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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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Daily Trust

Daily Trust
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 20:18:45 -0800

I attended Ankpa Primary School and Ankpa Model Secondary School before I joined the profession I cherished most, the army. I joined the army on September 11, 1967, at Ikeja Military Cantonment in Lagos and that is where we underwent the mandatory six ...
Leadership Newspapers
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 10:56:15 -0800

We urge all the communities of Ankpa not to vote for someone that will tarnish their image in the future, come February 20, Abdulmumuni Ibrahim and Senator Abubakar both candidates of the APC will emerge victorious”. On his part, Hon Ibrahim said he is ...
Daily Sun
Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:25:46 -0800

On the state assembly re-run, the REC said APC and its candidates will not also participate in the Ofu and Ankpa 1 rerun, but that the party will participate in the Idah, Dekina/Biraidu and Okura re-run. But reacting to this decision, Adaji who claimed ...

Leadership Newspapers

Leadership Newspapers
Thu, 24 Sep 2015 20:00:00 -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 ...
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 00:15:00 -0800

Benue State lost the old Idah, Ankpa and Dekina Divisions to Kogi State in 1991. Gongola State was split into Adamawa and Taraba States in 1991 while Gombe State was carved out of Bauchi State in 1996. Niger State also underwent territorial change in ...

Daily Sun

Sat, 05 Dec 2015 05:24:18 -0800

A low voter turnout was recorded in the Kogi governorship supplementary election in Ankpa and Igalamela/Odolu local government areas of the state on Saturday, as most of the registered voters failed to turn up for accreditation. The News Agency of ...

Daily Trust

Daily Trust
Fri, 11 Sep 2015 21:08:27 -0700

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 socio ...

The Nation Newspaper

Thu, 04 Feb 2016 16:11:15 -0800

On the Kogi State House of Assembly re-run election, the REC said APC and their candidates would not participate in Ofu and Ankpa 1 re-run election but said the party would participate in Idah, Dekina Biraidu and Okura re-run elections. He stressed ...

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