in Lokoja of Kogi State, Nigeria

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
7.797 and 6.740 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 7° 47' 48" and E 6° 44' 25"
Currency and Currency Code:
Naira - NGN
Spoken languages:
English, Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo, Fulah
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 09:56 AM (Monday)
Timezone: Africa/Lagos
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:14 am and 6:44 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-8.542 and -172.516 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Atafu Village
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Current travel safety evaluation for Nigeria in Western Africa

Safety Score: 3,8 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Nigeria.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Nigeria. Last Update: 2024-05-20 08:01:38

Touring Lokoja

Lokoja in Lokoja (Kogi State) with it's 60,579 residents is a town located in Nigeria about 101 mi (or 163 km) south-west of Abuja, the country's capital place.

Time in Lokoja is now 09:56 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports nearby Lokoja, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Nigeria is Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in a distance of 91 mi (or 146 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Koton-Karfe, Dekina, Oguma, Adogo and Ogaminana. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 34°C / 93 °F

Morning Temperature 24°C / 76 °F
Evening Temperature 35°C / 95 °F
Night Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 44%
Air Pressure 1010 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 13% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Tuesday, 21st of May 2024

35°C (95 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 22nd of May 2024

35°C (95 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Thursday, 23rd of May 2024

33°C (91 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Kogi State: Celebrated by Chukwuebuka Freestyler

Published: February 26, 2018
Length: 29:05 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Chukwuebuka Freestyle Entertainment

Subscribers plz Short clip by d #Chukwuebuka_Football_Freestyle_Entertainment celebrating d beautiful state of #Kogi n it's ruling parties, also displaying d ...

A Tour on the Niger

Published: March 14, 2019
Length: 04:31 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Ambassador Channel

You need to visit the place I enjoyed every bit of the trip.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.


Lokoja is the capital city of Kogi State, in central Nigeria, and is a port on Niger River.

Located at 7.81667, 6.75 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Nigerian state capitals, Populated places in Kogi State, Benue River, Communities on the Niger River, Local Government Areas in Kogi State

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Lokoja.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Zokoja, Lairdstown, Lokoja