Nnewi

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Royal Highness Igwe Kenneth Onyeneke Orizu III The present reigning monarch is His Royal Highness Igwe Kenneth Onyeneke Orizu III; he is the longest serving mornach in Nigeria and he is currently the 17th monarch in the Nnofo Royal lineage. Igwe Kenneth Orizu III is the first class chief

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) played a great role in saving the founders of Nnewi during wars. Throughout its history, Nnewi has used its military might to maintain its borders and because of this, the killing or eating of ewi in Nnewi is forbidden to the present day. Nnewi existed as an independent kingdom from the 15th century to 1904, when British colonial administration (British Empire) occupied the kingdom. Nnewi kingdom was founded on four quarters (large villages), namely Otolo, Uruagu, Umudim


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of festivities mark the eating of new yam. These festivities normally include a lot of variety entertainment including performance of ceremonial rites by the Igwe (King), cultural dances by Igbo men, women and their children as well as a display of Igbo cultural activities in the form of contemporary shows, masquerade dance, and feasting at a grand scale on a wide variety of food making up the menu of the Igbos. The first day of the festival the Igwe of Nnewi will officiate the Harvest thanksgiving


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of human rights and campaigned against their practices. Recently, Nnewi is relatively peaceful except for isolated occurrences of kidnapping of prominent local citizens for large ransoms. Transportation Nnewi is well known as the home of several transport and logistics businesses since the end of the second world war. Philip Odumegwu Ojukwu was one of Nigeria's first transporters and since then, many more transporters have emerged from Nnewi. Some of the Nnewi owned transport firms in Nigeria are: * Chi Di Ebere Transport Ltd * Ekene Dili Chukwu Nig. Ltd. * Ijeoma Motors Nig. Ltd. * Ekeson Motors Ltd. * Izuchukwu Nig. Ltd. * Nsoedo Transport Ltd. * UBI Transportation. * Orizu Transport Limited. * Bluebase Transport Solutions Hotels Nnewi is also prominent in the hospitality industry with modern hotels that include; *Beverly Hills Hotel *Calido Fine Hotel *Hotel De Universe *Jideofo Hotel *King's Palace Hotel *Regent Hotel *Sabena Hotel *Twin Towers Hotel *Con-vAj Sport *Gabros International F.C. is based in the city. *Nnewi sports club (lawn tennis and badminton.) Restaurants Several Nigerian fast food chains such as Mr Bigg's are located in Nnewi. There are also a variety of local restaurants offering a variety of continental & igbo (Igbo cuisine) dishes, indoor and outdoor catering services. People Nnewi is the ancestral home of prominent Nigerians, including: * Igwe Orizu I (Eze Ugbonyamba) ; 15th Igwe Nnewi and the first Igbo (Igbo people) person to own and drive a car. * Sir Louis Odumegwu Ojukwu (Louis Odumegwu Ojukwu), OBE ; First Nigerian multimillionaire and father of General Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu. * General Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu (Ikemba Nnewi) ; First University graduate in the Nigerian Army, former military Governor of defunct Eastern Nigeria and first President of defunct Republic of Biafra. * Dr. Edward Ikem Okeke (Edward Ikem Okeke) ; Former Deputy President of the PRP Political Party. * Dr. Chu Okongwu ; Former Minister of Finance, Federal Republic of Nigeria. * Prof. A.B.C Nwosu; Former Anambra State Commissioner of Health & Minister of Health, Federal Republic of Nigeria. * HRH Prince Nwafor Orizu ; Aristocrat, Educationist, 2nd Senate President of Nigeria (16, 1960 to January 15, 1966) and Acting President of Nigeria (1965–1966). * M.C.K Ajuluchukwu, Nigerian Journalist ; Nationalist, Anti-colonialist and first republic law-maker, uncle of Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu. * Dr. Dozie Ikedife (Ikenga Nnewi) ; former President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo. * Dr. (Chief) Edwin Leonard Anazor (Ononenyi); St. Anthony's Hospital Otolo Nnewi. * Joseph N.C. Egemonye (Abianaomume Nnewi) ; Businessman, Journalist and Writer, founder of The Nigeria Monitor Newspaper, Co-founder of ''The Winston-Salem Chronicle'' Newspaper. wschronicle.com * Felix Ezejiofor Okonkwo (Okonkwo-Kano); http: umudimnnewilagos.org history.php Prominent Igbo leader in Northern Nigeria (1960s). * Cletus Ibeto, CON (Commander of the Order of the Niger) ; Industrialist and Philanthropist. * Senator Onyeabo Obi (Oso-Oji Nnewi) ; Second Republic Senator. * Senator Ikechukwu Obiorah ; Nigerian Politician. * Gabriel Chukwuma ; Businessman and Founder of Beverly Hills Resort & Hotel, Nnewi and Gabros International F.C., Nnewi. * Late Chief. Augustine Ejikeme Ilodibe (Onwa na-etili Ora Nnewi) ; Philanthropist and Founder of Ekenedilichukwu Motors Nigeria Limited. * Late Dr (Chief) David Bennet Anagwu Ofomata (Atuma Nnewi); Former Chairman, Old Nnewi LGA and First Medical Director of the Nigerian Railway Corporation. * Mr. Innocent Chukwuma, OON (Orders, decorations, and medals of Nigeria) ; Businessman & Founder of Innoson Group. * L. Amazu (Eze Afojulu Nnewi) ; Founder of Chi di Ebele Transport Limited and Amazu Oil. * Chief C.C. Obienugh JP (Okputolokpu Nnewi) ; founder African Pioneer Company. * Senator Z.C. Obi (Eze-Onunekwulu-Igbo Na Okemili Nnewi) ; First indigenous east Niger produce Manager of UAC '''Anambra''' is a state (States of Nigeria) in south-eastern Nigeria. Its name is an anglicized version of the original 'Oma Mbala', the native name of the Anambra River. The Capital and the Seat of Government is Awka. Onitsha and Nnewi are the biggest commercial and industrial cities, respectively. The state's theme is "Light Of The Nation". Boundaries are formed by Delta State to the west, Imo State and Rivers State to the south, Enugu State to the east and Kogi State to the north. The origin of the name is derived from the Anambra River (Omambala) which is a tributary of the famous River Niger. The major urban centres of Anambra state are Onitsha including Okpoko, Nnewi, and Awka. Awka and Onitsha developed as pre-colonial urban centres with Awka as the craft industrial centre of the Nri hegemony; and Onitsha the city state on the Niger and a river port and commercial centre. To address this situation, the government of Peter Obi with the assistance of the UN-HABITAT produced 20-year structural plans (2009–2028) for three major cities in the State, Onitsha, Nnewi and Awka Capital Territory to restore urban planning and guide their growth into the future. History They are based in Enugu and play their home games at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium. In 2008-09, they played some games in nearby Abakaliki and Nnewi as their stadium was renovated for the 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup.Before the season started, Enugu State governor, Sullivan Chime paid the backlog of sign-on fees dating to three years ago and all other debts owed the players. In November 2008, Rangers became the first Nigerian clubside to be a public company and sell ownership stock However the deal fell through, and the club began the 2009 season in debt style "background:#F2F2F2" Nnewi Southeast Igbo Nnewi Igwe Kenneth Onyeneke Orizu III 1963 Igwe - style "background:#F2F2F2" - style "background:#F2F2F2" Nnewi Southeast Igbo Nnewi Igwe Kenneth Onyeneke Orizu III 1963 Igwe - style "background:#F2F2F2" Orizu was born in 1915 into the royal house of Nnewi, Anambra State in southeast Nigeria, a son of Eze Ugbonyamba, Igwe Orizu I. He went to the United States in 1939, earning a degree in government at Ohio State University and earning an M.A. at Columbia University.


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, the central Market. There are four other deities in Nnewi: Ana, Ezemewi, Eze and Ele. Christianity was introduced by the Europeans in 1885 and many Nnewi people now practise Christianity. Nnewi, Ichi and Oraifite made up the Anaedo state. Anaedo communities have common ancestries, beliefs and traditional value systems. Nnewi is a major trading and manufacturing centre in Nigeria. Due to its high commercial activities, the city has attracted millions of migrants from other states (States of Nigeria) and countries. The Ofala Nnewi is a cultural festival held every year to celebrate the coronation of the Igwe of Nnewi. Afiaolu (New yam festival (New Yam Festival of the Igbo)) and Ikwuaru are also among traditional festivals held annually in Nnewi. Nnewi Kingdom is also known as ''Anaedo'' meaning the Land of Gold (The supreme deity and goddess of Nnewi). Geography Geographically, Nnewi falls within the tropical rain forest region of Nigeria. Though it suffers from soil leaching and erosion which has reduced the soil in some areas to a porous sandy terrain, it remains an area of rich agricultural produce and the epicenter of business trade. The city is located east of the Niger River, and about 22 kilometers south east of Onitsha in Anambra State, Nigeria. '''Anambra''' is a state (States of Nigeria) in south-eastern Nigeria. Its name is an anglicized version of the original 'Oma Mbala', the native name of the Anambra River. The Capital and the Seat of Government is Awka. Onitsha and Nnewi are the biggest commercial and industrial cities, respectively. The state's theme is "Light Of The Nation". Boundaries are formed by Delta State to the west, Imo State and Rivers State to the south, Enugu State to the east and Kogi State to the north. The origin of the name is derived from the Anambra River (Omambala) which is a tributary of the famous River Niger. The major urban centres of Anambra state are Onitsha including Okpoko, Nnewi, and Awka. Awka and Onitsha developed as pre-colonial urban centres with Awka as the craft industrial centre of the Nri hegemony; and Onitsha the city state on the Niger and a river port and commercial centre. To address this situation, the government of Peter Obi with the assistance of the UN-HABITAT produced 20-year structural plans (2009–2028) for three major cities in the State, Onitsha, Nnewi and Awka Capital Territory to restore urban planning and guide their growth into the future. History They are based in Enugu and play their home games at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium. In 2008-09, they played some games in nearby Abakaliki and Nnewi as their stadium was renovated for the 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup.Before the season started, Enugu State governor, Sullivan Chime paid the backlog of sign-on fees dating to three years ago and all other debts owed the players. In November 2008, Rangers became the first Nigerian clubside to be a public company and sell ownership stock However the deal fell through, and the club began the 2009 season in debt style "background:#F2F2F2" Nnewi Southeast Igbo Nnewi Igwe Kenneth Onyeneke Orizu III 1963 Igwe - style "background:#F2F2F2" - style "background:#F2F2F2" Nnewi Southeast Igbo Nnewi Igwe Kenneth Onyeneke Orizu III 1963 Igwe - style "background:#F2F2F2" Orizu was born in 1915 into the royal house of Nnewi, Anambra State in southeast Nigeria, a son of Eze Ugbonyamba, Igwe Orizu I. He went to the United States in 1939, earning a degree in government at Ohio State University and earning an M.A. at Columbia University.


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, walking sticks of different designs, sculptures, flutes, wooden mortars and pestles, gongs, and the famous talking drums. Metal works and various types of productions are locally fashioned. Music The Nnewi people, just like every other Igbo group, have a musical style into which they incorporate various percussion instruments: the udu, which is essentially designed from a clay jug; an ekwe, which is formed from a hollowed log; and the ogene, a hand bell


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, until, probably, the matter got to the highest obi in the lineage. If the complainant was not satisfied at this point, he would appeal to the obi of the quarter and the leaders of his family could be summoned to defend their judgment. Through this legal procedure, guilt


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products instead of the reproductions of "original" parts. There are a several auto and motorcycle spare parts dealers in Nnewi; the Nnewi Motorcycle spare parts market is well known throughout West Africa and has earned the city the nickname, ''Japan of Africa. There is also new auto plant, the first of its kind in Nigeria, owned by an Nnewi businessman, Innocent Chukwuma, Oon and a Chinese auto Company. ref name "Nnewi Auto Fair Opens


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, walking sticks of different designs, sculptures, flutes, wooden mortars and pestles, gongs, and the famous talking drums. Metal works and various types of productions are locally fashioned. Music The Nnewi people, just like every other Igbo group, have a musical style into which they incorporate various percussion instruments: the udu, which is essentially designed from a clay jug; an ekwe, which is formed from a hollowed log; and the ogene, a hand bell


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'''Nnewi''' is the second largest city in Anambra State in southeastern Nigeria. Nnewi as a metropolitan city encompasses 4 local government areas (Local Government Areas of Nigeria), Nnewi North, Nnewi South, Ekwusigo and Ihiala Local Government; Nnewi North is commonly referred to as Nnewi central, and comprises four autonomous quarters: Otolo, Uruagu, Umudim, and Nnewi-ichi. Nnewi North also includes Ichi, an autonomous neighbouring town. The first indigenous car manufacturing plant in Nigeria is located in the city while the first wholly made-in-Nigeria motorcycle, the 'NASENI M1' was manufactured in Nnewi. '''Anambra''' is a state (States of Nigeria) in south-eastern Nigeria. Its name is an anglicized version of the original 'Oma Mbala', the native name of the Anambra River. The Capital and the Seat of Government is Awka. Onitsha and Nnewi are the biggest commercial and industrial cities, respectively. The state's theme is "Light Of The Nation". Boundaries are formed by Delta State to the west, Imo State and Rivers State to the south, Enugu State to the east and Kogi State to the north. The origin of the name is derived from the Anambra River (Omambala) which is a tributary of the famous River Niger. The major urban centres of Anambra state are Onitsha including Okpoko, Nnewi, and Awka. Awka and Onitsha developed as pre-colonial urban centres with Awka as the craft industrial centre of the Nri hegemony; and Onitsha the city state on the Niger and a river port and commercial centre. To address this situation, the government of Peter Obi with the assistance of the UN-HABITAT produced 20-year structural plans (2009–2028) for three major cities in the State, Onitsha, Nnewi and Awka Capital Territory to restore urban planning and guide their growth into the future. History They are based in Enugu and play their home games at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium. In 2008-09, they played some games in nearby Abakaliki and Nnewi as their stadium was renovated for the 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup.Before the season started, Enugu State governor, Sullivan Chime paid the backlog of sign-on fees dating to three years ago and all other debts owed the players. In November 2008, Rangers became the first Nigerian clubside to be a public company and sell ownership stock However the deal fell through, and the club began the 2009 season in debt style "background:#F2F2F2" Nnewi Southeast Igbo Nnewi Igwe Kenneth Onyeneke Orizu III 1963 Igwe - style "background:#F2F2F2" - style "background:#F2F2F2" Nnewi Southeast Igbo Nnewi Igwe Kenneth Onyeneke Orizu III 1963 Igwe - style "background:#F2F2F2" Orizu was born in 1915 into the royal house of Nnewi, Anambra State in southeast Nigeria, a son of Eze Ugbonyamba, Igwe Orizu I. He went to the United States in 1939, earning a degree in government at Ohio State University and earning an M.A. at Columbia University.

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'''Nnewi''' is the second largest city in Anambra State in southeastern Nigeria. Nnewi as a metropolitan city encompasses 4 local government areas (Local Government Areas of Nigeria), Nnewi North, Nnewi South, Ekwusigo and Ihiala Local Government; Nnewi North is commonly referred to as Nnewi central, and comprises four autonomous quarters: Otolo, Uruagu, Umudim, and Nnewi-ichi. Nnewi North also includes Ichi, an autonomous neighbouring town. The first indigenous car manufacturing plant in Nigeria is located in the city while the first wholly made-in-Nigeria motorcycle, the 'NASENI M1' was manufactured in Nnewi.

. Dimensionally, Nnewi has an edge over all other units, being recognized by the 1953 census figures as the largest inland town of all others in the Eastern states of Nigeria. Vide the Nigerian census figures of 1996

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