80% Of Nigeria’s Imports Distributed From Onitsha – NIWA MD, Mamora

Senator  Adeleke Mamora, the Managing Director of the Nigeria Inland  Waterways Agency, NIWA, has made a case for the speedy kickoff of the Onitsha Inland Port.

According to him, Onitsha is the distribution centre of most goods imported from Lagos. Speaking to newsmen, he said: Continue reading “80% Of Nigeria’s Imports Distributed From Onitsha – NIWA MD, Mamora”

Former Top Government Official Of Yoruba Origin Laments Massive Loss For Nigeria Due To Marginalization Of Igbos

Former Executive Director of Nigeria’s defunct telecommunications giant NITEL, Pa Joshua Akinwumi recently celebrated his 80th birthday.

The Punch caught up with him, and as an elder who has nothing more to be afraid of, he spoke his mind on how Nigeria failed to harness the massive technological capability of the Igbos after the Nigeria-Biafra War. Continue reading “Former Top Government Official Of Yoruba Origin Laments Massive Loss For Nigeria Due To Marginalization Of Igbos”

INEC Ballot Boxes, Military Shoes Now Made In Aba — Ikpeazu

Nice, but I expect more adoption of Aba-made products from the governments and the people of Nigeria.

It will save and create foreign exchange, provide employment, reduce crime, and contribute positively to Nigeria’s battered brand.

I also expect world class self-regulation and government regulation to ensure that best practices are adopted and maintained.

Aba can become the factory of Africa if well nutured.

Call For The Formation Of An Economic Group Of Igbo And Neighbouring Governors (EGOIANG)

The Igbo governors should form an Economic Summit Of Igbo And Neighbouring Governors to pull their states’ economic resources together towards mutually beneficial projects. It should be a working summit held and adjourned every two months. The purpose should be to start joint development initiatives where each state will contribute its quota and benefit economically. At the meetings, notes should be compared and new tasks shared out when necessary.
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Igbos: The Darkskinned ‘Foreign’ Investors Developing Nigerian Towns

The truth is that Igbos are really ‘foreign’ investors that invest in other parts of Nigeria. If South Africa brings in Shoprite, Igbos bring in Alaba Market and Chinese bring in China Town to your locality, Bros, that is development. okay, because we don’t look white abi? You see your life?

Shebi a foreign investor is any non-indigene who comes to your town and invests to build companies? Er you are! You see say OmoIgbos are big businessmen like the Lebanese, the Indians, the Chinese, the British, only they are from your country? Et you are! A prophet is not known in his country. Igbo eyaf suffer too much. Continue reading “Igbos: The Darkskinned ‘Foreign’ Investors Developing Nigerian Towns”