|• Type||Local Government Council Headquarter|
|• Chairman/Mayor||Hon. (Amb) Onengiyeofori George (Starboy)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (WAT)|
|• Summer (DST)||+1 GMT|
|Nigerian Postal Code|
The town has an official Post Office and a big set of commercial fish ponds set up by the State Government. The Current Mayor, popularly addressed as Chairman, of the LGA, which Buguma City is the headquarters, is Hon. (Amb) Onengiyeofori George (Starboy).
It is also home to the great King Amachree of the Kalabari kingdom.
In 1983, Buguma was designated a city by the Government of Melford Okilo and that status subsists to date.
- "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Archived from the original on 2009-10-07. Retrieved 2009-10-20.
- "King of Buguma and Kalabari nation". Kalabari Nation. Retrieved 2012-01-26.
- The Official Gazette of Rivers State of Nigeria No. 16, published in Port Harcourt on the 25th of August 1983 referred to “Buguma City Council”; the only other City Council after Port Harcourt City Council.