Atani is a city on the eastern bank of the Niger River in Anambra State, Nigeria. It was a town populated by early fishermen and migrant settlers. Atani is still the rice, fish, yam and cassava basin of Anambra state, producing most of the food sold in many markets in Delta and Anambra States. Atani people are Igbos.
Atani Idu na Oba
The few private industries in town involve fish processing and rice packaging.
- Prof. Ben Nwabueze, the former Nigerian Minister for Education
- Chief Stephen Osita Osadebe, musician
Atani is the headquarter of Ogbaru Local Government Area, a Local Government in the Northern Senatorial District of Anambra State.