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Awgu
Ogwu
LGA
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.

History[edit]

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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AllAfrica.com
Mon, 25 May 2015 07:03:45 -0700

Theresa Egbo (Enugu south rural) Chika Eneh (Udi south)and Paul Ogbeh (Enugu south urban) The only eight that will be returning from the G-15 include House leader, Sunday Ude Okoye (Awgu north ) Ikechukwu Ezeugwu ( Udenu) Elochukwu Ugwueze ...

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 ...

360Nobs.com

360Nobs.com
Thu, 30 Apr 2015 14:22:30 -0700

The 2015 Batch 'A' Prospective Corps Members are advised to check their posting and print their call-up letters online. Furthermore, those that didn't pay should collect their call-up letters from their Institutions of graduation as from today ...

DailyPost Nigeria

DailyPost Nigeria
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 04:48:45 -0700

080713F1.Sullivan-Chime New dimensions have been added to the political tension brewing in Enugu State as the people of Awgu, operating under Save Awgu Forum, Enugu (SAFE), have rejected the zoning formula of the ruling People's Democratic Party ...

spyghana.com

spyghana.com
Wed, 29 Apr 2015 01:48:45 -0700

At the campaign which took place at Enugu West APC Zonal Rally held in Orie, Awgu Market, Awgu Local Government Area of the state, Buhari had promised he would, if elected president, award contract for mining and construction of coal- fired-power-plant.
 
AllAfrica.com
Fri, 08 May 2015 06:43:12 -0700

... on other well meaning Nigerians to emulate Ekweremadu and Ugwuanyi. Present at the occasion were the Speaker of Enugu State House of Assembly, Hon. Eugene Odo, House Leader, Hon. Sunday Udokoye, the Chairman Awgu Local Government Area, ...
 
AllAfrica.com
Tue, 12 May 2015 02:57:36 -0700

... other well meaning Nigerians to emulate the Senator and Ugwuanyi. Present at the occasion were Speaker of the Enugu State House of Assembly, Eugene Odo, House Leader, Sunday Udokoye, and Chairman, Awgu Local Government area, Nnanna Nze, ...

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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