• Chijioke Prof. Okoro Mark

    Chijioke Prof. Okoro Mark, professor of electrical and electronic engineering, turned 88 on the 6th of February. A native of Isimkpu village, Ugwu Aro attended the Grammar School, Okirika; University College, Ibadan (foundation student); Queen Mary’s College, University of London. ...
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  • Onoh Okwara Isaac

    Onoh Okwara Isaac, retired civil servant and community leader, clocked 90 on the 16th of November. A native of Agbagwu village, he was educated at Methodist Mission School, Alayi, Bende division; Methodist Central School and the Scottish Management School. He ...
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  • Restoration of peace in Ajallli my priority – Oyemee

    Engr (Dr.). Patrick Okoli Onwumere is a native of Obinikpa Okpuwo, Ajalli, Orumba North LGA of Anambra State. A geologist and petroleum engineer, Ugwu Aro retired as the Deputy Director, Engineering Standards and Regulatory Functions, Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) ...
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  • Amuvi – ‘the best village I have seen’

    In 2008, a colleague of mine in the Ministry of Environment, in Umuahia, had requested of me for a favour, as he had termed it. He had requested me to take him to Arochukwu for a visit to the historic ...
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  • ASCETA creates more depts, affiliates to MOUAU

    The management of the Abia State College of Education (Technical), Arochukwu (ASCETA), has announced the creation of ten additional departments in the college apart from affiliating it to the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike (MOUAU). By this development, ASCETA ...
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  • Nzuko Inyom Aro election, a long walk to freedom

    It is said that, “whatever that has a beginning, definitely has an end’. This was the case with the election of Nzuko Aro Women’s Wing, which has lingered for over six years now. Every nwa Aro who has been a ...
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  • Leadership Aro desires

    We all agree that leadership is the capability to meet the people’s needs and Arochukwu is not an exception to this fact. One may ask “why am I limiting this to Aro?” This is because an English proverbs says, “charity ...
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  • Aro News editor loses father

    Mazi Maxwell Okpechi Okoro, father of the Managing Editor of Aro News, Ugo Okoro, passed onto glory on the 21st of November, 2016 in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State. He was aged 79. A native of Okoro-Okpong compound, Atani, Archukwu, De Okoro ...
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  • Aggrey Memorial College’s old students association makes a return

    Founded in 1932 by Nigeria’s foremost educationist, Dr. Alvan Azinna Ikokwu, Aggrey Memorial College is one of the oldest if not the oldest indigenous secondary school east of the Niger. With the educationist as the pioneer principal of the school, ...
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  • Awka Ibom govt flags off construction of Nkana road

    The Akwa Ibom State government has awarded contract for the construction of Ikpe- Ikot- Nkon-Obotme-Arochukwu road and the 102-meter Nkana Bridge in Ini Local Government Area of the state. The contract also covers control of the gully erosion affecting some ...
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