Afikpo North is a Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, Nigeria. Its headquarters is in the town of Ehugbo, Afikpo. Its important townships include Unwana, Itim, Ohaisu, Nkpoghoro, Ugwuegu/Amaizu, Ozizza, Amasiri, Ibii/Akpoha .

Afikpo North

Country Nigeria
StateEbonyi State
Major city
  • Unwana
  • Amasiri
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)

It has an area of 240km² and a population of 156,611 at the 2006 census. Its postal code is 490.[1] The major language is a more localised form of the Igbo language known as the 'Ehugbo Language'. It has a rich Igbo traditional heritage and culture and has festivals like the 'New Yam Festival' that hold at the end of the Month of August every year. Which marks the beginning of a new Traditional Year.

Notable people from Afikpo NorthEdit


  1. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Archived from the original on 7 October 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-20.