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Ankpa is located in Nigeria
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 7°26′N 7°38′E / 7.433°N 7.633°E / 7.433; 7.633Coordinates: 7°26′N 7°38′E / 7.433°N 7.633°E / 7.433; 7.633
Country  Nigeria
State Kogi State
 • Total 1,200 km2 (500 sq mi)
Population (2006 census)
 • Total 267,353
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)
3-digit postal code prefix 270
ISO 3166 code NG.KO.AN

Ankpa is a Local Government Area in Kogi State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Ankpa on the A233 highway in the west of the area at7°22′14″N 7°37′31″E / 7.37056°N 7.62528°E / 7.37056; 7.62528.

It has an area of 1,200 km² and a population of 267,353 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 270.[1]

The northeasterly line of equal latitude and longitude passes through the LGA.


  1. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Archived from the original on 7 October 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-20. 

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228 news items

The Punch
Tue, 21 Jul 2015 15:52:30 -0700

The Kogi State Government has commenced the construction of the second phase of the Ankpa township road in the eastern axis of the state. The 6.5km road is expected to cost the state government about N642m, according to the state governor, Capt.

News24 Nigeria

News24 Nigeria
Thu, 09 Jul 2015 23:45:00 -0700

Ankpa - Governor Idris Wada of Kogi State on Thursday flagged-off the construction and rehabilitation of 6.5 kilometres of Ankpa township roads, expected to gulp N642 million. Flagging-off the project at Ankpa, the governor said that it was in ...

National Mirror

National Mirror
Sat, 11 Jul 2015 16:38:51 -0700

Kogi State Governor, Captain Idris Wada has flagged off the construction the 6.5 kilometres Ankpa second phase township road at cost of N642 million. While speaking at flag off ceremony in Ankpa, Ankpa Local Government Area of the state yesterday, Wada ...

The Guardian Nigeria

The Guardian Nigeria
Fri, 08 May 2015 17:01:08 -0700

Chief Judge of Kogi Nasir Ajanah on Friday unconditionally released three Awaiting Trial inmates from Federal Prisons, Ankpa in Kogi. Ajanah also granted bail to one other inmate when he reviewed cases of 33 inmates on remand during his ongoing ...

Leadership Newspapers

Leadership Newspapers
Fri, 24 Jul 2015 16:48:45 -0700

A close look at the map of Kogi State, around eastern flank, the south part of the east that covers Ankpa and Olamaboro reveals that water is mainly sourced from water tankers and some of those who have the means to dig big, wide pits store their water ...
Leadership Newspapers
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 04:44:23 -0700

Coupled with issue of fee was the issue of reflective jackets for proper identification of Okada riders, ostensibly because of the security challenges facing the ancient town of Ankpa where cult war rages frequently, with cultists using Okada to ...

DailyPost Nigeria

DailyPost Nigeria
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 10:16:07 -0700

refugees The lawmaker representing Ankpa/Omala/Olamaboro federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Hassan Atayoma Omale has condemned incessant Fulani attacks in his constituency which he said has led to loss of lives and property ...

Leadership Newspapers

Leadership Newspapers
Sat, 18 Jul 2015 19:23:46 -0700

In the East, I just flagged off the Ankpa township road a few days ago, already we've done Ojoku road, Okura road, the dualisation is going on, we are building zonal hospitals; the other day I was in Obangede which is in the Central Senatorial District ...

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