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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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151 news items


Wed, 25 Nov 2015 01:45:00 -0800

In his speech, the Chairman of Awka South Local Government Area, Azubuike Iloh, said the project would elevate the state to having the best of roads when fully operational at a minimum cost. The Commissioner for Works, Lawrence Chinwuba, also told the ...


Tue, 24 Nov 2015 14:52:30 -0800

ONITSHA—About 3,000 persons from various political parties in Amawbia in Awka South Local Government Area have defected to the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, at the on going validation and registration of new members by the party.
National Mirror
Mon, 23 Nov 2015 15:03:45 -0800

... Anti-Human Trafficking and Community Development Initiative, INTERCOM- Africa, also visited Uli in Ihiala Local Government Council Area, Awgbu, Nibo and Mgbakwu communities in Orumba North, Awka South and Awka North local government areas, ...

Daily Sun

Daily Sun
Sat, 21 Nov 2015 16:22:30 -0800

If you ask singer, Okafor Peter Nnamdi to make a wish, he would probably tell you his heart's desire is to have a duet with two of Nigeria's greatest music icons, Tuface Idibia and Timaya. In this chat with Entertainer, the Awka South, Anambra State ...

Daily Sun

Daily Sun
Sat, 21 Nov 2015 16:01:00 -0800

“I am Collins Nwafor , 39, from Umuawulu in Awka South L.G.A, Anambra State. I read Marketing at the IMT, Enugu. I left school in 1999 and served in Edo State in 2010. After that, I proceeded to Port-Harcourt where I started life as a clearing agent ...

The Nation Newspaper

The Nation Newspaper
Thu, 29 Oct 2015 16:03:45 -0700

The community is in Awka South Local Government Area of the state. The abattoir project contractor Mr. Dozie Abajue of Hyperfarms Construction firm said it will be ready next year. The state governor, Chief Willie Obiano has announced that the abattoir ...
The Tide
Fri, 13 Nov 2015 04:11:15 -0800

“We have also rescued a bridge at Umuawulu in Awka South Local Government and Ogbunka in Orumba North council,” he said. The Tide correspondent reports that the bridge collapsed due to downpour. Obiano had after inspecting the area last week ...

Daily Sun

Daily Sun
Sat, 31 Oct 2015 17:26:15 -0700

Truly, like Job, the family of Christopher Okafor Onanwa in Umuoba Akabor village, Mbaukwu, Awka South Local Government Area, Anambra State has been eating the bread of sorrow for the past forty years. Life has been a perfect combination of misery, ...

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