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Agaie is a Local Government Area in Niger State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Agaie on the A124 highway.

Agaie
LGA and town
Agaie is located in Nigeria
Agaie
Agaie
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 9°01′N 6°19′E / 9.017°N 6.317°E / 9.017; 6.317Coordinates: 9°01′N 6°19′E / 9.017°N 6.317°E / 9.017; 6.317
Country  Nigeria
State Niger State
Government
 • Local Government Chairman and the Head of the Local Government Council Alh. Mahmud Ndagi
 • Emir Alhaji Yussuf Nuhu
Area
 • Total 1,903 km2 (735 sq mi)
Population (2006 census)
 • Total 132,907
Time zone UTC+1 (WAT)
3-digit postal code prefix 911
ISO 3166 code NG.NI.AA

It has an area of 1,903 km² and a population of 132,907 at the 2006 census.

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

HistoryEdit

Agaie was a 19th-century state in present-day Nigeria covering roughly the same land of the present LGA. It was originally inhabited by Nupe people, but became an emirate and part of the Fulani Empire in 1822, after Fulani mercenaries intervened in the Nupe civil wars. In the early 20th century, the land became a part of the British Empire.The Etsu nupe Agaie is Alhaji Yusuf Nuhu [2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Archived from the original on 7 October 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-20. 
  2. ^ "The AGAIE EMIRATE". Nuhu Lafarma (Education) Foundation. Archived from the original on 2011-04-16. Retrieved 2010-09-01.