LGA and town

Location in Nigeria

Coordinates: 8°49′N 6°41′E / 8.817°N 6.683°E / 8.817; 6.683Coordinates: 8°49′N 6°41′E / 8.817°N 6.683°E / 8.817; 6.683
Country  Nigeria
State Niger State
  Local Government Chairman and the Head of the Local Government Council Abdulkadir A. Umar
  Emir Umaru Bago Tafida
  Total 3,051 km2 (1,178 sq mi)
Population (2006 census)
  Total 110,127
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)
3-digit postal code prefix 911
ISO 3166 code NG.NI.LP

Lapai is a Local Government Area in Niger State, Nigeria, adjoining the Federal Capital Territory. Its headquarters are in the town of Lapai on the A124 highway in the west of the area at9°03′00″N 6°34′00″E / 9.05000°N 6.56667°E / 9.05000; 6.56667.

It has an area of 3,051 km² and a population of 110,127 at the 2006 census. The area is roughly coterminous with the Lapai Emirate.

The postal code of the area is 911.[1]


  1. "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Retrieved 2009-10-20.
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