Download GPX file for this article
8.91068.4066Full screen dynamic map

From Wikivoyage
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Akwanga is a city and local government in Nasarawa State of North Central Nigeria. It is home to the second indigenous private polytechnic in Northern Nigeria.


The languages spoken in and around Akwanga is dominantly the indigenous Mada and other Plateau language groups are Koro, Hyamic, Ndunic, Alumic, Ninzic, Eggonic, and Jilic. Akwanga is considered the center of education in Nasarawa state for its wide array of primary, secondary, and tertiary institutions.

Get in[edit]

Get around[edit]

By tricycles[edit]

In Akwanga, one of the most popular modes of transportation are tricycles. These tricycles are also referred to as "Keke". They may not be fast but they are affordable and also convenient.

By motorcycle[edit]

There are motorcycles available, popularly called Okada or Bike that can take you to your destination faster.


  • 1 Farin Ruwa Falls (60 km north-east of the town along Makurdi-Jos Road (A3)). Farin Ruwa falls is one of the highest falls in Africa (about 150 metres). Farin Ruwa Falls (Q5435315) on Wikidata Farin Ruwa Falls on Wikipedia


There are prominent festivals held in Akwanga LGA;

  • Nzeh Mada festival






  • 1 New Akwanga Express Hotel, 90 Wamba Road.


Go next[edit]


This city travel guide to Akwanga is an outline and needs more content. It has a template, but there is not enough information present. Please plunge forward and help it grow!