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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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Anambra Guber 2017: Ezeemo picks form as PPA fixes primaries for July 22

Anambra Guber 2017: Ezeemo picks form as PPA fixes primaries for July 22

The Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA), has fixed July 22, 2017 for the conduct of its party primaries to pick the candidate for the Anambra State governorship election slated for November 18 this year. The National Chairman of PPA, Prof. Peter Ameh, disclosed this on Thursday, when a governorship aspirant under the party, Chief Godwin Ezeemo…

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Thousands of Igbos star-struck as Nnamdi Kanu visits Anambra [VIDEO]

Thousands of Igbos star-struck as Nnamdi Kanu visits Anambra [VIDEO]

This video shows the Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, being hailed by thousands in Anambra state who trooped out to have a glimpse of him when he visited the former president general of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Dozie Ikedife. The crowd could be seen screaming out loud in a state of awe.…

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Ede Opoto Festival: How bodyguard fired gun sporadically, injures 14 persons in Anambra

Ede Opoto Festival: How bodyguard fired gun sporadically, injures 14 persons in Anambra

No fewer than 14 persons have sustained various kinds of gunshot wounds following an alleged sporadic shooting by a bodyguard working for a businessman, Chief Vincent Udeobi on Wednesday during ‘Ede Opoto’ festival at Ifitedunu community in Dunukofia council area of Anambra State. According to eyewitnesses, the body, whose name was simply given as Mungo…

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How over 60 escaped death as luxury bus, petrol tanker crash in Awka

How over 60 escaped death as luxury bus, petrol tanker crash in Awka

No fewer than 60 persons escaped death when a fully loaded commercial luxury bus crashed into the drainage on the Enugu-Onitsha expressway while trying to avoid collision with a petrol tanker on Friday. An eye witness, Mr John Obi, told journalists that the bus with plate number KRD 730 XJ, belonging to Young Shall Grow…

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Biafra Day: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Issues Order To FG, Anambra Govt

Biafra Day: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Issues Order To FG, Anambra Govt

In a statement released to the media yesterday, June 1, Ohanaeze Ndigbo accused security agencies of carrying out mass murder in Anambra state in the name of quelling the Biafra day protests. The group expressed outrage over the killings of members of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and…

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Biafra Is Not For Igbos Alone, See Other Places To Be Called Biafraland

Biafra Is Not For Igbos Alone, See Other Places To Be Called Biafraland

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has said the Biafra land is beyond areas occupied by the Igbo-speaking people of the country, The Sun reports. According to the group, aside Igbo-speaking states, Biafra land cut across Itsekiriland on the western boundary, Oduduwa to Bakassi on the eastern boundary with Cameroon. The group added that Biafra…

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Igbo Group Stands Firm On Relocation Of Boko Haram Detainees

Igbo Group Stands Firm On Relocation Of Boko Haram Detainees

It started as a rumour about two weeks ago, that the federal government was transferring about 47 Boko Haram detainees to Anambra. Within days, the rumour gained validity and since then, no day has passed in Anambra and other southeast sates, without one form of demonstration by various formal and informal groups. The Movement for…

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PHOTOS: Osinbajo Visits Scene Of Tanker Accident In Onitsha

PHOTOS: Osinbajo Visits Scene Of Tanker Accident In Onitsha

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has sympathized with the people and government of Anambra state over the fuel tanker accident, which claimed over 50 lives at Upper Iweka in Onitsha. Osinbajo visited the scene of the tragic accident and the injured at Toronto hospital on June 3, Wednesday. According to Osinbajo, President Muhammadu Buhari was very…

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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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