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Archbishop Alex Ibezim Holds Thanksgiving Service After Promotion

.... Over 60 Archbishops and Bishops in attendance.... Archbishop Buba Lamido charges clergymen to avoid bickering, backbitingBy Ndu Chris Nwannah, Guest Writer, Awka TimesThe Archbishop of the Ecclesiastical Province of the Niger and Anglican Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most...

Awka Kingship Crisis Escalates Amid Maneuvers for Next Governor

Awka kingship schism on display in Nimo town as a grand scheme for the next governor of Anambra State is orchestrated 17 miles away in Aguleri, the hometown of the present governor of the state, with neither of the...

Awka Town Celebrates 10th Egwu Uzu Festival

..Event joyfully and successfully conducted in spite of initial security warning by government...Monarch announces efforts to introduce study of Awka blacksmithing in tertiary institutions...Speakers warn “mischief makers” attempting to usurp the authority of the recognized traditional rulersBy Kenechukwu Chukwudi,...

Awka Town Celebrates 3rd Annual Otochal Awka Day

...Event peacefully and successfully conducted despite initial security warning...Men, women, masquerades from all 33 villages of Awka pay homage...Several traditional rulers grace event…Prince Arthur Eze donates ₦20 million to AwkaBy Ndu Chris Nwannah, Awka Times guest writer with Ian...

Day of Culture, Color, Conferment and Confusion

Awka was agog this weekend as competing kingship coalitions, formed around the incumbent monarch and the insurgent, launched major cultural events on the same day, amid the watchful eyes of government security forces.By Chudi OkoyeIt was a day like...

Archbishop Alex Ibezim Preaches National Peace, As Christians Celebrate Christmas

...Urges Awka stakeholders to resolve communal crisis By Ndu Chris Nwannah, Guest Writer and Ian Koloson Nwiyi, Reporter, Awka Times  The Archbishop of the Province of the Niger, Most Reverend Alex Ibezim says the birth of Jesus Christ paved the...

Transport Fares And Price Of Goods Soar At Xmas

By Ian Koloson NwiyiWith the onset of Christmas festivities, transport fares and the price of goods have skyrocketed around Awka metropolis, the Anambra State capital. Awka Times conducted spot surveys of prices at different locations in Awka, including the...

Anambra State Government Warns of Potential Security Breach in Awka

… Warns of potential violence arising from overlapped and competing cultural event schedules… Attributes clash to the persistent kingship tussle in Awka… Says that security agencies are on alert to deal with any disturbance to public peaceBy Chudi Okoye...

Archbishop Ibezim delivers 2019 Christmas message

...Says birth of Jesus Christ salvaged humanity from sin...Charges political leaders to devise measures to tackle unemployment, poverty  By Ndu Chris Nwannah, Guest Writer, Awka Times MagazineThe Archbishop of the Province of the Niger and Anglican Bishop of Awka Diocese,...

A New ₦13.9 Billion City Emerges in Awka

...Anambra State Government to perform groundbreaking ceremony of Awka Millennium City project... Project is public-private partnership with M-P Infrastructure Ltd.By Ndu Chris Nwannah, Guest Writer, Awka Times MagazineAll is now set for the  groundbreaking ceremony of the Awka Millennium...
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Easter Meditations: Is Prayer Most Powerful as Sound, Thought or Light?

By Chudi Okoye We are at this moment more than midway through the Holy Week in Christendom, a period requiring...
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20% Population, 1% Political Power

20% Population, 1% Political Power By Chudi Okoye The math is simply mind-bending Bleaker even than in racist America Where once the beleaguered Black, Considered as White man's chattel, Were...

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Stooperpower By Chudi Okoye Anthony Blinken blinks inartfully At the spate of unspeakable horrors Visited upon Gaza by America's vexed ally. Joe Biden, his boss, bends unabashedly To the whims...

Supreme Court Ensnares the South East

With the recent Supreme Court ruling reinstating the terrorism and treasonable felony charges leveled against Nnamdi Kanu, danger looms for the South East. The...

Merge or Submerge: A Hobson’s Choice for Major Opposition Parties

With Nigeria sliding into a Hobbesian state, major opposition parties face a Hobson’s choice: remain fragmented and ineffectual, or adopt ‘cooperative strategies’ involving an...