Bonny (formerly Ibani or Ubani) is a town in Rivers State in southeast Nigeria, on the Bight of Biafra. It was also the capital of the Kingdom of Bonny (the land of the Ibani or Eastern Ijawi). Traditionally (especially between the 15th and 19th centuries) it was a major trading post of the Ijaw people. . A small island located just offshore, Bonny Island, is a major export point for Nigerian oil being loaded onto tankers.