Rivers State is currently consisted of 23 Local Government Areas, all of which handle local administration, under an elected Chairman. Each of the local government areas has its own administrative capital. They are:

  • Abua Odual Local Government Area
  • Ahoada East Local Government Area
  • Ahoada West Local Government Area
  • Akuku-Toru Local Government Area
  • Andoni Local Government Area
  • Asari-Toru Local Government Area
  • Bonny Local Government Area
  • Degema Local Government Area
  • Eleme Local Government Area
  • Emuoha Local Government Area
  • Etche Local Government Area
  • Gokana Local Government Area
  • Ikwerre Local Government Area
  • Khana Local Government Area
  • Obio Akpor Local Government Area
  • Ogba Egbema Ndoni Local Government Area
  • Ogu Bolo Local Government Area
  • Okrika Local Government Area
  • Omuma Local Government Area
  • Opobo Nkoro Local Government Area
  • Oyigbo Local Government Area
  • Port Harcourt Local Government Area
  • Tai Local Government Area