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Awka South
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 to the state house i.e. Governor's lodge and the State Prisons. Nise have notable infrastructures like WEAC (West African examination council) state head office and St. Paul University college situated there.

Isiagu community is a town in Awka south local government area. It is one of the agricultural areas in the state with rich fertile soil for farming. It is believed to be one of the ancient towns in south eastern Nigeria (igbo land).

Isiagu community have had two traditional rulers till date. The current traditional ruler is Igwe Augustine Nwankwo (igwe agu 1 of Isiagu).

Isiagu has two primary schools and one secondary school. The community has a history of peaceful coinhibition and strong cultural heritage.


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. Its geographical coordinates are 6° 10' 0" North, 7° 4' 0" East.


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

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Daily Sun

Daily Sun
Wed, 20 May 2015 17:24:51 -0700

The joy of Ozoemena Nwoye's family in Omuko Village, Awka South Local Government Area, Anambra State, has been shattered by the tragic death of their four children in a fire outbreak. The incident occurred in their residential home. The victims ...

DailyPost Nigeria

DailyPost Nigeria
Tue, 19 May 2015 06:52:30 -0700

aba-burnt-house-612x300 Four children of the same parents were on Monday burnt to death after a burning candle caused an inferno that burnt down their one bedroom apartment in Omuko village, Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State.

Daily Sun

Daily Sun
Thu, 30 Apr 2015 20:24:45 -0700

... Uche Victor Okafor (Ayamelum), Emenaka Obinna Christopher (Anambra East), Victor Jideofor Okoye (Anambra West), Francis Okoye (Anaocha 1), Charles Chukwuma Ezeani (Anaocha 11), Boniface Okonkwo (Awka North), Godwin Okafor (Awka South 1), ...
Thu, 14 May 2015 02:15:01 -0700

Another community, Utoko in Awka South Local Government Area is also complaining of the menace of cattle in the area. The mainly agrarian community said the herdsmen often graze on their backyards and sometimes frightening children and women with ...
Wed, 13 May 2015 02:14:30 -0700

They alleged that the officials of Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) usually disconnected them from the national grid at Okpuno community in Awka South Council area, leaving Urum, Isuaniocha, and Mgbakwu communities which also share from ...

Daily Sun

Daily Sun
Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:18:52 -0800

Egwuatu, who visited the Chairman of Awka South Local Government, Azubike Iloh, and the traditional rulers of Awka, Amawbia and Okpuno, with other board members, on behalf of the Managing Director, Mike Okonkwo said the Governor Obiano ...
DailyPost Nigeria
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 07:16:35 -0700

Dora-Akunyili- Authorities of Awka South Local Council Area of Anambra State say they have concluded arrangements to name a major street in the Awka capital city after the late former Director General of National Agency for Food Drug Administration and ...

Daily Sun

Daily Sun
Sun, 12 Apr 2015 17:43:31 -0700

The 25 constituencies already declared and won by APGA were Aguata 2, Ayamelum, Anambra East, Awka North, Awka South 1, Awka South 2, Dunukofia, Idemili North, Idemili South, Ihiala 1, Ihiala 2, Njikoka 1 and Njikoka 2 and Oyi. Others were Nnewi ...

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