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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 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.

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. Its 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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141 news items

The Guardian Nigeria (satire) (press release) (blog)

The Guardian Nigeria (satire) (press release) (blog)
Tue, 14 Jul 2015 17:54:25 -0700

According to him, the territory consists of six local councils – Anaocha, Awka North, Awka South, Dunukofia, Njikoka and Orumba North, in part or in whole. He added that the model city concept for Awka considered and adopted most efficient, productive, ...

The Guardian Nigeria (satire) (press release) (blog)

The Guardian Nigeria (satire) (press release) (blog)
Fri, 24 Jul 2015 22:26:15 -0700

He expressed happiness that at the Umuokpu-Awka (Awka South Local Government Area), Ukpo (Dunukofia LGA) Umuofor Hall Nteje (Oyi LGA) where his team went to monitor activities, it was impressive and peaceful. Abonyi urged anyone who has any ...

The Guardian Nigeria

Leadership Newspapers
Wed, 22 Jul 2015 16:03:45 -0700

He specifically expressed happiness that at the Umuopku-Awka(Awka South LGA), Ukpo(Dunukofia LGA) Umuofor Hall Nnewi(Nnewi South LGA) and Awuda Hall,Nteje(Oyi LGA) where his team went to monitor activities, it was impressive and peaceful.
 
Daily Sun
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:18:45 -0700

The Peoples Democratic Party has emerged winner of the Awka North and Awka South House of Representatives seat. Announcing the result at Awka around 6am, INEC declared Anayo Nnebe of the PDP the winner with 22,762 votes; while Godson ...
 
AllAfrica.com
Fri, 26 Jun 2015 17:56:15 -0700

Prof Obikeze hammered on the need for the state government to graciously extend a spur to Awa-Aghommili road on the ongoing road construction from Amansi in Awka North through Ntuko in Awka South to Ndiukwenu-Awa-Ufuma all in Orumba North ...

Daily Sun

Daily Sun
Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:18:45 -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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