Onitsha


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Onitsha

(əˈnɪtʃə)
n
(Placename) a port in S Nigeria, in Anambra State on the Niger River: industrial centre. Pop: 565 000 (2005 est)
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Next to Onitsha, it is an economic hub for commerce, industry and trade in Anambra State.
From the coastal Nigerian city of Onitsha he was sent to Aspire's Senegal base to train.
Las 20 ciudades mas contaminadas del mundo Onitsha, Nigeria (594 PM10) Peshawar, Pakistan (540 PM10) Zabol, Iran (527 PM10) Rawalpindi, Pakistan (448 PM10) Kaduna, Nigeria (423 PM10) Aba, Nigeria (373 PM10) Riyadh, Arabia Saudita (368 PM10) Al Jubail, Arabia Saudita (359 PM10) Mazal-o-Scharif, Afganistan (334 PM10) Gwallor, India (329 PM10) Hamad Town, Bahrein (318 PM10) Allahabad, India (317 PM10) Shijiazhuang, China (305 PM10) Karachi, Pakistan (290 PM10) Dammam, Arabia Saudita (286 PM10) Umauhia, Nigeria (274 PM10) Raipur, India (268 PM10) Kabul, Afganistan (260 PM10) Ma'ameer, Bahrein (257 PM10) Boshehr, Iran (255 PM10) El mismo reporte de la OMS publicado en 2016, revela los preocupantes niveles de contaminacion que se respiran en las 20 ciudades con mayor contaminacion en el mundo.
In Onitsha Market a few years ago, for instance, I remember hearing the complaints of the traders there, especially the fabric traders, who were very bitter about the very intimate level at which Chinese traders were now competing with them.
The report quotes one woman in Onitsha city who said her husband called her on May 30 to say a soldier had shot him in the stomach and he was in a military truck with six others, four already dead, and then whispering that the vehicle had stopped.
Onukawa focused on only three language forms/varieties of Igbo --Ohuhu, Onitsha, and Nimo.
The seminal works done by Emmanuel Obiechina on the Onitsha market pamphlets (in Nigeria); Karin Barber on the heavily commentary-couched and ideologically-marked street performances across Africa; Ropo Sekoni on traditional Yoruba (Nigerian) literature as headwaters for popular cultural artforms; and only recently, Stephanie Newell and Onookome Okome on the varied contemporary African popular cultural arts attest to this.
Police Deputy Superintendent Ali Okechukwu said he has reports that at least two officers were killed when protesters opened fire Wednesday in Onitsha city of Anambra state.
Others are Polo Park, (Enugu), Nnewi, Onitsha Main (Anambra); Kano 3 and Owerri Main.
This article represents a shift away from public office holders to corruption in the private sector (the self-employed) using Onitsha market traders as a point of focus.
3) By Africanizing its women's column and turning it into a site in which to reflect on romance, 'Milady's bower' and similar columns in other newspapers started a transformation that would contribute to the consolidation of the famous Onitsha market literature that took the subject of love from newsprint into the fast-selling pamphlet industry (Dodson 1973; Hogg and Sternberg 1990; McCarthy 1984; Obiechina 1973; Thometz 2001).
Onitsha (Nigeria): Up to 70 people were killed in Nigeria, many of them burnt alive, when a fuel tanker crashed into a busy bus station in the southeast city of Onitsha and exploded, Red Cross officials said on Monday.