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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, Amoli, Nkwe, Ezere, Awgu, Nenwenta, Awgunta and Mgbowo



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395 news items

The News

The News
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 23:18:45 -0800

The Agwu people under the aegis of Greater Awgu People's Protection Solidarity (GAPPS) have also adopted the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu as their sole consensus governorship and Enugu West senatorial candidate, leaving Chime in the ...

Daily Sun

Daily Sun
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:33:54 -0800

The ERG pointed out that the medical team had successfully carried out the exercise in Awgu, Oji River, Udi and Aninri local government areas where thousands of people were attended to without authorities of these councils raising any eyebrow and ...

DailyPost Nigeria

DailyPost Nigeria
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 23:45:32 -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
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:22:30 -0700

pdp An end appears not in sight in the intractable crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Enugu State. The councilor representing Isuawa/Adukwu\Agbudu ward in Awgu legislative council of Enugu state, Hon. Solomon Okolo, was Wednesday ...
 
THISDAY Live
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:45:00 -0800

In furtherance of its objective to alleviate poverty in the society, the Enugu-based Umuchinemere Pro-credit Micro Finance Bank (UPMFB) has said it disbursed a total of N288. 639 million micro credit fund to 1,360 low income earners between July and ...

spyghana.com

spyghana.com
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:19:12 -0800

The ERG pointed out that the medical team had successfully carried out the exercise in Awgu, Oji River, Udi and Aninri Local Government Areas where thousands of people were attended to without authorities of these councils raising any eyebrow and ...

DailyPost Nigeria

DailyPost Nigeria
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:00:39 -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 ...

DailyPost Nigeria

DailyPost Nigeria
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 04:57:53 -0700

According to Dr. Ogbu, “there are three autonomous communities in Awgu town and Chief Stephen Onuoha is not a Traditional Prime Minister to any of the three traditional rulers in Awgu and could not be representing any autonomous community in Awgu ...
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