Nnewi (Nigeria)

Type: City
Name: Nnewi (Nigeria)
Country: Nigeria
Latitude: 6.03
Longitude: 6.92
population: 194,002
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Obi lists keys to industrialization

The former governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi said that for Nigeria to expand its industrial base, that leaders at all levels must show commitment. He was speaking yesterday at the 54th Annual Bar Conference taking place at the International Conference ... [Published Daily Newswatch - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

FG Approves N1.8bn Contract For Onitsha-Ifitedunu 132kv Transmission Line

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved the award of N1.8 billion contract for the construction of 132kv electricity transmission line between Onitsha and Ifitedunu in Anambra.The Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo, disclosed this ... [Published Leadership - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Ford gives conditions for establishing factory in Nigeria

2014 Ford Ecosport| credits: File copyFord Motor Corporation says it has not foreclosed the establishment of an automobile assembly plant in Nigeria, but insists that the conditions must be right for it to do so.One of the conditions, according to the ... [Published Nigeria Punch - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

FEC Approves 3.95bn Naira For Power Infrastructure

The Federal Executive Council has approved the sum of 3.95 billion Naira for the Engineering design, manufacturing and supply, construction, testing and commissioning of the Onitsha-Ifitidunu 32 KV transmission line in Anambra State.The money will also ... [Published Channels TV Nigeria - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Stella Okoli Shocks Family and Friends

If she were a cassowary on the plains of Timbuktu, Stella Okoli would flex her wattles like she is the last of the Casuarius breed in the world.  However, stirrings of a classy shindig titillated their psyche and resonated blissfully in the hearts of ... [Published This Day Online - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

A Peep into Azubogu’s Scorecard

As another election season approaches, Anayo Okolie writes on his experience during a recent visit to Nnewi North/South and Ekwesigo Federal Constituency of Anambra State which Deputy Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Capital Market, ... [Published This Day Online - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Nnewi: ‘The Japan of Africa’

Nnewi is the second largest urban space in Anambra State in southeastern Nigeria. Nnewi as a metropolitan city encompasses two local government areas, Nnewi North and Nnewi South; Nnewi North is commonly referred to as Nnewi central, and comprises four ... [Published Business Day Nigeria - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 2 reports

Imperatives of Increased Investment in Airport Security, Safety

With the current terror and health threats in Nigeria, Chinedu Eze writes on the imperatives of increased investment in airport security and safety facilities to complement the recent physical infrastructure upgradeBy 7:30 pm air operations in most airports ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Anambra winning war against crime – Attorney-General

The Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice in Anambra, Mr. Anali Chude, has said that the state government is winning the war against crime, especially in Onitsha, its commercial nerve centre.Chude told the News Agency of Nigeria in Awka on Monday ... [Published Nigeria Punch - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola: Anambra Assembly urges govt to equip hospitals, mount campaign

Anambra State House of Assembly has  asked the State Ministry of Health to  mount aggressive public enlightenment campaign to educate the people of the state on the danger of Ebola virus to the victims.Dr. Emeka Aniebonam, representing Onitsha South 11 ... [Published Daily Newswatch - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Flying the Flag

With the introduction of Fox Sedan and Amazon car brands by the Innoson Vehicles Manufacturing Company into the Nigerian and West African markets recently, Nigeria has made history as the first country in the sub-Saharan Africa to manufacture the continent's ... [Published This Day Online - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Innoson Group to Export Cars to West Africa

After making a huge impression in the Nigerian auto-market with its locally manufactured trucks and buses, Nigeria’s leading indigenous automobile manufacturer, Innoson Vehicles Manufacturing Company Limited has disclosed that it is set to take its brand ... [Published This Day Online - Aug 05 2014]

Quotes

His bills include: a bill to alter section 15(1) of the 1999 Constitution (as amended) to alter the motto of Nigeria from "Unity and Faith, Peace and Progress to "Justice and Equity, Peace and Progress"; the National Emergency Management Agency (establishment, etc.) Act (amendment) bill, 2013, which seeks to amend the National Emergency Management Agency Act to merge Federal Fire Service establishment under FireFire Emergency Management Act (establishment etc.), Act Cap N34 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004 to harmonise the activities of disaster management and emergencies thereby avoiding duplicity of functions of the two agencies."
He lamented that what happens after six o'clock in evenings is that all the airports are shut down, "Akure shuts down, Ibadan, and Asaba shut down, Benin shuts down, where do you fly to? You can only fly Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt and Kano after 6:00 pm out of the 25 airports that we have. So those policies are the first that I think we should tackle."
...The acute lack of employment opportunities is a cause of the increasing disenchantment of youths for higher education. Their argument seems to be, "Why strive for a fancy education, when you can't use it to better yourself?"
"Drug trafficking is criminal and many traffickers have died prematurely. I am glad that we prevented the suspect from facing capital punishment in China" Giade said

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Obi lists keys to industrialization [Published Daily Newswatch - Aug 29 2014]
Ebola: UN Special Envoy Applauds Nigeria’s Achi... [Published Union.com.ng - Aug 28 2014]
Ford gives conditions for establishing factory ... [Published Nigeria Punch - Aug 28 2014]
We are satisfied with this conference organisat... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Aug 28 2014]
UPP: Setting fresh agenda for 2015 [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Aug 28 2014]
FG Approves N1.8bn Contract For Onitsha-Ifitedu... [Published Leadership - Aug 27 2014]
FEC Approves 3.95bn Naira For Power Infrastructure [Published Channels TV Nigeria - Aug 27 2014]
A Peep Into Azubogu's Scorecard [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 25 2014]
Stella Okoli Shocks Family and Friends [Published This Day Online - Aug 24 2014]
A Peep into Azubogu’s Scorecard [Published This Day Online - Aug 24 2014]
I was number 41 on execution list — Col. Ogbebor [Published Nigeria Punch - Aug 24 2014]
African Non-State Ethnic Networks: Social Capit... [Published Eurasia Review - Aug 23 2014]
We ’ll create new standards in Aba – Kalu [Published Daily Newswatch - Aug 21 2014]
Doctors’ sack: NMA stages nationwide protest [Published Daily Sun - Aug 19 2014]
Nnewi: ‘The Japan of Africa’ [Published Business Day Nigeria - Aug 18 2014]
Imperatives of Increased Investment in Airport ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 15 2014]
Imperatives of Increased Investment in Airport ... [Published This Day Online - Aug 15 2014]
African non-state ethnic networks: Social capit... [Published Pambazuka News - Aug 14 2014]
MASSOB demands apology from Umeh [Published Daily Sun - Aug 12 2014]
Anambra winning war against crime – Attorney-Ge... [Published Nigeria Punch - Aug 11 2014]
Made-in-Nigeria Hyundai cars hit market [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Aug 11 2014]
Abia 2015: Our case built on equity – Nkire [Published The Nation Nigeria - Aug 10 2014]
Ebola: Anambra Assembly urges govt to equip hos... [Published Daily Newswatch - Aug 08 2014]
Flying the Flag [Published This Day Online - Aug 08 2014]
Obiano Shines At 57 [Published Spy Ghana - Aug 07 2014]
Our Youths, Our Future, Our Safety [Published Individual.com - Aug 07 2014]
Cletus Ibeto, the man who spurned Saddam’s money [Published Daily Sun - Aug 05 2014]
Why 248 Containers of PHCN Equipment Were Seize... [Published This Day Online - Aug 05 2014]
Innoson Group to Export Cars to West Africa [Published This Day Online - Aug 05 2014]
Ekwunife Dumps APGA For PDP To Continue Politic... [Published Channels TV Nigeria - Aug 03 2014]
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