Funakaye is a Local Government Area of Gombe State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Bajoga. Funakaye LGA is bounded in the east by the Gongola River and Lake Dadin Kowa, beyond which lie Yobe State and Borno State
It has an area of 1,415 km² and a population of 236,087 at the 2006 census.
The postal code of the area is 762.