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AUTO

Not Innosun, See The First Indigenous Car To Be Made In Nigeria By A Nigerian

Innosun Motors has gradually become a renowned name in the Nigerian automobile industry, mostly for its status as the only major indigenous car maker in the country today. However, when it comes to the genesis of indigenous vehicle production in Nigeria, we must note that Innosun is not the first. Over a decade before Innosun motors were conceived, Nigeria has recorded the emergence of her first indigenous automobile "the Izuogu Z-600".  In 1997, Dr. Ezekiel Izuogu, an Electrical Engineer and lecturer at the

  2 months ago
Not Innosun, See The First Indigenous Car To Be Made In Nigeria By A Nigerian

POLITICS

Meet The Man that Would have Made Nigeria Compete with Germany, Japan and the Rest of the World.

Dr Ezekiel Izuogu was ready to make Nigeria a global brand when it comes to car manufacturing. Dr Ezekiel wanted to make a car that will be very cheap to buy by all. Igbos are known to be technologically talented and Dr Ezekiel has not reduced the expectation. In 1997, Dr Ezekiel made his prototype vehicle which he called Izuogu Z-600. It became the first locally made car with 90 percent of building materials made locally thereby reducing cost of importation. It was also the first car in Africa that is 100 percent

  4 months ago
Meet The Man that Would have Made Nigeria Compete with Germany, Japan and the Rest of the World.

SOCIETY

See the list of roads Gov. Hope Uzodimma has constructed in Imo State since he became Governor

The Imo State Government, in keeping to her promises on reconstruction, rehabilitation and recovery agenda has graciously given a new face to the under-listed roads within and outside the state capital. These roads were given critical attention due to their importance to the people of the state. The roads include, 1) Links road 2) Pius Nwoga road 3) Hospital Junction Umuguma--High Court road. 4) Bank road 5) Emmanuel College-- Pastoral Center. 6) Police quarters road. 7) Concorde Boulevard 8) Nekede Umuoma

  4 months ago
See the list of roads Gov. Hope Uzodimma has constructed in Imo State since he became Governor

SPORTS

Newspaper Headlines This Monday Morning, 20th July 2020

Buhari wishes virus positive Onyema quick recovery Banks limit debit card spending abroad FCTA to allottees: violate titles, lose land  Surveyor knocks Lagos on sealing of properties  Ondo polls: Tension in APC as vote-buying rocks PDP  JAMB Fixes August 21 For Institutions To Start 2020 Admission Exercise IOM Begins Implementation Of $6.22m Project On WASH In North East COVID-19: ‘80% Of Seafarers Now Mentally Challenged’ NIMASA Threatens Tougher Action Against Untrained, Uncertified Boat Skippers Gunmen

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Newspaper Headlines This Monday Morning, 20th July 2020

COVID

Updates: News Headlines For This Afternoon 19th, July 2020

Buried Dreams: Ezekiel Izuogu Dies 17 bloody encounters from Katsina, Zamfara, Borno battlefields 2023 presidency: I'll support competent candidate irrespective of religion, tribe ' Etsu Nupe 2023: Afenifere leader, Pa Fasoranti, opens up on Tinubu 20 House races just moved toward the Democrats, Cook Political Report predicts - Yahoo 3 friends on fishing trip killed in 'massacre,' Florida sheriff says - Yahoo 85 Babies Test Positive For COVID-19 In Texas Country 85 Infants Test Positive For Covid-19 Coronavirus

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Updates: News Headlines For This Afternoon 19th, July 2020

AUTO

Meet The First Car That Was Made In Nigeria And Who Made It

This is Dr Ezekiel Izuogu, born Imo state engineer who was an Electrical Engineer and a lecturer at the Nekede Federal Polytechnic, who designed and developed the Izuogu Z-600 in 1997 ,which he named after his name. The car is the first African home made manufactured car.at that time ,the price was $2000. General Sank Abacha,who was then the head of state set up a 12 man to ascertain the car ,committee later gave Dr ozuogo's car a clear bill of health. The Chief of General Staff, Lt. Gen Oladipo Diya,who represented

  9 months ago
Meet The First Car That Was Made In Nigeria And Who Made It

AUTO

The First Nigeria Made Car is Not Innoson, It is Izuogu. See who Made it

A Nigerian lecturer, innovator, and scientist – Engr – once in the '90s. (Dr.) Ezekiel Izuogu from Imo State built the first local-made functional car in Africa in a single-handed way. Yes, sources say the brilliant Igbo lecturer named the car "Izuogu Z-600," and 90 percent of the parts used to make the car was sourced locally. Unfortunately, the Izuogu Z-600 has never seen the "light" of mass production since 1997 when the car was made to this day and now the maker has been announced dead after a brief

  9 months ago
The First Nigeria Made Car is Not Innoson, It is Izuogu. See who Made it

POLITICS

Opinion: Ezekiel Izuogu: Ogbonnaya Onu, Others, Bid Iconic Car Inventor Farewell

By Ikeddy ISIGUZO ONE was relieved that none of those who spoke at the Abuja session of the Service of Songs for late Dr. Ezekiel Izuogu dwelt on his invention that they all ignored while he ebulliently sought the attention of anyone who could have facilitated the realisation of his dream of making the first car, fully indigenous to Africa. Another service holds in Owerri Tuesday 24 November 2020. Hopefully, nobody would waste pretentious tears over the plight of Dr. Izuogu as he tried to sell the idea of a

  5 months ago
Opinion: Ezekiel Izuogu: Ogbonnaya Onu, Others, Bid Iconic Car Inventor Farewell

COVID

Latest Newspaper Headlines This Monday Morning, 20th July 2020

Gunmen Abduct 17-Year-Old Daughter Of Kano Lawmaker SEC Targets More Investors Through Access Easing Malaria: Kwara Gets 2.3m Treated Nets To Save Women, Children Don’t Carry Commuters Without Facemasks, Fayemi Warns Motorists APC Commiserates With Journalists Over Attack On Bauchi NUJ Secretariat Police Arrest Gang For Allegedly Robbing Man Of N5.4m In Anambra NSCDC Nabs Suspected Vandals, Illegal Petroleum Dealers In Abuja l don't have power to postpone Ondo APC primaries — Bello l don’t have power to

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Latest Newspaper Headlines This Monday Morning, 20th July 2020

ACCIDENT

Tragedy In Igbo Land As The First Nigerian To Manufacture A Car In Nigeria, Engr Izuogu Is Dead

It is a sad news coming from IMO state as one of the hardworking and illustrious son of Igbo land is dead, Engineer Ezekiel Izuogu was known for his contributions to the development of technology and engineering in Nigeria. He built the first indigenous prototype car in Nigeria in 1997 and was celebrated by Nigerians and across Africa. He was a lecturer with Federal polytechnic Nekede when he produced the Izuogu Z-600. Mass production was planned under Izuogu motors located in Naze, Imo state, but too many

  9 months ago
Tragedy In Igbo Land As The First Nigerian To Manufacture A Car In Nigeria, Engr Izuogu Is Dead

SPORTS

How Izuogu's Indigenous Z600 Could Have Set The Pace For Automobile Revolution In Nigeria And Africa

Nigeria is a multiethnic and multi-religious country with a good human resources in population and have got a fair share of outstanding individuals and inventors.Most notably of these category of individuals was the pioneer innovator, Engineer Ezekiel Izuogu.

  1 months ago
How Izuogu's Indigenous Z600 Could Have Set The Pace For Automobile Revolution In Nigeria And Africa

AUTO

Igbo Son, Engr Izuogu Who first Designed A Car In Nigeria In I997 Is Dead

It is a sad news coming from IMO state as one of the hardworking and illustrious son of Igbo land is dead, Engineer Ezekiel Izuogu was known for his contributions to the development of technology and engineering in Nigeria. He built the first indigenous prototype car in Nigeria in 1997 and was celebrated by Nigerians and across Africa. He was a lecturer with Federal polytechnic Nekede when he produced the Izuogu Z-600. Mass production was planned under Izuogu motors located in Naze, Imo state, but too many

  9 months ago
Igbo Son, Engr Izuogu Who first Designed A Car In Nigeria In I997 Is Dead

AUTO

Here Is The First Nigerian-Made Car That Was Built By An Igbo Man (Photos)

We all know Igbos are creative, they come up with different ideas everyday to create something new. And their love for money, help create many ideas which brings in money for them. Not to discriminate, all tribes are special in their own ways but seriously, Igbo are trying; they venture into businesses without knowing where it would lead to and I don't think they give up easily but if they did, this Igbo man didn't. Engineer Ezekiel Izuogu a very known, respected and renowned Scientist, Inventor, politician

  9 months ago
Here Is The First Nigerian-Made Car That Was Built By An Igbo Man (Photos)

ACCIDENT

Engineer Ezekiel Izuogu Is Dead

The first Renowned Inventor, Electrical and Automobile engineer, Engineer. Ezekiel Izuogu, from Ideato North local government area of Imo State died after a brief illness. According to family source, the family source narrated that Engineer ezekiel died in the early hours of today July 18th, 2020. in a hospital where he was admitted after his illness gets worst. The source recall that In 1997, Engineer Ezekiel , who at that time was also a lecturer at Federal polytechnic Nekede made waves across Nigeria and

  9 months ago
Engineer Ezekiel Izuogu Is Dead

ACCIDENT

Meet The First Igbo Man To Construct A Car In Nigeria, And It's Not Innoson

Meet The First Igbo Man To Construct A Car In Nigeria, And It's Not Innoson. Nigeria is blessed to have Innoson motors to be producing great cars. It's a thing to be proud of, that there is a company called Innoson in Nigeria that is producing cars. Though many people think Innoson is the first Igbo man to construct a car in Nigeria. The first car to be produced in Nigeria is Izuogu Z-600. It was produced by late Dr. Ezekiel Izuogu. Late Dr Ezekiel Izuogu is an electrical/electronics engineer, a doctor of science

  7 months ago
Meet The First Igbo Man To Construct A Car In Nigeria, And It's Not Innoson

ENTERTAINMENT

See Winners of Opera News Original Articles (Week 20)- Ranked Good

Hello everyone,  Hurray! It's another week yet again and we are excited to announce winners of our weekly original articles. This week has been interesting. At Opera News we value the contributions of our writers. We welcome and will reward your original articles. But that is not just what this weekly selection of original articles is about. Our goal for creating these awards is for our writers to lift their articles beyond the ordinary everyday writing. We want stories and articles that will create impact

  9 months ago
See Winners of Opera News Original Articles (Week 20)- Ranked Good

AUTO

A Nigerian Icon, Doctor Ezekiel Izuogu is Dead.

Indeed an icon Dr. Ezekiel Izuogu have been taken away from this world by the cold hands of death. He was a dream builder who's work did not come into full actualization and unfortunately, had to be buried with him. He was a famous and well honored scientist and inventor from Ideato North Local Government Area of Imo state whose demise according to family sources, occured on the 18th of July, 2020. Dr. Izuogu was an electrical engineer and lecturer at the Federal Polytechnic, Nekede and he became famous when

  9 months ago
A Nigerian Icon, Doctor Ezekiel Izuogu is Dead.

POLITICS

Madumere mourns over the demise of Nwoga, Izuogu, Says Nigeria has lost great minds

Chief Innocent I. Nwoga Dr. Ezekiel Izuogu The former Deputy Governor of Imo State, Prince Eze Madumere has expressed shock over the passing of an Elder Statesman and former Minister under the regime of Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, describing his death as a big loss to Nigeria. Prince Madumere who expressed his pains at the VIP lounge of Sam Mbakwe Cargo International Airport en-route Abuja, commiserates with Nwoga family, urging them to take solace in the Lord. He however noted that what matters are the legacies

  9 months ago
Madumere mourns over the demise of Nwoga, Izuogu, Says Nigeria has lost great minds

ACCIDENT

Meet Dr. Ezekiel Izuogu, the Nigerian who manufactured the first indigenous car in Africa.

Nigeria has not lacked both human and natural resources from time Immemorial, and Nigerians have been making the country proud in all spheres of life. Today, we are remembering one of the best brains the country had Produced, but was frustrated due to the kind of system we have in this part of the world. His name is Dr. Ezekiel Izuogu, an electrical engineer who manufactured the first indigenous car in Africa called 'Izuogu Z-600'. The car which was launched in the 90s was to be the cheapest car in the world

  9 months ago
Meet Dr. Ezekiel Izuogu, the Nigerian who manufactured the first indigenous car in Africa.

AUTO

Meet The Maker Of The Nigerian First Car

Dr Ezekiel Izuogu the Electrical Engineer who manufactured the first indigenous car in Africa the ‘Izuogu Z-600. As his invention brought astonishment to the world. Of which was reportedly said that he created the Z-600 in 1997 when he was a lecturer at the Federal Polytechnic Nekede, making it first Africa's indigenous produced car. But however 90% of the African car inventor were sourced locally. Of which if been taken to a sales cost might worth $2000. Which was made known that it would have been a great

  9 months ago
Meet The Maker Of The Nigerian First Car