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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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127 news items

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

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 ...

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 ...
 
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 ...
 
DailyPost Nigeria
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:22:30 -0700

The councilor representing Isuawa/Adukwu\Agbudu ward in Awgu legislative council of Enugu state, Hon. Solomon Okolo, was Wednesday remanded in Enugu prison for allegedly breaking and entering to steal the legislative mace of the council. He was ...
 
DailyPost Nigeria
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:41:15 -0700

The Enugu State Police Command has arrested three persons before a chief magistrate court for allegedly stealing the mace of the legislative council of the Awgu Local Government Area of the state. The suspects include Umuokeke Izunna Romeo, Okolo ...
 
The Guardian
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 03:41:15 -0700

THE Onoli Community in Awgu council area of Enugu State has appealed to the state government not to turn its back on its community , but help to reclaim the school, which was built in 1939 through self help and has been under the government ever since.
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