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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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53 news items

DailyPost Nigeria

DailyPost Nigeria
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 04:50:13 -0700

080713F1.Sullivan-Chime New dimensions have been added to the political tension brewing in Enugu State as the people of Awgu, operating under Save Awgu Forum, Enugu (SAFE), have rejected the zoning formula of the ruling People's Democratic Party ...

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 ...
 
The Guardian Nigeria
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 06:07:30 -0700

A statement made available to newsmen in Enugu Tuesday by the President of Ugwulesi Autonomous Community Town Union in Awgu Town, Dr. Dominic Ogbu said those, who visited Chime were “self-appointed political jobbers representing no community ...
 
The Guardian
Sat, 27 Sep 2014 13:48:45 -0700

TRANSFORMATION Ambassadors of Nigeria (TAN), a group campaigning for President Jonathan's re-election, has cried out over alleged threats and attacks on its members by the leadership of Awgu local government council in Enugu State. In a petition to ...

Daily Sun

Daily Sun
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 17:45:00 -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 ...

spyghana.com

spyghana.com
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:37:30 -0700

The group which seems to have the backing of the main notable leaders of the people of Awgu has also caused upset for the group agitating for the creation of the proposed Etiti state in the South East geopolitical zone when it protested any attempt to ...
 
AllAfrica.com
Sat, 27 Sep 2014 20:45:00 -0700

For instance, a summit of the Save Awgu Forum Enugu (SAFE) comprising well-meaning citizens, including Rev Fr. Ejike Mbaka and a former military Administrator, Commodore Anthony Oguguo (Rtd), to chart a course for Awgu people was ruthlessly ...

Codewit World News

Codewit World News
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:07:13 -0700

Ahead of the 2015 general elections elders and traditional title holders in Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu State yesterday asked Governor Sullivan Chime to contest the Enugu West Senatorial seat presently occupied by the Deputy Senate President, ...
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