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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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Sanitation at AWGU NYSC orientation camp

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94 news items

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

Deputy-senate-president-Ekweremadu The re-election bid of the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, received boost at the weekend as the people of Awgu Local Government Area endorsed him for an additional tenure. The constituents ...

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 ...
 
AllAfrica.com
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:26:15 -0700

The senatorial contest between the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu and Governor Sullivan Chime is set to claim another casualty as the Awgu Local Government Legislative Council has served a Notice of Impeachment on the ...

Daily Sun

Daily Sun
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 17:55:03 -0700

The stakeholders and leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu State have endorsed Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi as the party's consensus candidate for the 2015 governorship election in the state. In a statement signed ...
 
The Guardian Nigeria
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 16:26:15 -0700

The 38 autonomous communities that comprise Awgu Council, under the auspices of the Awgu Council People's Assembly, Umuada Greater Awgu and Awgu LG Youths Forum noted that, “Ekweremadu has impacted positively on the lives of vast majority of ...

Daily Sun

Daily Sun
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 17:45:48 -0700

After its recent successful summit, a group, Save Awgu Forum Enugu (SAFE) in Enugu State, has rejected the existing governorship zoning formula in the state, contending that the formula is an orchestrated attempt to keep the people of Awgu Local ...

Daily Sun

Daily Sun
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:07:08 -0700

The businessman and philanthropist returned home to a surprise carnival-like reception mounted by his Awgu people. The hosts said their action was in appreciation of the man's sheer good deeds, which had given many at the grassroots cause to live.
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