The small Nigerian town of Nnewi has more naira billionaires per capita than anywhere else in the country. Shortly before Nigeria’s independence in 1960, Louis Odumegwu Ojukwu, reportedly Nigeria’s first black billionaire, and founding president of the Nigerian Stock Exchange, was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II. The royal honor came after he helped the British...
Final Funeral Ceremony for Ikemba Nnewi Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu
Since last Saturday, when the news filtered into town that Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu has died in a London hospital, Nigeria and the Igbo nation have been thrown into mourning.
Any time Nigeria is compared to a smaller country like Ghana, some great logicians would retort that “Ghana is just as big as Lagos State,” as if the more populated a country is, the more underdeveloped and disorganised it should be.