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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 WAEC (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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248 news items

 
Vanguard
Mon, 25 Apr 2016 18:30:00 -0700

It, however, took the intervention of a former chairman of Awka South Local Government Area, Mr. Ikechukwu Okoye to calm frayed nerves. Leader of the protesting youths, Mr. Chidozie Oforah, said the area has not been given light by EEDC for the past ...
 
Vanguard
Mon, 11 Apr 2016 16:31:40 -0700

No fewer than 5,000 people have benefitted from a 4-Day free health outreach for residents of Awka South LGA, Anambra State organised by the National Agency for the Control of AIDS, NACA, with funding from the Office of the Senior Special Assistant to ...
 
The Tide
Sun, 01 May 2016 21:07:30 -0700

The benefitting local government areas are: Aguata, Anambra East, Anambra West, Anaocha, Awka North, Awka South, Ayamelum, Idemili North and Idemili South. The others are: Ihiala, Nnewi North, Nnewi South, Ogbaru, Onitsha North, Onitsha South, ...

Vanguard

Vanguard
Tue, 26 Apr 2016 16:59:51 -0700

Local government areas to benefit from the exercise include Aguata, Anambra East, Anambra West, Anaocha, Awka North, Awka South, Ayamelum, Idemili North and Idemili South. Others are Ihiala, Nnewi North, Nnewi South, Ogbaru, Onitsha North, Onitsha ...

The Nation Newspaper

The Nation Newspaper
Thu, 21 Apr 2016 16:03:45 -0700

At the St. Matthew's Catholic Church Amawbia in Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State, he was in good company as he gave out start-up tools to over 250 trainees of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE). It was as much a good day ...
 
The Tide
Tue, 26 Apr 2016 17:11:15 -0700

In their separate welcome addresses, the Chairmen of Oyi Local Government Council, Mr Maxi Oraefo, and his counterpart in Awka South Local Government, Mr Azubika Ilo, commended the governor's wife for enthroning improved living condition in the ...
 
YNaija
Sat, 16 Apr 2016 22:10:52 -0700

Speaking at a program organised by the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Amawbia, Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State, the Minister stated that the borrowed funds would be used for infrastructural development.

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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 09:18:45 -0700

... were full of praises for the unexpected gesture, saying their lives have changed forever. The event was rounded off at Nteje in Oyi and Mbaukwu in Awka South local government areas where modern conveniences were also commissioned in the markets.
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