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Umuahia South
Country  Nigeria
State Abia State
Capital Apumuri
 • Total 50 sq mi (140 km2)
Population (2006)
 • Total 138,570
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

Umuahia South is a Local Government Area of Abia State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Apumuri. Ohiya is one of the Ohiya Autonomous Communities that make up the local government area. Ohiya is located within the Abia Tower Express Junction that leads to Aba, Abia state

It has an area of 140 km² and a population of 138,570 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 440.[1]


  1. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Retrieved 2009-10-20. 

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107 news items

The Nation Newspaper
Mon, 24 Aug 2015 11:37:36 -0700

It was a tragic day in Umuahia South Local Government Area Abia State as eleven out of the 35 Persons said to be coming back from a traditional marriage at Osah near the state capital died after their mini bus had a head-on-collision with a truck.

The Nation Newspaper

The Nation Newspaper
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 04:37:30 -0700

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) Abia State chapter has commiserated with the surviving victims of the fatal motor accident that occurred at Ohiya axis of Port Harcourt / Enugu express way in Umuahia South Local Govt. Area of the state ...

Nigerian Bulletin

Nigerian Bulletin
Wed, 05 Aug 2015 14:53:18 -0700

... 17 local government areas, and these are Aba North, Aba South, Arochukwu, Bende, Ikwuano, Isiala Ngwa North, Isiala Ngwa South, Isuikwuato, Obi Ngwa, Ohafia, Osisioma Ngwa, Ugwunagbo, Ukwa East, Ukwa West, Umuahia North, Umuahia South, ...

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

The Guardian Nigeria (satire) (press release) (blog)
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 19:51:11 -0700

Meanwhile, the House also chose Solomon Akpulonu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Obingwa East Constituency) and Chijioke Nwachukwu of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA, Umuahia South Constituency) as Deputy Majority Leader and ...

The News

The News
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 05:33:45 -0700

According to a press statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Prince Clinton Uba, Mr. John Abraham Godson hails from Ofeiyi, Umuahia South L.G.A, Abia State and graduated from Abia State University, Uturu before he moved to Poland, where he has ...

Daily Sun

Daily Sun
Sat, 25 Apr 2015 18:20:11 -0700

Re-run election was conducted in some polling units at Osisioma, Aba North, Aba South, Umuahia North, Umuahia South, Ikwuano, Ugwunagbo and Ohafia councils, where elections did not hold during the April governorship poll in the state. However, there ...


Sat, 11 Apr 2015 22:13:41 -0700

The same complaint was received in some communities in Umuahia South council area. But the INEC Director of Public Education and Enlightenment, Mr. Edwin Enabor, dismissed the allegations. According to him, when the people from Ohuhu came with ...

DailyPost Nigeria

DailyPost Nigeria
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:47:50 -0700

The local government areas affected are; Aba North, Aba South, Bende, Isiala Ngwa South, Isiala Ngwa North, Umuahia South, Bende, Arochukwu, Ohafia and Osisioma. Similarly, re-run into the Umuahia North state constituency will hold April 18. Voting ...

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