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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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DailyPost Nigeria

DailyPost Nigeria
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 09:34:25 -0800

Sunny Ude- Okoye member representing Awgu north constituency said that he would not be a party to such bill becuase here is Africa and not America. Ude-Okoye suggested that if anybody wants such practice as suggested in the bill, such a person should ...
 
Vanguard
Wed, 06 Jan 2016 15:23:02 -0800

ENUGU THE people of Awgu and Aninri Local Government Areas in Enugu State have unveiled the sculpture of Deputy Senate President, DSP, Ike Ekwremadu mounted at the road junction within the community leading to Akaeze, Uburu and Ishiagu all in ...

Huffington Post Canada

Huffington Post Canada
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 05:09:14 -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 ...

Anglicannews

Anglicannews
Wed, 20 Jan 2016 03:03:45 -0800

Earlier, the Rt Revd Dr Emmanuel Ugwu, Bishop of Awgu / Aninri, spoke of the need for Christians to be forgiving and to “give their neighbours a second chance in all its ramifications”. His comments were made in a sermon at the consecration of three ...

Daily Sun

Daily Sun
Fri, 22 Jan 2016 15:41:37 -0800

A search into the humble beginning and make-up of the stature of Fr. Mbaka took Saturday Sun to his ancestral home in Amata, Ituku, in Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu State. Amata is a sleepy village tucked behind the University of Nigeria Teaching ...

Premium Times

Premium Times
Sat, 16 Jan 2016 22:20:44 -0800

Mr. Tenebe listed other outstanding graduands as the Emir of Hadejia, Jigawa State, Adamu Abubakar and the traditional ruler of Awgu, Enugu State, Igwe Felix Okechukwu. Others were over 70-year old Rear Admiral Orisha, (Rtd), who bagged fist class in ...

Naija247news

Naija247news
Fri, 22 Jan 2016 02:49:05 -0800

... Nsukka, St. Theresa's college, Nsukka, Nsukka High School, Nsukka, others are Community Secondary School, Okpuje, Community Secondary School, Obukpa, Boys High School, Orba, Akpugoeze High School, Akpugoeze and Rosary High School, Awgu.
 
Entertainment Express
Fri, 22 Jan 2016 20:30:00 -0800

... Nsukka, St. Theresa's college, Nsukka, Nsukka High School, Nsukka, others are Community Secondary School, Okpuje, Community Secondary School, Obukpa, Boys High School, Orba, Akpugoeze High School, Akpugoeze and Rosary High School, Awgu.
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