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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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Sat, 16 Apr 2016 09:30:00 -0700

Mr Chijioke Nwachukwu, the member representing Umuahia South State Constituency in Abia House of Assembly (APGA), has promised equitable distribution of dividends of democracy in the area. He made the promise on Saturday during the inauguration ...
Tue, 19 Apr 2016 18:07:30 -0700

The first phase of the programme will commence with three projects - Federal Medical Center Umuahia (South-East) and Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (North-West) will commence in the H2 2016 and project development for the specialist hospital to be cited ...

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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 16:45:51 -0700

... in Abia where people could not express their views freely. people like me lost their position as national delegate. at that stage, I became the only national officer of the party denied the national delegate of my local government (Umuahia South ...
Sun, 03 Apr 2016 17:33:45 -0700

The first phase of the programme will commence with three projects - Federal Medical Centre, Umuahia(South-East) and Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (North-West) and project development for the specialist hospital to be cited in the Lagos University ...

The Nation Newspaper

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Sat, 02 Apr 2016 16:08:35 -0700

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Fri, 11 Mar 2016 16:31:09 -0800

Tragedy struck at the Umuovo village in Umuahia South Local Government Area of Abia State in the early hours of Sunday February 28, 2016, when unidentified assailants gruesomely murdered an 86- year-old man and his wife in their sleep. The victims, Mr.


Mon, 28 Mar 2016 01:47:14 -0700

Umuahia and Enugu — A Magistrates' Court in Afara, Umuahia South LGA of Abia State has remanded 76 farmers in prison custody after a clash with herdsmen. The farmers, all natives of Ugwuneshi in Awgu LGA of Enugu State, were at the weekend ...

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Sun, 06 Mar 2016 06:59:46 -0800

... that one could not have an inconclusive election in a re-run election. Results of re-run election for House of Assembly in Aba North, Arochukwu, Ikwuano, Isialangwa South, Osisioma, Umuahia South and Umunneochi state constituencies are being awaited.

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