|LGA and city|
|• Total||328 km2 (127 sq mi)|
|Population (2006 Census)|
|Time zone||WAT (UTC+1)|
|3-digit postal code prefix||264|
|ISO 3166 code||NG.KO.ON|
The LGA has an area of 328 km² and a population of 320,260 at the 2006 census.
The Federal College of Education is situated in Okene. There is also a satellite campus of the Kogi State Polythecnic.
On 7 August 2012, three gunmen attacked a Bible study group in Okene, killing 19. Okene local government secretariat was attacked by gunmen on motorcycles the following day, killing two soldiers and one civilian who was caught in the crossfire.
- "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Retrieved 2009-10-20.
- Akim Aliu's profile at hockeydb.com
- "Gunmen attack central Nigeria church preparing for Bible study, killing 19 and wounding others". The Washington Post. Associated Press. August 6, 2012. Retrieved August 8, 2012.
- "Nigeria: Mosque Attack Follows Church Shootings". ABC News. Associated Press. August 8, 2012. Retrieved August 8, 2012.