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Bakassi is in South South Nigeria.


Bakassi is a town and a Local Government Council with its headquarters at Ekpri Ikang in Cross River State, Nigeria.


The Bakassi local government areas some 30 kilometres away inside Nigeria was carved out of Akpabuyo local government area.

It was created by the Nigerian government as a refuge for people on the peninsula who did not wish to live under Cameroonian rule.

Get in[edit]

Cabs/taxis are available at the airport to visitors to their various destinations within the state

Get around[edit]

Map of Bakassi



  • 1 Ikang Beach, Near Ikang. A nice sandy beautiful ocean-view beach.





  • 1 St Mary Hotel, Ekpri Ikang, Bakassi, 541113, Ikang. Check-in: 8AM, check-out: 8AM. Hotel with standard rooms, restaurants offering Nigerian cuisines. $10.


In major locations in Bakassi (Ekpri-Ikang), there is coverage of the 2G/3G mobile networks. Signal strength usually diminishes further away from the centre of the city, and you might occasionally experience network outages for all or some of the mobile phone service providers in the remote areas of the cities. All major mobile phone service providers are operational but with varying levels of reliability and usability. Different providers networks tend to be more stable and reliable in different locations of the town at different times.

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