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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
Headquarters Ankpa Town
 • 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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198 news items

The Guardian Nigeria (satire) (press release) (blog)
Wed, 02 Sep 2015 18:07:30 -0700

Addressing newsmen in Lokoja, the State Commissioner of Police Samuel Adeyemi Ogunjemilusi, said the AK47 that was recovered from the suspects was snatched from one Corporal Agbonika Amos who was attacked on July 8, 2015 at Ankpa Local ...
The Nation Newspaper
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 16:03:45 -0700

Wada said: “We constructed and rehabilitated over 700 KM of roads which include welcome to Lokoja International Market road, Lokoja township roads, Ganaja-Otokiti bypass, Idah township road, Ankpa-Okaba roads, Odenyi-Ogunma road etc.

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 ...
The Punch
Tue, 21 Jul 2015 16:01:55 -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.

Leadership Newspapers

Leadership Newspapers
Sat, 09 May 2015 06:33:59 -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 ...

National Mirror

National Mirror
Sat, 11 Jul 2015 16:37:30 -0700

While speaking at flag off ceremony in Ankpa, Ankpa Local Government Area of the state yesterday, Wada stated that the decision to embark on the project was in fulfillment of his campaign promises as well as to demonstrate his determination to provide ...

Leadership Newspapers

Leadership Newspapers
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 20:00:00 -0700

People are interested in the coal mining in Isanlu Area; we have people who are interested in Ethanol manufacture around Banda area of the state. Coal mining is going on at Okaba in Ankpa LGA and all of these augur well for the transformation of our State.

Leadership Newspapers

Leadership Newspapers
Sat, 29 Aug 2015 20:26:16 -0700

A lot of intrigues have been playing out in the build up to the November 21, 2015 governorship election in Kogi State. SAM EGWU writes. The major contending political parties in the Kogi State guber race up till now remain the All Progressives Congress ...

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