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UNIZIK Honours Deposed Emir Sanusi, Others, During 14th Convocation Ceremony

... University confers doctorate degrees on deposed Emir of Kano, along with MDs of Innoson Motors and Dozzy Group ... Graduates 49 First Class materials, 339 doctorate degree holders ... Tackles infrastructure decay, staff, students' indiscipline ... Orders Confucius Institute officials in...

Removal of Emir of Kano: Questions for Awka

The dramatic dethronement of the powerful Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, on March 9, 2020 by the governor of Kano State is a compelling story all its own, but it highlights the question of why the long-lingering kingship...

Force Headquarters Emerge Best As 2020 Nigeria Police Games End

By Ndu Chris Nwannah, ATM Guest Writer and Joseph Nwiyi, ATM Reporter The 12th Biennial Nigeria Police Games event tagged Anambra 2020 has come to a colourful close at Ekwueme Square, Awka, capital of Anambra State. The closing ceremony witnessed...

Following Project Lag, New Completion Deadline Set For Anambra Int’l Cargo Airport

.... Project misses original 36-month deadline set in April 2017 .... New 15-month deadline set at recent Anambra Council of Elders meeting .... Elders Council praise effort on the airport and other government initiatives, much to the chagrin of critical civic...

No Hope for Ihedioha As Supreme Court Refuses To Reverse Imo Ruling

... Supreme Court majority dismisses application to reverse initial ruling, ostensibly for lacking merit  ... Lone dissenting judge argued otherwise, urging colleagues to reinstate removed governor … Unlike in Bayelsa State case, Supreme Court does not award costs … Ruling perpetuates the...

President Buhari Kicks Off Biennial Police Games in Awka

...Applauds the exploits of Police personnel in sport ...Commends Police role in fighting insurgency ...NDLEA warns athletes not to spike  their system with drugs ...14th edition of Anambra Walk For Life held, presaging Police event By Ndu Chris Nwannah, ATM Guest Writer, Joseph...

Now Available: Awka Times Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 1, February 2020 – Digital Print Edition

Greetings! We are now ready to launch the print edition of Awka Times Magazine, following our successful online launch on 8 December 2019. Awka Times is taking the bold step of launching a complimentary print edition, in an age of...

As Christians Embark On Lent, Awka Federal House Rep, Hon. Onwuaso, Urges Prayers, Contentment, And Says Security Issue Up To State Executive

… Calls on constituents to be patient and understand that the legislative process is slow… Says legislators can only lobby and pass laws but it is up to executive to implement… Says youth should buckle down and not wait...

An Evening With Artists and Art Collectors

…. Art colloquium explores ways to promote art appreciation and art collection, as aesthetic and economic acquisitions By Philip Nwosu, Awka Times Guest Reporter, Chinedu Offodile and Chudi OkoyeIt was an enchanting and convivial evening in refined and rarefied...

Nigeria: GDP and Population by Geopolitical Zone

In the lead-up to Nigeria’s 60th Independence Anniversary later in 2020, Awka Times will use occasional charts and other graphics to depict the country’s journey so far, hoping by this to contribute to the national conversation currently focused on how to...
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The blight of political violence, seen again in the alleged attempt on former president Donald Trump’s life, is a peculiar stain on America, which...

FOSAD commends Supreme Court judgment on financial autonomy for Local Government Areas

...Says ruling will stimulate grassroots development The Forum of South-East Academic Doctors (FOSAD) enthusiastically commends the recent Supreme Court judgment granting financial autonomy to Local...

French Election, Age Anxiety in the US, and Lessons for Nigeria

Mainstream partisan maneuvers that saved France from far-right insurgence, and persistent interrogation of President Joe Biden’s age in America, offer plenty of lessons for...

With Elections, Few Countries Bring It Like Britain!

Britain does it again, delivering a fast, efficient and consequential election, without any controversy. By Chudi Okoye Surprising most everyone including vast members of his own...