20 points of Interest found
Lokoja Confluence Stadium
Staying indoors all day is not Doctor-recommended. Step out into this magnificent stadium and join others in a great game of football or race.
European Cemetery, Lokoja
The largest of its kind in Nigeria, this cemetery contains the remains of missionaries and European soldiers of the West African Frontier Force stationed in Lokoja between 1867 and 1926.
Lord Lugard's Rest House
On landing in Lokoja, the then capital of the Northern Protectorate, Lord Lugard was so fascinated by Mount Patti, he built a rest house on its peak for relaxation and the viewing pleasure of the sprawling town.
The name of this towering natural wonder, 458.3 metres above sea-level, means Mountain in the Nupe Language.
Lord Lugard's Residence and Office
Now hosting the State Government House, this was the first residence and office of the Lord Lugard on getting to Nigeria.
Looking for a town that boasts of hills, a plateau, two rivers and a confluence? Lokoja is where you need to be.
Late Atta of Ebira Palace
Formerly the palace of the late Ohinoyi of Ebiraland, Alhaji Ibrahim Atta, it has been turned into a museum.
Ohinoyi of Ebiraland Palace
This is the seat of power for the Ohinoyi of Ebiraland, the traditional ruler of the Ebira tribe.
Stella Obasanjo Library
Kogi State University
Kogi State University has been named by many multinational corporate bodies as one of Africa's best universities based on the exceptional intellectual pedigree of its employed graduates. Although not very popular, the university is one of the best in Africa, with some of its departments being ranked by Nigerian professional bodies as the best in Nigeria.
Salem International University
Salem University is a product of the educational vision of Archbishop Sam Amaga, the motivator and President of Salem International Christian Center, the global international base of Foundation Faith Church Worldwide that was established by Sam Amaga Ministries International.
Gabo Escarpment Nature Reserve
Kogi State NYSC Secretariat
This is the administrative office of the National Youth Service Corps in Kogi. It oversees the welfare, documentation and the general affairs of youth corpers in the state.
Kogi State Government Secretariat
This is the permanent administrative office of the Kogi State Government. Also sometimes referred to as Lugard House, here, all state agencies and parastatals are quartered. As such, this is one of the most important places in the state.
Federal High Court, Lokoja
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