from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of southeast Nigeria east of the Niger River. It developed as a coal-mining center in the early 1900s. Population: 653,000.


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  • REACTIVATION OF ENUGU COAL MINES: Long before now, much of the economy of Eastern Nigeria was driven by the coal mines at Enugu which not only energized the Oji River Power Station for the energy needs of the area, but also provided employment outlets for the people.


  • He came home two weeks later, gaunt, smelling of beer, crying, saying he was sorry and he had pawned the jewelry to the Hausa traders in Enugu and all the money was gone.

    Excerpt: The Thing Around Your Neck by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

  • A photo catalog of spirit festivals in Enugu, southeast Nigeria.

    Unreached Peoples Events Journal: June 26, 2009

  • Two other states to watch are Enugu, where the current governor, a PDP member, has lost favor in the eyes of many who once supported him, and Bayelsa, home state of President Goodluck Jonathan, where the ruling party generally has widespread support but where, also, those who disagree with him will likely not support the PDP candidate for governor.

    Nigeria Closes All Land Borders Ahead of Tuesday’s Gubernatorial Elections

  • VOA reporter Chinedu Offor is on assignment in Nigeria and currently in Enugu State in the southeast.

    Nigeria Gubernatorial Races Hold Key to Presidential Power

  • The Summary: In the city of Enugu, Nigeria, fifteen-year-old Kambili and her older brother, Jaja, lead a privileged life.

    Archive 2010-03-01

  • CATHOLIC Knights of the Order of St. Mulumba yesterday took to the streets of Enugu to protest what they described as the increasingly permissive attitude of Nigerian government and citizens towards abortion and related vices.

    Catholic Knights demonstrate against abortion

  • The National Orthopaedic Hospital, Enugu (NOHE) has commencd total joint replacement surgery for which a number of patients have benefitted and testify to its efficacy.

    NOHE Begins Total Joint Replacement Surgery

  • Further, focus group interviews with members of the intended audience for the entertainment-education messages fertile-aged men and women in Enugu were carried out by the campaign planners, so as to be sure that the educational messages were understood but were not offensive.

    Diffusion of Innovations

  • One illustration of a successful campaign is a television-centered project for family planning in the city of Enugu, Nigeria, carried out by local health officials with the help of scholars from Johns Hopkins University Piotrow and others, 1990.

    Diffusion of Innovations


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