Lokoja is the capital city of Kogi state, Nigeria. It lies at the confluence of the Niger and Benue rivers. While the Nupe, Hausa, Yoruba, Igala and Ebira are indigenous to the area, other ethnic groups of Nigeria, including the Igbo, Bini/Edo and Tiv, have recently established themselves. Religiously, Islam, Christianity and traditional religion exist in Lokoja .The Muslims go to their Mosques for their worship while the Christians do the same in their various churches. Religious festivals include the Muslim Eids and the Christian Christmas and Easter. Lokoja has three major market called New Market (International Market), Old Market and Kpata Market. Kpata Market and New Market have their market day every Five Days.