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Innoson motors goes continental, exports 400 cars to Mali

Innoson motors goes continental, exports 400 cars to Mali

Innoson motors has transformed into a continental business venture, with the Mayor of Bamako leading a delegation from Mali to the automobile manufacturing plant in Nnewi, Anambra State, to purchase about 400 vehicles. According to the information released by the company yesterday, the chairman of Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing Co Ltd, Dr. Innocent Chukwuma, received a…

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Bringing Chinese investors to Aba will make us poor – Ariaria shoemakers cry out

Shoemakers in Ariaria market have expressed worry over the state government’s plan to bring a foreign investor who would produce shoes in Aba to compete with local shoe-makers. Some shoemakers, who spoke in separate interviews with the media in Aba, said that the arrangement would strip them of their little income and make them jobless.…

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What Aba can do to Nigeria’s economy – CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria has said that Aba, the commercial city of Abia state, stands a good chance of turning around the economy of Nigeria and making it great again through the ingenuity of the artisans in the city. The acting director, public communications of the bank, Mr. Isaac Okorafor who stated this in…

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Bernard Okeke: 8 facts about Igbo guy who built a Drone in Unizik (VIDEO)

Bernard Okeke: 8 facts about Igbo guy who built a Drone in Unizik (VIDEO)

We recently came across Bernard Okeke - a talented young graduate of Unizik in Awka, Anambra state - who constructed a drone that actually flies. He said he constructed the drone as a school project but we agree it takes courage to pick something as tasking as building a drone and deliver on it. Below…

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Igbo technology: 5 things Biafrans invented without Nigeria’s support

I have been thinking about a term - Igbo technology - which I came across some time ago; and so would like to state a fact that will be argued against by those who deny that Biafra was a blessing to Nigeria rather than a curse. In the world, Igbos are the most technologically advanced…

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Why 2017 Made-in-Aba fair flopped – LPMA explains

Why 2017 Made-in-Aba fair flopped – LPMA explains

The President of Leather Products Manufacturers Association (LPMA) Abia State chapter, Mr Okechukwu Williams, has blamed poor publicity by the organizers for the low patronage that characterized the just concluded Made-in-Aba fair. Williams disclosed this in Aba while speaking to newsmen at the closing hours of the fair on Friday. He also said that the…

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Will it Make Enugu a Mega City?

Will it Make Enugu a Mega City?

Once upon a time, the Federal Government and Daimler Chrysler AG of Germany had a joint venture business located in Enugu known as Anambra Motor Manufacturing Company Limited (ANAMMCO), which, in its early days, had manufactured commercial vehicles and led in the commercial vehicle market with capacity for over five tonnes in Nigeria. In fact, everything was…

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FG Inaugurates Enugu- Port Harcourt Intercity Train Service

FG Inaugurates Enugu- Port Harcourt Intercity Train Service

The Nigerian government on Tuesday inaugurated Enugu- Port Harcourt-Enugu intercity train service, with a promise to also construct a coastal railway line from Lagos to oil producing states in the Niger delta region. At the inauguration ceremony in Port Harcourt, President Goodluck Jonathan, represented by the Vice President, Namadi Sambo, said his administration had been…

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How Igbos Can Avoid Boredom this Christmas Using Internet Videos

How Igbos Can Avoid Boredom this Christmas Using Internet Videos

We all know most Igbo people are really not interested in reading, but like to be entertained. If you're someone who fancies a similar lifestyle, you can while away hours this Christmas season on the internet, productively or otherwise, if you visit the following video websites: Youtube: Youtube is of course the most online video sharing…

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Gov. Obiano Moves to Digitize Anambra Broadcasting Service (ABS)

Gov. Obiano Moves to Digitize Anambra Broadcasting Service (ABS)

As part of efforts of his administration to meet the deadline of digitalizing broadcast media in Nigeria by 2015 and facilitate information dissemination in Anambra State, Governor Chief Willie Obiano has signed the contract for the modernization and digitization of the Anambra Broadcasting Service (ABS) to lift the establishment from the doldrums 23 years after…

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