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Country  Nigeria
State Enugu State
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

Awgu is the Headquarters of Awgu Local Government Area in Enugu State, Nigeria and the Headquarters of Awgu Catholic Diocese. The Catholic Cathedral is said to resemble a space ship when viewed with Google Earth. The town is also the Orientation Training Centre for National Youth Service corps members posted to Enugu State.


The present Awgu LGA was created out of the greater Awgu Local government area which included Aninri and Oji River local government areas. It has a population of 390,681, according to the 2006 census. The other towns in Awgu Local Government Area are: Agbogugu, Isu-Awa, Ituku, Ihe, Ogbaku, Owelli, Ogugu, Agbudu, Amoli, Mmaku, Ugbo, Obeagu, Mgbidi, Ugwueme, Nkwe, Ezere, Awgu, Nenwenta, Awgunta and Mgbowo

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Huffington Post Canada
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 05:00:00 -0700

October 14th of this year is my birthday -- and five days later, a less important national event will also be occurring -- our 42nd Canadian Federal election. Elections are charming things -- almost religious -- as they seem to involve the invocation ...


Fri, 02 Oct 2015 16:03:45 -0700

Represented by the Leader of the House, Mr. Udo-Okoye of Awgu-North Constituency, the Speaker said: “Yes, it's true that our women, both young and old, have been raped, maimed in their farmlands by cattle rearers in the state. These cattle rearers send ...

The Nation Newspaper

The Nation Newspaper
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 15:52:30 -0700

Jonathan Azubuike, Dr. Izuchukwu Okam of UNTH, former club presidents, chief Vincent Odo, Mr. Peter Umeano, Lady Clair Asogwa, current president, Mr. Daniel Ukwu and former chairman of Awgu Local government area in Enugu state, chief. Uche Cyril ...

DailyPost Nigeria

DailyPost Nigeria
Tue, 22 Sep 2015 05:56:15 -0700

police Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, attached to the Enugu State Police Command yesterday arrested two alleged cultists for initiating some members in the state capital. According to the Command's spokesman, DSP Ebere Amaraizu, ...

The Nation Newspaper

The Nation Newspaper
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 16:03:45 -0700

Enugu-based social club, Cordial Friends Association of Nike, Enugu has honoured one of their distinguished members, Speaker of the state House of Assembly, Edward Uchenna Ubosi. Ubosi was the pioneer president of the club which was inugurated in ...
News24 Nigeria
Mon, 14 Sep 2015 13:37:30 -0700

In his submission, Ekweremadu's counsel, Mr Tochukwu Odoh, tendered the wards and local government area election results for Udi, Ezeagu, Oji-River, Aninri and Awgu as proof that the APC candidate participated in the election and obtained scores.

DailyPost Nigeria

DailyPost Nigeria
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 23:45:00 -0700

The lingering crisis in the Enugu State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, is set to claim another casualty as the Awgu Local Government Legislative Council, on Wednesday, served a Notice of Impeachment on the Council Chairman and Governor ...

Daily Sun

Daily Sun
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:54:26 -0700

Ekweremadu spoke at the weekend while addressing the people of Awgu Local Government Area of the state, made up of professionals, political and business leaders under the aegis of Save Awgu Forum Enugu State (SAFE). The Awgu leaders, led by ...

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