS AND RESOURCES

 

Aside its contiguous territory of 3,829 square kilometers which traverses land and coastal areas, as well as cultural homogeneity, the Urhobo nation is home to numerous resources, which include 12 oil and gas fields with over 400 oil wells, over 15 per cent of the Nigerian natural gas reserves, and the largest Gas Plant, Utorogu Gas Plant, in Africa South of the Sahara at Otu-Jeremi.
It has other mineral resources such as Sand, Silica, Kaolin, Clay, Baryte and  Forest resources such as Timber, Oil palm and Raffia Palm, as well as abundant land for cropping and plantation agriculture.

The Urhobo Nation has eight rivers with access to the Atlantic Ocean; water bodies for aquaculture, recreation and tourism; two seaports at Warri and Sapele; 30 sites for river ports; one airport at Osubi for local flights.

It has one refinery, one petrochemical plant, Nigerian Gas Company, one steel plant, Salt Refining Company, one world class wood processing plant, two glass making companies, two gas-fired electricity generating plants at Ughelli and Sapele and some other industrial clusters.

It has ten LGAs, about fifteen urban centers, sixty bank branches, three universities, two polytechnics and two Colleges of Education. It has approximately one thousand Government Primary Schools, two hundred and fifty Government Secondary Schools and well over two thousand Churches, Mosques and Temples.

It is blessed with abundant qualified manpower in most fields of human endeavour.