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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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140 news items

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

The Guardian Nigeria (satire) (press release) (blog)
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 19:26:15 -0700

According to him, the pilot scheme would commence in Awka South council, and later extended to other areas, including Nnewi, Ihiala, Onitsha, Ekwulobia and Umunze. Each cyclist, he said, is expected to contribute N400 monthly to the scheme, while ...
Sun, 16 Aug 2015 16:15:00 -0700

Receiving his re-validated membership card from the chairman of Awka South chapter of APGA, Hon. Obi Udoba, Oye said that membership re-validation will make members of the party own it through payment of a token N100 monthly as membership dues.

The Nation Newspaper

The Nation Newspaper
Tue, 18 Aug 2015 15:52:30 -0700

THERE was tension yesterday in Amansea, Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State where women of easy virtue burnt down some structures in the cattle market to protest the demolition of their brothels. Men of the Anambra State Urban ...

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, ...

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 ...


Sun, 13 Jul 2014 07:11:35 -0700

The Chairman of Awka South Local Government Area commended the effort of the Governor in his resolve to raise the standard of Awka Capital Territory and he gave assurance of their unflinching support to the present administration and its developmental ...

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