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Ankpa
LGA and town
Ankpa is located in Nigeria
Ankpa
Ankpa
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
Area
 • 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.

References[edit]

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



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6 news items

Daily Sun

The Guardian
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:52:30 -0700

The State Public Relations Officer, SP Daniel Ezeala, who made the disclosure in a telephone chat with The Guardian yesterday, stated that Ekoja was going back home after closing from night duty at the Bem Hotel located in Ankpa Quarters Makurdi, when ...
 
AllAfrica.com
Sun, 03 Aug 2014 13:37:30 -0700

... comprising the present Ankpa, Olamaboro and Omala local councils became part of the Munchi Province in the Northern Protectorate; while the northern part of the Kingdom comprising Dekina and Bassa local councils became part of Bassa Province in the ...
 
The News
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 14:22:00 -0700

Lokoja – The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Sunday in Lokoja confirmed the death of seven persons in a multiple road accident which occurred on the Ankpa-Anyingba road in Kogi. The commission's Kogi Sector Commander, Mr Godwin ...
 
AllAfrica.com
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 01:34:09 -0700

With most parts of northern and central Borno State under their control, gunmen of the Boko Haram have been mounting tollgates on major international highways within the state where they collect fees from passengers and drivers who are lucky to be ...
 
The Punch
Sun, 03 Aug 2014 09:19:52 -0700

According to him, the accidents that occurred on Ankpa-Ayangba, Okene-Zariagi and Chikara-Gegu sections of Okene-Lokoja-Abuja roads were the most fatal. Omiko appealed to motorists to install speed governor in their vehicles to guide against reckless ...

Daily Times Nigeria

Daily Times Nigeria
Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:10:58 -0700

Confirming the incident, a councillor representing Ehaje Ward II in Ogbadibo LGA of the state, Fred Apochi, said everything was calm until Sunday evening when the herdsmen returned to Ankpa to attack the villagers. “I'm the councillor representing ...
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