Port Harcourt is the largest city in the South-South of Nigeria. It is economically the fastest growing city in the Nigeria. More than 70% of all foreign investment in the region is located in Port Harcourt. Popularly referred to as the ‘Garden City’ because of its well manicured green landscape, the City is well endowed with natural resources and infrastructures such as the international and domestic airports, seaports, hotels and conference facilities.

As the treasures base of the nation, and the fact that it is the centre of the oil and gas industry-technology in Nigeria and the West Africa sub-region; Port Harcourt holds the largest accumulation of heavy and light industry-technology in Nigeria and the West African sub-region.

It has a vibrant oil economy; offering myriad opportunities for business, investment and tourism.

To transform the Greater Port Harcourt Area into a world-class city, internationally recognized for excellence and the preferred destination for investors and tourists.


To build a well-planned city, through the implementation and enforcement of policies that will ensure the provision of first rate infrastructure and delivery of quality services to enhance the standard of living and well being of the people.