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French TV channel Canal+ visits Innoson Motors in Nnewi

Canal+ paid a visit to Innoson Motors, who pride themselves as the “first made in Africa automobile brand manufactured in Nigera”. In summary the programme revealed: Innoson has six models and the marketing director says that Innoson are better than imported cars on rugged Nigerian roads. The cars are especially suited for African roads. They produced 4000 cars per year …

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Nigeria: Credible evidence that pro-Biafrans are targeted by police

There is evidence that pro-Biafran separatists in Nigeria are targeted by police, Amnesty International told IBTimes UK, one day after dozens of people belonging to groups advocating for a separate state were arrested. It is believed that dozens of members of the Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign States of Biafran (Massob) were arrested after the inspector general of police, …

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Enugu-Onitsha not so “expressway”

The road from Enugu to Onitsha is, depending on whether you are in Nigeria, the UK or the US, an “expressway”, “motorway” or “freeway”. It is also what is called a “federal road” in Nigeria. This means it is the responsibility of the federal government to maintain the road, as it links states and two major cities in southeastern Nigeria. …

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Ngige, small man with a big house

The funeral of Chris Ngige’s father brought photographs of his luxury mansion in Alor, Anambra State to several Nigerian websites. Ngige is currently the Minister for Labour. He was governor of Anambra State from May 2003 to March 2005 and then a senator representing Anambra Central from 2011 to 2015. He was a civil servant before he went into politics …

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Uche Ekwunife floods Anambra State with her APC posters

Uche Ekwunife, whose (s)election to the Senate to represent Anambra Central in March last year was annulled by the Appeal Court on the grounds that there was no valid primary to make her the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, quickly switched to the All Progressives Congress on Friday, in order to contest the rerun of the (s)election ordered by the …

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IPOB members plotting to lynch two governors

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has been informed of a secret plot by members of the separatist movement the Independent People of Biafra (IPOB) to lynch the governor and his Anambra State counterpart Willie Obiano. Agents of the Department of State Security (DSS) are reported to have “flooded” into Owerri, the Imo State capital to protect the governor. A …

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