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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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374 news items

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 ...
 
DailyPost Nigeria
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 08:45:00 -0700

Ugwuanyi's guber victory an act of God- CAN Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has urged indigenes of Awgu Local Government Area of the state to join hands with the government in its initiatives to generate revenue through massive investment in ...

REMI Network - Real Estate Management Industry Network

REMI Network - Real Estate Management Industry Network
Thu, 09 Jul 2015 10:21:57 -0700

To put it simply, Landlord Lawyer Ike J. Awgu, B.A., J.D. comments: “Safe balcony conditions are akin to safe driveway or walkway conditions. If a tenant slips and falls because you've failed to keep your driveway free of ice or snow, you as the ...

Leadership Newspapers

Leadership Newspapers
Tue, 21 Jul 2015 04:49:38 -0700

... no section of the state will be discriminated against in the distribution of amenities, adding that 9th Mile Corner Ngwo and Oji River will be developed into major urban centres while the San Carlos Pineapple Farm, Awgu will receive government ...

The Guardian Nigeria (satire) (press release) (blog)

The Guardian Nigeria (satire) (press release) (blog)
Wed, 15 Jul 2015 21:47:21 -0700

In his own contribution, the member representing Awgu North Constituency (PDP), Sunday Ude-Okoye, said the motion was not a contentious one as they were not asking for more funds and urged his colleagues to give their support to it. He said: “I see it ...

Daily Sun

Daily Sun
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:45:00 -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 ...

DailyPost Nigeria

DailyPost Nigeria
Wed, 15 Jul 2015 07:48:45 -0700

In his own contribution, the member representing Awgu North Constituency, Hon. SKE Ude-Okoye, said the motion was not a contentious one as they were not asking for more funds and urged his colleagues that the motion be put to question. “The motion ...

DailyPost Nigeria

DailyPost Nigeria
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:52:30 -0700

Conveying the position of Awgu, the leader of SAFE, Engr. Baywood Ibe, said: “We have been agitating that we must produce somebody of Awgu extraction to go to the Senate, but after careful deliberation and careful decision, we consider it very ...
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