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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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226 news items

Leadership Newspapers

Leadership Newspapers
Thu, 24 Sep 2015 20:11:07 -0700

Ankpa, one of the most fascinating towns among the Igala kingdom, is set up at the Eastern end of Kogi State, North Central geo-political zone of Nigeria. The early settlers were said to be identified with Eje (Lion) with immense significance in ...
Sat, 12 Sep 2015 12:07:30 -0700

Lokoja — The twin menace of cultism and kidnapping in Ankpa local government area of Kogi State and its environs, such as Anyigba and Imani has been generating concern. Believed to perpetrated by youths in the area, the trend is taking a toll on the ...

The Eagle Online

DailyPost Nigeria
Thu, 24 Sep 2015 08:33:45 -0700

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the alleged assassination attempt occurred at Eti-Aja Eid prayer ground in Ankpa, where the traditional ruler, in company of other Muslims, went to perform the Eid-el-Kabir prayer. Narrating his ordeal to ...

Nigerian Observer

Nigerian Observer
Fri, 25 Sep 2015 03:41:15 -0700

Ankpa (Kogi) – Alhaji Ahmadu Yakubu, the Ejeh of Ankpa and Chairman, Ankpa Area Traditional Council in Kogi State, yesterday, narrowly escaped assassination by gunmen. The alleged assassination attempt occurred at Eti-Aja Eid prayer ground in Ankpa, ...

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
Fri, 08 May 2015 22:15:00 -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

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 ...

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