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Obiaruku
Obiaruku is located in Nigeria
Obiaruku
Obiaruku
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 5°51′N 6°09′E / 5.850°N 6.150°E / 5.850; 6.150
Country Flag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria
State Delta State

Obiaruku is an Ukwuani town in Ukwuani Local Government Area (LGA), Delta State, Nigeria. The Okpala-uku of Obiaruku is the oldest male in the town.[1]

In 2005, youths from Obiaruku and neighboring Abraka, in Ethiope East LGA, got into a fight at a funeral for an Obiaruku elder, leading to the razing of 37 houses.[1]

Etymology[edit]

In the Ukwuani speaking language, obi means "the heart; the center; the point; the main", while aruku means "The name of the trees that was found in the area, these trees are big and have canopy shades which make it comfortable for morka to settle under these trees". "a great work", or "a great event or happening".

Population[edit]

The population of Obiaruku was 68,7310 in 2005, with 33090 males and 35620 females. The town has 16,205 households, and the population density of 168.

Obiaruku was founded by a man called Morka a native of Umuebu as a farm settlement.During time Morka located Obi - Aluku he never knew if there was other settlers in the other area.History recorded that when okuzu people came they cross River Ethiope and settled, when the whites came they change the name from Obi- aluku to Obiaruku.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Amaize, Emma (2005-05-28). "Story that touches the heart: Families rendered homeless as youths set villages ablaze". Online Nigeria (Devace Nigeria). Retrieved 2007-10-07. 

Coordinates: 5°51′N 6°09′E / 5.850°N 6.150°E / 5.850; 6.150



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The Punch
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:45:00 -0800

“The interception of a truck carrying a forty-foot container loaded with 19,675kg along the Amai Road, Obiaruku, Delta State by our officers at the Delta State Command and two trucks containing 2,103kg of cannabis by the Kogi State Command is impressive.
 
Osun Defender
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:34:09 -0800

While Marho uses his motorbike to get supply from neighbouring Obiaruku, Tony gets his from Lagos, most times, using ladies as his couriers. “Police or NDLEA won't suspect any woman,” Tony, 43, said. “They (security officials) don't search their load ...

spyghana.com

spyghana.com
Sat, 13 Dec 2014 12:23:51 -0800

“The interception of a truck with registration number EKY948XB Lagos, carrying a forty =40= footer container loaded with 19,675kg along Amai road Obiaruku – en route Abbi, Delta State by Delta State Command officers and two trucks containing 2,103kg of ...

Leadership Newspapers

Leadership Newspapers
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 02:18:45 -0800

Briefing Journalists in Asaba at the weekend, the police commissioner in the state, Alkali Baba Usman, said that under the week in review, the police recovered 17 snatched vehicles, disclosing that operatives of the crime patrol team from Obiaruku ...
 
Nigerian Tribune
Sun, 07 Dec 2014 14:52:30 -0800

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 01:11:15 -0800

Strange substances capable of incapacitating unsuspecting personsacross various communities in Delta State, are currently causing panic in Kwale, Uzzere, Asaba and Obiaruku Communities in Delta state. Reports said some persons, presently victims of the ...
 
AllAfrica.com
Thu, 11 Aug 2011 18:07:30 -0700

Asaba — MEN of the Delta State Police Command have arrested four suspected members of a gang that killed a former Divisional Police Officer, DPO, at Obiaruku in Ukwuani Local Government Area of the state, Mr. William Agbogoroma, in January this year.
 
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 04:03:45 -0700

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