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A city of southern Nigeria east of the Niger River. It developed as a coal-mining center in the early 1900s.
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1. (Placename) a state of S Nigeria. Capital: Enugu. Pop: 3 257 298 (2006). Area: 7161 sq km (2765 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a city in S Nigeria, capital of Enugu state: capital of the former Eastern region and of the breakaway state of Biafra during the Civil War (1967–70): coal-mining. Pop: 549 000 (2005 est)
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(eɪˈnu gu)

a city in SE Nigeria. 279,000.
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Information Minister Labaran Maku earlier told journalists that the nurse "disobeyed medical instructions" given to hospital staff by travelling to Enugu, a major city in the east.
Ethiopian Airlines is set to launch international flights from the Akanu Ibiam International Airport in Nigeria's South-eastern city of Enugu 24 Aug., PANA learnt from Nigerian aviation authorities Monday.
The tragedy occurred late on Thursday night at a weekly prayer meeting organized by the Roman Catholic Church in the grounds of a technical college in the eastern city of Enugu, Nigeria.
The Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Enugu has fixed September 3 for its judgment on the petition filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the disputed National Assembly election in the Enugu North Senatorial District, Honourable Eugene Ogbonna Odo.
The Police Command in Enugu State warns that shortlisted applicants wearing tattoos and are mentally unstable stand to be automatically disqualified.