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Awka South
LGA
Awka South is located in Nigeria
Awka South
Awka South
Coordinates: 6°10′N 7°04′E / 6.167°N 7.067°E / 6.167; 7.067
Country  Nigeria
State Anambra State
Capital Awka
Population (2006)
 • Total 189,049
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

Awka South Local Government Area (LGA) is made up of nine towns, namely, Amawbia, Awka, Ezinato, Isiagu, Mbaukwu, Nibo, Nise, Okpuno and Umuawulu. In the past, the people of Awka South LGA were well known for blacksmithing. Today they are respected among the Igbo people of Nigeria for their technical and business skills.

Awka is a town in Awka south local government area, It is the seat of government, And has a lot of prominent people both home and abroad while Amawbia is home for the state house i.e. governor's lodge. Nise have notable infrastructures like WEAC (West African examination council) state head office and st paul university college situated there.

Schools[edit]

Here is the list of secondary schools in Awka South Local Government Area:

  • St. John Of God Secondary School, Awka
  • Igwebuike Grammar School, Awka
  • Girls Secondary School, Awka
  • Community Secondary School, Umuokpu
  • Capital City Secondary School, Awka
  • Kenneth Dike Memorial Secondary School, Awka
  • Ezi-Awka Community Secondary School, Awka
  • Community Secondary School, Okpuno
  • Nneoma * Community Secondary School, Nibo
  • Community Secondary School, Mbaukwu
  • Emeka Aghasili High School, Nise
  • Community Secondary School, Agulu-Awka
  • Community Secondary School, Amawbia
  • Union Secondary School, Umuawulu
  • Union Secondary School, Amawbia
  • Ezike High School, Nibo
  • Holy Cross High School, Umuawulu Mbaukwu
  • Community Secondary School, Isiagu

Nibo is a town in Awka South, Anambra State, Nigeria. It’s geographical coordinates are 6° 10' 0" North, 7° 4' 0" East.

References[edit]



Coordinates: 6°10′N 7°04′E / 6.167°N 7.067°E / 6.167; 7.067



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83 news items

 
The Guardian
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 04:15:00 -0700

Awka — THE reported plans by the leadership of Awka South Amalgamated Traders Association Union (ASMATU) to impose a Caretaker executive for the Eke- Awka Market, Awka in the state capital has drawn the ire of women traders who have threatened ...

Daily Sun

Daily Sun
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 20:42:30 -0700

These were the words of Miss Uwakmfon Michael-Alfred, a 2013/2014 Batch C Corps member in Anambra State, presently rounding up her service year at Holy Cross High School, Umuawulu in Awka South Local Government Area of the state as she spoke to ...
 
AllAfrica.com
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 16:03:45 -0700

I know the ongoings in this area. Educationally, we have also sited some classroom blocks, accompanied with VIP toilets in almost all the local governments under my senatorial district. We have in Awka South. We have the Federal Government College Nise.

Daily Sun

Daily Sun
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:00:26 -0700

A breakdown of the illegal primary and secondary schools that almost cut across the 21 local government areas of the state shows that the Awka South Local Government area topped the list with 294; Idemili North Council came second with 79; while Oyi ...

Daily Sun

Daily Sun
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:51:17 -0700

In a motion moved by the Majority Leader, Chief Hafford Okeke, representing Awka South II Constituency, the member drew the attention of his colleagues to the gradual transformation of Anambra State into a secured and stable state for investment from ...

Daily Sun

Daily Sun
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 16:44:38 -0700

The senator representing Anambra Central Senatorial District, Chris Ngige, has offered scholarship to about 2,796 students drawn from the seven local government areas in the zone. The local government areas include Anaocha, Awka North, Awka South, ...

Daily Sun

Daily Sun
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 20:55:53 -0700

When five years ago the Catholic Archbishop of Onitsha, His Grace Most Rev. Valerian Okeke conceived the Holy Family Youth Village, Amansea in Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State, he had in mind to develop a conducive place where ...

spyghana.com

spyghana.com
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 05:43:04 -0700

In a Motion moved by the majority Leader, Chief Hafford Oseke, representing Awka South II constituency, the Hon Member drew the attention of his colleagues to the gradual transformation of Anambra State into a secure and stable state ready for ...
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